2012 Volkswagen Jetta | new car review

Posted on Jul 15, 2012 by

The Jetta has been redesigned for 2011 and the German carmaker claims that this new model is larger and cheaper to produce than the previous Jetta making the vehicle more competitive against rivals such as the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic. Few small cars in the small car segment have such upscale design and features as this all-new car from .

The gets a 2.0 litre engine that produces 115bhp mated to a 6 speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Although the Trendline is entry level car in the Jetta lineup, it comes with remote controlled central locking, a multi functional display with CD player and 8-speaker sound system, climate control and also automatic hazard lights on hard braking. This entry level variant gets 16-inch steel wheels.

The next-up Comfortline variant will take you upscale with chrome accents, 16-inch alloys, dual zone air-con, multi functional steering, an anti theft alarm system and parking sensors at the front and back of the car.

Top of the line variant, the Comfortline Plus comes with 17-inch alloys, keyless lock and engine start system, electronically adjustable sports seats with partial leather covering in the front and a touch screen audio system.

ABS with traction control and six airbags comes as standard equipment on all variants, speaking of which, there are three at the time of launch – Trendline, Comfortline and Comfortline Plus.

Specifications

Price: AED 70,000 – AED 90,000

Engine
2-litre inline-4

Max power: 115bhp
Max torque: 170Nm

Transmission

6-speed dual-clutch automatic

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