2019 Volkswagen Jetta Power & Performance Ratings

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 6:00 pm
2019 Volkswagen Jetta parked on gravel

How powerful is the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta?

A new trim level and more available safety features are two of the latest additions made to the Jetta for 2019. Completely redesigned for the new model year, this sedan has grabbed the attention of many car shoppers because of the new features and refinements it brings to the table. But how powerful is the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta? We’ve broken down this sedan’s powertrain and performance ratings to help answer this question.


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A turbocharged, four-cylinder, 1.4-liter engine is standard for all 2019 Volkswagen Jetta models. This engine has an output of 147 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. The transmission paired to this engine depends on which of the five trim levels drivers choose: S, SE, R-Line, SEL and SEL Premium. The S trim comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission with an eight-speed automatic transmission available as well. The remaining four trims come standard with the eight-speed automatic transmission.

Additional 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Details


2019 Volkswagen Jetta parked by a river

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Fuel Economy

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta has exceptional fuel economy for a vehicle in the midsize sedan segment. The Environmental Protection Agency determined that this sedan receives 30 miles per gallon in the city and 39 miles per gallon on the highway. The 2019 Jetta has a highway travel range of 514.8 miles.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta driving on a rural road

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Interior Volume

Drivers who value spacious interiors will love the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta’s interior volume of 108.8 cubic feet. The 2019 Jetta has a cargo capacity of 14.1 cubic feet. This year’s redesign provides the 2019 Jetta with great small-item storage capabilities, including deeper door pockets and a larger center bin.

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