Volkswagen Philippines has announced that their best-selling sedan Jetta, would retain its sticker price until April 30, 2018 or until supplies last. Despite the recently implemented government excise tax, the Jetta Comfortline variant is still tagged at P1.1 million, while its Highline variant remains at P1.2 million retail price.
Since its debut, this first-class sedan has already gathered a lot of attention, which is evident on its worldwide sales performance until now. The Jetta has sold over 14 million vehicles in its six generations of production, making it one of the most successful vehicles in the German brand’s history. In the country, Jetta accumulated a 29% growth with a total sales of 1,363 units all throughout 2017.
Powering the Jetta is a 2.0L Turbocharged Direct injection (TDI) diesel engine, coupled to a 6-speed Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) transmission. This engine can deliver a maximum output of 148 hp and 340 Nm of torque.
Staying true to its legacy, the Jetta not only exudes classy appeal on the outside, but it’s also packed with premium amenities, great vehicle performance, and variety of safety features.
Both Comfortline and Highline variants comes standard with sunroof, keyless entry, push start button, rain sensor, 6-way power driver seat, and 17-inch alloy wheels. For comfort and on-board entertainment, this European sedan features a dual-zone climatic air conditioning system, an 8-speaker sound system, and a 5.8-inch touchscreen color display audio.
To ensure safe driving, the Jetta is integrated with Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP) with Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR), Electronic Differential Lock (EDL), and Engine Drag Torque Control (MSR).
Proving the European model’s quality and capability, Jetta received the most thumbs up and bagged the Best Compact Sedan award at the country’s automotive award-giving body, Car Awards Group Inc. (CAGI).