How Much Has the Volkswagen Jetta Changed Since the 1980s?

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 at 8:05 pm
1982 and 2019 Volkswagen jetta

The Volkswagen Jetta has been one of the most popular compact sedan models for almost four decades now, and it’s easy to see why! VW Jetta models offer drivers the best blend of performance, efficiency, style and comfort! New for 2019 is the seventh generation of Jetta models. But before the new Jetta is available, let’s take a closer look at how many changes the Jetta has undergone over the past four decades! Keep scrolling to compare the two VW Jetta models!

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A Closer Look at the Volkswagen Jetta: 1982 vs. 2019



1982 VW Jetta
2019 VW Jetta
1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine
1.4-liter TSI®in-line 4-cylinder turbocharged engine
76-horsepower and 83 pound-feet of torque
147-horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque
~ 21 combined miles per gallon
Fuel Efficiency
34 combined miles per gallon
Five-speed manual,
Three-speed automatic
Six-speed manual,
Eight-speed automatic
AM/FM cassette stereo
Touchscreen infotainment system with
Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect

As you can see, a lot has changed over the past four decades. Schedule a test drive of a new Volkswagen Jetta and see everything a new Jetta offers!

2019 volkswagen jetta driving full view

What is the Release Date of the new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta?

Volkswagen recently unveiled the 2019 Jetta, and we’re excited to highlight all the new and exciting changes! The new Jetta has been redesigned both inside and out, offering drivers near Ventura, CA a bold and stylish sedan that is high-tech, fuel efficient and versatile. Keep reading to learn when the new 2019 VW Jetta will be available, as well as what the new 2019 Jetta will offer California drivers.

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta Ventura, CA

If you’d like to learn more about the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta – or any other model from the VW lineup – contact us or stop in and talk to a member of our knowledgeable team. Ventura Volkswagen is located at 3270 Perkin Ave in Ventura, CA. Schedule a test drive of a new VW model today!

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