Volkswagen Jetta SE
The Volkswagen Jetta SE is a higher end model of this seriously popular small family saloon. It looks great, drives well, and has masses of appeal thanks to a practical setup, high quality finish and great overall versatility. What you get is a motor that demonstrates the ingenuity of VW’s designers, and always wants to perform for a broad range of drivers, including executives. With a good amount of equipment and impressive safety and reliability scores, it certainly does everything right, and engines range from 1.4 to 2.0 litre petrols, in addition to 1.6 to 2.0 litre diesels. Always a good performer, it’s nicely economical too.
The Volkswagen Jetta SE certainly raises the bar in terms of design, with a sleek profile, loads of nice curves and a front end that’s friendly but means business. Inside the cabin there’s a positive atmosphere, with a load of light, plenty of space and a premium finish quality on all surfaces; you even get 527 litres of boot space which keeps things very practical indeed. The extensive kit list includes alloy wheels, CD stereo, media connectivity, airbags, electric windows, air conditioning, driver assists, chrome trim finish, remote locking, service indicator, heated mirrors and considerably more. Out on the road it’s agile, responsive, composed and always keen and eager to get moving. You’ll pay £6,000 used.