2009 Volkswagen GLI  -  $25,470


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $25,470
Base Invoice: $23,794
Destination Charge: $700
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn Man PZEV
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 21 | Hwy: 31
Body Style: 4dr Sdn Man PZEV
Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission
Engine: 2.0L FSI turbocharged I4 PZEV engine

Pros

Low entry price; excellent safety performance; styling and performance (GLI); cargo space in the SportWagen, TDI's impressive fuel efficiency.


Model Highlights

The Volkswagen Jetta sedan comes in five different trim levels for 2009: S, SE, SEL, Wolfsburg, and TDI. The S, SE, and SEL are powered by a 170-horsepower, 2.5L 5-cylinder engine, matched either with a 5-speed manual gearbox or with a 6-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic and sport mode. Top-of-the-range SEL models

only offer the automatic.

The Wolfsburg is a special edition that gets its power from a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine making 200 horsepower and 207 ft-lb of torque. It features special badging, premium wheels, and leatherette seating, and can be equipped with either a 6-speed manual or the 6-speed automatic transmission.

The TDI returns to the Jetta lineup after a brief hiatus. Jetta TDIs are available in both the sedan and the wagon. A 2.0L direct-injected turbodiesel produces 140 hp and 236 ft-lb of torque, and can be mated to either the 6-speed manual or the 6-speed automatic transmissions. The EPA rates the Jetta TDI at 30 mpg city / 41 mpg

highway.

The new SportWagen boasts a surprising amount of cargo space. With the back seat up, there's 32.8 cubic feet of space, but with it folded forward the cargo area expands to nearly 67 cubic feet. An optional fold-flat front passenger seat provides additional cargo space.

The GLI is a performance-oriented sports-sedan model that is powered by the same 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder found in the Wolfsburg. The GLI also includes a distinctive honeycomb grille, lower-body trim, red brake calipers, large round taillights, dual stainless exhaust tips, special sport seats, an F1-style, flat-bottom steering wheel, and aluminum interior trim.

On both the Jetta sedans and SportWagens, front thorax-protecting side airbags are standard, along with full-length side-curtain bags. Side thorax bags for rear occupants are optional. All Jettas and GLIs also include anti-lock brakes with engine braking assist, and an electronic differential lock for improved traction. Volkswagen's electronic stabilization program (ESP) is now standard across the line.

All Jettas come with air conditioning, cruise control, a CD sound system, eight-way adjustable front seats, power windows and heated mirrors, and tilt/telescopic steering standard. The SE adds a leather steering wheel and shifter, power sunroof, ten-speaker stereo with 6-disc CD changer, a 60/40 split folding rear seat and alloy wheels. The SEL adds 17-inch wheels, body-colored valences, and a special instrument cluster. TDI models are outfitted as a mix between S, SE, and SEL trims.

Popular options include a navigation system and various sport styling kits that give the Jetta a high-performance look. The same package is available on the GLI, along with a special rear wing spoiler and front lip spoiler.


Model News

For 2009, Volkswagen introduces a new Jetta model in the SportWagen and a new engine in the diesel TDI, which will be offered in both sedans and SportWagens. The attractive SportWagen features plenty of room for people and their stuff, while the TDI is a 2.0L 4-cylinder diesel putting out 140 hp and 236 ft-lb of torque. TDI Jettas will be the first cars to meet the world's strictest emissions standards, California's Tier II, Bin 5. The TDI should be good for about 41 mpg on the highway.

Volkswagen's electronic stabilization program (ESP) is now standard across the Jetta line.


Value Writeup

The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta comes well-equipped and value-priced for those who want a small but roomy sedan or wagon, while the GLI model is a sophisticated sport sedan that also has strong value-for-money appeal. The Jetta and GLI line is also a safety standout, as one of only a few compact sedans and wagons at any price to offer available side-thorax air bags for rear-seat occupants. With the addition of the new SportWagen body style, the Jetta becomes an efficient alternative to sport-utility vehicles. The TDI diesel offers the efficiency of a hybrid with the torque people

expect from a small diesel.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 (Est) MPG

Cruising Range - City
304.50 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 (Est) MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
449.50 mi

Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4

Displacement
2.0L/121

Fuel System
FSI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100-6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1800-5000

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.09

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.10

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.11

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93

Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.64

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94/3.09

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140

Total Cooling System Capacity
7.6 qts

EPA Classification
Compact

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
91 ft³

Front Head Room
38.5 in

Front Leg Room
41.2 in

Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in

Second Head Room
37.2 in

Second Leg Room
35.4 in

Second Shoulder Room
53.1 in

Wheelbase
101.5 in

Length, Overall
179.3 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.1 in

Height, Overall
57.4 in

Track Width, Front
60.6 in

Track Width, Rear
59.8 in

Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in

Trunk Volume
16.0 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3290 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link

Front Tire Size
P225/45WR17

Rear Tire Size
P225/45WR17

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Alloy

Rear Wheel Material
Alloy

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.00

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.1 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 x 0.98 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 x 0.47 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
12

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
3

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
36,000

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

2.0L FSI turbocharged I4 PZEV engine

6-speed manual transmission

Electronic differential lock (EDL)

Front wheel drive

Independent MacPherson strut front suspension

Independent 4-link rear suspension

Front/rear stabilizer bars

Electro-mechanical variable assist pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr front vented/rear solid disc brakes

Dual exhaust tips

17" x 7" "Denver" alloy wheels

P225/45WR17 summer performance tires

Temporary use spare tire

Body-color bumpers

Black front grille w/honeycomb mesh & red surround

HID bi-xenon headlights

Bumper integrated foglights

Body-color heated pwr mirrors w/integrated side blinkers

Tinted green glass

2-speed variable intermittent windshield wipers w/heated washer nozzles

Body-color door handles

Premium VII AM/FM stereo w/in-dash 6-disc CD changer/MP3 player -inc: (10) speakers, auxiliary input jack

Sirius satellite radio w/3-month subscription

Heated 8-way manual front cloth sport bucket seats w/manual lumbar

60/40 split folding rear seat w/(3) height-adjustable headrests

Front center armrest w/(2) cup holders

Front console pwr outlet

Rear seat center armrest w/storage, pass-through, (2) cup holders

Front/rear floor mats

Alloy pedals

Tilt/telescoping 3-spoke sport leather-wrapped steering wheel w/audio controls

Outside temp display

Multi-function trip computer w/compass

Automatic pwr windows w/1-touch driver down

Pwr locks

Remote keyless entry w/(2) integrated key transmitters

Cruise control

Remote trunk release

Immobilizer theft-deterrent system

Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system

Air conditioning w/pollen filter

Rear heating/air conditioning ducts

Rear window defroster

Cloth door trim

(2) front/(2) rear passenger assist handles

Driver/front passenger sunvisors w/sliding feature, illuminated vanity mirrors w/covers

Lighting -inc: front dome light w/time delay, (2) reading lights, front footwell light, luggage compartment light

Leather shift knob

Front map & seatback storage pockets

Cargo area -inc: full carpeting, fold-down pkg hook, removable storage divider, pwr outlet

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)

Electronic brake pressure distribution (EBD)

Hydraulic brake assistant (HBA)

Engine braking assist

Electronic stabilization program (ESP) w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)

Clutch starter interlock

Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams

Daytime running lights

Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system w/buckle switch

Driver & front passenger side-impact airbags

Front/rear side curtain airbags

Front height-adjustable safety belts w/pretensioners & load limiters

3-point safety belts in all positions

Center rear safety belt w/interlock

LATCH child restraint system

Child safety door locks

Tire pressure monitoring system

Collapsible steering column

Trunk escape handle

 
CANDY WHITE
$0

 
SALSA RED
$0

 
DEEP BLACK METALLIC
$0

 
PLATINUM GRAY METALLIC
$0

 
LASER BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
ANTHRACITE, INTERLAGOS CLOTH SEAT TRIM
$0

 
ANTHRACITE, LEATHER SEATING SURFACES
$0

 
AUTOBAHN PKG
$2,405

 
18" "HUFEISEN" ALLOY WHEELS
$890

 
18" "HUFEISEN" ALLOY WHEELS
$750

 
17" HIGH PERFORMANCE SUMMER TIRES
$0

 
PWR TILT/SLIDING SUNROOF
$1,000

 
IPOD ADAPTER
$199

 
HIGH BLUETOOTH
$275

 
DVD SATELLITE NAVIGATION W/MDI
$1,990

 
REAR SIDE AIRBAGS
$350

 
** VARIOUS ADDITIONAL PORT INSTALLED OPTIONS MAY BE AVAILABLE IN YOUR AREA-SEE YOUR AREA DEALER FOR A COMPLETE LIST **
$0

 
PROTECTION KIT
$299

 
(4) RUBBER MATS & TRUNK LINER
$199

 
WING SPOILER
$479

 
LIP SPOILER
$329

 
GROUND EFFECTS KIT
$1,699

 
SPORT STYLING KIT
$1,999

 
18" BLACK "KARTHOUM" WHEELS W/P225/R18XL ALL-SEASON TIRES
$1,999

 
PREMIUM IPOD ADAPTER
$250

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