Volkswagen Jetta GLI Sets Itself Apart with Head-Turning Design

By Product Expert | Posted in Design, Power, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Jetta GLI on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 at 8:28 pm
Red 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI in front of mountains

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Design Features and Power Specs

The sixth generation of the Volkswagen Jetta GLI delivers head-turning designs and heart-pounding power. The 2019 VW Jetta GLI performance sedan sets itself apart from the rest of the competition with its sporty exterior and power-packed engine. We’re going to go into detail about all of the stand-out 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI design features and power specs in this guide from Atlantic Volkswagen.

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VW Jetta GLI Engine and Performance Closeup of taillight on 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

A 2.0-liter turbocharged and direct-injection TSI® engine with 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque on tap sits beneath the hood of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI. Paired to a standard 6-speed manual or the optional 7-speed DSG® automatic transmission, the Jetta GLI delivers an impressive EPA-estimated 25 city/32 highway/28 city mpg. Automatic transmission Jetta GLI models feature standard Start/Stop technology to help save fuel and improve efficiency. Equipped with Golf R front brakes with red-painted calipers, a multi-link rear suspension, VAQ limited-slip differential, and progressive variable-ration steering, the athletic feel of this Volkswagen is amplified even higher.

Unique Design in 2019 Jetta GLI

The Volkswagen Jetta GLI S and Autobahn feature unique GLI styling that includes aggressive-looking front and rear bumpers, side skirts, a black honeycomb grille, dual chrome exhaust, and a rear spoiler. The Jetta GLI S and Autobahn both sit on 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with a diamond-turned surface and feature “GLI” rear badging.

The 35th Anniversary Edition Jetta GLI sets itself apart from the rest of the lineup with a black tail spoiler, black mirror caps, a black roof, “GLI 35” badging, and dark grey 18-inch wheels. The Jetta GLI 35th Anniversary Edition wheels feature an additional track-ready touch to make them look even more athletic – a red stripe around the outer rim.

Red stitching lines the floormats, shifter, armrest, steering wheel, and even the seats to add an athletic touch to the all-black interior. Jetta GLI S and 35th Anniversary Edition models feature cloth comfort sport seats while the Autobahn receives leather sport seating. Every Jetta GLI model feels track-ready with the leather-wrapped sport multifunction steering wheel, stainless steel pedal caps, and available steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

Closeup of shifter in 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Closeup of wheel on 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 35th Anniversary Edition

Closeup of "GLI" badge on steering wheel in 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

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The Atlantic Volkswagen online inventory includes every model available in the 2019 Jetta GLI lineup. Drivers can find their perfect fit by stopping by our West Islip dealership and getting behind the wheel of a Jetta GLI model for a test drive.

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