Compare 2021 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line vs SEL vs SEL Premium

$18,995 - $28,045
Price range (MSRP)
2021 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
30/41 mpg
City/Hwy
147 hp
Horsepower
8.1
2021 Volkswagen Jetta Review and Specs
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2021 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line
$22,795
Starting Price (MSRP)
2021 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line For Sale
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2021 Volkswagen Jetta SEL
$25,745
Starting Price (MSRP)
2021 Volkswagen Jetta SEL For Sale
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2021 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium
$28,045
Starting Price (MSRP)
2021 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium For Sale
What are the differences between the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line, SEL and SEL Premium?

Overview

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 30 MPG
Hwy: 41 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,895 lbs
2,965 lbs
2,965 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
34 MPG
33 MPG
33 MPG
City
30 MPG
29 MPG
29 MPG
Highway
41 MPG
39 MPG
39 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.2 Tons/yr
5.4 Tons/yr
5.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
13.2 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
396 miles
382.8 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
541.2 miles
514.8 miles
514.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.1 in
185.1 in
185.1 in
Height
57.4 in
57.4 in
57.4 in
Max Width
70.8 in
70.8 in
70.8 in
Front Width
60.7 in
60.7 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
60.4 in
60.4 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
105.7 in
105.7 in
105.7 in
Ground Clearance
5.6 in
5.6 in
5.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.1 in
41.1 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.5 in
38.5 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
55.9 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
37.4 in
37.4 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.2 in
37.2 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54 in
54 in
54 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³
14.1 ft³
14.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.4 ft
36.4 ft
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P205/55HR17
P205/55HR17
P205/55HR17
Rear Tire
P205/55HR17
P205/55HR17
P205/55HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

Habanero Orange Metallic
Habanero Orange Metallic
Habanero Orange Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Storm Gray/Black, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Dark Beige, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Storm Gray, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Dark Beige/Black, Perforated Leather Seat Trim
  • Storm Gray, Perforated Leather Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Perforated Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Standard
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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