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2008 VOLKSWAGEN CHANGE POINTS

RABBIT

* New 170 hp/177 lb.ft torque 2.5L 5cyl engine standard on 2 & 4dr
* Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) now standard
* New trim level naming. Rabbit S 2dr and Rabbit S 4dr

GTI

* 15mm ride height reduction on all 2 & 4dr
* Sirius® Satellite radio now standard
* Reflex Silver is now special order only
* Climatronic deleted from all trims
* New trim level naming, GTI and GTI Autobahn

NEW BEETLE / NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE

* New trim level naming, S and SE
* Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) now standard
* Temporary use spare tire
* Fog lights deleted from all trims
* New 16” alloy wheel S
* New 17” alloy wheel on SE
* Delete Shadow Blue on sedan and convertible
* Delete Platinum Gray on convertible
* Delete reflex silver on convertible
* Laser blue no longer available with gray interior
* Black not available with crème top
* Delete front floor mats
* Delete Leather seating surfaces from all trims
* Delete rain sensing wipers on all trims
* Leatherette now named V-Tex
* Cold weather package available on S as stand alone option

GLI

* Reflex Silver is now special order only
* Climatronic deleted from all trims
* New trim level naming, GLI and GLI Autobahn

JETTA

* New 170 hp/177 lb.ft torque 2.5L 5cyl engine standard
* Delete 2.0T engine (only available on GLI)
* Automatic only available with SEL
* Temporary use spare tire
* Laser Blue replaces Shadow Blue
* Delete Wheat Beige
* Front and rear lower valance in black textured color on S and SE
* Body color front and rear valance on SEL
* 2.5 badge included on S
* 16” steel wheels with full covers standard on S
* Delete Climatronic from all trims
* Delete leather seating surfaces from all trims
* Power recline standard on all trim levels
* 17” wheel standard on SEL
* Delete Homelink from all trims
* Cold weather package now optional on S
* 16” alloy wheel now optional on S
* Sunroof now optional on S
* Premium sound package (includes amplifier and 250W) now optional on SE
* New trim level naming, S, SE, and SEL
* Leatherette now named V-Tex


PASSAT Sedan and Wagon

* New trim level naming, Turbo, Komfort, Lux, and VR6
* Leatherette now named V-Tex
* Temporary use spare tire
* Chrome window trim now standard on Turbo
* New 16” alloy wheel on Turbo
* New 17” alloy wheel on Komfort
* Delete Shadow Blue
* Delete Wheat Beige on wagon
* Heated washer nozzles only available on VR6
* Bi-Xenon headlamps w/ AFS now standard on VR6
* Manual side and rear sunshade now standard on sedans
* Manual side sunshades now standard on wagon
* Power 12-way driver seat now standard equipment
* Heated front seats optional on Turbo and Komfort
* Leather steering wheel now standard equipment
* Leather shift knob now standard equipment
* Delete Pure Beige leather comfort seats
* Delete gray leather and V-Tex
* New interior trim on Turbo
* 3 spoke leather multi-function steering wheel included with Lux
* Dynaudio now optional on Lux
* Adaptive Cruise Control optional on VR6
* 4Motion is only configuration available with VR6 wagon
* Manual transmission only available on Turbo

EOS

* New trim level naming, Turbo, Komfort, Lux, and VR6
* Leatherette now named V-Tex
* Lux only available with automatic transmission
* Winter starting assist mode standard on VR6
* New 17” alloy wheel on Lux
* New 18” alloy wheel on VR6
* Delete Wheat Beige
* Rear Park Distance Control included in Lux and VR6
* Chrome front grille louvers included on VR6
* Power 12-way driver seat now standard equipment
* Leather steering wheel now standard equipment
* Leather shift knob now standard equipment
* Leather parking brake handle now standard equipment
* Windblocker now standard equipment
* Ambient lighting deleted on Turbo
* Micritech interior trim now included in Turbo
* Center sliding armrest now standard equipment
* Heated front seats now optional on Turbo
* 17” alloy wheel optional on Komfort

Touareg

* New exterior colors (White Gold, Galapagos, Alaska Gray, Cranberry)
* Chrome grille with logo and chrome eyebrows standard on VR6 FSI
* Chrome matte grille with logo and chrome eyebrows, chrome air intakes, chrome grille slats standard on V8 FSI and V10 TDI Twin Turbo
* Darkened Taillights
* New, central headlights design
* Sporty, more aerodynamic rear spoiler
* Electronic Parking Assistance now standard equipment
* Power Liftgate now standard equipment
* 19″ Wheels with all-season tires optional on VR6 FSI but included in V8 FSI and V10 TDI Twin Turbo
* Larger screen for Multi-function Indicator included with optional Technologie Package
* New Option Packages
* Dynaudio now available in package for all trims
* Sirius® Satellite Radio now standard equipment
* Next generation TPMS – now standard equipment
* ABSPlus standard
* ESP Innovations standard
* New front seat design, more comfortable front seat side bolsters, new seat stitching design now standard equipment
* Gray seat trim in leather and leatherette deleted
* Silver Metallic Plastic interior trim standard on VR6 FSI with leatherette
* Servotronic steering no longer available on 3.6L VR6 FSI
* Comfort Suspension replaces Sport Suspension on VR6 FSI

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