Jetta Driver Review – From A Family That Speaks VW, Fluently!

Volkwagen’s all-new 2019 Jetta ushers in the 4-door compact sedan’s seventh generation.

And at the experts at Ontario Volkswagen are happy to share with you, in VW-speak, that’s the Mark 7 or Mk7.

Melissa Chaney and her son Ryan came out to test drive the new VW packed with high-tech innovation.

Hear what the mother-son-driving-duo shared from their Jetta review in this test drive in this iDriveSoCal Podcast.

Jetta driver review

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Recorded @ Ontario Volkswagen

Real Volkwagen Jetta Driver Review

Melissa: I love all the digital display. It drives really smooth. Ambient lighting, how you can change the colors.

That’s what I like the best. It’s very roomy, comfortable, very soft seats.

Jetta Driver Review

All-new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

Ryan: It’s nice and smooth I like that it’s a bit fast. And it’s just an amazing car.

Tom: Welcome to iDriveSoCal, the podcast all about mobility from the automotive capital of the United States, Southern California.

“It was a lot of fun driving it. It drives really smooth.”

Tom Smith here, out at Ontario Volkswagen, the Los Angeles suburb of Ontario, California.  We are enjoying the launch party for the all-new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta.

Melissa Chaney is with me. She just got back from a test drive. Melissa, tell me about your experience.

Real Jetta Driver Review From Corona, California

Melissa: It was a lot of fun driving it. It drives really smooth.

The interior is amazing. I love how it’s set up. And, how the radio has been raised up on the dash instead of lower, so it’s better for your eyes to see that.

Jetta Driver Review Wheel

Seventh Generation VW Jetta

I love all the digital displays. It drives really smooth, it’s really nice. And very comfortable.

“The interior is amazing. I love how it’s set up. And, how the radio has been raised up on the dash instead of lower, so it’s better for your eyes to see that.”

Tom: So one of the things that we do on iDriveSoCal when we do vehicle reviews is we identify the top three things.

So I think you just rattled those off, but in order of your preference, Melissa, what are the top three things for you with regard to the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta?

Volkswagen Enthusiast – Top Jetta Features Reviewed

Melissa: Definitely interior. That wins be over, yes. The way it’s laid out. All the digital. Ambient lighting, how you can change the colors.

Tom: Right. That is cool.

Melissa: Pretty cool, yes. The navigation, also on your center cluster instead of off to the right-

Tom: Yep.

Volkswagen Jetta – Top-3 Features:

  1. Driver focused digital cockpit.
  2. Interior adjustable Ambient lighting.
  3. Spacious and luxurious interior.

Melissa: …in your radio, so it’s right there in your eyes. You’re not removing your eyes from the road.

That’s what I like the best. It’s very roomy, comfortable, very soft seats. Everything’s power, which I like.

Power seats, very nice.

Tom: Okay. Well, Melissa from Corona, thank you so much. I appreciate you being on iDriveSoCal.

Melissa: Thank you for having me.

Tom: Yes, yes, and thank you for driving the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta here at Ontario Volkswagen.

Family Review

I think real quick we’re going to put your son, Ryan, on the podcast. Come here, Ryan. How old are you, Ryan?

Ryan: 13.

Tom: Well, just a few. Literally, three years, you’re in business, huh?

So three years from now, are you a 2019 Jetta buyer?

Jetta Driver Review

Jetta Courtesy Of Ontario Volkswagen

Or actually three years from now, what you can do is just have your mom give the 2019 Jetta that she bought to you, right?

That’s a good 16th birthday present. What’d you like about the drive?

Ryan: It’s nice and smooth. It has a good interior. I like that it’s a bit fast. And it’s just an amazing car.

Tom: Smooth, good interior, fast, and an overall amazing car. Okay. You know it’s fast, but did you drive?

Ryan: No.

VW Jetta – Family Review Top-3:

  1. Spacious and luxurious interior.
  2. Purple ambient lighting.
  3. Smooth fast drive.

Tom: Okay, okay, you didn’t drive. Well, very good. Thank you for joining me.

Volkswagen Jetta @ Ontario VW

Is there anything else before we say goodbye, that you’d like to say about the 2019 Jetta? No, okay. Oh, was there one more thing?

Ryan: Oh, yeah, the lights.

2019 VW Jetta driver rear

2019 / Mark 7 VW Jetta

Tom: The lights. The ambient lighting inside. Yeah, that’s pretty cool, right? Changes colors. What’s your favorite color?

Ryan: Purple.

Tom: Yeah, that’s cool. All right. Well, excellent. Ryan Chaney from Corona, California, thank you so much for being on iDriveSoCal.

Thank you for coming out to the 2019 Jetta launch party here at Ontario Volkswagen. For iDriveSoCal, I’m Tom Smith. Thank you for listening.