1980 Volkswagen Jetta

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Rank: #13

Class: Mellow Cars

0-60 Time: 12.1 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars are lined up from fastest to slowest by their 0 to 60 times. We bring you this list of Mellow Cars based on the best estimates from trusted sources, including Car & Driver, Motor Trend, Road & Track and more.

Ranked at #13, the 1980 Volkswagen Jetta races 0-60 mph in 12.1 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Mellow Cars.

It falls behind the #12 ranked 1982 Volkswagen Scirocco by 0.4 seconds and pulls ahead of the #14 ranked 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit by just hundredths of a second.

Before getting in the driver's seat of one of these cars and punching the gas, you should know where you stand. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1980 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit, you would WIN by just hundredths of a second!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Volkswagen, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 1980.

Vehicle information

Year: 1980

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Jetta

Engine: I-4

Horsepower: 76

Torque: 84

Transmission: 5M

Curb Weight: 2155

City MPG:

Highway MPG: 27.5

MSRP: $7,870

Performance statistics


Class: Mellow Cars

Rank: #202

Best 0-60 Time: 12.1 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 18.4 seconds

@ speed: 73.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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