Breaking - New Volkswagen Jetta launched; Details inside [Edit]

17/08/2011 - 06:54 | ,  ,  ,   | Shrawan Raja

Volkswagen India has announced prices of the new Jetta in Mumbai just now. The new Jetta range starts at 14.12 lakh rupees (ex-showroom New Delhi). The ARAI fuel efficiency figure is 19 kmpl. Prices for individual variants were not announced at the launch and will be available in the next few minutes.

New Volkswagen Jetta IndiaThe sixth generation Jetta is based on the PQ35 platform which underpins Skoda and Audi models. It will be powered by a two-liter diesel engine producing 140PS@4,200 RPM power and 320Nm@1,750-2,500 RPM torque.

The same engine works under the bonnet for the Skoda Laura and Volkswagen Passat. Volkswagen has not introduced the petrol engine on Jetta and we do not expect it in the near future.

The Trendline model is paired to a 6-speed manual transmission while the Highline and Comfortline variants make use of the 6-speed DSG transmission. The Highline can also be ordered with a 6-speed manual. It is targeted at self-drive customers looking for a premium product.

Even the base model (Trendline) comes with safety features like all wheel discs, ESP, ASR, EDL, Hill Hold Control, ISOFIX points at the rear for infants, engine immobilizer, dual airbags, side airbag and curtain airbags for both rows.

Refer to the images below to get the full list of features

Volkswagen Jetta Trendline

Volkswagen Jetta Trendline

Volkswagen Jetta Comfortline

Volkswagen Jetta Comfortline

Volkswagen Jetta Highline

Volkswagen Jetta Highline

Press Release - Volkswagen unveils the all-new Jetta in India

· All new Jetta now to be available at an even better price starting Rs. 14.12 lakhs*

· Bookings start today

· Now 27 percent more powerful and larger by 90 mm

· All new design add to the appeal of the Jetta

Mumbai, August 17, 2011: Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer unveiled the all-new Jetta for India today.

With a totally new design and a powerful engine, the all-new Jetta will be available to customers in the diesel variant in both automatic and manual transmissions starting at Rs. 14.12 lakhs, ex showroom New Delhi. It will be available in four variants –Trendline, Comfortline and Highline manual and DSG gearbox.

Speaking during the presentation of the all-new Jetta, Mr. Neeraj Garg, Member of Board and Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The Jetta has been a worldwide bestseller for Volkswagen, and with the sixth generation we are confident to continue this success story in an important market like India.“

He further adds “With the introduction of the all-new Jetta our entire carline from the Polo to the Passat now offers the latest and the best to our customers, reiterating our commitment here in India. And the good news is that this new carline will be available for customers at an even better price than the outgoing Jetta.”

Mr. Lutz Kothe, Head of Marketing and PR, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. added by saying, “with a sleek new design and a very powerful engine we aim to entice customers who love their cars to perform. We are confident that the all-new Jetta with its latest drive technologies will set standards in its segment.”

The Vehicle Outline:

The all New Jetta is equipped with 2.0Litre, 4 cylinder CRDi engine with a maximum power output of (140PS) @ 4200rpm and a maximum torque of 320 Nm @1750-2500 rpm with a 6 Speed Gear Box in both manual and automatic transmission (DSG).

* Ex-Showroom New Delhi


The new generation Jetta now comes with an entirely new design and is 90 mm longer than its previous generation thereby making it more comfortable for the passengers.

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
Day time running lights,
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 and coupe like 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,

· Driver’s seat height adjustments for better drivability,

· Lockable and illuminated glove compartment

· Multi-function display

Comfort and Convenience

On comfort the car has a number of unique, thoughtful touches. It is equipped with:

· 12 way electrically adjustable driver seat

· RCD 510 touch screen music system with CD player

· Aux-in & 8 speakers

· Cruise control

· Park distance with acoustic warning and display of front infotainment

· 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)

· 8 airbags

· 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 all New Jetta will be offered in 6 different colours:

Candy white
Reflex silver
Toffee braun
Deep black pearl
Platinum grey
Silver leaf

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