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Volkswagen launches petrol variant of Jetta, price starting from Rs 13.60 lakh

PTI 21 Jun 2012, 20:45:21 IST
New Delhi, Jun 21: Car maker Volkswagen on Thursday 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.