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Volkswagen Jetta 0-60 Times

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These are the latest Volkswagen Jetta 0-60 times and 1/4 mile times taken from reputable car magazine sources such as Car and Driver, MotorTrend and Road & Track. There are many reasons why 0-60 times and 1/4 mile times can vary including the driver, weather conditions, wear and tear on the vehicle during test, and more. By giving you a list of all the Volkswagen Jetta 0-60 times and quarter mile times, you can get a general idea of what performance numbers are achievable with Volkswagen Jetta for all model years available in our database.

Fastest, Slowest, and Average Volkswagen Jetta 0-60 Times

The fastest tested Volkswagen Jetta is 2006 Volkswagen Jetta HPA Motorsports R GT Sedan, which was able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 4 seconds. It was able to reach the 1/4 mile in 12.2 seconds at 118 , according to Motor Trend.

The slowest tested Volkswagen Jetta is 1980 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan, which was able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 12.1 seconds. It was able to reach the 1/4 mile in 18.4 seconds at 73 , according to Motor Trend.

Out of all the Volkswagen Jetta tests in our database, the average 0 to 60 mph time is 8.08 seconds. The average quarter mile time for all the tests is 16.12 seconds at 87.47 mph.

Volkswagen Jetta 0-60 times and quarter mile times

All Volkswagen Jetta Performance Tests

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2023 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLI Autobahn Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
6.4 sec 14.7 sec @ 99.7 mph Motor Trend
Sport Sedan
Engine
1.5L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
7 sec 15.5 sec @ 92 mph Car and Driver

2022 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLI Autobahn Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.1 sec 14.6 sec @ 100 Car and Driver
SEL (Premium) Sedan
Engine
1.5L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
8A
7.6 sec 15.9 sec @ 88.2 Motor Trend
SEL Sedan
Engine
1.5L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
8A
7.1 sec 15.5 sec @ 91 Car and Driver

2021 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLI Autobahn (Black Pack) Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
6.1 sec 14.6 sec @ 98.8 Motor Trend
SEL Premium Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
8A
7.7 sec 16 sec @ 86 Car and Driver

2020 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLI Autobahn Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6 sec 14.5 sec @ 99 Car and Driver

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLI 35th Anniversary Edition Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
5.6 sec 14.2 sec @ 101 Car and Driver
GLI 35th Anniversary Edition Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
6.1 sec 14.6 sec @ 98.8 Motor Trend
GLI 35th Anniversary Edition Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
5.9 sec 14.3 sec @ 101 Motor Week
GLI S Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
5.8 sec 14.4 sec @ 102 Car and Driver
R-Line Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
8A
7.7 sec 16.1 sec @ 87 Car and Driver
S Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
7.6 sec 16 sec @ 88 Car and Driver
S Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
7.7 sec 16.1 sec @ 87.3 Motor Trend
SE Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
8A
7.6 sec 16 sec @ 85.8 Motor Trend
SEL Premium Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
8A
7.8 sec 16 sec @ 86.5 Motor Trend

2017 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
TSI SE Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
7.7 sec 16.1 sec @ 88 Car and Driver

2016 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLI SE Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.3 sec 14.9 sec @ 96.3 Motor Trend
SE Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.4 sec 16.3 sec @ 87 Car and Driver
SE Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.4 sec 16.3 sec @ 86.2 Motor Trend
SE Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
9.4 sec 16.9 sec @ 82.8 Motor Trend
SEL Sedan
Engine
1.8L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
7.8 sec 15.9 sec @ 89.2 Motor Trend

2014 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
SE Sedan
Engine
1.8L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
7.2 sec 15.8 sec @ 91 Car and Driver
SE Sedan
Engine
1.8L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
7.3 sec 15.5 sec @ 91 Car and Driver
SE Sedan
Engine
1.8L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
7.3 sec 15.5 sec @ 90.5 Motor Trend

2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLI Autobahn Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.4 sec 15.1 sec @ 95 Car and Driver
GLI Autobahn Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.5 sec 15.1 sec @ 93.5 Motor Trend
Hybrid SEL Premium Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4 + Elec 20kW 1.1-kWh
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
7.9 sec 16.2 sec @ 87 Car and Driver
Hybrid SEL Premium Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4 + Elec 20kW 1.1-kWh
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
7.9 sec 16 sec @ 88.5 Motor Trend
Hybrid SEL Premium Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4 + Elec 20kW 1.1-kWh
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
7.9 sec 16.1 sec @ 85.9 Motor Trend
Hybrid SEL Premium Sedan
Engine
1.4L Turbo I-4 + Elec 20kW 1.1-kWh
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
8 sec 16.2 sec @ 87 Motor Week
SEL Sedan
Engine
2.5L I-5
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.9 sec 16.7 sec @ 84 Car and Driver
TDI Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8 sec 16.2 sec @ 85 Car and Driver
TDI Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
8 sec 16.2 sec @ 86.3 Motor Trend
TDI SEL Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.4 sec 16.5 sec @ 83 Car and Driver

2012 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLI Autobahn Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.2 sec 15 sec @ 96 Car and Driver
GLI Autobahn Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.8 sec 15.1 sec @ 94 Car and Driver
GLI Autobahn Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.5 sec 15.1 sec @ 94.9 Motor Trend
TDI Premium w/Nav Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.1 sec 16.3 sec @ 86.1 Motor Trend

2011 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
S Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
11 sec 18.1 sec @ 79 Car and Driver
SEL Sedan
Engine
2.5L I-5
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
8.2 sec 16.6 sec @ 86 Car and Driver
SEL Sport Sedan
Engine
2.5L I-5
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
8.2 sec 16.5 sec @ 85.2 Motor Trend
SEL Sport Sedan
Engine
2.5L I-5
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.3 sec 16.2 sec @ 86.7 Motor Trend
SEL w/Sunroof Sedan
Engine
2.5L I-5
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.4 sec 16.5 sec @ 85 Car and Driver
TDI Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
7.8 sec 16.1 sec @ 85.7 Motor Trend
TDI Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8 sec 16.2 sec @ 85.1 Motor Trend
TDI Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
8.8 sec 16.6 sec @ 83.9 Motor Trend

2010 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
TDI Cup Edition Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
8.8 sec 16.8 sec @ 83 Car and Driver

2009 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
SportWagen TDI Wagon
Engine
2.0L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.9 sec 17 sec @ 83 Motor Week
TDI Diesel Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.1 sec 16.4 sec @ 84 Car and Driver
TDI Loyal Edition Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.4 sec 16.4 sec @ 83.6 Motor Trend

2006 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
2.5 Sedan
Engine
2.5L I-5
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
9.2 sec 16.8 sec @ 85 Car and Driver
GLI Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.4 sec 15.1 sec @ 93 Car and Driver
GLI Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
7.1 sec 15.5 sec @ 92 Car and Driver
GLI Sedan
Engine
2.0L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
7.1 sec 15.3 sec @ 91.9 Motor Trend
HPA Motorsports R GT Sedan
Engine
3.2L Twin-Turbo V6
Drive Type
AWD
Transmission
6A
4 sec 12.2 sec @ 118 Motor Trend
TDI Diesel Sedan
Engine
1.9L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
10.3 sec 17.6 sec @ 77 Car and Driver

2005 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
2.5 Sedan
Engine
2.5L I-5
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
9.1 sec 16.9 sec @ 85 Motor Week
Value Edition 2.5 Sedan
Engine
2.5L I-5
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
9.4 sec 16.9 sec @ 81.8 Motor Trend

2004 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLS TDI Sedan
Engine
1.9L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5A
11.2 sec 18.1 sec @ 75 Car and Driver
GLS TDI Sedan
Engine
1.9L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5A
11.3 sec 18.1 sec @ 74 Car and Driver

2002 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLS 1.8T Sedan
Engine
1.8L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
7.2 sec 15.7 sec @ 89 Car and Driver
GLX VR6 Wagon
Engine
2.8L V6
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
4A
7.2 sec 15.3 sec @ 86 Car and Driver
GLX VR6 Wagon
Engine
2.8L V6
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
7.5 sec 15.8 sec @ 91 Motor Week

2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLS TDI Sedan
Engine
1.9L Turbo Diesel I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
11.3 sec 18.3 sec @ 75 Motor Week
GLX VR6 Wagon
Engine
2.8L V6
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
4A
8.6 sec 16.5 sec @ 85.2 Road & Track

2000 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLS 1.8T Sedan
Engine
1.8L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
7.8 sec 16.1 sec @ 86.6 Motor Trend

1999 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLS VR6 Sedan
Engine
2.8L V6
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
7.8 sec 16 sec @ 89.5 Motor Trend

1994 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GL Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
10.1 sec 17.6 sec @ 79 Car and Driver
GLX VR6 Sedan
Engine
2.8L V6
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
6.9 sec 15.5 sec @ 91 Car and Driver

1990 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLI 16V Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
9.1 sec 16.8 sec @ 82.3 Road & Track

1988 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLI 16V Sedan
Engine
1.8L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
9.3 sec 16.8 sec @ 81 Car and Driver

1986 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GLI Sedan
Engine
1.8L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
10.37 sec 17.75 sec @ 77.4 Motor Trend

1985 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GL Sedan
Engine
1.8L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
11.8 sec 18.2 sec @ 75 Car and Driver
GLI Sedan
Engine
1.8L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
10.58 sec 17.84 sec @ 75.3 Motor Trend

1981 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Magic Stage II Coupe
Engine
1.6L Supercharger I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
10.1 sec 17.2 sec @ 78 Car and Driver

1980 Volkswagen Jetta

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Coupe
Engine
1.6L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
11.8 sec 18.1 sec @ 73 Car and Driver
Sedan
Engine
1.6L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5M
12.1 sec 18.4 sec @ 73 Road & Track

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