Volkswagen has launched the Passat TSI and Jetta with common rail diesel engine in India. The Passat 1.8 liter TSI is priced at Rs. 19.20 lakhs, whereas the Jetta 2.0 liter diesel Comfortline is priced at Rs. 15.92 lakhs (all prices, ex showroom New Delhi). The Passat 1.8L TSI MT comes with a 4-Cylinder TSI petrol engine with 118 kW (160 PS) @ 4500-6500 rpm and 250 Nm @ 1500-4500 rpm. Mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox, this Passat gives a mileage of 12.69 kmpl. The Jetta 2.0L Diesel uses a 4-Cylinder Common Rail Diesel Engine with 81KW (110PS) @ 4200rpm and 250 Nm @1500-2500 rpm. The 5-speed manual gearbox helps this Jetta get a fuel efficiency of 19.53 kmpl.
“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,” Mr. Neeraj Garg, Member of Board & Director, Volkswagen India, said.