2016 Volkswagen Jetta

2016 Volkswagen Jetta
Jetta 2011 was first specifically engineered for U.S. market, sixth generation of Jetta receives criticism because of lackluster dynamics and cheap interior. With more updates than on to powertrain, interior materials and chassis made Jetta a better improved car in sedan segment. 2016 Volkswagen Jetta has technology updates with new infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

2016 comes with new and powerful 1.4 liter turbocharged four cylinder to produce 150 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque, also available 1.8 liter four cylinder turbocharged with 170 hp and 184 lb-ft torque, while 210 hp comes with 2 liter four cylinder turbocharged along with 207 lb-ft of torque.

2017 version is going to have a backup camera, for S trim level. No TDI diesel model available for Jetta. 1.4 liter turbo is offers impressive 40 mpg EPA rating on highway with five speed manual transmission. Sport model 1.8 liter turbo is not going to have manual transmission anymore, manual remains limited to 1.4T and GLI models.

Interior with new infotainment and pleasure feel, comes with more space at rear seat and far better trunk space. Exterior and interior design seems conservative, with no style. No Premium ambiance found as Volkswagen Golf, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra and Mazda 3 provides sharper better look with richer looking cabin.

Starting Price -- 1.4T S($18,500) -- 1.4T S with Technology($19,495) -- 1.4T SE ($19,815) -- 1.4T SE with Technology($20,595) -- 1.8T Sport($21,715) -- 1.4T SE with Connectivity($23,145) -- 1.8T SEL($25,465) -- GLI SE($27,740) -- GLI SEL($30,100)
Vehicle Type - 4 door sedan, front engine, front wheel drive
Engine -- turbocharged, intercooled DOHC 16-valve 1.4-liter inline-4, 150 hp, 184 lb-ft -- turbocharged, intercooled DOHC 16-valve 1.8-liter inline-4, 170 hp, 184 lb-ft -- turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve 2.0-liter inline-4, 210 hp, 207 lb-ft
Transmission -- 5-speed manual -- 6-speed manual -- 6-speed automatic -- 6-speed dual-clutch automatic, manual shifting mode
Wheelbase 104.4 in
Length 183.3 in
Width 70 in
Height 57.2 in
Curb weight 3000-3250 lb
Passenger volume 94 cu ft
Cargo volume 16 cu ft
Fuel economy (city/highway) 23-28/33-40 mpg
C/D observed 27 mpg
Pros new infotainment
Cons lacking style, no richer feel cabin