New 2024 VW Jetta: Redesign, Interior, & Release Date

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New 2024 VW Jetta: Redesign, Interior, & Release Date – Following the midcycle upgrade that took place for the 2022 model year, the Jetta range receives only one change for the 2024 model year. The remote engine start feature is added to the SE trim level of the mid-level SE model. All five trim levels from the previous year are carried over, including the GLI enthusiast model that included a limited-slip differential, adaptive suspension, a variable ratio steering system, and front brakes from the Mk7 Golf R. This year’s model comes standard with front brakes from the Mk7 Golf R. The Volkswagen Jetta is a compact sedan that competes with other small cars with four doors, such as the Honda Civic and the Hyundai Elantra.

New 2024 VW Jetta
New 2024 VW Jetta


After receiving a mid-cycle makeover, the 2023 Jetta and the performance GLI version featured a ride quality that was pleasant, a large trunk, and a rather appealing look. The sedan is available with a generous amount of standard equipment, and when equipped with a more compact engine, it achieves respectable efficiency ratings. However, the inside is covered in plastic that has a very low-quality feel to it, and the Jetta as a whole fails to leave much of an impression. The interiors of the compact four doors produced by Honda, Hyundai, and Mazda are of superior quality, and these vehicles have improved driving characteristics. Additionally, their costs are lower.

The Volkswagen Jetta was given a facelift for the 2018 model year, but for the 2024 model year, the only improvements that will be made are superficial ones, such as the inclusion of remote start ignition capabilities for the SE trim level.

We think the Jetta to acquire is the Sport trim level since it has a lot of cool features that aren’t seen on other models and it doesn’t have an exorbitant price tag. In comparison to the other models in the range, the performance of the Sport comes standard with upgraded components such as one-of-a-kind 17-inch wheels, external and interior elements that are finished in black, and an electronically locking front differential.


The 2023 model year of the mechanically similar Volkswagen Jetta was awarded the highest possible overall grade from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a five-star safety rating. This rating was achieved by receiving five stars on the side crash test and four stars on the front and rollover tests. The compact car received a rating of Good from the IIHS across the board for its impressive level of crash protection. However, the institute also awarded automobile scores that were not as high as outstanding for its headlights, seat-belt reminders, and child seat tether anchors.

The basic model of the Volkswagen Jetta is equipped with active safety technologies such as automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic monitoring as standard equipment. Volkswagen includes a sunroof on the Jetta SE grade level. In the lowest model levels, adaptive cruise control and a lane-keeping system are available as optional extras. The SEL variant detects vehicles equipped with adaptive high beams.

The trunk area of the 2024 Volkswagen Jetta is larger than that of the Toyota Corolla, and if you need even more space, you can fold down either half of the rear seatback that splits into a 60/40 configuration. It also has greater legroom in the back than the Toyota Corolla does.

New 2024 VW Jetta Interior
New 2024 VW Jetta Interior

Expect the basic trim level S of the 2024 Jetta to come standard with a 6.5-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, an 8.0-inch digital cluster for the gauges, automatic LED headlights, an electronic parking brake, and four speakers. In addition to its newly added capacity to start the vehicle remotely, the midlevel Jetta SE is expected to have rain-sensing wipers, keyless entry, pushbutton start, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated front seats, and a driver’s seat that can be adjusted in six different ways with a power adjustment.

It is anticipated that the top trim levels of Volkswagen’s sedan will have amenities such as a heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats with an eight-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat, and heated back seats. The 6.5-inch display in the middle of the dashboard has been replaced by a touchscreen measuring 8.0 inches, and the display measuring 8.0 inches has been replaced with an instrument cluster measuring 10.3 inches. Additionally, the top-tier versions ought to come equipped with an additional four speakers, a wireless App-Connect system that is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a wireless charging pad. The bigger digital gauge panel, which gives the interior an air of a little bit more opulence, is one of our favorite features.


Every model of the New 2024 VW Jetta comes standard with front-wheel drive, and the majority of the sedans will be powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-four engine that generates 158 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. The lowest model comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission, although the vast majority of Jettas will have the eight-speed automatic transmission.

The 2.0-liter turbo inline-four engine that comes standard in GLI models generates 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. There is an option for either a manual gearbox with six speeds or an automatic transmission with seven speeds and a dual-clutch setup. A model of the same generation that we tested in 2019 took 6.1 seconds to get from 0 to 60 miles per hour when equipped with an automatic transmission. This is a full second slower than the 2022 Hyundai Elantra N equipped with its 2.0-liter turbo-four and dual-clutch automatic. A more recent model of 2024 that we drove was even slower than 2019, and it did not come equipped with summer tires that were more grippy than 2019.

Pick a version of the 2024 Jetta with a 1.5-liter engine if you’re looking for the most fuel economy out of your new car. The EPA estimates that the fuel efficiency of the basic model, which has a smaller engine and an automatic gearbox, is 31 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway. When equipped with an automatic transmission, higher trim levels get 29/40 mpg, while the manual model achieves 29/42 mpg.

New 2024 VW Jetta Release Date
New 2024 VW Jetta Release Date

Release Date

The Volkswagen Jetta 2024 is scheduled to be introduced in the autumn of 2023, and its base price is anticipated to be somewhere about $22,000.