Reliability: Vehicle has received all standard maintenance checks and has never had any issues.
Interior: Interior is simple but well appointed. No frills, but there is an AUX port. The shifter and gauge cluster/steering wheel is attractive and tidy looking. Folding rear seats too. 12v plug in the back seat. Car has MPG, Ext. Temp, and various other instruments that you can switch to with a small button on the wiper switch.
Technology: Simple yet solid tech package. The sound system is high quality if you like to jam out. Has Bluetooth. The gauges offer MPG/Speed/Temp. Radio head unit offers AUX port and CD player. Highway MPG typically mid 30 MPG, up to 40.
Safety: The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the 2014 VW Jetta the highest rating of Good in four crash tests: moderate overlap front, side impact, rear crash protection, and roof strength. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded the Jetta a perfect five stars for overall safety, as well as in the side crash test. The Jetta earned four stars in the frontal and rollover evaluations.
Comfort: This is a basic compact car but the ride quality is very good. The seats are supportive and manually adjustable for height. I have driven the car on multi-state road trips and have had no issues with the seat comfort. A/C is efficient in 90+ degree weather.