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2022 Volkswagen Jetta

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2022 1.5T S 4dr Sedan
most popular
Price:   -  From $20,365
2022 1.5T Sport 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $21,265
2022 1.5T SE 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $24,095
2022 1.5T SEL 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $28,095


What's New

A mid-life refresh for Volkswagen’s Jetta sedan brings a restyled nose and tail plus different wheels, while a 1.5-liter TSI gas engine is now fitted to every model. Safety has been improved with blind-spot monitoring, plus autonomous emergency braking on higher models; VW’s Digital Cockpit is standard across the range alongside WiFi capabilities.

Choosing your Volkswagen Jetta

The 2022 Jetta range is easy to navigate, with one engine, two transmission choices, and four trims.

Prices start at $21,190 including destination for a base S with manual transmission, with Sport less than $1,000 more. There’s a bigger jump to the $25,185 SE, with a standard automatic transmission (it’s an $800 option on S and Sport), while auto-only SEL will set you back $28,970.

Engine Choices

Every 2022 Jetta is powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged gas engine. It produces 158 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque, fed through the front wheels via your choice (on lower trims) of six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmissions.

Manual Jettas return an EPA-estimated 29 miles per gallon city, 43 mpg highway, and 34 combined. Automatics manage 31/41/35 mpg in lower trim, but the extra equipment in SE and SEL models sees this drop to 29/40/33 respectively.

For more power and a sportier ride, be sure to check out the Volkswagen GLI.

Engine TypeHorsepowerTorqueFuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined)
1.5 turbo158 hp184 lb-ft

29/43/34 mpg (manual)

31/41/35 mpg (S and Sport auto)

29/40/33 (SE and SEL auto)

Passenger and Cargo Capacity

Cargo capacity for the five-seater 2022 Jetta sedan stands at 14.1 cu ft with the rear seats in place.

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Safety Features

Six airbags are fitted to every 2022 Jetta, while driver aids include a post-collision braking system and automatic deactivation of the fuel pump. Every trim receives blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alerts, cruise control, and pedestrian monitoring, but you’ll need an SE to benefit from rain-sensing wipers, adaptive cruise control or forward collision warning with autonomous emergency braking as standard.


Every 2022 Jetta receives Volkswagen’s Digital Cockpit instrumentation, alongside a 6.5-inch color touchscreen with two-band radio. There’s app connection and Bluetooth plus two USB data ports in every dash, though audiophiles will favor the BeatsAudio system fitted to SEL models. This is also the only trim to receive wireless charging, navigation or a larger 8.0-inch touchscreen.

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2022 Volkswagen Jetta 1.5T S – MSRP From $21,190

The most affordable Jetta rides on 16-inch alloy wheels, with automatic LED headlights and taillights alongside power heated side mirrors. The cabin is more basic with cloth seating and lots of manual adjustment, though it does provide a multifunction steering wheel, air conditioning, and cruise control.

The $955 Driver Assistance pack is well worth adding to either S or Sport models since it combines adaptive cruise, forward collision warning, and autonomous braking with rain-sensitive wipers, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and gearshift knob, plus an automatically dimming rearview mirror.

2022 Volkswagen Jetta 1.5T Sport – MSRP From $22,090

The nominal price increase means there are only a few improvements on Sport models, including larger 17-inch wheels and black external detailing. Sports bolstered seats receive contrasting stitching, there’s a black headliner and central armrest on the rear seat, ambient lighting, and a cross-differential system.

2022 Volkswagen Jetta 1.5T SE – MSRP From $25,185

SE is far better equipped than cheaper models, and it’s the first Jetta with features like rain-sensing wipers, keyless entry and an engine start/stop system. The leatherette seats include power adjustment for the driver alongside lumbar adjustment and heating for both front-seat occupants. Dual-zone climate cools a cabin with an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a leather steering wheel, and adaptive cruise control.

A power sunroof is an $850 option, but there are no other options available on SE.

2022 Volkswagen Jetta 1.5T SEL – MSRP From $28,970

Investing in SEL trim seems worthwhile when you consider it comes with a power panoramic sunroof, memory mirrors and driver’s seat, heating for outboard rear-seat passengers and full leather for everyone. Even the steering wheel is heated, while a BeatsAudio system replaces the stock stereo and wireless device charging is bundled in. The infotainment screen expands to an eight-inch display with HD radio and navigation, and the digital cockpit in lesser models expands to 10.25 inches with 21 viewing options. Heated windshield washer nozzles and LED projector headlights are also standard, alongside customizable ambient lighting.

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CarsDirect Tip

If your budget will stretch, SEL is the only Jetta that doesn’t feel basic. It offers the infotainment and technology levels modern sedan buyers expect, for less than $30,000.

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Specs & Features

Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.5L I-4 / 158 HP / 184 ft.lbs.
Standard: 6-spd man w/OD
Available: 8-spd Tiptronic w/OD
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
29 / 43 / 35 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.5L I-4 / 158 HP / 184 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
29 / 43 / 35 Mpg
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Semi-independent Torsion Beam Beam
Spare Tire And Wheel
Fuel Tank
13.2 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
14.1 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
95 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
186.5 "
Exterior Width
70.8 "
Exterior Height
57.7 "
Front Headroom
38.5 "
Rear Headroom
37.2 "
Front Legroom
41.1 "
Rear Legroom
37.4 "
Front Shoulder Room
55.9 "
Rear Shoulder Room
54.0 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
2,915 Lbs. / 2,989 Lbs.
Wheel Base
106 "
Turning Radius
18.3 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
16.0 " Machined W/painted Accents Aluminum
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote Heated
Grille Moldings
Black W/chrome Accents
Rear Spoiler
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Passenger Capacity
Seat Trim
Front Seat Type
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
Front Armrests
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Am/fm Stereo, Seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Front And Rear
Tinted Windows
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Front Assist (forward Collision Warning And Autonomous Emergency Braking) Forward Collision Mitigation
Blind Spot Sensor
Blind Spot Monitor Blind Spot / Active Blind Spot Monitor Blind Spot
Lane Departure Warning
Lane Assist (lane Keeping System) Lane Departure
Autonomous Cruise Control
Travel Assist (semi-automated Driving Assistance) Hands-on Steering Assist
Pedestrian Detection
Pedestrian Monitoring Front Pedestrian Detection Prevention
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Major Components Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
24 Months / 20,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
84 Months / 100,000 Miles
Accessories Months

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