The sixth generation Volkswagen Jetta was launched in 2011. This is the second Jetta to be launched in india and the first jetta was launched in 2008. Its 2-litre diesel engine is matched to a 6-speed
manual and a 6-speed DSG automatic gearbox. There is no petrol option and its competitors are the Chevrolet Cruze and the Skoda Laura.
After unveiling the Wolfsburg Edition Jetta 2.5 L last year, Volkswagen today is launching the Wolfsburg Edition Jetta 2.0T, a model that is said to offer customers a value priced version of the sporty and spacious Jetta sedan. The Wolfsburg Edition Jetta 2.0T is value priced at $20,875 with a six-speed manual transmission, and $21,950 with an optional six-speed DSG automatic transmission.
The Wolfsburg Edition Jetta 2.0T is powered by a four-cylinder turbo-charged engine that produces 200 horsepower and 207 ft-lbs. of torque.
It comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, leatherette seats, and is available in the following color schemes; Reflex Silver, Black, Salsa Red, and Platinum Gray.
Volkswagen’s latest track challenger, a supercharged and turbocharged Jetta saloon, was unveiled today (Thursday) in Britain. The Jetta TSI Sport made its debut at the Autosport International racing car show at Birmingham’s NEC, taking centre stage on the British Racing and Sports Car Club stand. The new machine will take to the track for the first time on Easter Monday (24 March) in the opening round of the Hankook-backed Volkswagen Racing Cup, at Oulton Park.
Volkswagen of America introduced its cleanest diesel ever, a 2.0L four cylinder TDI engine that will be available in Jetta sedan and SportWagen body styles in the summer of 2008. The 2009 Jetta TDI, equipped with the clean diesel engine option, will be available in all fifty states.
Volkswagen has big plans for the US market: two new models by 2010, a new plant and also increased exports. It is all part of Volkswagen "Strategy 2018", or an attempt of Volkswagen to overtake Toyota as the world’s number one carmaker within the next ten years.
Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced that it will bring TDI clean diesel technology to select North American race tracks starting in May 2008. The Jetta TDI Cup series will be sanctioned by the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Pro Racing Inc., and will appear at up to eight major racing venues in North America during 2008.
Volkswagen of America, Inc. showcases its commitment to clean diesel performance and unique vehicle personalization with three new concepts on display at the 2007 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show.
Volkswagen announced that they were awarded two “Motorist Choice Awards” from PRIMEDIA’s IntelliChoice.com and AutoPacific for the 2007 Volkswagen GTI and Jetta.
The Volkswagen GTI was the top choice for the Image Compact Car category, while the Jetta was named the winner in the Mid-Size Car category. The award, which recognizes the most satisfying cars and trucks that are also the least expensive to own is based on a combination of IntelliChoice.com cost of ownership data and (...) > Full story
Volkswagen previewed the forthcoming Jetta SportWagen at the American Station Wagon Owners Association’s (ASWOA) national convention held July 27-29 in Archbold, Ohio. The new Jetta is scheduled for public introduction in March 2008.
Volkswagen announced today that the Jetta and the GTI have each captured a J.D. Power and Associates APEAL award for 2007. J.D. Power and Associates 2007 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout Study measures owner delight with the design, content, layout and performance of their new vehicles.
"These awards and our overall rankings show that Volkswagen builds compelling, quality vehicles that our customers love to drive," said Adrian Hallmark, executive vice president, Volkswagen of (...) > Full story
The Jetta SportWagen, a sporty and dynamic wagon version of Volkswagen’s top-selling model, made its U.S. debut today at the New York Auto Show. The Jetta SportWagen mixes practicality with European style and balances both elegance and sportiness. Its exceptional ride and handling and segment-leading safety features, along with its design are perfect for those with an active lifestyle.