How good Volkswagen Jetta can perform?
By: Niru on 14 august 2014
Volkswagen installed 2.0-litre Engine in order to match the performance parameters which are relevant to the name of car where Jetta in the name of Volkswagen Jetta means Jet Stream, as they selected this name because they want Volkswagen Jetta to run and glide on road like Jet stream. Volkswagen Jetta engine is matted with 6 speed manual transmission with Common Rail Direct Injector system which also any experienced driver to run Volkswagen Jetta to maximum speed of 208km/hr. The best part 0km/hr to 100km/hr in just 9.4 seconds shows the responsiveness of engine and fast gear shift technology is so good only few units of energy is wasted and this quality also helps in increasing fuel economy.
Volkswagen Jetta has basically three engine choices i.e. 1.4-litre TSI petrol mated to a six-speed manual gearbox, 2.0-litre TDI diesel with an option of a six-speed manual or a 6-speed DSG automatic gearbox. The petrol engine pulls cleanly from low speeds like 5kmph in second gear without any signs of knocking. The 6 speed gearbox and clutch are breeze to use. The diesel engine also performs very well, giving very low noise in the cabin on low RPMs. Overall, both engines are refined and give a nice driving experience. Fuel efficiency is also good with Petrol engine rated to give 14.69 Kmpl and diesel one to give 19.33 Kmpl.
The new Volkswagen Jetta comes in both manual and automatic transmission versions. Further, buyers can opt for both petrol and diesel engines as per their requirement, however, the automatic variant is available in diesel only. The Petrol version is powered by a 1.4 Ltr. engine whereas the diesel versions are powered by a 2.0 Ltr. engine. Both petrol and diesel engines have very good lower end torque. The Power delivery is also very smooth given the six-speed gearbox. The automatic version also performs very well with unnoticeable gear shifts. The ARAI certified mileage of petrol and diesel trims are 14.69 Kmpl and 19.33 Kmpl respectively.
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