Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Car Profiles - Volkswagen Jetta


VW's contender in the Corolla-Civic class differentiates itself by either offering a diesel or TSI gasoline engine and top notch quality the German brand is known. Yes, you get to save fuel but the entry price for fuel efficiency and a German car ownership is high.

The Good: Available diesel engine, high quality interior
The Bad: Very expensive

Price Range: P1,378,000-P1,498,000
Our Rating: ***

Last Update: January 31, 2016

OWNERSHIP DETAILS2.0 Comfortline1.4 Trendline
Warranty3 Years or 100,000kms3 Years or 100,000kms
Engine2.0 DOHC 16V I41.4 DOHC 16V I4 TSI with Twincharger
Horsepower138hp @ 4,200rpm158hp @ 5,800rpm
Torque320Nm @ 1,750rpm240Nm @ 1,500-4,500rpm
Fuel TypeDieselGasoline/95 Octane
Fuel SystemCommon Rail Turbo Direct InjectionDirect Inject
Transmission7-Speed Direct Shift Gearbox7-Speed Direct Shift Gearbox
Fuel Tank Capacity55 Liters55 Liters
Curb Weight
Body Style4-Door Sedan4-Door Sedan
Engine/Drive TypeFront Engine/Front Wheel DriveFront Engine/Front Wheel Drive
Front SuspensionStabilizerStabilizer
Rear SuspensionStabilizerStabilizer
Front BrakesDiscDisc
Rear BrakesDiscDisc
Tires205/55 R16205/55 R16
Wheels16 Inch Alloy16 Inch Alloy
Airbags6 (with Passenger Airbag Deactivation)6 (with Passenger Airbag Deactivation)
Anti-Lock BrakesYesYes
Traction/Stability ControlYes, Electronic Stabilisation ProgramYes, Electronic Stabilisation Program
Other Safety FeaturesAdds: NoneISO-FIX Seats, Park Distance Control with Acoustic Warning Signal, First Aid Kit, Warning Triangle, Standard Pedestrian Protection Measures, Comfort Brake Assistant, Electronic Differential Lock, Anti Slip Regulation, Hill Hold Control
Fog LampsRearRear
Other Exterior FeaturesAdds: NoneBlack Radiator Grille, Daytime Running Lights, Body Color Door Handles and Mirrors, Side Mirror Signal Repeaters, Daytime Running Lights
Steering Wheel AdjustmentTilt/TelescopicTilt/Telescopic
Steering Wheel MaterialLeatherLeather
Seating AdjustmentManualManual
Seating MaterialCardeol FabricCardeol Fabric
Other Interior FeaturesAdds: NoneAluminum Accents, Multi Function Display, SAFELOCK Central Locking with Remote Control and Folding Key, Illuminated Vanity Mirrors, Illuminated Glove Box with Cooling Function, Front and Rear 12 Volts Socket, Scuff Plates, Dust and Pollen Filter, Front and Rear Armrest, Rear Aircon Vents
Power AmenitiesSteering, Windows, Door Locks, MirrorsSteering, Windows, Door Locks, Mirrors
Climate ControlManualManual
Audio System5 Inch Touchscreen Infotainment System with AM/FM/CD/USB/AUX/Bluetooth5 Inch Touchscreen Infotainment System with AM/FM/CD/USB/AUX/Bluetooth
Steering Wheel ControlsYes, Audio, Multi-Function Display, and Cruise ControlYes, Audio, Multi-Function Display, and Cruise Control
AlarmYes, with ImmobilizerYes, with Immobilizer
Keyless EntryYesYes
RIVALSChevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Mitsubishi Lancer, Subaru Impreza, Suzuki Kizashi, Toyota Corolla Altis

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