Volkswagen India has introduced the Jetta with new features. The launch happens exactly after three weeks after the launch of the new Skoda Octavia.
VW has added new features which makes the Jetta slightly more appealing which include:
- Xenon headlamps with headlamp washers
- LED daytime running lights
- Dual-zone Climatronic AC
- New 16-inch alloy wheels
Apart from these new features the Jetta comes with a 12-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat, 60:40 folding rear seat, front- and rear-mounted proximity sensors, high-end Bluetooth-compatible music system, advanced digital instrument panel with multi-function display (MFD), cruise control and paddle shifters for the DSG gearbox.
The Jetta is powered by 1.4 petrol TSI and 2.0 diesel TDI engines. 1.4L TSI packs an impressive 122 horsepower and 200Nm of torque, and boasts an ARAI-certified 14.69kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Jetta 2.0L TDI is even more powerful, with 140 horsepower and 320Nm of torque, and an ARAI-certified 19.33kmpl of fuel efficiency for the manual and 16.96kmpl for the DSG automatic.
Available in three variants: Trendline, Comfortline & Highline the Jetta gets a host of safety features, including anti-lock brakes (ABS), electronic stabilization program (ESP) and 6 airbags. The new Jetta also features one of the most spacious and luxurious cabins in its segment, and with 510-litres of boot space, it is also capable of carrying large amounts of luggage.
The Jetta is priced from Rs. 13.70 lakhs to Rs 19.43 lakhs, ex-showroom New Delhi. Positioned in the premium-segment, the Jetta does lead the pack but the new Octavia does have an edge above it.