IAB Report – New VW Vento launched at INR 7.44 lakhs

Posted on: Sep 24, 2014 - 1:33pm IST

Available in three engine options.

Volkswagen India has introduced the VW Vento facelift at a starting price of INR 7.44 lakhs. The big feature on the facelift is the launch of the 1.5-liter four-cylinder diesel engine which was introduced on the Polo facelift in July, and along with it the seven-speed dual clutch automatic transmission.

Mr. Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars at the launch of New Volkswagen Vento 1.5 TDI with DSG
Mr. Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars at the launch of New Volkswagen Vento 1.5 TDI with DSG.

Cosmetically, the front fascia of the Vento facelift receives new double-barrel headlamps, a slightly redesigned front bumper, new alloy wheels and a mildly updated rear bumper and taillamp.

The interior gets the new three-spoke steering wheel from the Polo facelift. The dashboard is in a brown and black dual tone theme with the center console getting a silver finish.

VW Vento facelift in motion press image
Double barrel headlamps, new alloy wheel design and new ‘Toffee Brown’ body colour round up the external changes.

Dual front airbags are standard across all variants, and so are height-adjustable driver seat and power windows. The Highline variants get 15-inch alloy wheels, Bluetooth-enabled audio system, speed sensing door locks, automatic climate control and steering-mounted audio controls.

VW Vento facelift dashboard press image
The new steering wheel, gear shifter and the silver console finish constitute the interior changes.

As for the powertrains, the 1.5-liter diesel engine (available with a five-speed manual or seven-speed automatic gearbox) delivers 105 PS (103.5 bhp) at 4,400 rpm and 250 Nm at 1,500-2,500 rpm. The 1.6-liter petrol (available with a five-speed manual gearbox) offers 105 PS at 5,250 rpm and 153 Nm at 3,800 rpm while the 1.2-liter TSI engine (available with a seven-speed automatic gearbox) delivers 105 PS at 5,000 rpm and 175 Nm at 1,500-4,100 rpm.

VW Vento facelift – Prices (ex-showroom, New Delhi)

  • Vento 1.6 MPI Petrol MT in Trendline, Comfortline and Highline variants – INR 7.44 lakhs to INR 8.87 lakhs.
  • Vento 1.2 TSI Petrol AT (7-speed DSG) in Comfortline and Highline variants – INR 9.35 lakhs to INR 9.92 lakhs
  • Vento 1.5 TDI MT in Trendline, Comfortline and Highline variants – INR 8.57 lakhs to INR 9.90 lakhs
  • Vento 1.5 TDI AT (7-speed DSG) in Comfortline and Highline variants – INR 10.49 lakhs to INR 10.94 lakhs

 VW Vento facelift – Official Image Gallery

VW Vento facelift – Brochure

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VW Vento facelift – Specification Sheet

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New VW Vento Launch – Press Release

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