Compact Car, Big Trunk - 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Long-Term Road Test

2011 Volkswagen Jetta Long-Term Road Test

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI: Compact Car, Big Trunk

November 03, 2011

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Our long-term 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI has been getting creamed over here for its driveability.
But we can't knock its utility.

For a Compact sedan, it has a big trunk. Check out the pic above: those are 2 international-travel size, big suitcases. They fit, no problem. On the jump you'll see 4 carry-stand golf bags that fit in there. I easily could fit in a fifth. Impressive.

If you check the Edmunds comparator (a great tool, btw), you can see that the cargo capacity of the Jetta TDI is 15.5 cu ft, while the Civic, Corolla, Mazda 3, and Cruze are at 12.0, 12.3, 11.8, and 15.4, respectively. Hmmm... the Cruze has good luggage space too.

Albert Austria, Senior VE Engineer @ 13,460 miles

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