2020 Volkswagen Jetta Trim Comparison: S vs SE vs R-Line

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The 2020 Volkswagen Jetta is a compact sedan with a starting price of under $20,000. At such an affordable price point, it’s an attractive option for many potential buyers. So, whether you’re just weighing your options or have decided on the 2020 Jetta already, it’s good to have as much information as possible. We can help out with that.

Here’s our comparison of the 2020 Jetta S, SE, and R-Line trims. Learn more about the standard and available features for each below.




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S Features

The Jetta S (and all other trims) are powered by a 1.4-liter turbo-four. It pumps out 147 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. The S trim comes standard with a six-speed manual, but an eight-speed automatic is available. Drivetrain is FWD. Standard features include Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, a 6.5-inch touchscreen, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a rearview camera. The available Driver Assistance package includes forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking and blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert.

SE Features

The SE trim only comes with an eight-speed automatic. Other standard equipment includes synthetic leather upholstery, heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, a panoramic sunroof, and push-button start. All the features from the Jetta S Driver Assistive package are also included. The available Cold Weather package adds remote start, heated rear seats, and a heated steering wheel.

R-Line Features

The R-Line trim changes up quite a few things. For starters, it adds and alters some styling elements. Mechanically, the R-Line trim comes standard with the six-speed manual and an electronic differential lock. The eight-speed automatic is available. The R-Line also gets fog lights and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The Cold Weather package from the SE is also available on the R-Line.

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