The Volkswagen Jetta is a luxury sedan offered by the German carmaker. It is powered by a 1.4 litre turbocharged petrol engine and a 2.0 litre turbocharged diesel engine. While the petrol engine is available only with a 6 speed manual transmission, the diesel engine also comes with a 6 speed DSG dual clutch automatic transmission. The braking on the Volkswagen Jetta is done by disc brakes on all ends. The turning radius is 5.5 metres and the power steering is an electric power steering setup. The Volkswagen Jetta is available with five colour options, Pure White, Reflex Silver, Toffee Brown, Blue Silk and Deep Black.
Volkswagen Jetta fatigue detection makes sure the driver is not driving the car in a fatigue.
The Volkswagen Jetta is offered with six airbags which adds to the safety factor
The bi-xenon headlamps with projector beams on the Volkswagen Jetta provide adequate illumination
The Volkswagen Jetta measures 4,659 mm in length, 1,778 mm in width, 1,453 mm in height and has wheelbase of 2,648 mm. The minimum ground clearance is 159 mm and the minimum kerb weight is 1,354 kg while the maximum kerb weight is 1,439 kg. All variants of the Volkswagen Jetta are offered with body coloured door handles, dual exhaust pipes, integrated turn indicators on ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirrors) while the higher variants also have fog lamps, bi-xenon headlamps and decorative chrome strips on the sides. All variants are also offered with 16-inch alloy wheels.
Inside, the Volkswagen Jetta is offered with a flat bottomed steering wheel, a leather package for the seats, steering wheel and gear knob. In addition, the the lower variants are offered with an audio player while the top end version is available with a touchscreen infotainment system with steering mounted audio controls. The steering mounted controls also include cruise controls and phone controls. The DSG transmission variant is available with paddle shifts and the Comfortline as well as Highline trims are also offered with automatic headlamp function and follow me home headlamps.
Powering the Volkswagen Jetta are two engine options, a 1.4 litre turbocharged petrol engine and a 2.0 litre turbocharged diesel unit. The petrol engine generates 120 hp of power at 5,000 rpm and 200 Nm of torque from 1,500 rpm to 4,000 rpm. The diesel motor produces 138 hp of power at 4,200 rpm and 320 Nm of torque between 1,750 rpm and 2,500 rpm. The engines have been tuned for the best balance between performance and fuel efficiency.
Gearbox available with the petrol engine of the Volkswagen Jetta is a 6 speed manual transmission while select diesel versions also come with a 6 speed DSG dual clutch automatic transmission. All transmissions have been tuned for the best balance between performance and fuel efficiency.
The Volkswagen Jetta is offered with ABS (Anti lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and Brake Assist. In addition, there is traction control, 6 airbags, electronic differential lock, hill hold control and fatigue detection. All these safety features are standard across the Volkswagen Jetta's variant range.
The claimed fuel efficiency of the Volkswagen Jetta petrol is 14.69 kmpl while that of the diesel manual variants is 19.33 kmpl. The diesel engine is also available with a dual clutch automatic transmission that delivers 16.96 kmpl. These fuel efficiency figures are impressive for its segment