2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI vs 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI vs 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

The Volkswagen Jetta GLI is back. This iconic performance sedan of the Volkswagen brand has returned, bringing along all the power, performance, and joy it’s known for. However, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI is far superior to its predecessor. Thanks to the momentous redesign of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta sedan, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI gets to share in the stunning looks, technology, and efficiency wrought from the newly implemented MQB platform.

So, to what extent does the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI performance sedan differ from the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta sedan? That is our topic for today’s comparison. Let’s see what the 2019 VW Jetta GLI model adds and upgrades over the standard 2019 VW Jetta. It’s the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI vs the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta!

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI


2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2L Turbocharged Inline 4 Baseline Engine 1.4L Turbocharged Inline 4
228 Horsepower 147
258 lb-ft Torque 184 lb-ft
6-Speed Manual Standard Transmission 6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic DSG® Upgraded Transmission 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic
$25,995 Starting MSRP $18,745

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Elgin, IL

Above, we can clearly see the shift between these Jetta models in terms of power and performance. However, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI adds a lot of additional performance, convenience, and comfort features compared to those offered with the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, including:

  • Black Honeycomb Grille with GLI Badging
  • BeatsAudio®
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • Volkswagen Digital Cockpit
  • Driver Personalization
  • Rear Traffic Alert
  • Driving Mode Selector
  • XDS® Cross Differential System
  • Leather-Wrapped Multi-Function Steering Wheel
  • Sport Seats with Contrast Stitching
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Climatronic® Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Power Tilting/Sliding Panoramic Sunroof
  • And More!

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI performance sedan is out now! You can find it wherever Volkswagen models are sold while supplies last. Additionally, for those interested, now is the best time to buy as many additional Volkswagen dealerships have 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI models stocked for the spring Sign then Drive sales event. To learn more, please contact us. The Elgin Volkswagen staff can be reached online, over the phone, or in person at our dealership located in Elgin, Illinois within the Cook and Kane counties.

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