Volkswagen Ushers In New Jetta To SA - Specs and Prices

New Jetta Front

Volkswagen has introduced the new Jetta in SA with a number of enhancements for the 2015 model year.

The new Jetta is sportier and modern

The new Jetta comes with redesigned radiator grille with three cross fins, optional bi-xenon headlights with cornering, turn signal and LED daytime driving lights as well as a new bumper. Aerodynamics have been improved resulting in a 10% reduction of drag, while dimensions sit at 4659 mm long, 1778 mm wide (without door mirrors) and 1482 mm tall.

The interior now features new instruments in a sporty tube look, multifunction display in the instruments, a new generation steering wheel, new accents for the centre console, elegant high-gloss black trim around the gear shift lever, new chrome accents (varies by derivative), redesigned controls for the air nozzles, ambient lighting (only available as an option with Highline derivatives) as well as designs for the seats and door trim.


The engine line-up is unchanged and includes a choice of five engines: three petrol units – 1.2 TSI 77kW, 1.4 TSI 90kW and 1.4 TSI 118kW plus two diesel units: 1.6 TDI 77kW and a 2.0 TDI 103kW.

Equipment and trim

The Jetta is offered in three different trim levels: Trendline, Comfortline and Highline. Below are key features of each equipment level.


Manual aircon Radio RCD-310 with 8-loudspeakers Front, centre armrest with storage box Multifunction steering wheel Electric windows front and rear Driver and front passenger's front and side airbags with passenger airbag deactivation switch Driver and front passenger's seat height adjustment Height and reach adjustable steering wheel IsoFix child seat preparation for two outer rear seats Glovebox, cooled and illuminated Leather steering wheel Leather gear knob & handbrake handle Electric exterior mirrors, separately heated Body-coloured bumpers and door handles Body-coloured door mirrors with integrated indicators incorporating LED technology Auto-dimming interior mirror Separate daytime running lights Windshield wiper intermittent control with rain sensor Black radiator grille Black lower air intake 16" alloy rims 16" steel spare Hill-hold Cruise control Electronic stability control USB port Cloth upholstery

Comfortline (as per Trendline specifications plus)

Tyre-pressure monitors Front fog lights Chromed exterior trim (includes upper grille) Radio/CD (6-CD changer, SD reader, touchscreen) Rear centre armrest, two cupholders 12V socket in boot 16" alloy rims

Highline (as per Comfortline specifications plus)

Sports front seats Auto aircon Cloth upholstery 16" steel spare Chromed window mouldings Front fog-lights, static cornering lights Headlight washers 17" alloy rims

Optional features

17" alloy rims Power sunroof Leather upholstery Front and rear parking radar Bluetooth phone preparation Satellite navigation Rear-view camera Towbar (except for 1.2 TSI) Bi-xenon headlights with diode daytime running lights Keyless access (locking and starting system)

New Volkswagen Jetta price in South Africa

New Volkswagen Jetta 1.2 TSI 77kW Trendline - R258 000 New Volkswagen Jetta 1.4 TSI 90kW Trendline - R272 500 New Volkswagen Jetta 1.4 TSI 90kW Comfortline - R286 700 New Volkswagen Jetta 1.4 TSI 90kW Comfortline DSG - R302 700 New Volkswagen Jetta 1.6 TDI 77kW Comfortline - R302 900 New Volkswagen Jetta 1.6 TDI 77kW Comfortline DSG - R318 900 New Volkswagen Jetta 1.4 TSI 118kW Highline DSG - R331 900 New Volkswagen Jetta 2.0 TDI 103kW Highline DSG - R358 000

The new Jetta comes standard with a five-year or 90 000km service plan, three-year of 120 000km warranty and a 12-year no rust-through warranty. Service intervals is 15 000km.