How Does the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta Fare in Terms of Performance?

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Monday, September 6th, 2021 at 1:19 pm
2021 Volkswagen Jetta

Performance Features of the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta

Since its introduction in 1979, the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta has been regarded as one of the most successful sedans in the world. It has a bold exterior with 17-inch alloy wheels. It has a comfortable and sophisticated interior, MIB3 infotainment system with an 8.0-inch display, and a comprehensive suite of driver-assistance technology. For now, at Team Gunther Volkswagen in Daphne, AL, we give you an overview of the performance features of the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta.

What Engine Is Available on the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta?

The 2021 Volkswagen Jetta is equipped with a 1.4-liter turbocharged and direct-injection TSI® engine with an output of 147 hp and a torque rating of 184 lb.-ft. This engine is paired with a standard six-speed manual transmission. An eight-speed automatic transmission is also available.

2021 Volkswagen Jetta Engine
2021 Volkswagen Jetta Interior

How Is the Fuel Economy of the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta?

The 2021 Volkswagen Jetta delivers 29 mpg in the city, 39 mpg on the highway, and 33 mpg combined with the automatic transmission. Further, it achieves 30 mpg in the city, 41 mpg on the highway, and 34 mpg combined with the manual transmission.


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Features That Ensure the Engine’s Efficiency

The engine features a variable valve timing that ensures an increased torque for the entire range of available speeds. Its compression ratio of 10:1 ensures that the engine generates engine power from every drop of fuel.

The 2021 Volkswagen Jetta also comes with a Start/Stop System. Thus, when the engine is idle, i.e., when your foot is on the brake pedal, the engine is automatically stopped. When the brake pedal is released, the engine restarts.  

If you’re interested in learning more about the performance features of the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta, visit us at Team Gunther Volkswagen in Daphne, AL, or schedule a test drive today!

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