The Volkswagen Jetta will be totally upgraded for the 2019 model year. In spite of an ongoing shift in customer tastes towards crossover SUVs, the German car manufacturer is wagering huge that car purchasers will value having a premium-looking sedan that preserves a value-oriented price. The most significant changes will be an upgraded platform shown vehicles like the VW Golf and Audi A3, a bigger total footprint and remarkable in-cabin technology readily available at the greater end of the spectrum.
In regards to style, the Jetta looks completely contemporary, in some methods comparable to the Passat however various sufficient to prevent being viewed as simply a smaller sized variation of the brand name’s flagship household sedan. The grille has a new trapezoidal shape, rather various from the probably vanilla style of the outbound generation. Although it’s just about 1.3 inches longer than previously, the brand new Jetta has actually a more planted look since the wheels have actually been pressed even more outside. VW states guest space has actually been increased, possibly improving appeal amongst little car consumers intending to not need to compromise legroom.
Inside the cabin, the Jetta intends to provide a more superior feel with more soft-touch products and upgraded seats. A variety of sophisticated features like an adjustable Digital Cockpit will be offered on higher-end trims adjusted from technology utilized in Audi vehicles to show navigation, essential system statistics, radio presets and more. Storage inside the vehicle has actually been enhanced with a center console big enough to fit a tablet PC.
Under the hood, the Jetta will come geared up with a 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder ranked at 147 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. This is a far more streamlined take compared with the outbound generation’s extra options of a 1.8-liter turbo in higher-spec versions or a 2.0-liter turbo in the GLI. A 6-speed handbook transmission is basic on the entry-level 2019 Jetta, however all other versions included an 8-speed automated including stop-start technology for included effectiveness. Fuel economy figures have not been launched, however the very same engine in the outbound Jetta is ranked at 33 mpg with the handbook and 32 mpg with the automated.
In regards to security, the 2019 Jetta will feature all the most recent chauffeur support technology. Automatic emergency situation braking, lane departure caution, adaptive cruise control and a blind area screen with rear cross-traffic alert will all be readily available as optional devices. Like other VWs, the Jetta will likewise get a post-collision braking system that uses the brakes in case of a mishap to assist restrict motion and avoid extra damage.
The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta will get here at some point in late spring of this year. Main prices will begin at $18,545 leaving out location, $100 less than the outbound generation. Offered trims will consist of the S, SE, SEL, SEL Premium and R-Line. Complete rates is anticipated at a later date. Secret rivals will consist of the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, Ford Focus and Hyundai Elantra.