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2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
MSRP
$22,995
Invoice
$22,075
Average Price Paid
$20,696
1,432 listings nationwide

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2018 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Coast Convertible FWD
Invoice
$25,766
Average Price Paid
$24,492
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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
Fair Price
$21,487
Good Price
$19,846
Great Price
$18,908
2018 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Coast Convertible FWD
Fair Price
$25,709
Good Price
$23,602
Great Price
$22,397

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

Small cars aren't asked to do much beyond the basics: provide efficient, reliable transportation at a manageable price. Plenty of models fit this form, and in some rare cases, they man...

2018 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Coast Convertible FWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
No Data Available

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
2018 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Coast Convertible FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
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Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
40 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
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Power
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
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Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
10:1
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Displacement
1,400 cc
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Bore x Stroke
2.93 in x 3.15 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 31.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.1 cu ft 7.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 970 lbs 761 lbs
Exterior
Length 185.1 in 168.8 in
Width 70.8 in 71.9 in
Height 57.4 in 58 in
Wheelbase 105.7 in 100 in

Available Options

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl Metallic
  • Habanero Orange Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic
2018 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0T Coast Convertible FWD

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