Compare Volkswagen GLI vs Volkswagen Jetta

Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
158 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
207 lb-ft @ 1700-5000 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,124 lbs
3,035 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
33 MPG
City
22 MPG
29 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
39 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 Tons/yr
5.4 Tons/yr
EPA rating
6
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
319 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
478.5 miles
514.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.2 in
185.1 in
Height
57.2 in
57.4 in
Max Width
70 in
70.8 in
Front Width
60.1 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
60.4 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
104.4 in
105.7 in
Ground Clearance
4.9 in
5.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.2 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.2 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.1 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.1 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.6 in
54 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.5 ft³
14.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.1 ft
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.0"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.0"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-link
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
225/45R17H
P205/60HR16
Rear Tire
225/45R17H
P205/60HR16

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black Uni
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
Habanero Orange Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Titan Black, Cloth seat trim
  • Storm Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
Carefree Maintenance Program
N/A
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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