Volkswagen launches the compact, efficient and powerful 1.4 TSI engine in the Jetta for the Indian market
- Start of Sales from July 1, 2012 at all Volkswagen showrooms.
New Delhi, June 21, 2012: Volkswagen, Europe’s largest carmaker announced the launch of the compact, efficient and powerful 1.4 L Jetta TSI today. With this launch the Jetta now becomes even more attractive for the customers providing a choice of both efficient diesel and petrol engines.
Furthermore, Volkswagen has ensured that this carline is an absolute value for money for every petrol customer with its Trendline priced at Rs. 13.60 lakhs, ex showroom New Delhi and Comfortline at Rs. 15.07 lakhs. ex showroom, New Delhi.
Commenting on the launch of the Jetta TSI, Mr. Neeraj Garg, Member of Board and Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd said "In the current market scenario, fuel efficiency has become extremely crucial for every customer looking at purchasing a new car. Customers looking at buying a petrol vehicle are either postponing their buying decision or purchasing a diesel car. Under these circumstances we strongly feel the need to provide the customer with a choice to opt for a value for money petrol car. The Jetta TSI is the perfect answer; a powerful car with an extremely efficient engine consuming less fuel."
TSI is a pioneering technology of petrol engines by Volkswagen. TSI engines are compact, high powered and use less fuel thereby successfully implementing the downsizing concept. The Volkswagen TSI engines are designed to deliver maximum torque from engine speeds as low as 1500 rpm. That is good for both driving pleasure and fuel economy. This is achieved by combining Direct Petrol injection and intake of high compress air with the use of turbocharger thereby giving high fuel efficiency.
The Vehicle Outline:
The Jetta TSI is equipped with 1.4Litre, 4 cylinder TSI engine with a maximum power output of 90 Kw @ 5000rpm and a maximum torque of 200 Nm @1500-4000 rpm with a 6 Speed Gear Box in manual transmission.
The interplay of its exterior dimensions generates a powerful ratio of proportions. In parallel, the all new Jetta “design DNA” sharpens its style. This has resulted in clear precise lines and muscular surfaces, which give the Jetta an image of timeless elegance and dynamic styling.
The Exterior is equipped with:
"Navarra" alloy wheels 205/55 R 16 tyres
Rear Fog lights
Side turn signal lights integrated in exterior mirrors
Dual exhaust pipes
The designers and engineers have also crafted the interior right down to the last detail; the quality and perfection in details decisively go beyond boundaries. The extended wheelbase of the new Jetta has enabled a rear seating layout that is significantly more comfortable.
The very wide rear window offers excellent visibility and simultaneously emphasizes its dynamic lines. Its interplay with the C-pillars, as striking as they are elegant, and the clearly sculpted shoulder section, produces a design that is extremely dominant, generating a strong and powerful presence.
The interior is equipped with:
Leatherette seat upholstery
Leather package for steering wheel, gear shift knob, hand brake grip
Front center armrest with storage box
Storage compartments on headliner
Rear AC vents for comfort
Lockable and illuminated glove compartment
Multi-function display “Plus”
Comfort and Convenience
On comfort the car has a number of unique, thoughtful touches. It is equipped with:
RCD 300 Plus music system with CD player
Aux-in & 8 speakers
Park distance with acoustic warning
Climatic air conditioner
Front seat with height adjustment for better visibility
Safety and Security
Advanced occupant safety is one of the key features of the all-new Jetta which comes equipped with:
Electronic Stability Programme (ESP)
Front seat belt with height adjustment and seat-belt tensioner
Central locking with 2 remote control folding keys
3-point belt for center rear seat
Electronic engine immobilizer
Engine and transmission guard
Hill hold control
The Jetta TSI will be offered in 6 different colours:
Deep black pearl
Moon Rock Silver
Volkswagen, a leading carmaker in Europe sells its broad model range from the up! to the Phaeton in more than 150 countries worldwide. Volkswagen offers the Polo, Vento, Jetta, Passat, New Beetle, Touareg and the Phaeton in India.
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