The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta debuted progressing this year with bigger proportions and a new set of transmissions. Now, a automaker has suggested fuel economy information for a compress sedan, and it’s a conspicuous alleviation from final year’s model.
The new Jetta produces 147 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque from a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. From this engine, a Jetta nets 30/40/34 mpg city/highway/combined when versed with possibly a new eight-speed involuntary or six-speed manual. Last year, a Jetta with a 1.4-liter engine netted 28/38/32 mpg with a six-speed involuntary or 28/40/33 mpg with a five-speed manual. Although we haven’t nonetheless tested a new version, a prior Jetta was means to strech 60 mph from a delay in 8.4 seconds with a 1.4-liter unit.
While positively respectable, a Jetta’s fuel economy numbers tumble behind some competitors. The 2018 Honda Civic tops out during 32/42/36 mpg with a 1.5-liter turbo-four. Meanwhile, a 2018 Hyundai Elantra sedan nets an estimated 32/40/35 mpg from a 1.4-liter turbo powerplant.
American drivers are still endangered with fuel economy even as incomparable vehicles including crossovers interfuse by a market. VW grown a new Jetta privately with North America in mind, and it was suggested recently that there are no skeleton to offer it in Europe. Expect a new Jetta to arrive in U.S. dealerships someday during a second entertain of this year.