Cars don’t get much more middle-of-the-road than theJetta. Mature looking and spacious inside, it’s as sensible as a pair of sweatpants, if not quite as comfortable.
- Excellent real-world fuel economy
- Spacious backseat and trunk
- Solid infotainment system
- Occasional low-speed stumble
- Engine gets winded easily
- Park-bench front seats
The Jetta migrated to VW’s ubiquitous last year, a platform that underpins a huge range of vehicles in the Volkswagen Group automotive empire, from the Golf hatchback to various , Seats, Škodas and more. This foundational shift allowed engineers to give the car a longer wheelbase, plus increase its width and height, all while reducing the front overhang for more attractive proportions, though the grille… yeah, it’s got a lot of grille.
Aside from better looks, these changes also increased cabin space. Passenger volume now clocks in at 94.7 cubic feet, while the trunk measures a generous 14.1. This means the Jetta is roomier than theand sedan, though the and are slightly more capacious according to the spec sheets, but in normal use you’re not likely to notice