We love giving our drivers in Mission Viejo, RSM and Newport Beach a sneak peek at upcoming vehicles that are making their way to our dealership. Today, we’re going to take a look at the 2019 VW Jetta release date, engine specs, style updates and any notable features that you may want to know about.

Keep reading to learn more about this upcoming sedan and what you can expect from it when you’re sitting behind the wheel!

VW Jetta Redesign & Appearance

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta went through a bit of a redesign and style update. The vehicle features a longer wheelbase at 105.7 inches, compared to last year’s model which offered a 104.4 inch wheelbase. The cabin is taller and wider than the 2017 Jetta, which adds to the vehicle’s comfort due to the expanded passenger space. Other updates to the 2019 Jetta includes a larger front grille, sharper and more defined lines and even sleeker overall appearance that encompasses the visuals of a coupe-like vehicle.

The Jetta cabin also includes some notable updates as well. This includes the use of soft-touch materials throughout the interior that include a new design element to give the vehicle a more stylish and luxurious appeal. The seats are offered in a variety of new colors and design patterns. Heated and ventilated seats are available as optional upgrades, and this also includes the power driver’s seat with memory for added comfort and convenience.

Updated Technology & Entertainment

The 2019 Jetta offers more smartphone integration features with the inclusion of Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™ and MirrorLink® to help you stay connected while out on the road. This model will also offer the option of including Volkswagen Car-Net® for easy and convenient smartphone connectivity. Drivers also have the option of including the new 400-watt BeatsAudio® sound system for crystal clear and high definition listening.

Engine Power & Optional Transmissions

The 1.4-liter TSI turbocharged 4-cylinder engine carries over from the 2017 model. This engine provides the ability to deliver 147 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. The engine comes standard mated to a 6-speed manual transmission which adds an additional gear ratio from last year’s 5-speed transmission. However, this engine also offers the option for drivers to go with the 8-speed automatic transmission, which can accommodate every level of driver.

When is the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Release Date?

At Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore Irvine, you learned all about the different updates that the 2019 VW Jetta will bring to the table. You got a sense of its redesign, its offered features and even the different transmissions that you can choose. While the Jetta release date hasn’t officially been released yet, we were told to keep our eyes peeled for this summer, so stay in touch with us so we can give you even more updates on this vehicle, let you know when it arrives on our lot and when you can get behind the wheel and experience it for yourself!

We are proud to help drivers in Mission Viejo, RSM and Newport Beach learn about upcoming models that will arrive at our dealership.

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