2018 VW Jetta Driving Through a Forest Road

2018 VW Jetta Gets J.D. Power “Most Appealing Compact Car” Top Ranking

There are many things to like about the 2018 VW Jetta, such as its affordable price tag, fun-to-drive nature, comfortable cabin, and a plethora of premium features. Owners of the 2018 Jetta agree, for in a study conducted by J.D. Power, it earned the top ranking as the “Most Appealing Compact Car.”

VW Jetta and J.D. Power 2018 Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout (APEAL) Study

For the 2018 Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout (APEAL) Study, J.D. Power examined how rewarding a new vehicle is to own and drive, based on owner evaluations of 77 vehicle attributes in 10 categories. This is the fifth time that the Jetta has ranked highest in the compact car category, which is comprised of 18 vehicles for 2018.

“This award further validates the Jetta as an exceptionally competitive offering in the compact sedan segment. The all-new 2019 Jetta recently joined the lineup and we hope it will be as successful as the previous generation.” – Werner Eichhorn as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, VW North American Region

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Additional Volkswagen Rankings for J.D. Power Study

In addition to the VW Jetta, three other Volkswagen models ranked highly for the J.D. Power study. The Golf (Compact Car) and Tiguan (Compact SUV) ranked second in their respective categories, and the Atlas was ranked fourth in the Midsize SUV segment.

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