A compact, five-passenger sedan, the 1998 Volkswagen Jetta offers excellent exterior styling and a wonderful fit and finish in the interior. The Jetta is available in a handful of trim levels. The base engine is a 2.0L four-cylinder which is rated at 115 hp and achieves over 30 mpg on the highway. A 1.9L four-cylinder turbodiesel engine is available which produces 149 lb-ft of torque and achieves an impressive 39 mpg city/50 mpg highway. A 2.8L V6 is also available which develops 172 hp.