VW Vento launched as Polo sedan in Malaysia for the price of a Jetta!

20/04/2012 - 07:32 | ,   | Kaustubh Shinde

Are you the person who believes India pays more for a car than anyone else? Do you think Volkswagen is charging a premium for its models? Do you vouch for the thought that the Indian government is anti-motoring? This article may shatter many of those beliefs.

Volkswagen Polo Sedan front fasciaVolkswagen Polo Sedan interior

Malaysia will soon be able to treat itself to the cheapest Volkswagen sedan through the VW Vento.

The VW Vento has been launched in Malaysia for a price of RM99,888. The Vento will be sold as CBU in the Malaysian markets with units being exported from the plant at Chakan India. Because its a CBU, the price has shot up insanely. RM99,888 is nearly 16 lakhs in INR!

For that money, you do get a top of the line VW Vento with a 1.6 litre MPI which generates 105 PS and 153 Nm of torque. The engine is mated with a six-speed torque-converter automatic transmission. It is available in 7 color options - Candy White, Flash Red, Terra Beige, Shadow Blue, Reflex Silver and Deep Black. On the safety front, the Polo sedan four airbags (two at the front and two at the sides) and ABS with EBD

VW also has plans to start a CKD operation if the Polo sedan is successful in Malaysia .

[Source: PaulTan.org]

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