Compare Volkswagen Jetta vs Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Overview

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 43 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
158 hp @ 5500 rpm
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,915 lbs
3,272 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
34 MPG
30 MPG
City
29 MPG
26 MPG
Highway
43 MPG
37 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
382.8 miles
343.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
567.6 miles
488.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
186.5 in
186.9 in
Height
57.7 in
57.9 in
Max Width
70.8 in
70.8 in
Front Width
60.7 in
60.5 in
Rear Width
60.4 in
60.7 in
Wheelbase
105.7 in
105.6 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
5.7 in

Interior Space

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

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³
14.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P205/60HR16
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
P205/60HR16
P225/45HR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Rising Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White w/Black Roof
  • Pure White
  • Rising Blue Metallic w/Black Roof
  • Rising Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Kings Red Metallic w/Black Roof
  • Kings Red Metallic
  • Pure Gray w/Black Roof
  • Pure Gray

Standard Interior Materials

  • Storm Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Perforated Vienna Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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