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Volkswagen Adds More Features to 2012 Jetta GLI

The competition in the automobile segment is becoming tougher and therefore car makers are now coming up with better upgrades that can help them to attract more buyers. Volkswagen has remained one of the top contenders in this field and therefore they are well aware of how to get more consumers under their umbrella. Volkswagen Jetta is one of their top selling cars and the company has now decided that they will add some more features to their top line car to make it more convenient and productive for their consumers.

The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta became an instant hit with the buyers all over the globe and Volkswagen wants to make sure that the trend remains the same way for the following year. Hence, they have decided to boost the performance by having turbocharged GLI model for the year 2012. Volkswagen has shown that American buyers are very passionate about Volkswagen Jetta and that shows through the sales record. The sales for Volkswagen Jetta 2011 went up by 74.8% in the first seven months which clearly indicates that this German-made sedan is popular all over the United States.

Taking this into consideration, Volkswagen is now all set to stir a storm in the automobile market with 2012 Volkswagen Jetta with turbocharged GLI. The new Jetta GLI will have 2.0 liter TSI turbocharged four cylinder gasoline engine which can produce 200 horsepower and 207 lb feet of torque. This means that the new 2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI will be extremely good when it comes to drivability and acceleration. It will have six speed manual transmission along with dual clutch automatic transmission. The new sedan will also have Volkswagen XDS cross differential system that prevents wheelspin during hard cornering. Volkswagen design engineers have also made some changes to the appearance of the car.

The new 2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI will have new honeycomb grille, deeper front spoiler, GTI-style vertical fog lamps and red painted brake calipers.  At the back it will have dual exhaust pipes and smoked tail lights. Inside the car will be sporty bucket seats that will have bright red stitching, flat bottom steering wheel, aluminum pedals, shift knob and dash and door trim. The all new 2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI will have a starting MSRP of $23,495. However, the GLI Autobahn model will cost more at $25,545 as it will have other features like sunroof, dual zone climate control, heated V-Tex leatherette seats and Fender Premium Audio System.

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Published on: August 24, 2011

Filled Under: Autos News, Volkswagen

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