• 2021 Volkswagen Jetta

    #9 in Compact Cars

  • 2021 Chevrolet Spark

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $19,795
    • $13,400
    • Avg. Paid
    • N/A
    • N/A

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 7.5 /10
    • N/A
    • Critics' Rating
    • 7.7 /10
    • 6.3 /10
    • Performance
    • 7.0 /10
    • 6.6 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.3 /10
    • 6.0 /10
    • Safety
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • Reliability
    • 3.0 /5
    • 4.0 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Great gas mileage with base engine
      • Comfortable ride
      • User-friendly infotainment features
      • Roomy seats
      • Feature-rich infotainment system
      • Easy maneuverability
      • Above-average predicted reliability rating
      • Very low base price
    • Cons
      • Dull handling
      • Few standard safety features
      • Mixed interior quality
      • Uncomfortable front seats
      • Tiny second row and cargo hold
      • Mixed cabin quality
      • So-so acceleration

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.4 L/85
    • Gas I4 1.4L/85
    • MPG
    • 30 City / 40 Hwy
    • 29 City / 38 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • Sedan
    • Hatchback
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 105.7
    • 93.9
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 185.1
    • 143.1
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 70.8
    • 62.8
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 57.4
    • 58.4
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    •  
    Exterior Features
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Optional
    •  
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 2888
    • 2246
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    • Standard
    •  
    • Tires - Front Performance
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    • Standard
    •  
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    •  
    • Standard
    • Compact Spare Tire
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Wheel Locks
    • Optional
    • Optional
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    •  
    • Standard
    • Back-Up Camera
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Cruise Control
    • Standard
    •  
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auto-Off Headlights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Remote Engine Start
    • Optional
    •  
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    • Standard
    •  
    • Trip Computer
    • Standard
    •  
    • Universal Garage Door Opener
    • Optional
    •  
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Keyless Entry
    • Standard
    •  
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    •  
    • Electrochromic rearview mirror
    • Optional
    •  
    • Heated Mirrors
    • Optional
    •  
    • Power Mirrors
    • Standard
    •  
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 5
    • 4
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 94.7
    • 83.0
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 38.5
    • 39
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 41.1
    • 41.7
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 55.9
    • 50.8
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    •  
    • 48.2
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 37.2
    • 37
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 37.4
    • 33
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 54
    • 49.8
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    •  
    • 48
    • Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.)
    •  
    • 27.2
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 14.1
    •  
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • WiFi Hotspot
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Smart Device Integration
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Apple CarPlay
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Android Auto
    • Standard
    • Optional
    Heating & Cooling
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Navigation & Communication
    • Onboard Hands-Free Communications System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Wireless Cell Phone Hookup
    • Standard
    • Optional
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Standard
    •  
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Optional
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Side Air Bag
    •  
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    •  
    • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
    •  
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Standard
    •  
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Blind Spot Monitor
    • Optional
    •  
    • Cross-Traffic Alert
    • Optional
    •  
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Turbocharged
    • Standard
    •  
    • Engine Type
    • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
    • Gas I4
    • Displacement
    • 1.4 L/85
    • 1.4L/85
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 147 @ 5000
    • 98 @ 6200
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 184 @ 1400
    • 94 @ 4400
    • Transmission
    • Automatic w/OD
    • Manual
    • Turning diameter
    • 36.4
    • 33.8
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 30 (2020)
    • 29 (2020)
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 40 (2020)
    • 38 (2020)
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 13.2
    • 9
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • Strut
    • MacPherson Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Torsion Beam
    • Compound Crank
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
    • Strut
    •  
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
    • Torsion Beam
    •  
    Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Standard
    •  
    • Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode
    • Standard
    •  
    • 8-Speed Automatic
    • Standard
    •  
    • Manual
    •  
    • Optional
    • 5-Speed Manual
    •  
    • Optional

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