It’s been spotted, confirmed and spotted again, and now it’s finally ready for its big reveal – Volkswagen India has launched the 2015 VW Jetta facelift in Mumbai with prices starting at Rs 13.87 lakhs (Ex-Showroom, Mumbai).
Changes to the exterior include a triple-slat chrome grille, new bumpers, a new airdam, new fog-lamps, and Bi-Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights for the Highline variant. The rear sees new rear bumper, bootlid and restyled tail lamp clusters with LEDs, more Audi A4-like rear lights. Colour options include reflex silver, toffee brown, deep black, pure white, blue silk and platinum grey.
There have been a couple of equipment changes to the interior, which include new 3-spoke flat-bottomed steering wheel, a new twin-tube instrument cluster and an passenger airbag deactivation switch. Safety features include 6 airbags, a fatigue detection system and ABS and ESP. And all variants of the Jetta facelift are now offered with cruise control as standard.
Under the bonnet remains the familiar 1.4-litre TSI unit and a 2.0-litre TDI diesel mill would continue duty. The 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine capable of 121 BHP and 200 Nm of torque matched to a 6-speed manual transmission. While the 2.0-litre TDI is producing 138 BHP and 320 Nm of torque, and is paired to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed DSG automatic.
The petrol is only offered in the Comfortline and Trendline variants, while the diesel is also offered in the range topping Highline variant as well.
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