Everything you need to know about the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta

September 26th, 2016 by

What are the standard features for the 2017 VW Jetta?

The compact car. It has a special place in most people’s hearts because it’s often the starting point. Maybe you’ll never move away from these attractive and affordable options, but it’s very likely the first thing you’ll ever drive will be small and easy to maneuver even if you need to upgrade to accommodate a larger family lifestyle. If you’ve found yourself here, you’re likely in the market for an efficient and economical option, but wondering, “What are the standard features for the 2017 VW Jetta?” After all, competition if steep and you want the most for your money. We think the 2017 VW Jetta may just be it.

What are the 2017 VW Jetta trim levels?

Small cars will always be hot ticket items because they offer such stellar pricing. Volkswagen’s trim hierarchy for the Jetta was beginning to get cluttered, so the first thing you’ll note is that it has been slimmed down to a more manageable lineup, for better or for worse as one of the cuts include the Jetta Hybrid. The remaining trims for the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta are the S, SE, SEL and GLI. You can see a quick break down of the features in the below table.

1.4T S1.4T SE1.8T. SELGLI
• 16" steel wheels
• Rearview camera
• Two-tone cloth seats
• 4-corner independent suspension
• Bluetooth
• USB Port
• 5” touchscreen sound
• Multi-function steering wheel
• Cruise control
• Power windows and locks
• Two-tone cloth seating
• VW Car-Net App-Connect
• Sunroof, LED DRLs
• Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter knob
• V-Tex leatherette seating
• Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert
• Sunroof
• 16” Sedona wheels
• 6.33-inch touchscreen sound
• Keyless access with push-button start
• Heated front seats
• Blind Spot Monitor
• 17” Lancaster wheels
• Touchscreen navigation
• Dual-zone climate control
• Adaptive Cruise Control
• 6-way power driver’s seat
• Park Distance Control
• Sport suspension
• LED taillights w/LED license plate lighting
• 18” Mallory wheels
• Fender Premium Audio
• Leather-wrapped sport steering wheel

The most noteworthy updates for the 2017 model year, aside from trim cuts from ten to just four, is the fact that a rearview camera is now standard from the base model up, and you start to see driver assistance features like Blind Spot Monitor starting at the SE trim.

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Picking out the right selection for your trim is just one part of the decision, as the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta also comes in nine color options. There are fewer trims, but the focus is more on high value for an easier shopping experience.

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