All 2016 VW Jetta GLIs ride on 18-inch Mallory aluminum wheels. They’re wrapped in standard all-season tires, though true enthusiasts can get optional summer tread for maximum fair-weather traction. The car also features a special, sport-tuned chassis. The vehicle is the sedan version of the company's Golf GTI hatchback. The 2016 Jetta GLI comes with a 2-liter turbocharged, four-cylinder engine that
The standard gearbox is a six-speed manual, but you can also order the DSG at extra cost. Unfortunately, we weren't told anything about the price. While we do expect a modest price increase, the 2015 Jetta GLI's $27,740 figure is a decent reference point.
The engine is unchanged from the GLI’s previous output and it comes in both manual and DSG. On the inside there’s an updated MIB II infotainment system as standard with the full suite of USB, Bluetooth connectivity and a whack of app-based platforms for the owner to play with. There’s also Climatronic automatic dual-zone air-conditioning.
Upgrade to the SE version and you also get LED taillights, keyless access (with push-button start), automatic dual-zone climate control system, rearview camera, six-way power driver seat, sunroof and heated seats. This model also comes with automatic headlights, rain-sensing wipers, front & rear Park Distance Control and a Fender sound system.