Volkswagen launches petrol variant of Jetta



Car maker Volkswagen today said it has launched petrol variants of its sedan Jetta in the country, priced between Rs 13.60 lakh and Rs 15.07 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

"Volkswagen 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," the company said in a statement.

Volkswagen has so far been selling only the diesel variants of the Jetta in India that are priced between Rs 14.93 lakh and Rs 18.90 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

Commenting on the launch, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Director Neeraj Garg said: "...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."

The new Jetta TSI is powered by a 1.4 litre 6-speed manual transmission, the company said.