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Volkswagen upgrades lineup for 2016

First to receive an update is the new Jetta sedan, now in diesel and petrol automatic variants. The compact sedan is now offered with either a 2.0-liter turbo common rail direct injection four-cylinder diesel, paired to a six-speed DSG (Comfortline), or a 1.4 TSI engine, mated to a 7-speed DSG (Trendline). Besides the powertain upgrade, the Jetta has also been fitted with a wide array of safety features like airbags, Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP) with Comfort Brake Assistant, Electronic Differential Lock and Anti Slip Regulation, Hill Hold Control, and Cruise Control. New 16- and 17-inch wheel designs, and redesigned front and rear fascias round out the changes.

For the Polo subcompact sedan,  VW has added 15″ Tosa alloy wheels, a new chrome radiator grille, Halogen H7 headlights with turn signal lights and headlight-range adjustment, new front and rear bumpers, color-keyed exterior mirrors with turn signal, color-keyed door handles, new rear combination lamp design, and a remote trunk opening switch.g

As for the Tiguan, the 2.0 TDI AT Business Edition boasts of “Vienna” leather seats with 12-way electric driver seat, safety-optimized front head restraints with longitudinal and height adjustment, and the RCD510 with color touchscreen audio head unit, radio, CD, MP3, USB, and Aux-In. The exterior features “New York” 18″ alloy wheels, Bi-Xenon headlamps with headlamp washer and LED daytime running lights, dynamic headlight range adjustment with dynamic cornering lights, auto headlight activation with separate daytime running lights, and electronically adjustable, power folding heated exterior side mirrors with side turn lights.

Chief Operating Adviser, Klaus Schadewald, announced that Volkswagen Philippines will introduce in 2016 the following product developments: The Golf Comfortline and Highline variants; the R-Line of the Passat and Touareg, and; the return of the original rugged version of the iconic Beetle, the Beetle Dune.

The new Jetta 2.0 TDI DSG Comfortline and 1.4 TSI DSG Trendline are priced at P1,498,000 and P1,378,000, respectively. The new Polo Sedan 1.5 TDI MT Trendline and 1.6 MPI AT Trendline are priced at P860,000 and P840,000, respectively. The Tiguan 2.0 TDI AT Business Edition goes for P2,426,000.

To know more, log on to, like the Volkswagen Philippines Facebook page, or drop by one of the dealerships.