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Volkswagen introduces Passat TSI, brings in 2L diesel Jetta

By Motortrend India Staff   |   31 March,2010

Volkswagen, Europe’s largest car maker announced the launch of the Passat TSI and Jetta common rail diesel engine on Wednesday.

The Passat 1.8 L TSI is priced at Rs. 19.20 lakhs while the Jetta 2.0 L diesel Comfortline is priced at Rs. 15.92 lakhs (ex showroom, New Delhi).

The Passat will now come with TSI petrol engine. The 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 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 the largest car-maker in Europe and has presence in 150 countries.

Last month, the car-maker said it would scale-up production up to 1,10,000 units in the next three-years at its Chakan facility near Pune to serve the Indian consumers.

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