Volkswagen launches new Vento at Rs 7.85 lakh in India

The updated Volkswagen Vento is powered by the same engine option, however, they have been retuned for better fuel efficiency.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: June 23, 2015 8:34 pm
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Volkswagen India has launched the Volkswagen Vento face-lift in the country with prices ranging between Rs. 7.85 lakh to Rs. 11.87 lakh, (ex-showroom, Delhi).

The updated Volkswagen Vento is powered by the same engine option, however, they have been retuned for better fuel efficiency.

The 1.6-litre naturally aspirated petrol motor, comes mated with a 5-speed manual transmission, while the 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine is available with the 7-speed DSG gearbox. The 1.6 and 1.2 engines now have improved ARAI rated figures of 16.09km/l and 18.19 km/l respectively.

On the other hand, the 1.5-litre TDI diesel motor is available with the choice of a 5-speed manual transmission, as well as the -speed DSG unit. The diesel Vento now has an ARAI rated fuel efficiency figure of 21.50 km/l.

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The major updates made to the exteriors of the 2015 Volkswagen Vento are the revised front grille with three slats chrome inserts complemented by the built-in cornering lights and rectangular fog lamps, instead of the previous round-shaped fog lights. The side profile looks elegant too with the addition of the newly designed 15-inch alloy wheels, chrome garnishes on the door handles and a chrome strip just below the air vents. The rear of the sedan gets new tail-lights with chrome accents, revised front and rear bumpers, chrome finished exhaust pipe and a new tail-lamp cluster.

The interiors of the refreshed Vento has also got new upgrades. The cabin gets a makeover in the form of new dark beige colour theme. For the comfort and convenience of the occupants, the German car manufacturer has also offered the sedan with cruise control, chilled glovebox, foot rest, external boot release and electric outside rear-view mirror with auto-folding function.

The 2015 Volkswagen Vento facelift rubs its shoulders with the likes of Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and Hyundai Verna in the C-segment.

Below are the prices of the 2015 Volkswagen Vento (ex-showroom, Delhi):

Petrol

1.6 Trendline Rs. 7.85 lakh
1.6 Comfortline Rs. 8.67 lakh
1.6 Highline Rs. 9.42 lakh

1.2 Comfortline AT Rs. 9.87 lakh
1.2 Highline AT Rs. 10.62 lakh

Diesel:

1.5 Trendline Rs. 9.10 lakh
1.5 Comfortline Rs. 9.92 lakh
1.5 Highline Rs. 10.67 lakh

1.5 Comfortline AT Rs. 11.12 lakh
1.5 Highline AT Rs. 11.87 lakh

The automaker has already commenced the bookings for the new Vento sedan in the country with a minimum booking amount of Rs. 75,000. The deliveries will commence from today itself.

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