2016 Volkswagen Jetta Cleveland OH
There are things in life that are practical, and there are things that are fun, but they don’t have to be mutually exclusive. This is proven with the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta in Cleveland OH, which mixes the practical aspects of car shopping with solid construction, a new, more powerful base engine and a slew of standard features. The model is admired for its simple style that allows the high-quality materials and build speak for themselves. There’s no denying that it’s an economical choice, perfect for a first new car.
Whether choosing the base S trim or opting for the sportier Jetta GLI, this model is admired for a sleek style that isn’t overcomplicated with design elements. Inside, the cabin features well-fitted materials in a simple layout that makes driving intuitive rather than frustrating. Cloth seating comes standard, providing comfort during all four seasons as it doesn’t become sticky or too hot. The front bucket seats are also admired for their supportive structure, providing comfort on the bumpiest of road conditions.
The 2016 Jetta comes with four engine options, starting with the 1.4T that replaces the naturally-aspirated 2.0-liter engine from the previous model year. This new engine provides 150 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Three other engine options are available for more power or fuel economy.
New for the 2016 model year is the MIB II infotainment system with USB connectivity. This brings App-Connect features to all models except for the S without technology package. Speed sensitive electric power steering is now a standard feature, as is the automatic post-collision braking system.
With the new standard base engine comes an impressive improvement in fuel-economy, jumping up to an EPA-estimated 28 city and 39 highway mpg rating, from the 25/34 rating from the previous model year. Those seeking even better numbers can get into the Jetta Hybrid, with its 48 highway mpg rating.
New features for the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta
One of the most noticeable changes for the 2016 model year is undoubtedly the new 1.4-liter turbocharged four-liter engine, which replaces the 2.0-liter naturally-aspirated engine. The result is an increased horsepower from 115 to 150, while also greatly improving fuel economy. The 1.8T is still available on the SEL trim level, for those who prefer the oomph that 170 horsepower provides. There are a total of four engine options, with the 2.0T found on the GLI and the 1.4L on the Hybrid completing the options.
New standard features for the base model Jetta include the 5-inch resistive touchscreen MIB II system, which is more responsive, has higher resolution and has improved graphics. All higher trim levels include the 6.3-inch resistive touchscreen system, which also adds on App-Connect features for connectivity with almost every smartphone. A USB port is standard in the new head units, making it easier than ever to connect and charge mobile devices. Other standard features include Bluetooth with audio, cruise control, a multi-function steering wheel and power windows and locks.
Find out if the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta is the right model for you when you stop by Eastside Volkswagen for a test drive.