Volkswagen Jetta has just been presented in New York in the frame of Times Square. Heir to a series of models that has sold 9.6 million copies, the NMS (New Midsize Sedan) was carried out just thinking about the American market and its demands. The proof is a totally new design, with a new body, not even a sports panel shared with the Golf, but also larger than its predecessor: 7 centimeters more step and 9 cm in total length, which together have given 6.7 cm in space dedicated to the legs of rear passengers. Definitely clear, however, the relationship with the Golf interior, offering space for five occupants and a number of improvements and the availability of finishes and colors and customizations.
The mechanism hides a significant change: the Jetta will be available in the United States with 2-liter TDI 140 bhp Euro 5 and later will also be available on recent 1.6 TDI 105 bhp. In this way the Volkswagen sedan provides leadership on the issue of consumption, a subject now discussed on the U.S. marketing after recent periods of crisis: the future Jetta 1.6 TDI BlueMotion, with its 4.64 m length, so it will be able to use an average of 4.1l/100 km.
Composition S, SE, SEL and TDI will be offered to America from 15.995 dollars, but the car will arrive in Europe in the most popular versions Trendline, Comfortline and Highline. Among the petrol versions announced for the American market, we point out the old 5-cylinder 2.5-liter naturally aspirated 170 bhp and 200 bhp 2.0 TSI, but then came the 1.2 TSI 105 bhp and 1.4 TSI version 122 bhp and 160 bhp. For all versions will be available automated manual transmissions, while the dual-clutch DSG will be matched with all TSI and TDI, except the 1.2 petrol. For the 1.2 TSI and 1.6 TDI version will be available with BlueMotion Technology Start-Stop system, recovering energy during braking and emissions of 123g/km (gasoline) and 109g/km (diesel).