Sporty, exhilarating, and ready for your next adventure, the new Jetta GLI is built for performance. Some drivers from Turnersville may wonder, just what does the GLI stand for? Today, we are going to take a look at this popular sports sedan.

What Does Jetta GLI Stand For?


The GLI in the new Volkswagen Jetta GLI stands for Grand Luxe Injection. This means that the Jetta is equipped for performance with features such as its 2.0-liter TSI turbocharged engine.

This 228 horsepower four-cylinder engine can be paired with a 7-speed automatic DSG transmission that provides you with different driving models to adjust your drive. It also equips paddle shifters on the steering wheel for times where you need additional control when driving in Washington Township.

The Jetta GLI is also equipped with large ventilated disc brakes that provide you with the stopping power needed to match the powerful engine. With up to 258 pound-feet of torque, the Jetta GLI still manages to get up to 33 mpg on the highway as well.

With the design of the Volkswagen Jetta GLI, you have a sedan that has a bold and confident look. It features a black honeycomb grille that is accented by GLI badging and red accents. The Jetta GLI is also equipped with LED headlights and running lights that add to the overall appearance and help you see at night.


Technology features such as the integrated infotainment system have compatibility with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. In addition to getting navigation help, you can play music from your connected smartphone and make and receive calls without your hands leaving the steering wheel.


The Jetta GLI is built around a rigid safety cage and front and rear crumple zones that absorb and redirect the energy from a crash to protect you and your passengers. Other safety features, such as the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System.

This system can help bring you to a stop in case of a collision to help reduce secondary impacts. Each Jetta GLI is also equipped with six stability systems such as Electronic Stability Control, Electric Brake-pressure Distribution, and others to give you control in a variety of road conditions.

Test Drive a Volkswagen Jetta GLI

If you want to see what the Jetta GLI has to offer, we encourage you to make the short drive to Washington Township, and we can set you up with a test drive today.

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