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Volkswagen of America 2005 Model Year Changes

2005 Golf 

All-New Golf V for U.S. arrives in 2006

OBDII Software update

2005 GTI

All-new Golf V GTI for U.S. arrives Oct. 2005

OBDII Software update

jetta

2005 Jetta

All-New Jetta V arrives Spring 2005.  Changes listed below are for the current generation 2005 model year.

Deletion of Jetta GLI VR6

New Exterior Color: Speed Blue w/ Black and Gray interiors

Jetta GLI 1.8 T w/automatic transmission

OBDII Software update

2005 Jetta Wagon

OBDII Software update

2005 New Beetle

Even cleaner ULEV II BIN5 (1.8T Engine)

New 6-speed Automatic transmission (6-speed, Tiptronic) w/ 2.0L and 1.8T engines

Galactic Blue replaced by Shadow Blue

Uni Red replaced by Tornado Red

Delete Blue Lagoon

Satellite Radio with XM or Sirius activation and 3 months subscription, standalone option

Radio w/ MP3 connector standard

OBDII Software update

beetle

2005 New Beetle convertible

Even cleaner ULEV II BIN5 (1.8T Engine)

Galactic Blue replaced by Shadow Blue

Uni Red replaced by Tornado Red

Satellite Radio with XM or Sirius activation and 3 months subscription, a standalone option

Radio w/ MP3 connector standard

OBDII Software update

2005 Passat Sedan and Wagon

Delete exterior colors Samoa Red, Blue Silver and Northern Green

Replace exterior color Silverstone Gray by United Gray

Deletion of W8

VW Telematics w/ GLX not standard

New upgraded style 16” “Rockstar” Alloy wheels standard w/ GLS (replaces 15”)

New style 17” “Bistar” Alloy wheels optional w/ GLS and GLX

OBDII Software update

2005 Touareg

Upgrade 3.2L 4V VR6 240 HP (MY 2004 – 220 HP)

DVD Navigation System (to come later in 2005)

Tire pressure monitoring system now optional

Satellite Radio standalone option

Self Dimming Exterior Mirror

Full Size Rear Mounted Spare Tire

Touareg V10 will remain 2004 MY until week 44/04 emission

VW Telematics optional / Servotronic standard

New style 18” Alloy Wheels “Valley”

OBDII Software update

2005 Phaeton

New style Front Grille

New style 18” Alloy Wheels w/V8

Active Cruise Control, SOP 05/05

NEW “Soft Close” doors

Cell Phone Preparation standard w/W12 (Optional on V8)

        - For Nokia phones (6310,6340,6360)

        – Not available w/ 4-seater package

Wood upgrades added for Phaeton V8 (Myrtle and Walnut)

OBDII Software update


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