2017 Volkswagen Jetta Washington DC

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Washington DC

The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta near Washington DC offers great comfort and technology features all wrapped up in a sporty, turbocharged package. The new Jetta stands apart from other cars in the compact class. The car’s three available turbocharged engines give the Jetta a variety of performance options. Each of these engines deliver peppy performance while earning great fuel economy ratings. Fun and efficiency are both standard on the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta.

The quality that begins under the hood of the Jetta is carried forward into the car’s interior. Volkswagen offers the Jetta with a long list of standard and available comfort, safety and technology features that keep the car modern and up to date. Several changes have been made for the 2017 model year. All Jetta models now come equipped with a standard rearview camera. The Volkswagen Jetta lineup has also been simplified to four trim levels.

Engine Performance

Three engine options are offered on the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta. Base models come equipped with a turbocharged 1.4-liter four cylinder engine that offers 150 horsepower. Also available is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder that increases the horsepower to 170. Finally, the 2017 Jetta GLI trim level is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that breaks the 200 horsepower mark.


Fuel Economy

Fuel economy estimates vary based on the which Jetta engine option is chosen, but are impressive across the board. The base 1.4-liter engine is able to earn an estimated 28 city/38 highway miles per gallon. Moving up to the 1.8-liter four-cylinder drops these estimates slightly to 25 city/35 highway. Jetta GLI models equipped with the powerful 2.0-liter engine earn 24 city/33 highway miles per gallon.



After NHTSA safety testing, the 2017 Jetta emerged with a five-star overall rating, the highest possible score. This rating is supplemented by a long list of great safety features. The car can be equipped with Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert, a rearview camera and the Volkswagen Car-Net system.

2017 Volkswagen Jetta shifter
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2017 Volkswagen Jetta back
2017 Volkswagen Jetta front

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Trim Levels and Features

Volkswagen will be offering the 2017 Jetta in four trim levels: S, SE, SEL and GLI. Each trim level offers a different collection of features at a varying price levels. The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta can be equipped with:

  • LED running lights

  • Sunroof

  • Automatic climate control

  • Adaptive bi-xenon headlights

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter knob

  • V-Tex leatherette seating

  • Exterior chrome accents

  • Navigation system

  • Fender Premium Audio System

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