The German car maker, Volkswagen has launched the all new upgraded stylish sedan the, Volkswagen Jetta in India at a starting price of 14.12 lakh (ex-showroom,Delhi).
The new Jetta is available only in diesel which is powered by the well known powerful 2.0L four cylinder TDI engine which is currently doing duty on the Skoda Laura, Skoda superb and the passat that has an output of 140 bhp and 320 Nm of torque.
The Jetta has four variants to its line-up, the base Trendline, Comfortline, Highline M/T and Highline A/T. The top end has an automatic option with the common DSG gear box while the manual transmission has 6-speed gear box.
Jetta Diesel Variants (Price,ex-showroom Delhi):
- Trendline: Rs 14.12 lakh
- Comfortline: Rs 15.39 lakh
- Highline M/T: Rs 17.06 lakh
- Highline DSG A/T: Rs 17.86 lakh
Important and useful features like the EBD, ABS,ESP and Hill Hold are all standard in the new Jetta adding to the VFM factor.
Many car buyers these days are conscious of the running costs and hence car makers are now identifying diesel cars as one of their USP’s to increase sales numbers. The Jetta diesel will be a very important model for Volkswagen India because there was a big gap between the Vento and the Passat.
Volkswagen has done a clear research on the Indian market and has launched the Jetta with competetive price and another smart move of a diesel only car like the Chevrolet Cruze which is now considered as a trend setter in the D-segment.