The German manufacturer, Volkswagen introduced the VW Jetta since 1979, which a small family car. This model has already crossed five generations, and it is in its sixth generation since 2011. According to the rumours, 2017 VW Jetta will likely to become its next generation model.
The first generation model was in the production lineups from 1979 to 1984. It had marked a total manufacturing of 571,030 builds. The second generation model reached 1,708,390 productions and continued in the market till 1992. Exceptionally, this 2017 Volkswagen Jetta was introduced in China in 1991 and remained in production till 2013.
2017 VW Jetta – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
A report on 2017 Jetta has shown that this model might get its release at the end of 2016. The present model is based on a PQ35 platform which is likely to get changed. This will incorporate the modular MQB platform that was similar to Golf.
Since Jetta is popularly referred to a Golf-based sedan, this suggests that new Jetta will bear much of the similarities. Well, the manufacturer will definitely build Jetta with its signature style of manufacturing that might include Octavia-like interior.
Because of the incorporation of the new modular platform, this model will increase in its dimensions. The wheelbase is expected to grow by 1080 mm, and overall length is expected to increase by 900 mm.
Looking at its exterior design, 2017 VW Jetta will occupy horizontal slats on the front grille along with its bumper design. Headlights and foglights will be seen attached to the slats-ends respectively.
At its rear end, taillights will be split into two to offer a unique look. Its tailgate will occupy one of the parts of its taillights.
2017 VW Jetta – Modification under the Hood
VW engineers are working deliberately on this project and are expected to offer better performance engine than its current model. It is expected to equip with 4-cylinder TDI and TSI engine variants.
This sedan will be equipped with 1-liter TSI turbocharged engine that can produce up to 116 hp. Another engine variant, a 1.8-liter TSI turbocharged engine will power the vehicle to produce 180 hp.
It will also have a 1.4-liter diesel variant along with a 2.0-liter TDI diesel engine. The 1.4-liter inline-4 engine can produce up to 150 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. The other engine variant can produce a maximum power of 210 hp and a maximum torque of 207 lb-ft.
The transmission system of 2017 VW Jetta is expected to get a 5-speed manual as its standard. There will be an option of the 6-speed automatic transmission system as well.
2017 VW Jetta – Price and Competitors
The price of VW Jetta 2017 is not confirmed yet. Enthusiastic buyers have to wait until its manufacturer reveals the same. According to car experts, this model will get a hike in its price for the base model than its current model.
The competitions will be much at the higher level as other manufacturers are also set to release their models. In the completion, 2017 VW Jetta will get Mazda 3 and Ford Focus as its main rivals.