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2021 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T R-Line FWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
MSRP
$22,795
Invoice
$21,883
Average Price Paid
$21,403
212 listings nationwide

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
SEL Premium FWD
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1.4T R-Line FWD
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SEL Premium FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,121
46 listings nationwide
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11 GOOD deals

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
SEL Premium FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,760
4 listings nationwide

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

2021 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
No User Reviews
2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
SEL Premium FWD
Greg writes:
Power Ranked 2016 Toyota Prius Four FWD worse.
"Pairing a torquey electric motor with a turbo charged engine that runs on premium fuel makes for a much more exciting experience. Add in the dual-clutch transmission with dual-shift-geometry and you get a sports sedan that dramatically outperforms the Prius droning CVT transmission."
Handling Ranked 2016 Toyota Prius Four FWD worse.
"The Jetta handles like a nice German sports sedan. The Prius handling is at best, numb."
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Toyota Prius Four FWD worse.
"The Jetta has the understated elegance of a fine German sedan. The new pinch-face design of the Prius is just bizarre."
Front Seats Ranked 2016 Toyota Prius Four FWD worse.
"More supportive for a sportier feel."
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Toyota Prius Four FWD better.
"More leg & hip room (but not by much)."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2016 Toyota Prius Four FWD better.
"Hatchback vs. a trunk"
Family Car Ranked 2016 Toyota Prius Four FWD better.
"More cargo/utility space"
Value Ranked 2016 Toyota Prius Four FWD worse.
"Sacrificing only a few MPG to get a truly enjoyable driving experience was an easy decision. In general, I consider sports cars to be socially irresponsible. The Jetta (like the Tesla) isnt."
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Toyota Prius Four FWD worse.
"I test drove the Prius and said, Yeah. I could live with this. I then test drove the VW Jetta Hybrid and said, Damn! I love this! That is why I bought it. Twice."

Specs

2021 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
SEL Premium FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
29 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
41 MPG
39 MPG
48 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.5 gal 11.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Hybrid
Power
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
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Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
10.5:1
Displacement
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.93 in x 3.15 in
2.93 in x 3.15 in
2.93 in x 3.15 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 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
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 38.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.1 cu ft 11.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 882 lbs 1,016 lbs
Exterior
Length 185.1 in 183.3 in
Width 70.8 in 70 in
Height 57.6 in 57.2 in
Wheelbase 105.7 in 104.4 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
  • R-Line Cold Weather Package (PM9)
2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
SEL Premium FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Moonrock Silver Metallic
  • Oryx White Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic

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