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2012 Volkswagen Jetta

Pros

  • Spacious interior and trunk
  • well-equipped
  • smart electronics interface
  • fuel-efficient diesel model.

Cons

  • Lackluster interior materials
  • sluggish throttle with automatic
  • numb steering
  • wheezy base engine.

Used 2012 Volkswagen Jetta for Sale

Volkswagen Jetta 2012 TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
95,022 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
TDI
(61)
Lindsay Volkswagen of Dulles
3.8 mi away
List$9,422
Est.Loan: $176/mo
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$259 Below Market
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ONE OWNER, PREMIUM WITH NAV!, Jetta TDI 2.0, 2.0L TDI Diesel Turbocharged, 6-Speed Automatic DSG, White Gold, Titan Black w/Titan Black V-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim, Navigation System. 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI White Gold 2.0 CARFAX One-Owner. FWD 6-Speed Automatic DSG 2.0L TDI Diesel Turbocharged 30/42 City/Highway MPG
Volkswagen Jetta 2012 TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M)
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Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
TDI
E Trade Auto Sales
8.8 mi away
List$9,900
Est.Loan: $185/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2012 SEL PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
67,313 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
SEL PZEV
(6)
Ourisman Chantilly Toyota
9 mi away
List$9,990
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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$275 Below Market
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Recent Arrival!CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. 31/24 Highway/City MPG2012 Dark Blue Volkswagen Jetta 4D Sedan SEL 2.5 FWD 6-Speed Automatic 2.5L 5-Cylinder DOHCOurisman Chantilly Toyota...Let us help make this the best car buying experience you have had!!! Call the Used Car Manager Ash Sharma at 703-378-2121 and remember our Ourisman Lifetime Edge!!! *Qualified vehicles come with Ourisman's Lifetime engine Guarantee!
Volkswagen Jetta 2012 TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M)
45,207 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
TDI
(3)
Rosenthal Fairfax Honda
15.1 mi away
List$10,991
Est.Loan: $205/mo
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**RECENT ARRIVAL**2012 VOLSWAGEN JETTA 5 SPEED WITH GREAT GAS MILES WITH**4-WHEEL DISC BRAKES** 6-SPEAKER SOUND SYSTEM**ABS BRAKES** AIR CONDITIONING** ALLOY WHEELS** AM/FM RADIO: SIRIUSXM** BRAKE ASSIST** CD PLAYER** DUAL FRONT IMPACT AIRBAGS** DUAL FRONT SIDE IMPACT AIRBAGS** ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL** FRONT READING LIGHTS** HEATED FRONT SEATS** LEATHER SHIFT KNOB** POWER STEERING** POWER WINDOWS** REAR READING LIGHTS** REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY** SECURITY SYSTEM** SPEED-SENSING STEERING** TILT STEERING WHEEL** TRACTION CONTROL** TRIP COMPUTER** CARFAX ONE-OWNER*** BUY WITH CONFIDENCE! * 7 DAY EXCHANGE POLICY ON EVERY PURCHASE * OUR VEHICLES RECEIVE QUALITY INSPECTIONS AND ARE SERVICED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS. CALL ONE OF OUR SALES SPECIALISTS AT 1-877-638-7532 TO SCHEDULE YOUR PURCHASE.
Volkswagen Jetta 2012 TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
44,768 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
TDI
(6)
Stohlman Volkswagen
15.3 mi away
List$10,902
Est.Loan: $204/mo
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$300 Below Market
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VW JETTA TDI 2.0 ** CLEAN CARFAX ** ONE OWNER ** 16 ALLOY WHEELS ** BLUETOOTH ** SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO ** LEATHERETTE SEATS ** HEATED SEATS ** OUR VEHICLES RECEIVE QUALITY INSPECTIONS AND ARE SERVICED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS..STOHLMAN HAS BEEN SERVING THE AREA FOR OVER 80 YEARS.
Volkswagen Jetta 2012 SE PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Convenience (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
73,226 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
SE PZEV
Fitzgerald Genesis
20.2 mi away
List$7,888
Est.Loan: $148/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2012 TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M)
88,205 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
TDI
(13)
Sheehy Volkswagen of Springfield
24.1 mi away
List$7,989
Est.Loan: $149/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2012 SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
77,487 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
SE PZEV
CarMax
25.1 mi away
List$10,598
Est.Loan: $198/mo
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NC, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Short Term Rental,Fleet
Volkswagen Jetta 2012 SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M)
60,285 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
SE PZEV
The Frederick Motor Company
26.8 mi away
List$8,000
Est.Loan: $150/mo
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$220 Below Market
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CARFAX 1-Owner, Maryland State Inspected, No Accidents, Cruise Control, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, 2.5L 5-Cylinder DOHC, Titan Black w/Titan Black V-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim, Air Conditioning, Brake assist, CD player, Electronic Stability Control, Rear window defroster. Odometer is 38069 miles below market average! 23/33 City/Highway MPG
Volkswagen Jetta 2012 SE PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Convenience, Sunroof (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
55,100 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
SE PZEV
(1)
Sheehy Honda
28.9 mi away
List$8,910
Est.Loan: $167/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2012
69,112 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
SE PZEV
Prestige Motor Company in Temple Hills
33 mi away
List$7,995
Est.Loan: $150/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2012 SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A)
81,956 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
SE
(5)
Gorilla Motors
33.1 mi away
List$7,977
Est.Loan: $149/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2012 TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M)
45,783 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
TDI
Ourisman of Waldorf Volkswagen
41.8 mi away
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Est.Loan: $205/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2012 TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
62,387 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
TDI
Carvana - Washington DC
46 mi away
List$12,100
Est.Loan: $226/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2012 TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M)
25,682 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
TDI
(11)
Antwerpen Volkswagen
48.5 mi away
List$11,750
Est.Loan: $220/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Gold 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0 FWD 6-Speed Manual 2.0L TDI Diesel TurbochargedRecent Arrival! Odometer is 48089 miles below market average! 4230 HighwayCity MPG***Every Internet Price includes current applicable dealer discounts. Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, any dealer-installed options (if applicable) and a $699 dealer processing fee (Virginia, North Carolina) $300 MD. Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer. Maryland state inspection is excluded from some units price. A $1000 Discount is added for using our finance*****
Volkswagen Jetta 2012
131,525 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
TDI
TJ Auto Sales
49.6 mi away
List$8,497
Est.Loan: $159/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2012 TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M)
52,930 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
TDI
Fitzgerald Volkswagen
51.3 mi away
List$11,685
Est.Loan: $218/mo
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Volkswagen Jetta 2012 TDI 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)
33,383 miles
Used 2012
Volkswagen Jetta
TDI
(45)
Alpha Motor Sports
52.5 mi away
List$11,000
Est.Loan: $206/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta is roomy and more affordable than ever. But there's also not a whole lot to help this sedan stand out against other more dynamic competitors.

vehicle overview

The Volkswagen Jetta once presented a good middle ground between Japanese compact sedans and entry-level German luxury. It offered a sturdy chassis, tasteful interior materials and enough sport to make the package lively around town. Most buyers felt the premium quality was worth the extra price of admission. But Volkswagen thought the premium price discouraged an even greater amount of shoppers. So last year it made its redesigned Jetta a centerpiece of an aggressive new pricing strategy.

The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta carries on the work of its redesigned predecessor largely unchanged. No longer simply a Golf with a traditional trunk, the Jetta offers a longer wheelbase and more rear seat room than VW's compact hatchback. And indeed, the Jetta is very roomy for its class, particularly in the backseat. Standard features are generous and the top trim level and diesel variants get the premium Fender audio system with a touchscreen interface.

Mostly, though, there's price. The Jetta is now fully competitive with other small sedans in terms of price and feature content, and on top of that you still get the VW image. But the new sedan's obvious cost-cutting comes at the expense of details that used to give the Jetta an edge. For example, soft-touch interior materials have been replaced with a harder, more industrial-grade finish on all but the priciest SEL Premium model. There are no more rear-seat air vents and the front armrest is no longer adjustable. Rear drum brakes supplant rear discs on lower trims, and the rear suspension now features a less sophisticated design.

How much this matters depends on your perspective. Although Volkswagen might have forsaken its core buyers, the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta is still a solid choice for a small or midsize sedan. Its spacious interior, standard features, comfortable ride and optional fuel-efficient diesel engine keep it competitive with other top choices like the Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Mazda 3 and Suzuki Kizashi. We certainly suggest taking some test-drives to find out whether this latest VW Jetta is right for you.

2012 Volkswagen Jetta configurations

The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta is a midsize sedan available in Base, S, SE, SEL, SEL Premium and TDI trim levels. The Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen is reviewed separately, as is the performance-oriented GLI, which is a Jetta fitted with the GTI's sporty hardware.

The Jetta Base is a stripped-down model that comes with 15-inch steel wheels, power locks and windows, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, height-adjustable front seats, cloth upholstery and a 60/40 split-folding rear seat. The S adds keyless entry, air-conditioning, power/heated mirrors and a four-speaker sound system with a CD player and auxiliary audio jack. Opting for an S model with a sunroof also gains a front center console and cruise control.

The Jetta SE gets a more powerful engine, 16-inch steel wheels, cruise control, a front center armrest and storage compartment, a rear-seat center armrest, a trunk pass-through and premium vinyl upholstery. The SE Convenience package adds 16-inch alloy wheels, heated windshield washer nozzles, heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth and a six-speaker sound system with satellite radio and an iPod interface. A sunroof can be added to the Convenience package and with it comes a premium six-speaker sound system with a touchscreen interface, SD memory card reader and a six-CD changer.

The SEL includes all the SE's optional equipment (other than the sunroof, which is a stand-alone option), plus 17-inch alloy wheels, rear disc brakes, foglamps, chrome exterior trim, keyless ignition/entry, manual front seat lumbar adjustment, a trip computer and a navigation system. Stepping up to the SEL Premium adds black-accented 17-inch wheels, higher-quality dashboard materials and two-tone sport seats.

The Jetta TDI with its turbodiesel engine is equipped similarly to an SE with the Convenience and Sunroof packages. It gets the SEL's rear disc brakes and trip computer as well. When equipped with the optional navigation system, the TDI also gets foglamps, exterior chrome trim, keyless ignition/entry, manual front seat lumbar adjustment and the touchscreen navigation/stereo interface.

2012 Highlights

Fully redesigned last model year, the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta features only minor changes. The SEL and TDI trim levels now offer a Fender audio system, while last year's Sport package for the SEL has been discontinued.

Performance & mpg

The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta Base and S come with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 115 horsepower and 125 pound-feet of torque. A five-speed manual transmission is standard and a six-speed automatic is optional. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 23 mpg city/29 mpg highway and 25 combined with the automatic and 24/34/28 with the manual. These numbers go up slightly if you use premium gasoline.

The Jetta SE, SEL and SEL Premium get a 2.5-liter inline-5 that produces 170 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. It gets the same transmission choices as the 2.0-liter inline-4. Its EPA-estimated fuel economy is actually quite similar, with 24/31/27 for the automatic and 23/33/26 for the manual. Jetta SE and SEL models sold in California-emissions states can also earn super-clean PZEV emissions certification. In Edmunds performance testing, a manual-equipped Jetta SEL went from zero to 60 mph in 8.4 seconds -- a good time for a midsize sedan with this type of fuel economy.

The Jetta TDI features a turbocharged 2.0-liter diesel inline-4 that produces 140 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual is standard and Volkswagen's six-speed dual-clutch automated manual gearbox is optional. In Edmunds performance testing, a Jetta TDI hustled from zero to 60 mph in 8.6 seconds. With either transmission, estimated fuel economy stands at an excellent 30/42/34.

Safety

The 2012 VW Jetta comes standard with traction and stability control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and active front head restraints. All Jettas have antilock brakes with brake assist; however, the S and SE have rear drums. The SEL trims and the TDI get rear discs. In Edmunds brake testing of an SEL with summer tires, the Jetta came to a stop from 60 mph in a better-than-average 117 feet. The TDI with all-season tires closed the same distance in a more disappointing 135 feet.

In government crash tests, the Jetta earned an overall score of four stars (out of a possible five). Within that rating, it earned four stars for overall front crash protection and five stars for overall side-impact protection. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Jetta its best possible rating of "Good" in the frontal-offset, side and roof strength tests.

Driving

The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta remains a very German car in its solid, substantial feel. Though the steering has a small dead spot on-center and a somewhat artificial feel, it's quick and precise enough when guiding the Jetta through corners. The car's ride quality is also quite agreeable and the suspension easily soaks up most road irregularities.

The base 2.0-liter engine is wheezy and gets no better fuel economy than the 2.5; we'd strongly recommend avoiding this one. While not the smoothest or richest-sounding engine in its class, the 2.5-liter five-cylinder is definitely the better choice. We've noticed, however, an annoying, delayed throttle response when this engine is paired with the six-speed automatic.

Though it's notably more expensive than the 2.5-equipped SE and SEL, the TDI is a keen choice thanks to its meaty low-end torque and frugal fuel economy. The manual would again be a preferred choice, though the DSG, with its automated and manual modes, works well as a best-of-both-worlds choice.

Interior

When the new Jetta bowed last year, its interior disappointed us. Build quality was still tight, but the materials that once gave the Jetta its premium feel had been replaced by cheap, hard surfaces. For 2012, the SEL Premium trim gets some of those nicer materials back, but the Jetta used to stand out because even the lowliest trim level felt more special than the average compact sedan. Regardless of trim, some of the small features that used to set the Jetta apart are still MIA, including a height- and length-adjustable center armrest, rear-seat air vents and infinitely adjustable front backrests. The Jetta Sportwagen, still based on the Golf, has these features and is a nicer car for them.

That said, the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta is spacious enough for a full-size adult to sit comfortably in back with room to spare. Its 15.5-cubic-foot trunk is actually bigger than the Honda Accord's, a car that competes in a larger class. And the interior, while downgraded, still offers a clean and unfussy design. We particularly like the available touchscreen stereo interface and its redundant dial knob that's ideal for controlling an iPod. The associated navigation system, however, is a bit of a letdown due to the small screen and limited amount of displayed information.


Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

This car saved my life
skappler1,04/26/2012
I loved my Volkswagen Jetta, bought a new 2012 SE with Convenience and Sunroof. It was a dark, rainy, and foggy night and i was traveling at around 40mph when i failed to see a stop sign and went right through an intersection. My Jetta was hit on the left side causing both driver and passenger side airbags to deploy. The vehicle then struck a tree and spun around once again before coming to a halt in someones front lawn. The car had immediatley shut itself off, activated the hazards and unlocked all the doors. My friend and i both walked away from the incident. The police all had agreed that had i not been in a car as safe as the Jetta, my friend and i could have both been easily killed
SE, Same old VW!
jkali860,02/16/2012
While the Base and S (4 cylinder 115-hp) models are not like previous VW's, the SE model (5 cylinder 170-hp) holds up the VW's reputation. I am extremely pleased with my purchase (2012 SE manual W/ Convenience) . I was a bit hesitant to look at new Jetta's due to the awful reviews. After I did some research, the SE model and above is a totally different car than the S and Base models. You get a low price for an extremely basic car. But the SE, SEL, and TDI all have a lot to be pleased about. Don't believe the bad reviews stand for all the Jetta models, only the Base and S. With a different engine, transmission and interior, the SE model and above is a totally different car.
Why so many bad reviews?
vic40,04/14/2012
I don't understand why there are so many complaints about the New Jetta. After looking at everything, I settled on the smartly priced Jetta S with Sunroof and manual trans. Admittedly, it's no speed merchant, but it does just fine, has no trouble keeping up, and returns decent mileage in the process. I just don't see how you can look at most of the direct competition and find the Jetta lacking. The Americans are either too small (Fiesta and Sonic) or more expensive (Focus and Cruze). The Japanese competitors are just crappy. Complaints about the Jetta's interior??? Seen a Civic lately? Yikes! And perhaps most importantly, all 6'3" of me fits in the Jetta with room to spare in back.
FIRST VW PROVES COMFORTABLE, QUIET, QUICK
openwheeler,06/15/2012
Picked it up 5/31 and this Candy White with Corn silk/Black accent interior has proven to be a handsome, comfortable second family car. Critics of the interior materials were too harsh. The leatherette is more attractive and comfortable than we expected. Just returned from a round trip to PGH. My 6 foot plus son did not find the rear seats tiring or cramped. Very smooth ride and honestly quieter than our Accord on the road. The engine is a bit "throaty" but the slight rumble doesn't sound weak or cheap. Solid feel. In 'S' mode you get all the kick you need for passing fun. Low end torque takes a bit of getting used too but that comes quickly. Confident handling. Touch screen radio is cool.
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Features & Specs

MPG
24 city / 31 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
170 hp @ 5700 rpm
MPG
24 city / 31 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
170 hp @ 5700 rpm
MPG
24 city / 31 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
170 hp @ 5700 rpm
MPG
30 city / 42 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automated manual
Diesel
140 hp @ 4000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover12.1%

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Used 2012 Volkswagen Jetta Overview

The Used 2012 Volkswagen Jetta is offered in the following submodels: Jetta Sedan, Jetta Diesel. Available styles include SE PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Convenience, Sunroof (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SE PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Convenience (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SE 4dr Sedan w/Convenience (2.5L 5cyl 6A), TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM), SE 4dr Sedan w/Convenience, Sunroof (2.5L 5cyl 6A), S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M), TDI 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M), S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6A), TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M), SEL PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SEL Premium PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), SEL 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), TDI 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM), SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM), SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), S 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof (2.0L 4cyl 6A), TDI 4dr Sedan w/Premium, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6M), SE PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Convenience, Sunroof (2.5L 5cyl 5M), SE PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M), SE PZEV 4dr Sedan w/Convenience (2.5L 5cyl 5M), SE 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M), SEL Premium 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 6A), S 4dr Sedan w/Sunroof (2.0L 4cyl 5M), 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6A), 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M), SEL PZEV 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M), SE 4dr Sedan w/Convenience (2.5L 5cyl 5M), SEL 4dr Sedan (2.5L 5cyl 5M), and SE 4dr Sedan w/Convenience, Sunroof (2.5L 5cyl 5M).

What's a good price on a Used 2012 Volkswagen Jetta?

Save up to $613 on one of 45 Used 2012 Volkswagen Jetta for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $5,977 as of11/19/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2012 Volkswagen Jetta trim styles:

  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI is priced between $7,989 and$14,990 with odometer readings between 0 and131525 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SE PZEV is priced between $6,500 and$10,598 with odometer readings between 55100 and103912 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Jetta S is priced between $5,977 and$7,890 with odometer readings between 78559 and117648 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SE is priced between $7,977 and$10,998 with odometer readings between 75211 and81956 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SEL PZEV is priced between $6,977 and$9,990 with odometer readings between 64303 and67313 miles.

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Shop Edmunds' car, SUV, and truck listings of over 6 million vehicles to find a cheap new, used, or certified pre-owned (CPO) 2012 Volkswagen Jetta for sale near. There are currently 45 used and CPO 2012 Jettas listed for sale in your area, with list prices as low as $5,977 and mileage as low as 0 miles. Simply research the type of car you're interested in and then select a used car from our massive database to find cheap prew-owned vehicles for sale near you. Once you have identified a used vehicle you're interested in, check the Carfax and Autocheck vehicle history reports, read dealer reviews, and find out what other owners paid for the Used 2012 Volkswagen Jetta. Then select Edmunds special offers, perks, deals, and incentives to contact the dealer of your choice and save up to $613 on a used or CPO 2012 Jetta available from a dealership near you.

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Find a used Volkswagen Jetta for sale - 4 great deals out of 10 listings starting at $20,774.

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Should I lease or buy a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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