Tires grip tenaciously and the firm steering is very responsive. Some cars were equipped with , while others were using or supplied by. While gas mileage figures for the conventionally powered compact Jetta are good, diesel-powered Jettas are remarkably efficient by American standards. Additionally in that market, the car can be had with an engine known as the ''. The sole competition for the Atlantic in the Mexican market was the.
This problem, which stemmed from Volkswagen's failure to properly install screws on a driveshaft cover plate, was the subject of a recall for more than 25,000 vehicles in 2009. By mid-2011, almost 10 million Jettas have been produced and sold all over the world. The 2014 model was the last to be produced in Puebla, Mexico in favor of the more modern Vento. Because of the success of the second generation in North America, Volkswagen decided to keep the Jetta nameplate. D-28436 Wolfsburg: Volkswagen Kommunikation Briefach. Engine choices varied considerably depending on the local market.
Most major controls and displays such as the speedometer and climate controls were well liked, but some secondary switches were not well placed or intuitive. Archived from on 17 April 2007. From model year 2016 onwards, American base model Jettas would receive a 1. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Archived from on 28 September 2007. Volkswagen has developed a very strict quality standard, oil meeting this standard must be used to ensure full warranty coverage. Trim levels of the all-new Jetta in the U.
Archived from on 14 May 2010. The passive system was standard on 1980 California cars but was not available elsewhere in the United States until later. In appearance it looked like nothing more than a slightly sporting Jetta, but it was packed with highly refined technology for its time. . One major change is the introduction of the first in a Jetta.
City Hwy 2010 Volkswagen Jetta 4 cylinder 2. External changes throughout the series' run were few: the front-quarter windows were eliminated in 1988 along with a grille and door trim change , and larger body-colored bumpers and lower side skirts were added from 1990. In crash tests, the fourth generation car received very good marks. The dashboard was also upgraded including the return of the glovebox on California cars as were the seats and ventilation system. The rounded shape and arched roofline served as the new Volkswagen styling trademark, abandoning traditional sharp creases for more curved corners. The suspension setup was basically unchanged from the first generation, although refined slightly, for example by the inclusion of a separate subframe for mounting the front control arms to help noise isolation, as well as improved rubber mountings for all components.
The car was also popular in Europe, including the United Kingdom, Germany, and Turkey. New in this generation was Volkswagen's signature blue and red instrument lighting which became standard in all models in 1999. This forced many cost-cutting measures to be made for the North American models, which included a lower quality trim material for the interior and the replacement of leather with leatherette as an optional seating upholstery. Styling reflects a new direction for the Volkswagen brand, with a new chrome front grille, first seen on the R32, which has spread to other models. Archived from on 14 October 2007. All of the new generation of diesel engines require a special which meets Volkswagen oil specification 505.
Cars built in Germany were assembled in a brand new at the time plant at Wolfsburg in Assembly Hall 54. Other body innovations include an impact-absorbing front bumper which yields slightly in the event of a collision with a pedestrian, reducing the chance of injury. It was launched in India on 17 August 2011. The Highway Loss Data Institute part of the found the injury and collision losses for the Jetta to be among the best of the small 4-door sedan category. Notable on this particular car was that it also had the original despite being located in an area subject to in the winter.
Exterior dimensions increased in all directions. Reviews were generally positive, with testers praising the crisp handling and comfortable ride, as well as a greater level of refinement compared with the previous generation. Additionally, the interior kept its top quality fit and finish, although the rear seat was still a bit small. Other updates for 2014 include an independent multilink rear suspension as found in European counterparts, and electronic power steering 1. The car was also offered as an whose rear doors are also non-interchangeable with the others. Critics found the seating comfortable, but noted that the rear seat lacked sufficient head room. The engine was the familiar 1.
Power Torque Top Speed 1. Like its second generation predecessor, the Mark 4 continues to be manufactured and marketed in China by Volkswagen Group's joint venture partner. Fuel economy was a strong point with ratings of 5. It could run on either or. Archived from on 15 April 2014. In top trim lines, the 2.
If equipped, power window controls had the unusual arrangement of the front buttons located on the door, while the rear buttons were located on the center console. Volkswagen has publicly stated its discontent over the excessive assembly time, and pledged to streamline manufacturing in the next generation of cars. Overall length was up by 100 mm 3. However, some reviews noted that the more sporty suspension tuning found in some trims made the car bouncy, especially on the. A lack of electricity to the engine due to faulty wiring or a discharged battery may be to blame. Radio and climate controls are mounted high in the center of the dash, where they are easy to see and reach.