Race Organizer Review: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T SEL

Vehicle model information

ON SALE: Now
BASE PRICE: $24,415
AS TESTED PRICE: $25,265
POWERTRAIN: 1.4-liter DOHC turbocharged I4, FWD, 8-speed automatic transmission
OUTPUT: 147 hp, 184 lb-ft
CURB WEIGHT: 2,970 lbs
FUEL ECONOMY: 40 mpg highway/30 mpg city/34 mpg combined
OBSERVED FUEL ECONOMY: 35.6 mpg
OPTIONS: Destination charge, $850
PROs: Comfortable, efficient, competent commuter sedan
CONS: Americans don’t buy sedans