Performance-Ready Power in 2019 VW Jetta GLI Sedan

By Product Expert | Posted in Power, VW Jetta on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 7:01 pm
Red 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Engine and Power Specs

Drivers looking for their next thrilling and adrenaline-pumping vehicle will find the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI checks all the boxes. This fun-to-drive sedan provides the power to get hearts racing, delivering incredible power around every turn. But just how performance-ready is this VW? Continue reading to learn all about the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI engine and power specs.


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Track-Ready Jetta GLI Engine Red 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

There is 258 pound-feet of torque and 228 horsepower on tap under the hood of the 2019 VW Jetta GLI thanks to the 2.0-liter TSI® turbocharged engine and 7-speed automatic DSG® transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport Mode with. This 4-cylinder engine delivers an unbeatable performance down every road while earning an EPA-estimated 25 city mpg and 32 highway mpg.

The DCC® adaptive chassis control, available on the Jetta GLI 35th Edition, selectively applies force to each of the four Jetta GLI wheels and adjusts for optimal damping force. Understeering is eliminated with the help of the XDS® Cross Differential System with VAQ mechanical differential, which monitors lateral G-forces, vehicle speed, and wheel rotation to keep an optimal torque balance throughout the entire drive.

Drivers can view their vehicle’s vitals in real time out on the road with the available Performance Monitor. This system displays critical performance information, such as boost pressure, engine power usage, and even multi-directional G-forces. With the help of the Performance Monitor and Driving Mode Selection, drivers stay in control throughout every drive behind the wheel of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI.


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If you’re ready to take on the power the 2019 Jetta GLI has to offer, then head over to our online inventory. You can find your perfect Jetta GLI right on our site and you can even book a test drive to experience the adrenaline-pumping thrills of the 2019 Jetta GLI in Seattle, WA.