2014 VW Jetta Owners Manual – The 2014 VW Jetta is appealing, roomy and a comfortable thanks to a new turbocharged gas engine addition and improvements for the model year. It features generous cargo and interior space, comfortable ride quality, better fuel efficiency and speed from turbochargers. Unfortunately, the interior quality is poor, the diesel TDI engine is expensive and the standard engine is less powerful.
2014 VW Jetta Features
The midsize sedan is offered in 5 trim levels, the Base, the S, the SE, the SEL and the TDI. The Hybrid, the SportWagen and the performance-focused GLI models are also available. The Base model features standard 15-inch steel wheels, an adjustable steering wheel, power windows, a four-speaker sound system, front seats height-adjuster, fabric upholstery, and a folding 60/40 backseat. The 2014 VW Jetta TDI comes with turbocharged diesel unit, 16-inch alloy wheels, driver lumbar adjuster heated front seats, heated washer nozzles, soft-touch dashboard, Bluetooth, a leather-cover steering wheel, and Car-Net telematics. The TDI can get the rearview camera, sunroof, and Fender touchscreen interface sound system with the Premium package. The TDI can get the optional navigation system adding foglights, 17-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry and ignition and the six-way power driver seat.
2014 VW Jetta Powertrains
A 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine is available for the Jetta Base and S trims generating 115 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque mated with standard five-speed manual transmission and optional six-speed automatic. The automatic Jetta returns 24 mpg city, 27 mpg combined and 32 mpg highway EPA-estimated fuel economy while the manual model returns 24 mpg city, 28 mpg combined and 34 mpg highway. A 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine is new on the Jetta SE and SEL putting out 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet mated with either manual or automatic on the SE and automatic-only on the SEL. The manual 2014 VW Jetta returns 26 mpg city, 30 mpg combined and 36 mpg highway EPA-estimated fuel economy while the automatic model returns 25 mpg city, 29 mpg combined and 36 mpg highway.