May 6, 2004

Volkswagen introduces Canada-only Jetta TDI Sport Edition

Ajax, Ontario – Volkswagen Canada is introducing a Canadian-only Jetta TDI Sport Edition. Only 2,000 have been produced for the Canadian market.

Standard equipment includes a sport tuned suspension, 16 inch alloy “Bugatti” rims, and TDI Sport Edition badging located under the side turn signals. Interior features include sport seats, a leather 3-spoke sport steering wheel, leather shift knob and leather handbrake. The Jetta TDI Sport Edition comes in three colours (Reflex Silver, Platinum Gray and Spice Red) and the only options are sunroof, ESP and side-curtain airbags.

It’s new 1.9 litre “Pumpe Duse” four cylinder diesel engine has more horsepower and torque
than the 2003 TDI. It develops 100 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 177 lbs – ft of torque at 1,800 rpm and can be mated with either a manual or automatic transmission.

The Jetta TDI Sport Edition with a manual transmission achieves a fuel economy rating of 6.2 litres/100 km in the city and 5.1 litres/100 km on the highway.

The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $26,900 with a standard transmission.

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