2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 volkswagen jetta vs 2018 volkswagen jetta

Sometimes it can be hard to keep up with the newest models and all their updates and features. There's just so many new models always coming out! That's one reason why we create these model comparison pages so that drivers can see what's different about new models as opposed to their predecessors.

For this comparison, we're going to be looking at the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta. What's different about the newest edition of the Jetta? Is it more efficient, more powerful, or more spacious? We're going to find out that and more, here! Let's see what this new Volkswagen Jetta has to offer!

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta
2018 Volkswagen Jetta
34 MPG Fuel Economy (Combined 33 MPG
147 HP Horsepower 150 HP
95 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 94 Cubic Feet
14.1 Cubic Feet Interior Cargo Volume 15.7 Cubic Feet

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As you can see, both editions of the Volkswagen Jetta offer a ton to drivers and are very similar in many ways. As they say, if it's not broke, don't fix it! For the most part, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta carries on the tradition of excellence and value from the 2018 Jetta. Although they are very much alike, there are still some key differences between two Volkswagen Jetta models.

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta offers a slightly better-combined fuel economy, but because of this, it's not as powerful as the 2018 Jetta by just a hair. Also, the 2019 Jetta uses its space differently than the 2018 Jetta. The 2019 Jetta offers a slightly bigger and more spacious interior for passengers evidenced by its passenger volume. However, it's trunk is not as large as the 2018 Jetta, both a product of the larger passenger interior and the 2019 Jetta's change in exterior design which includes a more sloped rear.

One thing that both Volkswagen Jetta models share, though, is their commitment to safety. No matter what other changes may happen, safety is always the primary concern for Volkswagen, which is they 2019 Volkswagen Jetta actually comes with more standard advanced safety features and driver-assist technologies. These features and technologies combine to help the driver become more aware and also less fatigued during driving, leading to a much safer driving experience for everyone on the road. Available features include:

  • Adaptive Cruise Controle 

  • High-Beam Assist 

  • Active Lane-Keeping Assist 

Want to learn more about the 2019 or 2018 Volkswagen Jetta? Ready to get behind the wheel of one to try for yourself? Contact our staff at Atlantic Volkswagen in Islip, New York, for more information or to schedule a test drive today! 


blue 2019 volkswagen jetta driving on highway
side view front interior of 2019 volkswagen jetta including steering wheel and digital cockpit
rear side view of blue 2019 volkswagen jetta parked on street in front of stone building
front interior of 2019 volkswagen jetta with red ambient lighting including steering wheel and infotainment interface