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Jetta VS5 rolled off, begin booking on July 18 in China

From:Internet Info Agency 2019-07-15 16:25:30

Jetta, as the third brand of FAW-Volkswagen, will launch three products one after another. IIA learned from FAW-Volkswagen that the first model of the Jetta brand, VS5, was rolled off the assembly line on Friday (July 12) on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of its Chengdu branch. 

The new car will begin booking on July 18 and is expected to hit the market in September. The new car features a family-style front end design with a dot matrix grille with LED light source headlights. In terms of power, this SUV will be powered by a 1.4T engine.

Mr. Harald Müller, President of Jetta Brand & Chengdu Branch, said: As the first high-quality car manufacturer in China to settle in Chengdu, Chengdu Branch has perfectly replicated the system and capabilities according to the strict quality, process and technical standards of Volkswagen AG. It has been developed from two models of one brand to four models of two brands. It is believed that good German manufacturing ability will drive the Jetta brand to a new level in 2019.

Chengdu branch is the first production base built outside the headquarter, providing valuable experience for the successive establishment of the following four bases. At present, Chengdu Branch has built a complete auto industry chain, including vehicle production, engine and parts production, and automobile sales.

FAW-Volkswagen and Volkswagen China have jointly established a digital R&D center in Chengdu to promote the transformation and upgrading of the company and develop areas such as car networking, mobility, new retail, and marketing digitalization.

Zhao Yingru, the director of FAW-Volkswagen Sales Co., Ltd. and Jetta Brand Sales Division, said: By this December, there will be 200 brand experience stores, 2s stores and 4s stores.

The Jetta brand has also launched “Yi (Easy) to access” for users. The official website, official WeChat account, and APP platforms have been launched, and can provide customers with such services as online ordering and test drive.

Details of the VS5

The new car’s front end adopts the latest design style of the Jetta brand. The polygonal dot matrix grille is chrome-plated and the open-ended headlights on both sides are shaped. The internal LED lights have a clear structure, providing a three-dimensional effect. The bumper under the car is neatly shaped with diagonal LED daytime running lights on both sides, and silvery trim on the front creates a sporty sense.

The Jetta VS5 is a compact SUV with a length of 4400mm, a width of 1841mm, a height of 1661mm and a wheelbase of 2630mm. The tail design is sharp and angular, and the irregularly shaped taillights on both sides are novel. The rear bumper is made of black material and is matched with the silver guard plate below to create a muscular and wild sense.

The interior of the car is in a “T” shape, and textured piano paint panels are used around the door panel and gear lever. In front of the three-spoke flat-bottom steering wheel, there are two circular dashboards and an LCD screen. The center console is simple in shape with a large touch screen in the middle. The circular air conditioning control knobs and buttons below are very simple and easy for the driver to operate. In terms of configuration, this SUV is also equipped with automatic headlights, seat heating, electronically controlled seat adjustment, ACC.

In terms of power, the Jetta VS5 will be equipped with the Volkswagen EA211 high-power version 1.4T turbocharged engine with a maximum power of 110 kW and a peak torque of 250 Nm. In terms of transmission system, it matches the Aisin AQ250 6-speed AMT.

Editor:Yu Chang