2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI was just revealed exclusively by Volkswagen of America. The sedan is considered the most capable and potent variant of the Jetta and also a best-selling model. The car now comes equipped with more features and has a sportier stance. The latter is achieved via the specially tuned sport suspension and the four cylinder 2.0-literTSI turbocharged and direct-injection engine. It is the same as in the Golf GTI, meaning that it produces 210 horsepower (155 kW).

Volkswagen Jetta GLI Exterior

Volkswagen Jetta GLI features a bolder and more athletic look which is emphasized via the front fascia. There the designers added re-interpretation of the honeycomb grille. Take a look also at the foglights that are also with new design.

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At the back, there is a new form for the rear bumper. It features diffuser and a pair of chrome-tipped exhausts. The sides are highlighted via the new alloys and rubbers. Precisely, Jetta GLI runs on 18-inch Mallory aluminum wheels, which are mated with all-season tires as a standard. Optionally one can opt for summer performance tires.

Jetta GLI Interior Features

The cabin of the Jetta GLI benefits from a lot of new additions. Staring with the new MIB 2 infotainment system, it will help the passengers stay connected. The SE trim is abundantly fitted with special interior features.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Rear View

Take for instance the LED tail-lights, Keyless access with push-button start, Climatronic automatic dual-zone climate control, the sunroof, six-way power driver seat, a rearview camera, front and rear Park Distance Control, Fender Premium Audio System, rain sensing wipers, auto headlights, and heated seats.

Volkswagen Jetta GLI from the SEL trim will add even more: Blind Spot Detection with rear traffic alert, a navigation system, Bi-Xenon headlights with the Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS), and Homelink.

Furthermore, as a standard all Jetta GLIs are getting the Automatic Post-Collision Braking system. The system applies the brakes when the airbag sensors detect collision. This helps reduce residual kinetic energy and therefore the chance of additional damage.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI will go on sale soon. Stay with us for more details.

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Source: Volkswagen