Top 4 Best Things About the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta

Posted Wednesday, May 25, 2022

If you're looking for a reliable, spacious, and affordable family vehicle, getting a used 2016 Volkswagen Jetta is an excellent option. Surprisingly, this model has a capable engine. It also has a decent fuel-efficiency rating, making it perfect for those who want to save money on fuel. If you're still unsure if the Volkswagen Jetta is right for you, you should know the four best things about it.

Capable Engine

The 2016 Volkswagen Jetta has different trim levels, but the 1.4T SE trim provides the best value for money. This compact sedan offers a smooth and comfortable driving experience, thanks to its capable powertrain. Powering this model is a 1.4-liter four-cylinder turbo engine with 150 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. This is a front-wheel-drive vehicle with a six-speed automatic transmission. The Jetta earns an EPA fuel-efficiency rating of 28 mpg for city driving and 39 mpg for highway driving.

Impressive Features

All trim levels of the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta have cruise control, air conditioning, full power accessories, heated mirrors, and keyless entry. A tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and a height-adjustable driver seat ensure that you'll find a comfortable driving position. The car also includes an infotainment system featuring a five-inch touchscreen, a four-speaker audio system, Bluetooth connectivity, a CD player, and a SiriusXM satellite radio. The SE trim has upgraded features that include 16-inch alloy wheels, heated windshield washer nozzles, heated front seats, a front center armrest, and a push-button start.

Simple No-nonsense Interior

The 2016 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T SE has a simple interior that is perfect for fans of minimalism. The dashboard is made from a nondescript yet elegant soft-touch material with a low sheen. The Jetta is known for its spacious cabin, and the 2016 version is no exception. It has one of the biggest cabins in the compact sedan and hatchback segments. Its 15.7 cubic feet of trunk space is as big as the trunk space of larger vehicles.

It's a Safe Vehicle

The Volkswagen Jetta is also known to be a generally safe vehicle. It has anti-lock disc brakes, traction and stability control, active front head restraints, front side airbags, and side curtain airbags. The 1.4T SE model enjoys the added safety and convenience of having a backup camera.

The Jetta earned five out of five stars for overall safety and total side-impact protection and four stars for total front-impact protection. The model also got a “Good” crash rating, the highest possible rating in the frontal-offset impact tests. The Jetta also got the highest score for the side-impact, roof strength, and seat/head restraint tests of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Jetta's brakes are also reliable. The car can come to a full stop from 60 mph in 118 feet.

Lucky Car Ducky in Fresno, CA, offers a used 2016 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T SE in excellent condition. The good news is that you can have it for just $11,350. It has a white exterior and an odometer reading of 136,478 miles. Call or send us a message if you want to take the Jetta for a test drive or if you want to know more about this vehicle.