The Volkswagen Jetta GLI

November 8th, 2021 by

The Jetta continues to provide two different engines for the Volkswagen GLI. The first one is turbocharged 1.4L 4 cylinder rated at 147 horsepower and paired with either an automatic or manual transmission. The second is a 2.0L turbo that raises output to 228 horsepower and is exclusive to the Jetta GLI mode. When it comes to infotainment, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are added as standard and a larger 8 inch touchscreen is accessible.

Horsepower and torque rating

The Volkswagen Jetta GLI is a sporty 4 door sedan that delivers stunning drive every time you take the wheel. Whether you are just driving to the store or driving on the highway, the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta GLI is ready for the adventure. Underneath the hood of Volkswagen Jetta GLI is strong TSI turbocharged 4 cylinder engine that pushes out a remarkable 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft torque.

Comfort, interior, and cargo

While the GLI has the same general roomy cabin as the standard Jetta, even the base S model has specs such customizable glow interior lighting, heated front seats, dual-zone mechanical climate control, and passive entry with push-button begin. The snazzier Autobahn version includes a 10.3-inch digital gauge cluster, panoramic sun proof, adjustable driver’s seat, and ventilated front seats. The sportiest Jetta is also roomy than its hatchback counterpart, with about 2 inches of extra legroom in the back seat.

Safety specs

Volkswagen knows how vital it is to stay at the forefront of new driver-assistance technology. The Jetta GLI is equipped with lots of standard technology to give drivers a best sense of what is going on around them. The Jetta GLI helps from the front with the inclusion of both Forward Collision Warning standard and Automated Emergency Braking. The Jetta GLI is also equipped to support drivers from the rear of the vehicle with both Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Blind Spot Warning.


Now you can see the important performance data of your Jetta GLI on the accessible performance monitor. Real-time multi-directional G-forces, engine power, and improve pressure detail is display to increase the handling of your Jetta GLI. Four selectable drive modes let you tune your steering, throttle, and suspension to match your driving conditions and mood. Normal, Eco Sport, and comfort are pre-programmed, while a 5th mode is customizable.

The Autobahn trim comes with an adaptive chassis control system that provides you 3 suspension settings, so you can modify your drive to the road. A limited-slip front differential system helps you reject under-steering by adjusting torque mechanically. Variable ratio steering delivers fast response at high speeds and perfect performance at low speeds.


With a host of specs to improve the driver experience, the 2021 famous car puts customizable tech within reach. With App-connect, just plug in your compatible Smartphone or link it wirelessly and watch as your pick apps emerge on the touchscreen display of Volkswagen. With its remarkable specs and a range of premium content, the accessible SiriusXM with 360L delivers a personalized experience for every driver. The accessible Beats Audio generates a high standard sound. Visit City Volkswagen of Highland today to schedule your test drive.