Use Our Guide to Equip Your 2016 VW Jetta With the Right Engine to Meet Your Driving Needs

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Friday, December 11th, 2015 at 6:49 pm
2016 Volkswagen Jetta Engine Options and Performance

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Engine Options and Performance

As with any new model year, we’ve had plenty to share about the new features and specs found on VW vehicles for the 2016 model year. One of the significant changes to the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta engine options and performance specs is a brand new standard engine. If you’re looking into a 2016 Jetta, read on to learn more about these engine specs and options.

New Standard Engine Specs on the 2016 VW Jetta

Like we said, the Jetta receives a brand new standard engine for 2016, retiring the reliable 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine from the past. Now, the Jetta comes standard with more power through a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine that is actually more efficient than the outgoing engine as well. Here are the details:

  • 150 hp @ 5,000 rpm
  • 184 lb.-ft. of torque @ 1,400 rpm
  • Up to 28 city/40 hwy mpg

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2016 VW Jetta Engine Options and Specs

That’s one great standard engine for an amazingly affordable starting MSRP of $17,680. But that isn’t all the 2016 Jetta has to offer under the hood. There is another efficient engine that delivers a bit more power, as well as a sportier engine oriented for performance and a hybrid option. Go ahead and take a look at the full list of 2016 VW Jetta engine options and specs below to find the perfect model for your driving needs.

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1.4-liter turbocharged

Available on: Jetta 1.4T S, S w/Technology, SE, SE w/Connectivity 

Horsepower: 150 hp @ 5,000 rpm 

Torque: 184 lb.-ft. @ 1,400 rpm 

MPG: Up to 28 city/40 hwy mpg

1.8-liter turbocharged

Available on: Jetta 1.8T SEL, SEL Premium; Jetta 1.8T Sport 

Horsepower: 170 hp @ 4,800 rpm 

Torque: 184 lb.-ft. @ 1,500 rpm 

MPG: Up to 25 city/37 hwy

2.0-liter turbocharged

Available on: Jetta GLI SE, SEL 

Horsepower: 210 hp @ 5,300 rpm 

Torque: 207 lb.-ft. @ 1,700 rpm 

MPG: Up to 24 city/33 hwy

1.4-liter turbocharged (hybrid system)

Available on: Jetta Hybrid SEL Premium 

Combined system hp: 170 hp @ 5,000 rpm 

Combined system torque: 184 lb.-ft. @ 1,000 rpm 

MPG: Up to 42 city/48 hwy

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As you can see, the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta engine options and performance specs are diverse, helping to ensure you find just the right power source to meet your driving needs. If you have more questions about the 2016 Jetta specs or features, contact us at Findlay Volkswagen. If you’re ready to get behind the wheel, you can schedule a test drive right through our website.

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