2016 VW Jetta

The Jetta is a compact car produced by Volkswagen, which was originally introduced in 1979. This car, which is often considered as sedan version of Golf because original model was created by adding a conventional trunk to this legendary hatchback, made through six generations so far. Current model was launched in 2010 and by the April 2014, it reached number of 14 million units sold. According to the latest information, we are going to see a next-generation model very soon. When it is about 2016 VW Jetta, it will be pretty much a carry over and will not feature too many changes, compared to previous-year model.

2016 VW Jetta front view

2016 VW Jetta redesign

Like all, previous models, 2016 VW Jetta will be based on the Golf hatchback. These two models are very similar both in visual and mechanical aspects. When it is about novelties for next-year model, you shouldn’t expect some big changes, because next-generation model is on its way and it will come in near future. When it is about exterior, expect just some minor tweaks such as new wheels etc. On the other side, interior of the 2016 VW Jetta will come with some nice improvements. Although basic styling will remain the same, there will be some new things like new, authentic leather to cover seats and steering wheel. Features like panoramic roof and dual-zone climate control will be available already in the lowest trims, just it will be case with large touchsctreen equipped with latest infotainment system.

2016 VW Jetta interior

2016 VW Jetta engines

Just like the current model, 2016 VW Jetta will be powered with a 2.0 liter 8-valve four-cylinder engine with 115 horsepower and 125 lb·ft of torque. However, the most attractive variant is definitely one that includes recently-introduced 1.8 liter TSI turbo-charged 4 cylinder engine. which is considered as of the best units in class. This engine outputs 170 hp and 184 lb-ft of max torque, while fuel consumption is around 25 MPG city / 36 MPG highway.

2016 VW Jetta side view

2016 VW Jetta release date and price

The 2016 VW Jetta is expected to come by the end of the year. Price is expected to remain pretty much the same, which means around 35.000 dollars for the base model. Some of the hardest competitors are models like Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla and Chevrolet Cruze.