Photo of 2019 Jetta's compact sedan courtesy of Volkswagen.

Photo of 2019 Jetta's compact sedan courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen's seventh-generation Jetta will retail for at least $19,395, including delivery fees, when it arrives at dealer lots by July 1. The price is $100 lower than the outgoing model, Volkswagen has announced.

Volkswagen is offering the Jetta in five trim grades, including the base S, SE, R-Line, SEL, and SEL Premium. Pricing has been set at $23,005 for the SE, $23,845 for the R-Line, $25,265 for the SEL, and $27,785 for the SEL Premium. All prices include an $850 delivery fee.

Volkswagen will offer several optional packages with the compact sedan, including the Driver's Assistance package ($450) on S that includes forward collision warning, autonomous braking, blind spot monitor with rear traffic alert, and heated side mirrors. A Cold Weather package ($495) is available on SE and above that includes a heated steering wheel, heated rear seats, heated windshield wiper park and washer nozzles, and remote start.

The 2019 Jetta is built on Volkswagen's Modular Transverse Matrix architecture that gives is a longer wheelbase. The 1.4-liter turbocharged and direct-injection TSI engine carries over. All trims will include standard rear-view cameras.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet