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2023 Volkswagen Jetta 1.5T S FWD
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2023 Volkswagen Jetta
1.5T S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,029
2009 Volkswagen GLI
2.0T
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,590
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2023 Volkswagen Jetta
1.5T S FWD
No Expert Reviews
2009 Volkswagen GLI
2.0T

In its second year as a model distinct from the Jetta, the 2009 Volkswagen GLI adds heated front seats and a 6-CD changer to its standard equipment. This compact sport sedan can be see...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2023 Volkswagen Jetta
1.5T S FWD
No User Reviews
2009 Volkswagen GLI
2.0T
145
Andyscarquest 2009 Volkswagen GLI 2.0TReview:

2009 Black Vw Gli — Awesome car but you pay for it considering the base price of a regular Jetta. I love the looks, the...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

25
Jenel 2009 Volkswagen GLI 2.0TReview:

You Will Fall In Love At The First Drive — Lots of FUN...Drove 3000 miles within 3 weeks. Has the Audi feel, without the Audi price. Currently ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

55
John 2009 Volkswagen GLI 2.0TReview:

Don't Think, Just Buy! — • Performance - out of the box, it was quick and handled well, but needed a little aftermarket TLC....

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2023 Volkswagen Jetta
1.5T S FWD
2009 Volkswagen GLI
2.0T
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
29 MPG
31 MPG
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--
Fuel Economy, Highway
42 MPG
41 MPG
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--
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
--
200 hp @ 5,100 RPM
200 hp @ 5,100 RPM
Torque
--
--
207 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
207 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
11.5:1
9.6:1
9.6:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.93 in x 3.38 in
2.93 in x 3.38 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver -- 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 35.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.1 cu ft 16 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs 955 lbs
Exterior
Length 186.5 in 179.3 in
Width 70.8 in 70.1 in
Height 57.7 in 57.4 in
Wheelbase 105.7 in 101.5 in

Available Options

2023 Volkswagen Jetta
1.5T S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Kings Red Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Rising Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Driver Assistance & Convenience Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Driver Assistance Package (WYD)
  • Extended Range Remote Engine Start
  • IQ.Drive Package
2009 Volkswagen GLI
2.0T

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