Volkswagen Jetta first D segment sedan launch in Indian auto market this year (Photos)

The Volkswagen Jetta launched this week marked its entry price point at Rs. 14.12 lakhs (ex showroom Delhi). With bookings underway, the new sixth gen Volkswagen Jetta adds to the company’s product portfolio offering the latest and very best to customers in the Indian auto market.

Launched initially in 2008 in the Indian car market, and has sold 8000 units and enjoys 8 percent market share in its segment. It can be termed the safest car and comes with the security of 8 airbags. The seats have been redesigned and you’re looking at a car that’s 90 mm longer.

The new Volkswagen Jetta is 27% more powerful and comes fitted with ‘Navarra’ alloy wheels 205/55 R 16 tires. You can now visit your near VW showroom for a test drive. It’s true that growth is dampening but the company hopes to see growth in this segment and has concentrated on localization to ensure price feasibility.

Member of Board and Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Mr. Neeraj Garg, had this to say “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.” “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.”

Head of Marketing and PR, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Mr. Lutz Kothe said, “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.”