Volkswagen Jetta

2018 EcoRun surpasses all expectations

AJAC EcoRun continues to be showcase for fuel-efficient vehicles, driving

The 19 journalist drivers were required to maintain the posted speed-limits but were encouraged to be as efficient as possible with the “go pedal.” Read More

VW tests out new Jetta GLI engine at Bonneville

Modified Jetta to attempt to break class-record 335.503 km/h on Salt Flats Read More

Motor Sports Car Nuts Jun 22, 2018, 10:30 PM

VW introduces bigger, better, less expensive Jetta

2019 Jetta has bold new face with LED lighting, and coupe like profile Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Jan 15, 2018, 2:15 AM

Volkswagen teases new generation Jetta

Teaser GIF at Volkswagen Canada consumer site shows various highlights Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Dec 11, 2017, 9:10 PM


Over 120,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in September

Total of 16 actions affect 25 models from 14 different brands Read More

Car Safety Oct 3, 2017, 9:35 PM

VW recalls 92,000 turbos for cam problems

Camshaft lobe breaks could result in deteriorating brake performance

Recall affects 2015-2016 Beetle, Beetle convertible, Golf, Golf wagon, Jetta and Passa models fitted with 1.8 and 2.0 turbocharged 4-cylinder engines. Read More

Car Safety Car Care Nov 6, 2015, 12:00 PM

EPA alleges emissions fraud in VW, Audi cars

Independent testing uncovers defeat devices in diesel models

Allegedly, sophisticated software on certain cars detected a car undergoing emissions tests and turned on full emissions controls only for the test. Read More

Green Cars Auto Industry Auto Technology Sep 21, 2015, 8:00 AM

USED CAR REPORT: Should you buy a 2006-10 Volkswagen Jetta?

The Jetta has been popular among buyers wishing to drive something a little different

The fifth-generation Jetta's precise road manners, robust construction and boffo interior were offset by questionable reliability. Read More

Used Cars Automotive Reviews Sep 9, 2015, 5:50 PM


Volkswagen recalls 7 models for airbag connections

Faulty steering wheel electric connection could result in airbag failure

VW CC (2010-14), Eos (2010-13), Golf/GTI (2011-14), Jetta (2010-13), Jetta SportWagen (2011-13), Passat (2010-14) and Tiguan (2010-14) all affected. Read More

Car Safety Aug 14, 2015, 11:00 PM

2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI gets a sporty refresh

The Jetta GLI is the sedan equivalent of the hatchback GTI

The performance version of Volkswagen’s best-selling car offers new features and a sporty new look for the 2016 model year. Read More

Car Nuts New Cars Jun 10, 2015, 8:15 PM

ROAD TEST: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta TDi gets a new engine

The 2015 Jetta gets minor visual and feature updates and a new diesel engine

When equipped with a diesel engine, the Volkswagen Jetta is among the chart-toppers, including hybrids, in terms of fuel efficiency. Read More

New Cars Green Cars May 15, 2015, 8:20 PM

The 10 greenest cars you can buy

Here are the ACEEE's 10 greenest picks from the bumper crop of 2015

The ACEEE's green rankings take into account a wide array of environmental factors including life-cycle greenhouse gas and pollutant emissions. Read More


Ford, Toyota each win seven individual used car awards

Vincentric acknowledges excellence in Certified Pre-Owned Value

Honda earns the title of best passenger car brand, Chevrolet that of best truck brand and Buick takes home luxury brand honours. Read More

Used Cars Aug 7, 2014, 5:00 AM

VW brings new Jetta to NYC

The German marque's No. 1 seller gets substantial improvements for 2015

New styling, driver assistance systems, better fuel efficiency, and enhanced content are among improvements for 2015 Jetta. Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Apr 17, 2014, 2:00 AM

Volkswagen to launch new diesel engine

The new diesel will be offered in the 2015 Volkswagen Golf, Beetle, Jetta and Passat

The new four-cylinder diesel engine, designated EA288, will ultimately replace the current 2.0-litre TDI in all its Audi and Volkswagen applications. Read More

Auto Technology Green Cars New Cars Aug 6, 2013, 10:00 PM

More punch for Beetle Turbo and Jetta GLI

New Volkswagen turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine adds 10 more horsepower

In addition to more power and quicker acceleration, Volkswagen claims an estimated fuel economy improvement of up to 8% on the Beetle Turbo. Read More

New Cars May 8, 2013, 4:00 PM


FIRST DRIVE: 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Volkswagen refers to the 2013 Jetta Hybrid as a “no compromise” hybrid

While others tend to use a de-tuned version of an existing engine in their hybrids, VW uses a potent new turbocharged and direct-injected engine. Read More

New Cars Green Cars Nov 26, 2012, 10:00 PM

Volkswagen adds hybrid to Jetta lineup

The Jetta Hybrid is the world's first turbocharged hybrid to make it into production

Volkswagen says the Jetta Hybrid will accelerate from 0-to-97 km/h (0-to-60 mph) in 8.6 seconds, which makes it quicker than the hybrid norm. Read More

New Cars Green Cars Nov 1, 2012, 2:00 PM

Details revealed of 2013 VW Jetta

More standard features, lower prices

For 2013, VW is adjusting its standard equipment levels and pricing to lend the Jetta some brand new lustre. Read More

New Cars Oct 6, 2012, 12:00 AM