2018 Volkswagen Jetta Washington D.C.

2018 Volkswagen Jetta Blue Compact Sedan Driving Through City Street

If there’s anything we’ve learned through our years of experience here at Karen Radley Volkswagen, it’s that no vehicle is one-size-fits all. While families often require more space, it still remains true that everyone from young drivers to frequent commuters find themselves seeking out simple, compact sedans. For those who look first to an affordable options that won’t break the bank every time you stop by the fuel pump, the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta is a fantastic choice for Washington D.C. shoppers.

How does the Jetta differ from other compact vehicles on the market today? First, Volkswagen has made a name for itself by offering higher quality interiors that you won’t believe aren’t associated with a premium badge. Second, every trim offers a turbocharged small displacement engine. The value in this is that you receive both higher power output, while still experiencing some of the best fuel economy available in a gasoline-only model.

2018 VW Jetta Performance

You don’t have to know much to know that the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta benefits from years of quality German engineering. Volkswagen has been in the automotive business since the mid-1930s and has learned a thing or two. The Jetta starts off with a 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that offers 150 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, while still receiving an EPA-estimated 28 city and 40 highway MPG rating.

Unlike much of the competition, the Jetta has not one, not two, but three total engine options. Of the six total trim levels for the 2018 model year, the first three (S, Wolfsburg Edition and SE) have the 1.4-liter engine. The two following trips, the SE Sport and SEL, have a 1.8-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that delivers 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Finally, the GLI is to the Jetta as the GTI is to the Volkswagen Golf: a performance powerhouse at an affordable price. This sedan has an astounding 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that impresses with a 210 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque output.

Though six options offers plenty to consider, the 2018 VW Jetta is an excellent option from the start with standard features that include a rearview camera system, cloth seating, a 5-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth with audio streaming and more. Available features include Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect, a 6.33-inch touchscreen display, SiriusXM radio, built-in navigation, heated seats and much more.

Find out which 2018 Volkswagen Jetta is the best selection for your needs when you stop by Karen Radley Volkswagen for a test drive.