2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Review

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Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced the launch of the new 2012 VW Jetta GLI, which combines comfort and sophistication of a Jetta with a dynamic performance and handling of a sporty yet elegant. The new Jetta GLI is more differentiated Jetta GLI model was produced by Volkswagen. With a rich heritage dating back to 1984, the new Jetta GLI is sure to attract two car enthusiasts and everyday drivers themselves.

The Volkswagen Jetta GLI offers exceptional features and options for the equally impressive price. Available in three trim levels, the Jetta GLI has a starting MSRP of $ 23,495. GLI Road, with an MSRP of $ 25,545, adds 18 "alloy wheels, sunroof, dual zone climate control, heated seats, leather V-Tex and the Fender ® Premium Audio System. Summit Jetta GLI Road -315 with shipping line adds a navigation system and keyless access RNS button to start technology for an MSRP of $ 26 445.

Engine and transmission

The sporty Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L offers award-winning turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine that generates 200 horsepower and 207 lb.-ft. of torque at only full 1700 rpm. contributes to the workability and the vehicle response in both everyday situations and performance The Jetta GLI is available with a six-speed manual transmission as standard equipment. This new model is much lighter than the previous Jetta GLI and it offers power and performance combined with German feelings. While the EPA figures are not yet available, the Volkswagen Jetta GLI is scheduled to deliver 31 mpg highway with the manual and 32 mpg highway with automatic DSG ®.

Other performance features of the VW Jetta are:

* Follow the four-way independent suspension is tuned for excellent handling

* Automatic DSG ® transmission, which has the steering levers of the blade, super-fast times change, and rev-matched downshifts

* XDS ® across multi-tiered system that began on the Volkswagen GTI, which helps prevent wheel slippage when cornering

* Disc brakes on all four wheels with floating calipers red

Premium Features

So that life on the road a bit 'easier, Volkswagen Jetta offers a sophisticated, designed to reward German names. Features include a standard 6.5-inch touchscreen radio prize VIII with iPod and Bluetooth connectivity as standard one-touch up / down stream, all four windows, a standard Multi Information Display (the status of vehicles, travel , radio and navigation data when it is), available in a two-zone air conditioning, available on the RNS-315 navigation system and available with a keyless starter button.

In the 2012 Jetta GLI highway and the highway with navigation models come standard with a premium audio system Fender ®, bringing the concert stage on the vehicle for the ultimate music experience. Designed exclusively for VW, the Fender ® Premium Audio system built-in vehicle design and technology with Panasonic ® exclusive speaker. The system covers the cockpit with a directional sound speaker gateway that generates images beyond the capabilities of traditional speaker design. It passes through the noise and other distractions with two front speakers reel long range for all musical genres.

The sound system has less intermodulation distortion midrange and smooth response to remove hardness. Is harmonically complex, with extended range tweeters and speakers correctly expressed 16cm stamp showing the original instrumentation and harmonic richness, so that the raw emotion of live music in the driving experience.


Volkswagen Jetta GLI, which combine performance, space and comfort in a stylish package. At 182.2 inches long, 57.2 cm in height and 70 cm in width, is more than 2.9 cm longer than the previous Jetta models.

The front of the car defined as significant in the horizontal row. VW Jetta grille and trapezoidal headlights the car will help to create a distinctive look. Below the air intake of the front bumper and spoiler-shaped tray, which complements the masculine self. The upper section of the front end of a transition from the strong V-shaped hood and fenders and sides of the part of its dynamic, muscular style.

aggressive styling is a Volkswagen Jetta is strongly emphasized the arches of the wheel wells available in 17 "or 18" alloys. The clean lines and sporty rear is dominated by the shoulders. Smoked rear lights visible part of two separate sections on both sides of the fender in the back door, over the two exhaust tips.


Like the exterior, it remains inside the Jetta GLI true to its roots sport and performance. The sport bucket seats with red stitching and a wheel with flat bottom sports steering with red stitching, logo GLI and aluminum accents, the interior styling follows systematically clean lines and sporty car. Volkswagen Jetta GLI is available in fabric or leather-like V-Tex and also features stylish aluminum pedals, shifter, dashboard and door trim.

Intuitive controls and a well organized tool to allow the driver to enjoy a comfortable and ergonomic shift knob in his hand. Higher in the center console has been recently redesigned and intuitive way to control the climate and radio. The console also has a little 'angled toward the driver for increased comfort behind the wheel.

For added versatility, the rear seat is split 60/40 and folds. The trunk can also be opened from inside the car by a remote release switch.


THE VW Jetta features several times to increase the safety of the driver and passenger, including electronic stability control, tire pressure monitoring, and Volkswagen Advanced Intelligent Crash Response System, which triggers an automatic safety protection in some collisions - L ' power supply to the fuel pump is closed, the doors open and the lights of danger.

As part of the package of equipment, the Volkswagen Jetta is also a driver and front passenger airbags, side airbags, front and side curtain airbags ® protection, front and rear.

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