There are five distinct trim levels of the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta , the base Sporty Gli, the mid-level TTS, the top-of-the-line SEL Premium, and the high-end R-Line. The Sporty Gli comes with the lower price tag of just $1800, which makes it the most inexpensive of all the trim levels. The Sporty Gli TDI has all the same safety features as the Jetta TDI, including front and rear seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, seat side airbags, and anti-lock brakes. The TTS trim has front and rear seat airbags, as well as side curtain airbags and front and rear side curtain airbags. The SEL Premium on the other hand, has the highest level of safety and comfort available to car buyers, including front side airbags, passenger side airbags, and seat side airbags, six-speed manual is standard, and an eight-speed automatic transmission is optional.