Is the New Jetta Heading to the Taxi Market?

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The New VW Jetta has been out on Chinese roads for a few weeks now along with the New Santana which look virtually indistinguishable from each other and look fairly similar to the larger Bora and Lavida, the only real differences being the FAW-VW and SH-VW badging on the rear of the car. Autohome.com.cn are running with spy pictures of a ‘poverty specification’ Jetta that is reportedly heading for fleet service within China’s humongous taxi fleet, the majority of which seem to rely on VW’s aging Santana and Jetta fleet – or if you’re in Beijing Hyundai.

The mk2 Jetta was thought to continue in production for taxi fleet use, but that could potentially change with the introduction of the Polo sedan based Jetta.

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One Comment

  • May 9, 2013

    The Santana Vista has certainly ceased production now the New Santana has been launched. The Jetta may well be the same.

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