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2021 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T R-Line FWD
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Specs

2021 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
29 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
41 MPG
39 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.5 gal 14.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
192 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
192 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
10.3:1
Displacement
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.93 in x 3.15 in
2.93 in x 3.15 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 40.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.1 cu ft 16.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 882 lbs 1,078 lbs
Exterior
Length 185.1 in 196.1 in
Width 70.8 in 73.3 in
Height 57.6 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 105.7 in 111.4 in

Available Options

2021 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Habanero Orange Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tornado Red

Option Packages

  • R-Line Cold Weather Package
2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic

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