What makes the 2019 Jetta R-line different than other trims?

By Product Expert | Posted in VW Jetta on Monday, October 7th, 2019 at 1:54 pm
2019 Volkswagen Jetta red side view

What is the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line trim?

Does the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta intrigue you? This is an attractive model with plenty to offer, but there is one trim in particular that stands out among the crowd. That is the R-line trim. What is the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-line trim? We have your answers right here.

Unique R-line wheels on the Jetta R-Line

One thing you will notice about the Jetta R-Line immediately is that it comes with a unique set of wheels. These are 17-inch rims. The only other trim that comes with rims this size is the top SEL Premium. Those SEL Premium rims are different though. The R-Line rims feature a dark finish with a refined design.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line badgeExterior differences for the Jetta R-Line

The Jetta R-Line features unique badging, but it also adds some black details. The grille, side mirrors, and rear sport valance, all have a unique black look to them not found on other trims.

Also, the R-Line trim adds fog lights which are not only useful but look gorgeous.


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2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line interiorInterior differences for the Volkswagen Jetta R-Line

The R-Line Jetta trim is the first trim to get leatherette seating, but once again it features a unique treatment. The Jetta R-line has a titan black and storm gray interior that is inviting, elegant, and serious.

Volkswagen V-Tex leatherette manages to capture the feel of leather without the cost and with a little more durability making it a wonderful addition to the 2019 Jetta R-Line.

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta blue back viewDoes the R-Jetta R-Line have any exclusive features?

Other than its rims and various exterior touches, the Jetta R-line is also the only trim to come with a cross differential system or XDS. This system applies braking pressure to individual front wheels to affect a better turn.

Basically, the inside wheel gets a little extra brake force in an effort to use the brakes to steer the car.

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How much does the 2019 Jetta R-Line cost?

The Jetta has an affordable price tag with a starting MSRP of $18,745. The SE trim, which is right below the R-Line trim as a starting MSRP of $22,395, and the R-line trim adds just $850 to the MSRP for a total MSRP of just $23,245. That’s a low price tag for all this style!

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