2016 Volkswagen Jetta Washington DC


Base Jetta models come equipped with a 1.4-liter turbo four-cylinder that produces 150 horsepower. Also available is a 1.8-liter turbo four-cylinder that increases the horsepower to 170 and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that maxes out the power at 210-hp. 

Fuel Economy

When equipped with the base 1.4-liter engine, the Jetta earns an estimated 28 city/39 highway miles per gallon. The 1.8-liter engine checks in at 25 city/36 highway and the the 2.0-liter finishes things off at 24 city/33 highway.

Trim Options

Features and options on the 2016 Jetta are spaced out over four trim levels: S, SE, Sport and SEL. Several packages are offered that add to the car’s list of features.

Safety Rating

In government safety testing, the Jetta earned the highest possible score of five stars. Available safety features include a rearview camera, forward collision warning system with automatic braking, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alerts.

Connectivity & Entertainment

Audio connectivity on the Jetta is provided via Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary. Smartphone integration is done through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.


2016 Jetta models offer two transmission options, a five-speed manual and a six-speed automatic. Tiptronic and Sport Mode are available depending on the engine choice.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Washington DC

The compact class has seen a substantial shift from budget-minded, value cars to sporty, fun-to-drive vehicles. The 2016 Volkswagen Jetta in Washington DC is one of the best in this new trend of fun compacts. Offering three peppy, turbocharged engine options that provide the perfect blend of power and fuel economy.

Base Jetta models come equipped with a standard turbo 1.4-liter four cylinder engine. This engine produces 150 horsepower while offering the best fuel economy numbers available on the Jetta with an estimated 25 city/36 highway miles per gallon. For a little more power, a 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder is also available, that increases the Jetta’s horsepower rating to 170. The third engine available is a 2.0-liter turbo that maxes out the horsepower at 210.

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta Trim Options

Volkswagen offers the 2016 Jetta in four trim levels. The base S models offers a great selection of standard features, including keyless entry, heated mirrors, Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity and a 5-inch touchscreen interface. Higher trims offer features like a sport-tuned suspension system, 17-inch wheels, foglights, keyless ignition, automatic headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control and an eight-speaker Fender audio system.

The 2016 Volkswagen Jetta is ready to keep everyone safe on the roads. The car earned a five-star government safety rating. Higher trim levels include the option for features like a rearview camera, forward collision warning system with automatic braking, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alerts. All of these attributes work together to make the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta a safe, efficient and fun compact car.