Official - VW adds new TSI to Passat and TDI to Jetta

31/03/2010 - 23:21 | ,  ,   | Shrawan Raja

The new engines make both the VWs eligible for chief Indian metros

The new VW Passat's 1.8 L TSI makes 160PS and 250Nm, and is coupled to a 6-speed manual transmission. The Passat is priced at Rs 19.20 lakhs, ex showroom New Delhi.

The Jetta's 2.0 L diesel Comfortline is priced at Rs. 15.92 lakhs, ex showroom, New Delhi. It uses a 2.0-liter common rail diesel engine that makes 110PS and 250Nm of torque. The engine is coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission.

Press Release

Volkswagen introduces the Passat TSI in India

Also brings in the 2.0 L Jetta Common Rail Diesel Engine

New Delhi, March 31, 2010: Volkswagen, Europe’s largest car maker announced the launch of the Passat TSI and Jetta common rail diesel engine today.

The Passat 1.8 L TSI is priced at Rs 19.20 lakhs, ex showroom New Delhi. The Jetta 2.0 L diesel Comfortline is priced at Rs. 15.92 lakhs. ex showroom, New Delhi.

The Passat will now come with the world renowned TSI Petrol Engine. This engine from Volkswagen is known for Maximum power with minimum fuel consumption. It’s a pioneering technology for Petrol engines.TSI engines are compact, high-powered and use less fuel thereby offering an enjoyable and involving drive, while cutting fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Commenting on the launch of Passat & Jetta, Mr. Neeraj Garg, Member of Board and Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd said “At Volkswagen we are always striving to provide our customers with superior driving experience while maintaining our responsibility towards the environment. The Passat TSI and the Jetta common rail diesel engines are so well refined that not only will they provide superior driving experience but also decrease fuel consumption and lower emissions.”

Passat 1.8 L TSI

Passat 1.8L TSI MT

Engine type

4-Cylinder TSI Petrol engine

Max. Power output

118 kW (160 PS) @ 4500- 6500 rpm

Max. Torque

250 Nm @ 1500- 4500 rpm


6- Speed manual gearbox

Standard Features:


•16-inch “Milwaukee” alloy wheels with 215/55 R16 tyres • Colour-keyed door mirror housings and door handles • Door mirrors with integral turn signals • Bi-Xenon headlamps with cornering lights • Headlight washer system • Chrome plated radiator grille • Colour-keyed bumpers • Heat insulated tinted glass


• Deluxe sports seats at front • “Nappa” leather seat upholstery • Leather covered steering wheel and gear knob • Bottle holders on all doors • Cup holders at front and rear • Multi-function display “Plus” • “Burr walnut” decorative insert • Center armrest with storage • Illuminated vanity mirrors with cover

Safety and Security

• 8 airbags • ABS with ESP • Safety- optimized head restraints • Engine immobilizer • Front & rear fog lights • Wheels locks • All disc brakes • Alarm with interior protection • Electro-mechanical parking break with Auto-Hold function • With “ISOFIX” attachment


• Cruise control • “Climatronic” auto air conditioner with 2-zone temperature control • AC vents at rear • 12 way power adjustments in front seats • Driver seat with memory • Electrically operated sunshades on rear window • Remote unlocking for luggage compartment • Comfort start function “Press and Drive” • Electric windows with comfort operation and anti-pinch • Central locking with radio remote control • Power assisted steering • Rake & reach adjustable steering column • Electrically adjustable door mirrors • Rear reading lights • RCD510 touch screen audio system with MP3 player, 6 CD changer, 8 Loudspeakers & built-in SD card • With “Coming home” & “Leaving home” function • Rain sensor • Auto sensing headlights • Electrically adjustable & foldable outer rear view mirror • Electric sunroof • Park distance control front & rear • Multi-function steering wheel •

Colours Available

• Candy white • Deep black pearl effect • Mocha anthracite • Reflex silver, metallic • Silver leaf, metallic • Iron grey

Fuel Efficiency: 12.69 km/litre

Jetta 2.0 L Diesel

Jetta TDI 2.0 Trendline & Comfortline M/T

Engine type

4-Cylinder Common Rail Diesel Engine

Max. Power output

81KW (110PS) @ 4200rpm

Max. Torque

250 Nm @1500-2500 rpm


5-speed manual gearbox

Standard Features


•16-inch “Toronto” alloy wheels with 205/55 R 16 tyres •Colour-keyed door mirror housings and door handles •Door mirrors with integral turn signals •Halogen main headlings and turn signals under one clear glass cover •Galvanised body •Radiator grille and frame in chrome •Tail lights with LED technology •Colour-keyed bumpers and rubbing strips •Green-tinted, heat-insulating windows •Chrome trim on side windows.


• “Vienna” leather seat upholstery •AC vents at rear •Storage compartents with lid on headlining •“Anthracite” Metallic inserts for instruments panel, centre console and door panel trim •Driver’s seat height adjustments •Lockable, illuminated glove compartment with cooling facility •Asymmetrically split-folding backrest Front center armrest with storage compartment • •Deluxe sports seats at front •Electrically adjustable lumbar support for front seats. •Rear center armrest.


• 8 Airbags • Safety- optimized front head restraints • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) • Electronic stabilization programmed (ESP) •Electronic immobilizer •Fog lights • “Plus” anti-theft warning system. •Traction control system (ASR)


• “Climatronic” air conditioner with 2-zone temperature control •Multi-function display • Electric windows at front and rear •Central locking with radio remote control •Electro-mechanical power assisted steering •2 reading lights at front •Electrically adjustable, retractable and heated door mirrors •Luggage compartments lid with automatic opening mechanism •Steering column with height and rake adjustments. •Cruise control • RCD510 touch screen audio system with MP3 player, 6 CD changer, 10 Loudspeakers & built-in SD card •Leather-covered multi-function steering wheel with operating facility for display and audio system •Light and sight package: automatic driving light control with “coming home” and “leaving home” function, automatically dimming rear view mirror, 2 light in front footwell, • Rain sensor • “Plus" multi-function display.

Colours Available

•Candy White •Blue Graphite Pearl •Reflex Sliver Metallic •Heaven Blue Metallic •Deep Black Pearl •Shadow Blue Metallic

Fuel efficiency: 19.53 Km/litre

Number of Volkswagen dealerships: 43 dealerships across 36 cities

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