Volkswagen revealed new generation Jetta in Detroit with some Audi DNA and new MQB based model. After Emmission scandal VW is straight to come back in the USA. New Jetta got the new sharper design and new infotainment touchscreen system.
New Jetta is based on MQB platform which is also used in VW Golf, Passat, Audi A3, and TT. Under the hood, the base model has the 1.4-litre turbocharged engine and that makes 147 hp power and 184 ib-ft torque. And it will have a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission and it will be nice to compete with other cars in its segment like Honda Civic. The new generation is longer, wider and taller than the last generation, it got more 1.3-inch wheelbase.
VW said that its starting price is US$18,545. New 2019 Jetta will have come in four variants: S, SE, SEL, SEL Premium. VW says it will introduce an R-Line trim level closer to launch that will feature sportier styling, exclusive interior and exterior design elements, special badging and an improved electronic differential.
Nowadays SUVs are everywhere, people are buying more SUVs than sedans, And VW launch all-new Jetta, so it needs to see how it will perform in all markets.