The Volkswagen Vento is a subcompact car produced by Volkswagen India, the subsidiary of the German developer Volkswagen, since 2010. It is essentially a three-box Volkswagen Polo with a stretched wheelbase and has been developed especially for some markets. It is sold in India, Malaysia, Thailand, South Africa, Russia, and Mexico. The car is sold under the Vento name in India and Mexico. In Malaysia, Thailand, South Africa and Russia it is marketed as the Volkswagen Polo Sedan. The word Vento means ‘wind’ in both Italian and Portuguese. Now we show you the details regarding New Volkswagen Vento Facelift Launching on June 23, 2015 | Pre-Orders Started details.
Volkswagen Vento Launch details
The facelifted Volkswagen Vento will launch in the Indian market on June 23, 2015, with a marginal increase in price. Volkswagen India has not confirmed the date but the official launch date is expected to be released early next week.
If Differentiating the old with new then the new Vento is longer and taller than the older model by 6 mm (4,390 mm) and 1 mm (1,467 mm), respectively. The ground clearance also seems to have gone down 2mm to 163 mm. Volkswagen have also increased the boot space by 8 liters to a total 494 liters.
Coming to the inside of the car interior remains largely identical to the outgoing model, save for a new Walnut Desert Beige color scheme for the top Highline variant, and Cloud Titanschwarz color combo for the lower Trendline & Comfortline variants. Equipment upgrades include cruise control and cooled glovebox, dead pedal, external boot release and auto-folding side view mirrors.
The facelifted Vento will offer the 1.2-litre turbo-petrol delivering 103 bhp, a 1.6-litre petrol with 104 bhp, and a 1.5-litre diesel engine producing 103.2 bhp sourced from the outgoing model. Base variants will be equipped with a five-speed manual gearbox, while the top petrol and diesel variants get the seven-speed DSG automatic. The engines have been corrected for lower fuel consumption. Reports suggest that the 1.6 MPI returns 16.09 km/l (up from 15.04 km/l), the 1.2 TSI does 18.19 km/l (up from 16.93 km/l), the 1.5 MT with 20.4 km/l (up from 20.34 km/l), and the 1.5 DSG returns 21.50 km/l (up from 21.21 km/l).
Volkswagen India announced that it sold 57 percent more cars in May 2015 as compared to May 2014. The total number of units sold last month was 4,167 including the Polo, Vento and Jetta.
Volkswagen Vento Pre-order Details
Volkswagen India, Dealers have started accepting bookings for the 2015 Volkswagen Vento (facelift), which is expected to launch later in the month (reportedly on June 23). The booking amount is INR 75,000, and deliveries for early customers are promised to take place by the end of this month.
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