Mumbai: Car-maker Volkswagen, Wednesday launched its Passat TSI model and the Jetta common rail diesel engine in India.
The Passat 1.8 L TSI is priced at Rs19.20 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi) while the Jetta 2.0 L diesel Comfortline is priced at Rs15.92 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi).
The Passat will now come with the TSI Petrol Engine. This engine from Volkswagen is known for maximum power with minimum fuel consumption, a company release said.
TSI engines are compact, high-powered and use less fuel thereby offering an enjoyable and involving drive, while cutting fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, the release said.
“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,” member of board and director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India, Neeraj Garg, said.
Volkswagen is largest car-maker in Europe and has a presence in 150 countries world-wide.
Last month, the car-maker said it would scale-up production upto 1,10,000 units in the next three-years at its Chakan facility near Pune to serve Indian consumers.