2018 Volkswagen Jetta Review
If you’re looking to add sporty performance and style to your commutes around West Valley, Murray City, and Orem, you can’t go wrong with the classic Volkswagen Jetta sedan. This little car is great for a commuter or a small family, and it certainly delivers when it comes to modern technology and great fuel efficiency. This 2018 Volkswagen Jetta review is brought to you by the team at Volkswagen SouthTowne, and will give you a closer look at what the sedan has to offer you, so you can decide if it would be a good fit for your driving needs.
2018 VW Jetta Engine Specs
The 2018 Jetta is available with 3 different engine options, so you can get the power that you need. The first option is a 1.4-liter Turbo, which produces 150 horsepower and earns an EPA-estimated fuel efficiency rating of 28 city/40 highway miles per gallon*. Next is a 1.8-liter Turbo which delivers 170 horsepower and 24 city/33 highway miles per gallon**. Finally, you’ll have the option of a powerful 2.0-liter Turbo, which makes 210 horsepower and an EPA-estimated 24 city/33 highway miles per gallon***.
A 4-corner independent suspension provides control and is fine-tuned for a smooth and sporty ride. A 5-speed manual transmission comes standard, or for faster gear changes, add the 6-speed DSG® performance automatic transmission.
2018 Jetta Interior Dimensions
Front legroom in the new Jetta measures 41.2 inches and shoulder room is 55.2 inches. Front headroom is 38.2 inches. In the back seats, there’s 38.1 inches of legroom and 53.6 inches of shoulder room. Rear headroom measures 37.1 inches.
Plenty of features are available inside the cabin to keep you connected and entertained during your travels. Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ give you access to your favorite apps right on your Jetta’s screen; plus access music, audiobooks, contacts, and more.
A variety of driver-assisting safety features are available on the 2018 VW Jetta. These systems are designed to make your drives safer and to help prevent common causes of collisions before they can occur. These active safety systems include:
- Adaptive Cruise Control: Automatically maintain a set speed and following distance
- Blind Spot Monitor: Get a warning of cars in your blind spot
- Park Pilot: Front and rear sensors alert you to close objects or vehicles
- Front Assist: Uses a radar sensor to alert you to potential front collisions, and can provide increased brake pressure in the event of an imminent crash
- Rear Traffic Alert: Alerts you to vehicles crossing your path as you reverse out of a parking space
Test Drive the 2018 VW Jetta
Ready to discover a sedan that will bring style and speed to your commutes around West Valley, Murray City, and Orem? Contact Volkswagen SouthTowne today to schedule a test drive of the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta, and we’ll show you everything that this car can do for you.
*29 city/40 highway mpg (2018 Jetta 1.4L, 5-speed manual transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.
**24 city/33 highway mpg (2018 Jetta 1.8L, 6-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.
***24 city/33 highway mpg (2018 Jetta 2.0L, 6-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.