2019 Volkswagen Jetta S vs SE vs R-Line

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No matter what model of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta you choose, with compact-but-bold sedan offers confident driving and premium comfort. But which model is right for you? In this 2019 Volkswagen Jetta S vs SE vs R-Line comparison, we are going to check out the three lower trim levels (all of which are currently available here at Team Gunther Volkswagen) to see what each model can bring to the road. If you would like to know more about the top two trim levels of this model (the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta SEL and SEL Premium) be sure to check out more details in our blog or by contacting a member of our sales team here in Daphne AL.

We’ve started by looking at a few key statistics about each of these three models. The one that an individual or family chooses will depend on the available features, and an individual budget.



2019 Jetta S

2019 Jetta SE

2019 Jetta R-Line

Starting MSRP: $18,745 Starting MSRP: $22,395 Starting MSRP: $23,245
16-inch Rama alloy wheels 16-inch Ram Black alloy wheels 17-inch Trenton alloy wheels
6-speed manual transmission 8-speed automatic transmission 8-speed automatic transmission
Cloth upholstery V-Tex leatherette upholstery Two-tone V-Tex Leatherette upholstery

Standard and Available Features on the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

Each of the trims in this 2019 Volkswagen Jetta S vs SE vs R-Line comparison share many standard features. The Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect system with a 6.5-inch color touchscreen display comes standard, along with a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine rated for 147 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque that offer EPA-estimated fuel economy numbers of 30 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway.

However, there are differences. The base S trim of the 2019 VW Jetta comes with a manual transmission rather than an automatic. The R-Line offers unique styling cues and larger wheels. And each of these models offers subtly different interior seating options. The SE and R-Line models also come standard with Driver Assistance features like Forward Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking, and a Blind Spot Monitor. These features are available in the S trim with the addition of the Driver Assistance Package.

Would you like to learn more about these trims of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta in Daphne AL? Contact a member of the Team Gunther VW sales team today to schedule your test drive or get more details.

2019 VW Jetta S

2019 Volkswagen Jetta S on a white background

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2019 VW Jetta SE

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