Comparing the 2017 VW Jetta Trims: What’s Right for You?

June 15th, 2017 by

2017 VW Jetta

Are you in the market for a sedan that offers high performance, impressive luxury, and outstanding value? Look no farther than the 2017 VW Jetta. Designed with generous interior space for both passengers and cargo, a wide range of top-performing engines, and sporty stance, it’s no wonder why the 2017 Jetta is one of the most popular sedans in the market. What’s new for the 2017 model year? All Jettas come standard with a rearview camera, available driver assistance features, and upgrades to the infotainment system including a USB port. Interested in learning more? Below we highlight key features and differences seen in the four trim levels of the 2017 VW Jetta.

Jetta S

Despite being the entry model, the Jetta S is one impressive vehicle. Under the hood, you’ll find a 1.4-liter, 4-Cylinder TSI engine that generates 150-horsepower. The 5-speed manual transmission yields up to 40 mpg highway and 28 mpg city while the 6-speed automatic returns 39 mpg highway and 28 mpg city. Other standard features include a 5-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth with audio streaming, and two-tone comfortable cloth seating. If you’re in the market for a practical yet efficient vehicle, this Jetta is for you.

Jetta SE

Offering the same engine as the Jetta S, this trim level adds more luxurious and convenient features, perfect for those drivers who have exquisite taste. The standard 6.3-inch touchscreen VW Car-Net App-Connect allows drivers to hook up their smartphone to get access to map services and messaging. The Jetta SE also features a sunroof for you to feel that warm summer breeze, premium V-Tex leatherette seating, heated front seats, blind spot monitoring for added help, and keyless access complete with a push button start.

Jetta SEL

Get ready to rev that engine! The 1.8-liter, 4-Cylinder TSI engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and Sport mode, all giving way to 170-horsepower. In addition to all features seen in the above trim levels, the Jetta SEL also comes standard with a media touchscreen navigation complete with voice commands, adaptive cruise control, and dual-zone climate control. If you value safety and driving assistance features, you should consider buying this Jetta as your next car.

Jetta GLI

For those sport car enthusiasts, look no further than the Jetta GLI. Featuring the most powerful engine in the Jetta lineup, the 2.0-liter, 4-Cylinder TSI engine generates up to 210-horsepower while giving drivers the options of either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed DSG automatic transmission. Other performance features include sport suspension with nimble and controlled driving and handling, park distance control to help you avoid collisions, and a premium 400-watt audio speaker system.

Of course, these are just the beginning of all the features and amenities seen in the 2017 VW Jetta trim levels. With a starting MSRP of $17,895, buying any 2017 VW Jetta model will lead to a great value. For more information, stop by our dealership today or find out how the newest Jetta compares to the Honda Civic. Our friendly sales staff is waiting to answer all of your questions about the 2017 VW Jetta.