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2024 Volkswagen Jetta Guide: Interior, Safety & Reliability Ratings

VW Jetta commuter Sedan

The 2024 Volkswagen Jetta is special. It is a sedan that sets its sights on satisfaction and never looks back. From the lowest maintenance cost in its class1 to Jetta MPG ratings that would make a hybrid blush, this VW icon excels where it counts and goes further across the details that make a sedan truly great. Learn about its interior, safety, specs, reliability, and more with our 2024 Volkswagen Jetta guide below, and visit Gunther Volkswagen Fort Lauderdale for a test drive.

See What the 2024 VW Jetta Reviews Have to Say

According to the experts at Car and Driver, the 2024 Volkswagen Jetta is “one of the best affordable compact sedans sold today.”2 When discussing how it drives, they said that it has a “pleasant personality that doesn’t mind stretching its legs when called upon.”2 From features to functional storage, the Jetta is an ideal choice for commuting excellence.

See What the 2024 VW Jetta Reviews Have to Say
Volkswagen Jetta Interior

Volkswagen Jetta Interior

The Jetta interior was designed to be sleek, spacious, and commanding. Most of all, every inch contains quality materials.

The interior VW Jetta dimensions provide ample room for five occupants to enjoy this space, along with a 14.1 cubic-foot trunk. As you enjoy the spacious cabin specs, like 41.1 inches of front legroom, the 2024 Volkswagen Jetta will take your satisfaction further with an impressive list of standard interior features, including the following:

  • Soft cloth seat upholstery
  • VW Digital Cockpit gauge cluster
  • 6.5-inch touch-screen display
  • App-Connect smartphone integration
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • …And more!

The affordable Volkswagen Jetta price makes it easy to upgrade to a higher trim level. The following available features can be yours:

  • Leather seat upholstery
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated rear outboard seats
  • Driver’s seat memory and power lumbar support
  • Auto climate control
  • Heated leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • VW Digital Cockpit Pro gauge cluster
  • 8-inch touch-screen display
  • BeatsAudio® premium sound system
  • Wireless charging
  • Remote engine start

Volkswagen Jetta Safety Features

The 2024 Volkswagen Jetta is safe and fun. Providing confidence at every level, the Jetta includes the following standard safety features:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Monitor with Rear-Traffic Alert
  • Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Pedestrian Monitoring for Front Assist
  • Lane Keeping System with Lane Departure Warning
  • Travel Assist (semi-autonomous driving functions for automatic transmission models)
  • Rearview camera system

Your new VW Jetta can include upgraded safety features like the available Emergency Assist, which helps mitigate the danger of distractions and can automatically bring your 2024 Volkswagen Jetta to a stop in a driver-related emergency. Automatic high-beam control and more can also be equipped.

With advanced German engineering and the latest advanced safety features in the 2024 Volkswagen Jetta, it’s no surprise that it received a five-star NHTSA safety rating.3 Lease a VW Jetta today and enjoy an affordable compact sedan that doesn’t compromise.

Volkswagen Jetta Safety Features
2024 VW Jetta Specs

2024 VW Jetta Specs

The 2024 Volkswagen Jetta has a standard turbo engine with 158 horsepower, yet only requires regular 87-octane gasoline. In addition to the lower stress of its 87-octane fuel, the Jetta also makes narrow streets less stressful with its 36-foot turning circle and 70.8-inch wide stance. And, for those who truly appreciate a dynamic and engaging drive, the Jetta offers a standard six-speed manual transmission; an available eight-speed automatic seamlessly shifts like lightning.

For more power in a similar package, check out the high-performance new Jetta GLI for sale.

Volkswagen Jetta Fuel Efficiency

The 2024 Volkswagen Jetta truly seems like a hybrid by the numbers, as it delivers up to an EPA-estimated 29/42/34 MPG (City/Highway/Combined)4 with a manual transmission or an EPA-estimated 30/41/34 MPG (City/Highway/Combined)4 with an automatic transmission.

Many compact hybrid sedans can’t compete with it. And, when factoring in the 13.2-gallon Volkswagen Jetta gas tank size, it offers around 448 miles of combined driving range4 on a full tank.

Volkswagen Jetta Fuel Efficiency
Volkswagen Jetta Reliability & Maintenance Cost

Volkswagen Jetta Reliability & Maintenance Cost

The 2024 Volkswagen Jetta will be fun for years, as it has a “Great” reliability score of 81 out of 100 from J.D. Power.5 However, even the most reliable sedans will need maintenance throughout the course of their life. Adding to its satisfying spirit, the Volkswagen Jetta maintenance cost is the lowest of its class,1 and the model includes two years/20,000 miles of Scheduled Carefree Maintenance coverage.6 The 2024 Volkswagen Jetta is fun, functional, and easy to own.

Discover the 2024 Volkswagen Jetta Today at Gunther Volkswagen Fort Lauderdale

The 2024 Volkswagen Jetta is a top-notch compact sedan that offers so much. To learn even more, check out our VW Jetta vs. Toyota Corolla comparison guide, and visit us for a test drive.

While we’re currently awaiting details regarding the 2025 VW Jetta, we’ve received many questions about how the 2023 VW Jetta compares to the 2024 model. The answer is that used models as far back as 2018 share many aspects, but the 2024 model has introduced many upgrades, like more standard driver assistance features.

The seven Volkswagen Jetta generations span a long legacy, including The Fast and the Furious VW Jetta: a 1995 third-generation model that has become an icon for performance-addicted car enthusiasts.

If you’d like to take part in this history of German-engineered sedan excellence, contact us today to set up a test drive of the 2024 Volkswagen Jetta and a walkthrough of our lease deals.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many miles can a Volkswagen Jetta last?

The Volkswagen Jetta is a well-engineered sedan that can last for around 200,000 miles when properly maintained and cared for. It has a J.D. Power Quality & Reliability score of 81 out of 1005 and includes two years/20,000 miles of Scheduled Carefree Maintenance6 to take your confidence further. Discover the Jetta today and enjoy long-lasting reliability.

Is a VW Jetta a safe car?

The 2024 VW Jetta is a safe car with a powerful array of safety features and a five-star NHTSA safety rating.3 With a vast array of advanced airbag systems, like Side Curtain Protection head airbags, plus powerful driver assistance features like the available Emergency Assist (which can automatically bring your Jetta to a stop in an emergency), safety abounds in the Jetta.

Is a Jetta a comfortable car?

The 2024 Volkswagen Jetta is a comfortable car that offers a well-crafted interior that provides plenty of space and comfort features. The front seats can provide 41.1 inches of legroom, heating, ventilation, leather upholstery, and more. Even the rear seats are accounted for, as they can gain heating (in outboard positions), leather upholstery, and 37.4 inches of legroom.

What are the 2024 VW Jetta trim levels?

The 2024 VW Jetta trim levels are a fantastic foursome, including the affordable base-level Jetta S, the fun-loving Jetta Sport, the tech-and-luxury enhanced Jetta SE, and the top-of-the-line Jetta SEL. Additionally, the Jetta GLI is available as a high-performance version with its own unique trim levels: the 40th Anniversary Edition and Autobahn.

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1Based on a model level analysis of 2023 Compact Sedans performed by Vincentric, LLC. on July 10, 2023. Assumes 5 years/75,000 miles of operation.
Does not include repair costs

2Reference to this third-party review/claim is solely for informational purposes and not to be relied upon. For more details, please visit https://www.caranddriver.com/volkswagen/jetta

3Reference to this third-party claim is solely for informational purposes and not to be relied upon. For details regarding this rating, visit https://www.nhtsa.gov/vehicle/2024/VOLKSWAGEN/JETTA/4%252520DR/FWD

4EPA estimates only. Your results will vary.

5Reference to this third-party claim is solely for informational purposes and not to be relied upon. For details regarding this rating, visit https://www.jdpower.com/cars/2024/volkswagen/jetta

6Carefree Coverage available on all new MY24 vehicles. Carefree Maintenance provides 10,000- and 20,000-mile scheduled maintenance services or scheduled maintenance services for two years (whichever occurs first) as stated in the vehicle’s maintenance booklet. Does not include tire rotations, or other services or parts not specified in the owner’s literature. 3 years/36,000 miles (whichever occurs first) Roadside Assistance provided by a third party. May require additional payment for services rendered. 4 years/50,000 miles (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty. ID.4 electric vehicles include an 8 year/100,000 miles (whichever occurs first) high-voltage battery limited warranty. Battery capacity decreases with time and use. Warranty coverage may not return battery capacity to an “as new” condition with 100% net capacity. See owner’s literature or dealer for warranty, maintenance program, and roadside assistance details, exclusions, and limitations. Car-Net Remote Access services require cellular connectivity, GPS signal, and acceptance of Terms of Service. Not all services and features are available on all vehicles. Other Car-Net services require a trial or paid subscription. See additional important information at vw.com/carnet.

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