New Volkswagen Jetta, Affordable And Unique

The new VW Jetta is a resurgence in radical and unique way for a vehicle. History and tradition of the Volkswagen Jetta is starting 1979 when the first generation was introduced to fill a niche demand for slightly larger model, positioned over the VW Golf hatchback. Over time, and in various markets across the globe, VW Jetta was marketed under various other names, such as: Atlantic, Bora, City Jetta, Fox, GLI or Vento, but the base was the same : the VW Jetta, as Europeans know it and exactly as Volkswagen developed it.

Volkswagen Jetta 2011

If you normally regarded worldwide as a VW Jetta’s older brother, Golf, slightly genetically modified by adding a roof, the new Jetta defines a new category, New Compact Sedan. Although the car is built on the VW Group A5 (PQ35) similar to that on the VW Golf MK6, Volkswagen Scirocco, Mk2 Audi A3, Audi TT Mk2, SEAT Altea, Toledo, Leon Mk2 in terms of its size, the new Jetta is very generous, many saying that they migrated to the Audi model range. More specifically, the current size of the sedan compact size fits perfectly between the former and the current generation Audi A4. 2011 Jetta has been lengthened by 9 cm from the previous version, to reach 4.64 m (with a wheelbase of 2.64 m) and has a width of 1.78 m and a height of 1.45 m.

The new Jetta comes with a choice of six engines that meet Euro 5 standards, four of which are available on this model for the first time. Thus, the base petrol engine is small, but powerful, 1.2 L TSI, which develops 105 hp, options continuing with the 1.4 TSI (122 or 160 hp) and the extravagant 2.0 L TSI developing 200 PS. The new generation of engines build by the Volkswagen is very powerful and very low fuel consumption oriented and that is exactly what customers are searching for, in these days.

For fans of variations on the diesel 2011 Volkswagen Jetta can be equipped with engines starting from the 1.6 L TDI that develops 105 hp and the 2.0 L common rail turbodiesel with 140 hp. That’s not all, if you are concerned about fuel consumption or environmental fate, Volkswagen also offers economical BlueMotion 1.6 TDI Technology, powered by 105 hp engine, but will consume just 4.1 L/100 km, emanating only 109 g CO2 / km. In the transmissions section, except for 1.2 L engine, all other engines will be equipped with the DSG automatic-6-or 7-speed manual transmission that is available for all engine variants.

So if you are searching for a car that is both powerful and economical, then you can choose a prestigious brand like Volkswagen, because you are not limited to a sedan or a small compact. Jetta is the perfect choice and the best combination between the Golf and the Passat.


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