Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

  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.

Volkswagen announced that they were awarded two “Motorist Choice Awards” from PRIMEDIA’s and AutoPacific for the 2007 Volkswagen GTI 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 cost of ownership data and AutoPacific’s (...)

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 (...)

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.

Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that the Volkswagen Jetta and Passat advertisements are finalists for “Most Effective Overall Ad” in the non-luxury category by IAG Research. IAG Research is a TV advertisement and product placement effectiveness measurement company. The Passat wagon was recognized as a finalist for the “Most Effective Established Nameplate Launch Campaign.” Each award category is based on national advertising that began airing in 2006, and recognizes automakers who (...)
At Geneva Motor Show, Volkswagen unveiled the Jetta Sportwagen (Golf Variant for the European market). The Jetta SportWagen will arrive in the U.S. around September as a 2008 model, with the same base engine as the Jetta sedan — an inline-five-cylinder and the 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder. A diesel version will probably go on sale alongside the Jetta TDI sedan in 2008. Debuting in a world premiere is the third generation of the Jetta Sportwagen, with more than 1.2 million units built since (...)
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Volkswagen has announced it would recall 790,000 vehicles because of problems with the brake light switch. The recall involves several vehicles: 1999-2006 model years of the Golf and GTI, 2001-2005 Jettas, 2001-2007 New Beetles and the 2004 R32. It expands upon a recall announced last year of some Jettas and New Beetles because of the same defect. Volkswagen told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the brake light switches in the vehicles could malfunction if they were (...)
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CLEAN DIESEL VOLKSWAGEN JETTA MAKES NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT WASHINGTON, D.C. AUTO SHOW Volkswagen of America, Inc. today unveiled its cleanest diesel ever for the U.S., the Jetta TDI. Additionally, the company announced that this new clean diesel will be available to the U.S. market in the spring of 2008. This Jetta TDI will meet emissions standards applicable in all 50 states, including the most stringent “TIER 2/BIN 5” or “LEV II/LEV” requirement limiting nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions to (...)
Volkswagen Jetta sedan will be the first Volkswagen Volkswagen model to get the Bluetec-branded diesel engine in 2008. The Jetta will get its cleanest ever turbodiesel in the form of a 2.0-liter common-rail diesel. The engine will use an oxygen after-treatment system and a particulate filter to meet 50-state diesel emission requirements. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Volkswagen announced they will join in a Bluetec alliance with DaimlerChrysler, which unveiled the technology last summer with the (...)

Volkswagen unveiled the cleanest ever TDI engine. First test drives demonstrate the high potential of Volkswagen technology, which consequently reduce nitrogen oxide. In the VW Jetta a new 2.0 litre Common Rail diesel engine with a nitrogen oxide reservoir catalytic converter was used, which complies to the Californian emission standard “Tier 2 / Bin 5”. These requirements are considered the most stringent worldwide. The first production run of the “Clean TDI” with nitrogen oxide post-treatment system will be made during 2008 in the USA.

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