The Jetta SportWagen is a sporty and vibrant wagon version of Volkswagen's top selling model and has made its official US debut at the New York Auto Show. The Jetta SportWagen is a mixture of European style that combines elegance and sportiness at its best. Its exceptional ride and handling capacity plus its segment-leading safety features along with its unique design makes it a perfect vehicle for people with active lifestyles.
To deliver better performance and value the Jetta SportWagen is going to be offered in three engine options: an upgraded 2.5 liter, five cylinder engine that now delivers 170 horsepower, a 2.0 T four-cylinder engine that produces 200 hp and a 2.0 liter clean diesel engine which is scheduled to hit dealerships in early part of 2008. The 2.5 L Jetta SportWagen will hit dealerships this August and will be followed by the 2.0T four cylinder engine Jetta SportWagen.
The new Jetta SportWagen has also retained the performance and fun — characters that distinguish the Jetta plus add it up with a sporty feel turning it into one unique vehicle. The SportWagen contain a usable cargo room measuring 32.8 cubic feet reaching an impressive 66.9 cubic feet when the rear seat is folded down.
The new SportWagen is ideal for people with active lifestyle that requires for more room. Its optional fold-flat front passenger seat provides additional cargo space. Plus its fold-flat front passenger seat is available with 'V-Tex' leatherette seating. And just like its Jetta brother, the SportWagen continues the tradition of providing a long list of standard equipment.
Some of this standard equipment includes: air conditioning, cruise control, anti-theft vehicle alarm, CD player, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, traction control, eight-way adjustable front seats with height, and a height-and-telescoping steering wheel, angle and lumbar support adjustments. The panoramic sunroof is offered as an option for the Jetta SportWagen. This special type of sunroof provides passengers with an impressive 12.7 square feet of daylight or starlight plus an open air connection with the outdoors.
The Jetta SposrtWagen is also equipped with a long list of standard safety features that includes driver and front passenger front airbags, Side Curtain Protection®, driver and front passenger side thorax airbags, and rear-impact optimized head restraints on driver and front passenger seat. The "Side Curtain Protection" is a registered trademark of Volkswagen of America.
Volkswagen of America, Inc. is base in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It is subsidiary of Volkswagen AG the manufacturer of top-of-the-line VW hoses and Europe's largest automaker headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars such as the Rabbit, New Beetle, New Beetle convertible, GTI, Jetta, GLI, Passat, Passat wagon, Eos, and Touareg distributed through 600 independent US dealers.