Next-gen Volkswagen Jetta 2019 scheduled to launch in early 2018

Updated Apr 13, 2021 | Same topic: Car Sneak Peeks, Teasers, & Rumors

Will it hit our shores soon?

The 7th-gen Volkswagen Jetta 2019 has recently been partially teased on the carmaker’s Canadian website under the form of a GIF image. As can be seen from the dark preview, the next-gen Jetta seems to be offered with a host of evolutionary redesign on the outside.

GIF Teaser image of the Volkswagen Jetta 2019

Teaser image of the Volkswagen Jetta 2019

In particular, the Jetta 2019 appears to have a bolder look thanks to bigger headlights, redesigned grille, slimmer tail lights and especially a defined line running through the door handles. According to Mr. Hinrich Woebcken, CEO of Volkswagen North America, the all-new Jette is described to be “super modern” vehicle featuring an “emotional” design.

Although the current Jetta is still fine, its refinement and technology has been long fallen behind its brother Golf. This is why the German automaker has decided to update the new Jetta with its latest version of the excellent MQB platform. While it’s still unclear about the engine lineup details, latest car news suggests that the next-gen Jetta is very likely to be powered by the redesigned 2.0 TDI and the new 1.5 TSI engines.

In spite of the decrease in sales in the past few years, the Volkswagen Jetta has still topped the list of Volkswagen’s best-selling vehicles in the US market with a total of over 121,000 units sold in 2016.

The Volkswagen Jetta 2019 is set to be released at Detroit Auto Show in January 2018 and 12 months after that, the new Jetta GLI variant is also expected to be launched. While affirming the US would be the main market of the new Jetta, Mr. Hinrich Woebcken revealed that the car would also be exported to other countries. However, it has yet to be confirmed when the all-new Jette will make its way to Asian market.

The Volkswagen Jetta 2017 price in the Philippines
 Variants Price 
 Volkswagen Jetta Comfortline TDI DSG  ₱1,100,000
 Volkswagen Jetta Highline TDI DSG  ₱1,200,000
 Volkswagen Jetta Business Edition TDI DSG  ₱1,250,000
 Volkswagen Jetta Business Edition+ TDI DSG  ₱1,300,000

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Volkswagen Jetta

The Volkswagen Jetta is one of the most successful vehicles sold in the German marque’s history. With over 14 million units sold in its six generations of production, it is no wonder that the model also became a hit in the Philippine market, being the best-selling sedan Volkswagen Philippines has ever offered since its introduction. In 2017, the Jetta even bagged the distinction of being the Best Compact Sedan in the Car of the Year-Philippines (COTY-P). The stylish European sedan retains the solid feel, top-notch performance, and technological features of German cars without breaking the bank. Its remarkable heritage, world-class excellence, and signature Volkswagen premium amenities make the Jetta perfectly “Made for Everyday Living.” With an attainable price tag for all the indulgences it offers, the Jetta brings luxury German driving closer to the Filipino market. Offered locally are three variants which are the Comfortline, the Highlight, and the Business Edition + model. Powering the only diesel engine in its segment is a 2.0-liter Turbocharged Direct Injection.

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