2023 Volkswagen Jetta GLI: price, technical specifications, fuel economy, etc.

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The Jetta is a must-have sedan in the Volkswagen lineup. And for those who want to have more fun behind the wheel, the GLI version is the ideal car! Discover the specs of the 2023 Volkswagen GLI with VW Complex 440.

Your Volkswagen dealer on the North Shore of Montreal, near Montreal-North and Terrebonne, tells you more about the price of the 2023 Volkswagen Jetta GLI. Take advantage of our Volkswagen promotions in Laval!

Prix et versions de la Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2023

The GLI is itself a version of the Jetta sedan; its two versions are in fact a choice between the manual or automatic transmission. The 2023 Volkswagen Jetta GLI with a starting price of $32,295 is the one with a manual transmission.

For an automatic transmission, you will have to choose the 2023 Jetta GLI with a starting price of $33,695.

The price of the 2023 Jetta GLI also varies depending on the options you choose - or the ones you want to remove! By the way, Volkswagen car financing plan adapts to your reality for a stress-free purchase.

Interior and exterior design

The GLI stands out from the rest of the lineup with distinctive touches, including a red “GLI” logo on the grille. A red line runs across the front grille, and red is the color of choice for this sporty sedan, which also features a dual exhaust system and large 18-inch wheels.

cockpit view of a 2023 VW Jetta GLI

With the 2023 Volkswagen Jetta GLI, which has a starting price listed above, you get a lot of luxury features, including:

  • Leather seats
  • Dark Hairline Red decorative inserts
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • And much more!

The Jetta GLI interior also features 10-color ambient lighting for a unique in-car experience.

Dimensions of the 2023 VW Jetta GLI

The Volkswagen Jetta GLI is a bit longer and taller than other vehicles in the Jetta lineup. Its dimensions are:

  • 4,705 mm in length
  • 1,799 mm in width
  • 1,470 mm in height
  • 2,686 mm wheelbase

Engine and power

The GLI is the Volkswagen sedan for those who like sporty driving without spending a fortune. With its 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, it develops 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque!

What’s more, it benefits from a sporty, 4-wheel independent suspension and adaptive dampers for a more inspiring drive. It can be equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox (DSG): the choice is yours!

front view of a 2023 VW Jetta GLI

2023 VW Jetta GLI: fuel consumption

The 2023 Volkswagen Jetta GLI with a combined fuel consumption of 7.9 L/100 km offers you good performance with little fuel. Manual or automatic transmission, it’s the same combined consumption; the differences on the road and in the city are minimal.

2023 VW Jetta GLI: cargo volume

The compact sedan includes a 399-liter trunk. However, the seats can be lowered, making it easier to carry longer items when you need them!

Let’s talk about the available VW technologies

The GLI is at the top of the range, and this is also evident in its technologies. In addition to the 8-inch touchscreen and wireless integration of Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto® apps, it includes standard navigation as well as wireless charging!

Its audio system is also top-notch, and its digital instrument cluster measures 10.25 inches. Finally, there’s a host of driver assistance technologies, including adaptive cruise control with lane tracking.

steering wheel and dashboard view of a 2023 VW Jetta GLI

2022 Jetta GLI vs. 2023 Jetta GLI: what’s new?

The new 2023 Jetta includes several upgrades, including a new steering wheel and more intuitive touch controls for the infotainment system. More specifically, the GLI gets new 18-inch wheels in black, called “Phantom Black.” Check out our 2022 Jetta GLI blog to learn more about the car!


Once again, Volkswagen Canada does not disappoint with the GLI, a true darling of automotive critics. At a more than reasonable price, it offers a superior level of equipment and competitive driving pleasure.

Find your 2023 Jetta GLI for sale in Laval, or choose one of our used Volkswagens models! The team at Complexe VW 440 awaits you on the North Shore of Montreal, between Terrebonne and Montreal-North.

2023 VW Jetta GLI: price and technical specifications

To conclude, here are the prices and specs of the 2023 Volkswagen Jetta GLI:

Features Jetta GLI Manual Jetta GLI Automatic
Price $32 295 $33 695
Transmission Manual 6-speed Automatic 7-speed DSG
Engine 2.0-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged
Power/Torque 228 horsepower/258 lb-ft
Cargo capacity 399 liters
rear side view of a 2023 VW Jetta GLI in a desert at sunset