The sedan will hit showrooms some time during the second quarter of 2018 with a starting price tag of $19,395, which includes $850 for destination. That's $100 less than the base price.made its world debut earlier this year at the sporting a new MQB platform and fresh technology offerings. VW says its new entry-level
Highlighting the seventh-generation Jetta is a move onto VW's MQB platform for a 1.3-inch longer wheelbase and wider stance that felt excellent at speed when we . The 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder carries over to churn out 147 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. On the base model Jetta S, the engine comes with a standard 6-speed manual transmission or available 8-speed automatic. The auto is standard throughout the rest of the lineup.
The Jetta S also features 16-inch aluminum wheels, LED exterior lightings, cloth seats and a 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system featuring Bluetooth,and . Safety tech such as automatic emergency braking, blind spot monitoring and rear traffic alert are available with an optional Driver's Assistance Package that will tack $450 to the price tag.
Stepping up to the $23,005SE adds the automatic gearbox, leatherette seats, dual-zone climate controls, heated front seats, panoramic sunroof and safety equipment from the Driver's Assistance Package standard.
The sportyR-Line is upgraded with dark-finish 17-inch aluminum wheels, gloss-black grille, mirror caps, fog lights, more aggressive rear bumper and dual exhaust on the outside. For the cabin, two-tone black and grey seats with contrasting stitching, R-Line steering wheel and black roof liner are added. In addition to the bigger wheel and tire package, a XDS electronic differential is standard to sharpen handling. The Jetta will sticker for $23,845 with destination.
In the $25,265 Jetta SEL, interior tech increases with a 10.25-inchdisplay, larger 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system and premium 8-speaker BeatsAudio sound system. Adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist and automatic high beams are also standard.
Serving as therange-topping trim, the $27,795 SEL Premium is dressed with specific 17-inch wheels, fog lights, side mirrors with integrated turn signals and the R-Line rear bumper cover on the exterior. On the inside, leather seating, more supportive front bucket seats with ventilation, a power driver's seat and navigation come standard.