The largest European car maker Volkswagen has launched all new upgraded diesel variant of its popular premium sedan – Volkswagen Jetta – in the Indian market. The car carries a starting price tag of Rs 14.12 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi).
The all new Volkswagen Jetta has been launched in four new variants including Trendline, Comfortline and highline manual and Highline DSG. The new Jetta is powered by a 2.0L four-cylinder CRDi engine. The car is available in both 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmissions.
Speaking to the reporters at the launching ceremony of the car in Mumbai, Member of Board and Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India, Neeraj Garg said, "With the introduction of the New Jetta our entire carline from the Polo to the Passat now offers the latest and the best to our customers."
Volkswagen India has been witnessing a considerable surge in sales since last one year. While the total sales of the company stood at 32,000 units during last year, it has already sold 45,000 units of its cars in the country in last seven months.
While further elaborating the company’s expectations from newly launched Jetta, Mr. Garg said that the company has sold a good number of Volkswagen Passat and Volkswagen Jetta in the last seven months. Despite economic slowdown Volkswagen hopes this New Jetta will help to increase its market share in coming days.