posted 8 years ago

New Volkswagen Jetta unveiled in New York

New look Jetta was unveiled at Times Square in New York

The new Volkswagen Jetta will not be on sale in the UK until early 2011 but the new look was unveiled at Times Square in New York.

The overall length of the Volkswagen Jetta has grown by 90mm and the wheel base has been extended to 2468 mm which results in greater legroom for rear passengers. There is fresh styling in the interior with an all new dashboard featuring subtle aluminum highlights with a leather trimmed three spoke steering wheel. The Volkswagen Jetta will also feature an integrated multifunction display, air conditioning and a CD stereo system. A touchscreen satellite navigation system is optional.

Powering the new Volkswagen Jetta is a range of advanced petrol and diesel forced induction engines.  New to the Volkswagen Jetta is the 1.2-litre TSI engine producing 105 PS while the twincharged 1.4-litre TSI 160 PS engine mixing performance and economy is added to the range.  The 1.4-litre TSI 122 PS and 2.0-litre TSI 200 PS continue unchanged.  The diesel options consist of a 1.6-litre TDI 105 PS and a 2.0-litre TDI 140 PS engine.

As with the outgoing the Volkswagen Jetta, the new car mixes the practicality of being able to seat five adults with a large, 510 litre loadspace and a comprehensive range of standard safety features including six airbags,ABS and Electronic Stabilisation Programme (ESP).