New 2015 Volkswagen Jetta Revealed; New York Debut

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Volkswagen has revealed the 2015 Jetta facelift which will make its public appearance later this week at New York Auto Show.

The 2015 Jetta  has received a Passat-like look on its front fascia with optional bi-xenon headlights and strips LED daytime running lights. At the rear, the sedan gets a revised trunk lid with a spoiler along with LED taillights for the GLI and Hybrid versions. According to Volkswagen, the 2015 Jetta has been aerodynamically optimized.

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The interior of the car has also received minor tweaks. Mid and top-end variants now get chromed edges for the dash and gauges, as well as a new multi-function steering wheel, updated air vent controls and piano black accents.

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The 2015 Volkswagen Jetta comes with the following upgrades :

  • New available driver assistance systems: Blind Spot Detection, rear cross-traffic alert, frontal collision warning system, and Park Distance Control
  • New 2.0T TDI® Clean Diesel EA288 engine returns a manufacturer-estimated 45 mpg on the highway
  • Efficiency improved across Jetta lineup as a result of improved aerodynamics and a reduction in rolling resistance
  • Bi-Xenon headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights and Adaptive Front-lighting System are now available on select models

 

 

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The car rides on the PQ35 platform (Golf V) and will gains power from the engines from the outgoing car. But, the 4-cylinder, 2.0-liter turbocharged diesel motor now outputs 150 bhp (112 kW), which is a 10 bhp bump from the earlier 140 bhp. This engine, with the manual transmission will have an fuel economy figure of 32 mpg city / 45 highway / 37 combined.

The 2015 Volkswagen Jetta facelift will be on display at the New York Auto Show and will go on sale in the second half of this year.

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