How Powerful is the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Engine?

By Product Expert | Posted in VW Jetta on Friday, August 30th, 2019 at 12:24 pm
Exterior view of a red 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Engine Performance

Are you searching for a new compact sedan that offers tremendous engine performance and excellent fuel economy? If so, then the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI is a great option that you should consider exploring today! Customers here in the Walnut Creek, CA area can explore the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI for themselves right here at Dirito Brothers Volkswagen today! Let’s take a closer look at the engine specs and performance features that the 2019 VW Jetta GLI offers together!

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Engine Specifications

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI comes equipped with an extremely powerful 2.0L TSI® engine under the hood! This engine comes paired with an excellent 7-speed automatic DSC® transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport Mode. The turbocharged 2.0L engine is able to generate 228 horsepower and up to 258 pound-feet of torque. When it comes to fuel economy, this engine allows the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI to achieve EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 25 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway.

Image of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI engine against a white background

Image of a person using the Drive Mode Selector on the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI touchscreen display

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Performance Features

In addition to the excellent engine specifications and fuel economy, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI comes equipped with a number of performance features that are designed to complement the excellent engine under the hood. Some of the key performance features available on the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI include the DCC® adaptive chassis control, the XDS® Cross Differential System with VAQ mechanical differential, the performance brakes, and the progressive variable-ratio steering.

Two of the best performance features offered by the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI are the Performance Monitor and the Driving Mode Selection. These features allow drivers to view their vehicles performance vitals in real-time or change between four different driving modes—Eco, Normal, Sport and Custom.

Check out the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI at Dirito Brothers Volkswagen in Walnut Creek, CA for yourself today!


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