2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Volkswagen Jetta

Previously, we've talked about the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and its radical new redesign. We've mentioned the many extensive changes it has made as part of this redesign. However, the best way to illustrate these many changes, and their effects, is through their comparison to the previous Jetta model. That way we can see the progression from old to new.

That's why, today, we'll be looking at how the 2019 Jetta has changed since the 2018 Jetta. It's the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta! How much has the 2019 Jetta improved in a single year?

2019 Volkswagen Jetta


2018 Volkswagen Jetta

185.1" / 70.8" / 57.4" Dimensions (L/W/H) 183.4" / 70" / 57.2"
147 hp / 184 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 150 hp / 184 lb-ft
34 MPG Combined Fuel Economy 33 MPG
$18,545 Starting MSRP $18,645

2019 Volkswagen Jetta National City, CA

Although having a touch less horsepower in comparison to the 2018 VW Jetta, the 2019 VW Jetta more than makes up for it with its other numerous advantages. The build of the 2019 Jetta is longer, wider, and taller, creating a more intimidating and confident ride. Meanwhile, a lightweight and turbocharged engine generates almost the exact same amount of power while improving the fuel economy of the new Jetta and the driver's experience with a more responsive ride. Finally, there are the many new features included, all while coming at a price under that of the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta! You'll find these additions available with the purchase of a 2019 Volkswagen Jetta:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • LED Headlights and Taillights
  • Ventilated Leather Seating
  • Cross Differential XDS®
  • Rearview Camera System
  • Keyless Access with Push-Button Start
  • Drive Mode Selection
  • Driver Personalization
  • Volkswagen Car-Net® with App-Connect
  • Park Distance Control
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • And More!

Need more help discerning why the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is the right ride for you? Perhaps what you need is a test drive! It's easy to schedule one. Here at South Bay Volkswagen, our inventory is full of the new 2019 Jetta and all other current year VW models. Browse our selections online or visit for a more personal touch. Either way, you can start by contacting us. We'd be happy to show you, in person, why the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta deserves your attention.