The 2014 Volkswagen Jetta stands out in TDI and GLI trim, and its new four-cylinder erases our bad memories of the aged five-cylinder. Jetta is one of the best selling cars from VW. Therefore, new edition comes with small changes in design and performance. There are improvements at safety equipment and handling car. Price starts at $17,610. Jetta is the best sedan choice for amount of money which you have.
Style – Interior and Exterior
For a compact automobile, the 5-passenger 2014 Volkswagen Jetta has adequate interior space. Especially noteworthy is the quantity of legroom in the rear seats and the trunk space. At 15.5 cubic feet, the car’s trunk is in a greater league, and when you require more space the back seats fold up. Room is a large feature of the SportWagen, also, which boasts an SUV-like 66.9 cubic feet with the seats folded. Design-wise, the Jetta’s inside could be called “minimalist-chic.” You will not discover the most up to date innovation, yet you also will not be puzzled by a many thousand buttons. Tuning the radio is simple, as is establishing the temperature.
The most current Jetta is smartly conservative as compared to such design-focused rivals as the Mazda3, Hyundai Elantra as well as the 2014 Corolla. Undoubtedly, compared with the many participants in this section, it’s the Jetta and Chevrolet Cruze dressed as the adults at the dinner celebration. Is that appealing? Depends whether you’re a lot more Josh Groban or Bruno Mars. If you’re in the camp of the previous, you’ll such as the Jetta’s tidy lines that we expect to age well. GLI variations raise the excitement degree with a honeycomb grille, 17-inch alloy wheels, smoked taillights and dual exhaust ideas. SportWagen designs proceed with their spherical appearance.
2014 Volkswagen Jetta Under the hood and Features
The new engine makes the very same 170 hp as the aged 5 pot did, however torque has actually been bumped up a bit to 184 lb-ft. More importantly, that torque is now offered at a much lesser 1,500 revoltions per minute. Rollovered from the aged engine are 2 transmission options, a five-speed guidebook or a six-speed automated gearbox. Nonetheless, stepping up to higher trimmed Jettas like our SEL test model suggests the only transmission available is the automated. The sportier GLI model supplies a six-speed guidebook or a six-speed twin clutch automatic as do the diesel designs.
2014 Volkswagen Jetta SEL 01Volkswagen has actually long been generating turbocharged four bangers and it shows. The engine is smooth, polished and lacking any turbo lag; the latter thanks partially to the engine not being connected to Volkswagen’s twin clutch transmission. The new 1.8-liter turbo behaves a whole lot like the TDI diesel. There is a bunch of reduced end torque and the transmission is quick to up upshift at a below expected rpm. Too, like any sort of good Volkswagen, the 1.8 litre feels far more powerful than the claimed 170 hp, a reality exaggerated by the Jetta’s fairly low visual weight of just over 3,100 pounds.
Absolute favorite Features
TDI DIESEL MODELS
Volkswagen is among the German car manufacturers continuouslying confirm that today’s diesel motor are absolutely nothing like the sooty, sputtering variations of the past. The 2.0-liter turbodiesel available in the Jetta sedan and SportWagen– mated to an automated or manual transmission– has energy to save and sustain economic climate of around 42 mpg.
NEW TURBOCHARGED GASOLINE ENGINE
No question we adore the Jetta GLI, yet its $25,000 starting rate isn’t for every budget plan. With the introduction of VW’s brand-new 1.8-liter 4-cylinder, Jetta buyers could now have comparable turbocharged enjoyable in designs starting under $20,000. Atop that, the new powerplant delivers up to 36 mpg.
The Price and Verdict
When we talk about price range and cost, the base price starts from $17,600. VW offers a lot of models. Depending of the choice, price may be different. We can expect this car in showrooms middle of this year. Competitors are: Honda Civic, Mazda 3, Toyota Corolla, Imprezza and others.
The 6th generation Jetta has actually constantly been a good vehicle and the majority of the 2014 adjustments have made it a lot better. The issue is that getting a well-optioned Jetta with a nice engine implies choosing a higher trim degree, turning this into one pricey compact.
At the very least the new turbo engine and independent rear suspension make it feel much more like a fee compact deserving of that cost. A lot better choice product packaging would certainly still go a long way to make the Jetta a more attractive competitor in a securely objected to sector.