Are 2012 Jettas turbocharged?

Volkswagen overhauled the Jetta last year, but for 2012, the redesigned Jetta GLI enters the lineup. Essentially, the GLI is a performance-tuned Jetta that gets the same turbocharged engine that’s found in the Volkswagen GTI.

Does Jetta TDI have a turbo?

The first part of the TDI moniker is relatively straightforward – it stands for ‘Turbocharged’, indicating that the car has a turbocharger fitted to its engine.

Is the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta fast?

The five-cylinder, 20-valve 2.5-liter engine is a Volkswagen stalwart, providing good power for the Jetta’s needs. It accelerates from zero to 60 in 8.5 seconds with the 6-speed automatic, and powers the Jetta to a top speed of 127 mph, so there’s plenty in reserve.

Are TDI Jettas reliable?

A good, used Jetta TDI, on the other hand, will easily last much longer and won’t cost too much when repairs are needed. Repair Pal gave the Volkswagen Jetta a four out of five when it comes to reliability and estimates an average annual repair cost of $609.

How much horsepower does a 2012 TDI Jetta have?

140 hp2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI / Horsepower

What engine is in a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI?

2.0 L 4-cylinder diesel2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI / Engine

With plenty of horsepower and torque to spare, the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI has a lot going for it in the specs department: Engine – 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder turbo-charged diesel. Power – 140 HP at 4000 RPM. Torque – 236 lb-ft at 1750-2000 RPM.

Does a 2012 VW TDI use def?

Engine design for the generation-two TDIs, or 2012–2014 Passats, differs from the third generation’s but still uses DEF to curb emissions, so the fix for those vehicles will likely follow the same path as the 2015 models, relying on greater DEF dosing to lower NOx emissions.

What is the fastest TDI?

The fastest diesel-powered vehicle in the Porsche lineup, the Panamera Turbo Diesel reaches its apex at 160 miles per hour, and can accelerate from 0-60 in six seconds flat.

Does the 2012 VW Jetta SportWagen have a diesel engine?

If you need more cargo versatility than a sedan can offer, but you don’t want to give up sedan-like ride and handling, the 2012 VW Jetta SportWagen makes a great compromise. Fuel efficient with either the gasoline or diesel engine, the SportWagen won’t make you cringe when it comes time to refuel. You May Not Like This Car If…

What kind of brakes does the 2012 VW Jetta have?

The 2012 VW Jetta comes standard with traction and stability control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and active front head restraints. All Jettas have antilock brakes with brake assist; however, the S and SE have rear drums. The SEL trims and the TDI get rear discs.

Is the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta a good car to buy?

Although Volkswagen might have forsaken its core buyers, the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta is still a solid choice for a small or midsize sedan.

What are the trim levels of the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta?

The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta is a midsize sedan available in Base, S, SE, SEL, SEL Premium and TDI trim levels. The Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen is reviewed separately, as is the performance-oriented GLI, which is a Jetta fitted with the GTI’s sporty hardware.