VW Vento Highline Plus snapped at a dealership, launch imminent

Posted on: Feb 6, 2017 - 1:14pm IST

Reportedly starts at a price of INR 11.39 lakhs.

Initial units of the VW Vento Highline Plus have begun arriving at dealerships, one of which was snapped by a Team-BHP member. The launch of the new top-end variant is imminent, although VW is yet to divulge any official information.

VW Vento Highline Plus headlamp at dealerships
The VW Vento HL Plus gets new LED headlamps with DRLs, which is similar to the unit fitted in the India-spec VW GTI.

The key feature of Vento Highline Plus is the new full-LED headlamps with DRLs, akin to the unit mounted in the India-spec VW GTI. While previous reports stated that the Vento HL Plus would ride on 16-inch Portago alloy rims, the example spotted sits on 15-inch Zirkonia alloy wheels. It will also get a rear parking camera as standard.

Engine options for the Highline Plus grade are expected to include a 1.6-litre MPI naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol, 1.2-litre TSI turbocharged four-cylinder petrol and the updated 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel.

VW Vento Highline Plus wheel at dealerships
The example spotted sits on 15-inch Zirkonia alloy wheels, instead of 16-inch Portago rims.

A 5-speed manual is the standard transmission in the 1.6 MPI and 1.5 TDI variants, while a 7-speed DSG is standard in the TSI variant and available as an option on the TDI variant.

VW Vento Highline Plus price (unconfirmed)

  • Volkswagen Vento Highline Plus 1.6 Petrol MT: Rs 11.39 lakhs
  • Volkswagen Vento Highline Plus 1.5 TDI MT: Rs 12.81 lakhs
  • Volkswagen Vento Highline Plus 1.2 TSI DSG AT: Rs 12.67 lakhs
  • Volkswagen Vento Highline Plus 1.5 TDI DSG AT: Rs 14.09 lakhs

(Prices ex-showroom, Mumbai)

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[Source: Team-BHP]

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