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Introduced to Europe in early and to North America inthe second generation Jetta proved to be a sales success for Volkswagen. Exterior dimensions increased in all directions. Overall length was up by millimetres 3.
The suspension setup was basically unchanged from the first generation, although refined slightly, for example by the inclusion of a separate subframe for mounting the front control arms to help noise isolation, as well as improved rubber mountings for all components.
Aerodynamics improved considerably, with a drag coefficient of 0. Cars built in Germany were assembled in a brand new at the time plant at Wolfsburg in Assembly Hall The plant was heavily robotised in an effort to make build quality more consistent. Ina more advanced fully electronic fuel injection system became available.
Volkswagen research paper arrangement is known as the Digifant engine management system. Volkswagen Jetta 2 door saloon European specification Like the Mark 1, the second generation was offered as a two-door or four-door sedan. External changes throughout the series' run were few: InVolkswagen of America held a contest to find the diesel powered Volkswagen with the highest distance traveled on the original engine.
Notable on this particular car was that it also had the original muffler despite being located in an area subject to road salt in the winter. The Highway Loss Data Institute part of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found the injury and collision losses for the Jetta to be among the best of the small 4-door sedan category.
Earlier models had the dubious distinction of having an especially high rate of radio theft. To correct the problem, Volkswagen introduced a theft protection system to all cars. When the power supply to the radio was removed, it automatically went into "safe" mode. When plugged back in, it would not work unless a secret code was entered.
This made it essentially useless to thieves, although provided a hassle to customers who misplaced their code card.
The dealership maintains a database of codes, and can replace a lost code if the radio serial number is provided. North America[ edit ] The Jetta did not differ greatly from its European twin at least as much as the Golf didbesides requirements such as bumpers, glass, etc.
Also, North American models in general have a narrower range of specification available. For example, most models had things like a bigger engine, full console, door panel pockets, velour seating, and, later on, power steering, height adjustable steering column, and tachometer, standard.
They also lacked some higher level options of European variants. The Jetta was perceived as slightly upmarket from the Golf. The level of features was always a step above the Golf standard passive restraint instandard power steering ininch wheels available for most years, etc.
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