2017 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T Manual Tested: Everything You Need, Nothing You Don’t


If the Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T sedan were a drink, it’d be whiskey on the rocks. It is a straight-up, no-nonsense compact sedan that exceeds the few promises it makes. We said as much about an automatic-transmission model we tested last year, and it holds true even more so with the more satisfying stick-shift version. Other compact four-doors may be sexier (Mazda 3), newer (Chevrolet Cruze), or inexplicably ubiquitous (Toyota Corolla), but the Jetta is solid goods. READ MORE ››

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