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VW Jetta GLI takes all the right cues from the GTI and Golf R

228 hp, six-speed manual, fully independent suspension, and LSD

228 hp, six-speed manual, fully independent suspension, and LSD.

SEMA
The custom VW Jetta builds of SEMA 2018

After SEMA, we got a closer look at the custom VW Jettas from the show

Before they all scattered after SEMA, we were able to get some personal time with Volkswagen's fleet of modified Jetta sedans at Irwindale Speedway in Southern California.

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Official
VW Jetta sets speed record at Bonneville

Its top speed and horsepower are a bit more than stock

Its top speed is a bit more than stock

Motorsports
VW Bonneville Jetta built for speed record attempt

This 2019 Jetta should be good for over 208 mph

VW's Bonneville Jetta is shown at the Pikes Peak Fan Fest.

Official
2019 VW Jetta has come a long way from the 1980 original

It's way bigger, but arguably better

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta changed quite a bit from its immediate predecessor. It gained a heaping helping of style, changed up its suspension, and became a bit more efficient. But the differences between those two generations are minuscule next to those between the 2019 and the original 1980 VW Jetta. And those differences have been highlighted by VW, which produced a video showing off examples of each, and a whole bunch of information and specs on the two cars.

First Drive
2019 Volkswagen Jetta First Drive Review | More style, not much more excitement

Don't confuse it for a Golf with a trunk

The 2019 Jetta is a car Volkswagen really needs to get right. Last year, it was VW's best-selling model in America by a wide margin. And although the new Tiguan and Atlas have been propelled ahead so far this year by America's crossover obsession, the Jetta is still VW's best-selling car, beating the Passat and the Golf. Put simply, the new Jetta has got to be good.

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Comparo
2019 VW Jetta vs. 2019 Honda Civic vs. 2019 Kia Forte: How they compare

Comparing the newest two compact sedans to the segment leader

How do Kia's and VW's bestsellers stack up?

Detroit
2019 VW Jetta's low price, new features key to brand's U.S. strategy

We chat with VW's North American CEO about the car and its MQB platform.

Out of 6.23 million global sales last year, the U.S. was a drop in the bucket. VW is bent on changing that.

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Volkswagen's new Jetta gets a digital cockpit

Volkswagen has revealed its 2019 Jetta at the Detroit Auto Show. The all new Jetta will get a new techy package for the 2018 year. It will be built on the MQB platform and will feature a digital cockpit with driver assistance features. Here is more coverage of NAIAS 2018.

Detroit
2019 VW Jetta revealed | More tech, less Teutonic

Digital Cockpit and lots of driver assistance features are wrapped in new sheetmetal.

Digital Cockpit and lots of driver assistance tech.

Official
VW reveals new 2019 Jetta details and sketches

It will keep the current 1.4-liter turbo engine

Even the base model comes with some premium features.

First Drive
2019 Volkswagen Jetta Prototype First Drive Review | A desert rendezvous with a secret sedan

Will the Jetta return to its roots as a Golf with a trunk? We head to Arizona to find out.

Spy Shots
Is this the next VW Jetta?

Spy shots seem to show an extended wheelbase and possible fastback design.

If so, it's a big Jetta.

Junkyard Gem: 1996 Volkswagen Jetta Trek Edition

The mountain bike that came with it is long gone.

Hoping to lure outdoorsy, athletic types to the Jetta and Golf, Volkswagen partnered with the Trek bicycle company and sold Trek Edition cars with matching mountain bikes.

Opinion
True confessions of a jilted VW TDI lover

Oil burners I've loved and lost – and the turbocharged future without diesel.

The Volkswagen TDI cheat saddled owners with something they didn't bargain for. It also saddled diesel admirers with the consequences of their enthusiasm.

Video
Chinese tiger swipes Jetta's bumper

A Chinese park goer got a nasty surprise when a Siberian tiger pulled the bumper right off their Volkswagen.

Official
Volkswagen set to drop the Jetta Hybrid in 2017

VW's simple statement says, 'Jetta Hybrid no longer available.'

Despite a new focus on electric vehicles, Volkswagen's single U.S. hybrid offering is being killed off.

Study
KBB: VW diesel prices have dropped 16%

Kelley Blue Book says auction prices for Volkswagen diesels on its site have gone down 16 percent since the emissions scandal broke.

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