We already know all the information and photos of the 2020 VW Jetta. In this new generation, one of the most popular sedans in the world acquires the best of the brand. Will it reach North America?
The Volkswagen Jetta can boast of being one of the cars with sedan bodywork that accumulates more sales throughout history. According to data provided by the German firm, the Jetta has sold nothing more and nothing less than 17.5 million units since its first launch in the market there for 1979. Now, its new generation based on the contrasting and versatile MQB platform, the all-new 2020 VW Jetta is offered with bolder design, greater interior space and a top-tier technology contribution in terms of safety equipment and Entertainment.
A few months ago, in the 2018 edition of the Detroit Motor Show, we attended the official premiere of the VW Jetta 2020. With notorious design changes and more modern technology, the 2020 VW Jetta range will start its commercialization from the second quarter of this year in North America, not discarding for the moment its arrival in other markets other than the American and the Canadian.
2020 VW Jetta Interior; Spacious
The price of the New VW Jetta in the United States starts at 18,545 dollars (slightly more than 15,000 euros, according to the current currency exchange). According to the first official information, the new Jetta increases its wheelbase to 2.68 meters (before, 2.65 m), in addition to slightly increasing its width and height. On the outside, notable aesthetic changes, with a frontal area that resembles the sedan premium Arteon (with a battle of 2.83 m), while the back area has certain similarities with the other Volkswagen sedan, the Passat (this one, with a Wheelbase of 2.78 m). With these larger dimensions, according to VW the Jetta 2020 offers more space available for occupants inside.
Technology, while it has practical and functional details and elements. Both the seat upholstery and the various dashboard materials, door trim, Steering wheel and central console are new. The cockpit can have a total of 10 different types of ambient light customizable, while the front seats have electrical regulation and heating/ventilation system. Under the central console, there is an extra hole with a capacity of about 5 liters, enough capacity to accommodate a tablet.
The digital technology inside the 2020 VW Jetta has its outstanding presence in the instrument panel (according to versions) and in the central part of the dashboard, where the multimedia system screen of information, navigation, and entertainment is located. The connectivity chapter is also one of the sections that is improved, with the complete integration and compatibility with most smartphones with Android and iOs operating systems through the systems MirrorLink, AndroidAuto and Apple display. For high-quality sound lovers, a 400-watt BeatsAudio specialist system is also offered.
Engine Specs & Safety features
The mechanical range of the VW Jetta includes a 1.4 TSI direct-injection petrol turbo engine of 147 hp and 25.85 mkg maximum torque. This engine is combined with a six-speed manual gearbox, and there is also the possibility to combine it with an automatic eight-gear changeover. In the case of choosing the automatic changeover option, the stop-start engine will be automatically set to stop and start.
The safety chapter and driving assistants to the 2020 VW Jetta also includes numerous systems, including the front collision warning device with automatic emergency braking function, the dead angle control, the Rear Traffic alert device, intelligent and adaptive cruise control, automatic lighting of lights and warning of rail output.
The 2020 VW Jetta will be manufactured under the methods of the MQB platform of the Volkswagen group for medium and small front-wheel drive and transverse front-motor cars, thus sharing technical genes with VW Golf, Seat León, Audi A3.