The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta is a popular European sedan that is attractive for many car lovers. The comfortable seats with impressive cargo capacity make the car more suitable for families. The strong engine offers a pleasant ride irrespective of the distance. The engine has been tested for emissions and is certified in 50 states. Compared to the older models, the navigation system has been improved with a touch screen interface. However, the fuel economy is much lower for a 2.5l engine compared to the other competitors in the market.
The cargo capacity of 2009 Volkswagen Jetta makes the vehicle more suitable for use. The powerful engine uses clean diesel technology to make the model fuel efficient. The sports wagon and TDI models of 2009 Volkswagen Jetta have gained importance compared to the other economy cars. Instead of buying expensive hybrid cars, many people now look out for the TDI Jetta car. Anyone who wishes to buy an inexpensive German sedan can settle down comfortably for the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta.
The S, SE and SEL models of 2009 Volkswagen Jetta vary with certain options. All the models have 16-inch wheels except SEL which has 17 inch wheels and the material is steel for S and allow for SE. Heated mirrors, air conditioning, excellent cruise control, adjustable front seats, perfect audio system are available in all the models. The stereo and climate control features are directly accessible. Several optional features are also available which can be purchased at additional cost. Rear side bags and iPod interface can also be bought if you like.
The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta comes with five cylinder 2.5L engine with five speed manual transmission. A six speed automatic transmission can be used optionally. The sedan can go up to 60 mph from zero in 8.6 seconds. The sports wagon uses a 2.0L four cylinder engine while TDL has 2.0L turbocharged diesel engine. Except the TDI model that has about 30/41 mpg in city/highway fuel economy, the other models are roughly in the range of 20/29.
2009 Volkswagen Jetta provides excellent safety features and it has got the highest rating in crash tests. For front side protection during collision, the rate is four stars while for side protection, the car has been rated five starts. Antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control are offered with optional rear side bags for additional safety.
The interior is beautifully designed with vinyl leatherette. The coach is easy to clean with cool blue lights for display. The 30GB hard drive and 20GB digital music storage add to the interior special features. Among the economy cars, the leg room offered by 2009 Volkswagen Jetta is ample and the cargo capacity with 16 cubic feet for sedan and 32.8 cubic feet for sports wagon deserves a special mention.
The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta is nicely weighted and so you can have a smooth ride inside the cabin. Even if you drive aggressively, you will not experience much inconvenience except body rolling while cornering. The fuel efficient TDI models are slightly noisier, but this noise cannot be heard when you drive inside the city.