Volkswagen introduced not too long ago, that it is going to be creating a brand new entry-level model known as Jetta, which is able to launch in China within the third quarter of 2019. VW has determined to begin a brand new model because of the truth that a big portion of the Chinese language automotive market is in a section beneath its important quantity section. Therefore, the Jetta model is being created particularly for the Chinese language market in order that VW can entice clients from entry-level segments (by which 80 p.c of consumers are first time patrons). It’s price mentioning that Volkswagen has a sedan in its worldwide automotive line-up that goes by the identical identify as the brand new model.
The Jetta model’s vehicles will probably be produced by the FAW-Volkswagen three way partnership. FAW (First Auto Works) is a Chinese language state-owned automotive firm. The model will initially supply three automobiles in its line-up, which is able to embrace one sedan and two SUVs. The sedan and one of many SUVs have already been revealed in photographs. The sedan seems to be a rebadged Jetta, whereas the SUV vaguely resembles the Seat Ateca. In response to VW, by the tip of the yr, Jetta is anticipated to have round 200 dealerships in China.
At this level, VW has not introduced if any of the vehicles will probably be electrical, although in all probability an electrical automotive will probably be provided by Jetta because the Chinese language authorities requires firms to make and promote a sure proportion of zero-emission automobiles.
Volkswagen has not made any assertion relating to launching the entry-level Jetta model in every other markets aside from China. Volkswagen has, nonetheless, not too long ago launched an improved after sales package in India to supply its clients with added piece of thoughts.