2022 Volkswagen Jetta unveiled with subtle updates

Volkswagen has confirmed that the new Jetta will go on sale in the US market in the fourth-quarter of 2021.

Volkswagen has unveiled the 2022 Jetta and Jetta GLI models for the American market. The 2022 Volkswagen Jetta now features a bunch of subtle design and styling updates, along with a revised engine as well.

The 2022 Jetta comes with new front and rear bumpers, a revised front grille with additional chrome slats and new alloy wheel design options. The GLI trim further comes with a modified rear diffuser with a honeycomb pattern, dual exhaust tips and sporty red accents all around.

On the Inside, the 2022 Volkswagen Jetta features updated seats, fresh upholstery choices, a new steering wheel with touch controls, a new gear shifter design and a fully digital instrument cluster. Volkswagen also offers the 2022 Jetta with a bunch of driver-assistance features and equipment. Some of these include automated emergency braking, rear traffic alert and blind-spot monitoring, among others.

The 2022 Volkswagen Jetta now comes with an updated powertrain. This is in the form of a 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine producing 158 BHP and 249 Nm, paired with either a 6-speed manual or an 8-speed automatic transmission.

The higher Jetta GLI trim comes powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol unit. It produces 228 BHP and 349 Nm and is mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

The 2022 Volkswagen Jetta comes in 4 trim levels, including a new 'Sport' variant, which is positioned above the base 'S' trim and replaces the 'R-line' from the previous iterations.

Prices for the 2022 Volkswagen Jetta are yet to be announced. Volkswagen has confirmed that the new Jetta will go on sale in the US market in the fourth quarter of 2021.

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