Volkswagen Jetta Wagon Information

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Volkswagen Jetta Wagon Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 6 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 238 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2005 2005 Volkswagen Jetta 4-DR. w/SAB Early Release Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 4 4 Not Rated
2005 2005 Volkswagen Jetta 4-DR. w/SAB Later Release Not Rated 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2004 2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4-DR. Wagon w/SAB Not Rated 5 5 Not Rated Not Rated 4
2004 2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 4 4 4
2003 2003 Volkswagen Jetta 4-DR. Wagon w/SAB Not Rated 5 5 Not Rated Not Rated 4
2003 2003 Volkswagen Jetta 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 4 4 4
2002 2002 Volkswagen Jetta 4-DR. Wagon w/SAB Not Rated 5 5 Not Rated Not Rated 4
2002 2002 Volkswagen Jetta 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 4 4 4
2001 2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 4 4 4

Fuel Efficiency

Volkswagen has manufactured models of Jetta Wagon for 5 years. They average 25.7 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2005 Jetta Wagon below average at 24 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2005 Jetta Wagon to be $1,600 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $750 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Jetta Wagon consumes about 14 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2005 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon 24 28 21
2004 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon 24 28 21
2003 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon 23 28 21
2002 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon 20 26 17
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon 20 26 17

MPG breakdown by model options

The Volkswagen Jetta Wagon has 30 different model options on record with the EPA since 2001. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2005 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 24 29 21
2005 4-dr, Automatic (S5), 4-cyl, 1.8 L 22 27 19
2005 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.9 L 34 39 31
2005 4-dr, Automatic (S5), 4-cyl, 1.9 L 32 39 28
2005 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 27 20
2005 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 28 21
2004 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 24 28 21
2004 4-dr, Automatic (S5), 4-cyl, 1.8 L 22 27 19
2004 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.9 L 35 42 31
2004 4-dr, Automatic (S5), 4-cyl, 1.9 L 32 39 28
2004 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 27 20
2004 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 28 21
2003 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.9 L 33 40 29
2003 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.9 L 39 45 35
2003 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 22 27 20
2003 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 28 21
2003 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 24 28 21
2003 4-dr, Automatic (S5), 4-cyl, 1.8 L 22 27 19
2002 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 24 29 21
2002 4-dr, Automatic (S5), 4-cyl, 1.8 L 22 27 19
2002 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.9 L 33 40 29
2002 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.9 L 39 45 35
2002 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 22 26 20
2002 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 29 21
2002 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.8 L 19 24 17
2002 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.8 L 20 26 17
2001 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 22 26 20
2001 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 29 21
2001 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 2.8 L 19 24 17
2001 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 2.8 L 20 26 17