The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI goes on sale this spring for $26,890 with a six-speed manual transmission. With the seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, that price goes up slightly to $27,690. Last year’s GLI started at $30,440 and came standard with a six-speed automatic. Only one trim was offered. 3 trims are offered in the new model. The Autobahn model is the most expensive version at $30,090 with the manual or $30,890 with the DCT- Motortrend