2012 Volkswagen Jetta

Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan I4 man trans

Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan I4 man trans

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2012 Volkswagen Jetta
2012 Volkswagen Jetta
Since last year's introduction of the new Jetta, Volkswagen has been touting the fact that it is less expensive than the previous generation. That's because it has fewer standard features and older technology. Not only does it revert to a twist-beam rear suspension like the car from two generations prior, but the old 2.0-liter four-cylinder from that car reappears, too. Most buyers will opt for the 2.5-liter five-cylinder, which is a far better match for the rather sizable Jetta. The back seat is enormous, and visibility is great. The navigation system, however, isn't as good as the unit it replaces. VW has dialed back the Jetta's materials quality, but the interior is still competitive with the best cars in the class. All the decontenting doesn't apply to the Jetta Sportwagen, which is still based on the previous car, or the performance-minded GLI sedan. Both of those models retain the multilink rear suspension, the sharper steering, and the higher-quality interior that the Jetta's reputation was built on. Both the sedan and the wagon are available with a frugal, spirited, and quiet diesel engine that can be mated to a six-speed manual or a six-speed dual-clutch automatic. The diesel returns hybridlike fuel economy. The Jetta looks more expensive than it is, and its build quality is impressive. It doesn't drive as well as the previous car, but it is still a comfortable cruiser.
2012 Volkswagen Touareg Front Three Quarter
Select model-year 2013 Volkswagens will receive a four-year subscription to SiriusXM Traffic, a service that updates drivers with live traffic reports. The subscription is offered on certain models equipped with factory navigation systems.
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Front Three Quarter
Volkswagen’s headlining debut in Detroit is the 2013 Jetta hybrid, which will be only the second hybrid vehicle that the Volkswagen brand has sold in America (after the Touareg hybrid). Although official EPA figures aren’t yet available, VW estimates the Jetta hybrid will return 45 mpg combined. The most efficient version of the Jetta currently on offer, the TDI diesel, is rated at 30/42 mpg (city/highway).
2013 Dodge Dart Rear
Dodge is making a strong effort to grab a portion of the sales pie that is the compact-car segment with the 2013 Dart. The new sedan will replace the aging and unloved Dodge Caliber as the brand’s smallest vehicle. Although official information on the car will likely remain sparse until the Detroit auto show in January, we decided to take a look at how the new Dodge sedan might stack up against other compact cars.
2012 Volkswagen GLI Front End
Nearly all the German carmakers continued to post sales increases this past month, with Porsche being the sole exception. Other German automakers reported a general increase in sales ranging from 3.6 percent (Audi) to a whopping 96 percent (Smart). Among the highlights of German sales were the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG with a 369 percent increase over last November, the all-new Volkswagen Passat which posted an 1822 percent increase, and the BMW X3 which marked a 2244 percent increase year-over-year. The three best-selling German cars last month were the Volkswagen Jetta (11,131 sold), Mercedes-Benz C-Class (8358 sold), and the BMW 3 Series (7748 sold).
2011 Toyota Corolla Front Three Quarter
Well, so much for the Chevrolet Cruze’s dominance in the compact car market. After a five-month reign at the top of the pile, the two stalwarts of the segment – the Toyota Corolla and the Honda Civic – have regained their dominance in the numbers one and two spots, according to the October 2011 sales numbers.

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2012 Volkswagen Jetta Specifications

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2.0L I4Engine
Fuel economy City:
24 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
34 MPG
115 hp @ 5200rpm
125 ft lb of torque @ 4000rpm
  • Air Conditioning (optional)
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control (optional)
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential (optional)
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • CD Player (optional)
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)

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