Climate controls consists of nicely appointed dials. Which Is Better: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta or 2015 Toyota Corolla? Although available with a five-speed manual transmission, our tester was equipped with V-Dub's six-speed automatic. This year, a revision to the instrument cluster better separates the two main dials and a redesign of the climate controls, which sit low in the center dash, makes them easier to see and adjust. Additional benefits like towing and roadside assistance may be available, so read the carefully. The center stack design depends on the trim level.
The backseat dwarfs just about every other one in the compact hatchback or sedan class. You can take any sweeping corner at a nice amount of speed without losing control. The facelift for 2015, while minor does freshen up the car a bit in subtle ways. Seats fit most drivers well, and the standard cloth upholstery is on par for the segment, while optional leatherette upholstery standard on more expensive trims is comfortable and could pass for real leather. Unlike many hybrids, the Jetta starts up on pure electricity and can run solely on the battery at speeds of up to 37 mph, according to Volkswagen which, as with all cars, is heavily dependent on driving style.
I definitely get that in my Jetta. There are some tradeoffs with the 2015 Jetta you should consider. Appearing like a more relaxed and mature version of its former self, the Jetta stays close to its original recipe while adding a little more spice to its overall appearance. Steering was what we'd say is average, neither being numb nor over-boosted, and did offer some feedback in our stints behind the wheel that ranged from smooth interstates to twisty curved roads to pockmarked secondary highways. Please for an important message about your web browser software. Only knock so far almost 1000 miles in is the windshield wipers click unexpectedly on intermittent. In addition to our 1.
Interior Design and Special Features With the recent trend towards edgy shapes in technology-focused interiors, the 2015 Jetta's overall interior design looks conservative in comparison, although many might find a certain sort of peace in the lack of glaring screens or a multitude of questionably-useful buttons. It's my favorite feature - they're super bright at night. My average of mostly highway and some city driving is 47 mpg, with a heavy foot, my best with a full car was 52 mpg. The Hybrid has the added bonus of low-end punch from both a turbo gasoline engine and an electric motor. How Reliable Is the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta? Fast, Agile and very fun.
The stiffness of the suspension felt great, no body roll without sacrificing too much comfort. Interior As before, the Jetta interior is clean, stylish, comfortable, accommodating, and functional. Manual mode can be used for spirited driving, shifting at the lever. Based on a traditional three-box design, it featured a swoopiness that imparts a look of aggression that, while not exactly showy, managed to say that it was all business. The Fender premium sound system is also included.
We live in an urban environment and needed something more compact to street park, but also big enough to start a family. The Jetta had three-inches added to its wheelbase and its interior accommodations reaped the benefits. My previous diesel, the 2013 averaged just under 50 on the same route, with about 700 miles per tank. Maintenance oil changes recommended every 10,000 miles when run on diesel with no more than B5. The front seats were covered in black cloth surfaces, comfortable and simple. In the rear, a new decklid with integrated spoiler, revised taillights and bumper showed off a new, wider stance.
By all indications the trend is rising, so it could very well be another banner year for Jetta. The Jetta has a somewhat aggressive, swoopy look to it that is enhanced by the newly revised grille on the 1. The upgraded Fender audio system sounds much better. Steering is through an electrically-assisted power rack and pinion kit and helps to point the way for the MacPherson strut-type front suspension with its lower control arms, coil springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar. Manufacturer Info Sources: 800-374-8389 -. The front grille and lower air intake use a honeycomb mesh design, sportier front and rear fascias and side skirts, as well as larger, unique alloy wheels.
Producing 150 horsepower from 3500 to 4000 rpm and 236 lb-ft of torque from 1750 to 3000 rpm, it is down just 20 horses on the gas engine but boasts 52 lb-ft more twist. This mild range revamp has also resulted in a rise in quality for the cabin materials. The Jetta is also available with a 170-horsepower hybrid setup. I have just about 50,000 miles on ours. Although some versions of the Jetta offer a sport-tuned suspension, there doesn't seem to much of an advantage over a standard Jetta. This all seems appropriate to a dashboard design that remains firmly in the conservative camp — nothing frivolous or fanciful, just straightforward functionality.