2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Release Date, MPG, Specs, Price – The present generation of the Volkswagen Jetta has been with us for close to four years and first received a refreshment last year. The few upgrades to its precursor included a new U.S bound engine and few restyling to its running gear too.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

However, with the upcoming new model, there will be a new engine that will not only have a positive impact on its performance but will also bring it to speed with the latest trends in the modern vehicle segment.

The vehicle will now shift its attention to a new platform which will be known as the Golf seven platform. With this platform, buyers should anticipate better fuel economy and all the goodies that one should expect from a lighter vehicle.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI will come designed as a 4-door sedan that will certainly boast of bigger dimensions in comparison to the Golf version. That said, prospecting buyers will find that the vehicle will have a more spacious cabin and cargo volume than before.

Interior Design – 2016 VW Jetta TDI

Interior wise, the new vehicle will come with some few updates that will make it unique. Buyers will definitely love the MIB 2 infotainment system which will come equipped with features such as, USB and Car-Net connectivity.

As for the top of the range SE model, buyers should look forward to push button start, LED taillights and keyless access. The driving experience will also be boosted by Climatronic automatic climate control feature.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI interior
2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI interior

Tons of impressive features will definitely find their way into the new vehicle. These features will include rear Park Distance Control, rear view camera, rain sensing wipers, six way adjustable heated front wheels, and award winning Fender Premium Audio System.

With the installed safety features, you can rest assured that you are protected in case of any eventuality. The list includes VK Post- Collision system that offers protection to both driver and passenger in the unlikely event of an accident.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Exterior Photos

The automobile giant has gone a long way in trying to impress its users by providing latest driving technology. To that end, Volkswagen has added new luxury features that include Blind Spot monitor, navigation system, Bi-Xenon headlights, Homelink and Adaptive Front Lighting System.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI front
2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI front

All the above mentioned features will be a first in the new vehicle and will guarantee an upscale driving experience. As for its exterior features, you should expect new standard and optional features.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI back
2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI back

The upcoming new 2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI will come in three trim levels which will include Comfortline, Trendline and Comfortable Plus. As for the Trendline, users should expect 16” steel wheels, power windows, electric mirrors, 8 speaker CD/MP3 Stereocloth upholstery and Keyless entry.

Engine of the New Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2016

Under the hood of the new Volkswagen Jetta TDI will be an upgrade. The previous 1.8L turbocharged inline 4 engine will most likely find its way into the new vehicle. However, the new engine will be tweaked in order to offer a powerful output as compared to the previous output figures.

Despite the vehicle lacking impressive fuel economy ratings in comparison to its competitors with only 32 mpg on average, the new TDI engine will give an impressive output capped to around 170 hp for the base model.

Another engine that will be available will be a 2L turbocharged diesel engine that yields up to 150 hp and 250 pounds of torque. In contrast to the former engine, this one will have a better fuel economy pegged at around 48 mpg easily clinching the top rated position of the best fuel economy ever achieved in a non-hybrid vehicle.

Notwithstanding the fetes achieved above, news will most likely emanate from a 1.4L turbocharged inline-four engine that will be capable of generating up to 180 hp but will be made available later down the road. As for the transmission system, expect both the six-speed manual and six-speed auto on the standard model.

Price & Release Date of the New 2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

The pricing detail of the new vehicle is unlikely to remain unchanged in comparison to the previous generation. Therefore, buyers should expect the base model to retail not lesser than $17,000.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI release date
2016 Volkswagen Jetta TDI release date

As for the release date of the new vehicle, buyers should expect the new vehicle to be released somewhere in 2016 while its concept is probably going to be unleashed before the close of this year.