Watch the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Debut Live Streaming Here

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The eighth-generation Volkswagen Jetta will make its world premiere at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show.

The German automaker will be hosting two events for this year’s Detroit Auto Show, with the Volkswagen Brand Night kicking off on January 14th at 5:00 PM Pacific / 8:00 PM Eastern. The Volkswagen Brand Night will be the first time the new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta will be seen so you won’t want to miss its world premiere if you’re around.

2018 Detroit Auto Show Coverage

The following day at 7:05 AM Pacific / 10:05 AM Eastern, Volkswagen will hold its standard press conference from show floor. Expect to hear more details on the new Jetta at the press conference, which you can watch below.

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta rides on the company’s MQB chassis and Volkswagen promises it delivers a “new chiseled, yet classic, look” that is wrapped around a driver-centric interior, while powered by an efficient turbocharged engine.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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