Volkswagen New Vento Overview

The Vento is a subcompact sedan from the Volkswagen family. The vento has been developed to be the best in its category and have been successful to win the hearts of its customers in the Indian market. Vento in Italian and Portugese mean “wind”. Volkswagen vento comes in 4 trim levels namely Trendline, Comfortline, Highline and Highline plus. Its is available in the following colours: Blue Silk, Toffee Brown, Reflex Silver, Carbon Steel, Candy White and Titanium Beige. Things you will admire in all new Vento is standard safety features like ABS, front dual airbags and rear parking sensors. Due to its superior build quality and safety features, the ex-showroom price of the vento is bit higher when compared to its close competitors. Along with that, maintenance of Volkswagen Vento is also on a higher side. MyNewCar recommend variant for Vento is highline or highline plus, because we at MyNewCar.In pay special attention to safety features.

Car Type Sedan
Fuel Diesel,Petrol
Transmission Automatic,Manual
Expert Rating
Ex-showroom Price Range 8,86,500 - 14,49,500

Volkswagen New Vento Exterior

At the front, Volkswagen Vento features black finish Halogen or dual beam headlamps with LED daytime running lights, fog lamps with cornering lights and chrome front grills. At the rear, Vento gets all new 3D effect tail lamps which gives it a classy look. While at the side profile, there’s 15-inch alloy wheels, side blinkers on ORVMs and chrome finish on door handles. The dimensions of this sub-compact sedan are length 4390mm, width 1699mm, height 1467mm, wheelbase 2553mm and ground clearance 163mm.

Volkswagen New Vento Interior

On entering the cabin, you will first notice that its is very spacious and the flat bottom steering wheel wrapped in black leather with piano finish mounted controls.The dashboard is a high quality scratch resistant which holds the centre console and the cooled glove box. The centre console is a touchscreen infotainment system is equipped with CD/MP3 player with USB, Aux-in and SD card input. For the users ease the infotainment system gets a voice command, i-POD connectivity, SMS viewer, phonebook sync. The driver can control all these system buy the buttons mounted on the steering wheel. The front seats gets a armrest with cupholders. The all new vento gets auto-dimming IRVM (Inside Rearview Mirror) and automatic rain sensor vipers which are available on the top end models. Easing loading and unloading of baggage in dark, the boot also gets trunk illumination lights.

Volkswagen New Vento Driving

The Volkswagen Vento has a stiffer suspension than the its rivals the Honda City and the Hyundai Verna but it manages to absorbs shocks nicely.the Vento has improved a lot from its previous models and has become more quieter and gives better ride comfort at the back. It reaches the 3 digit speed marks smoothly, the High line diesel variant reaches 0-100kmph in 11.49 seconds which helps in better acceleration and overtaking on highways. The 1.2L TSI petrol engine lacks in power as compared to the other variants of the Vento. The braking on the this car is excellent.

Volkswagen New Vento Engine

The vento is powered with 1.6 MPI (petrol), 1.2 TSI (petrol) and 1.5 TDi (diesel) engines, and is offered with two transmissions- manual and automatic (DSG).

Coming to the 1.6 MPI variant, it is powered by 1598cc naturally aspirated multi point fuel injection engine. It chunks out 103bhp of power at 5000 rpm and 153Nm of torque at 3800 rpm. The engine is coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission and gives a fuel efficiency of 16.09 kmpl.

The 1.2 TSI variant runs on 1197cc turbocharged, direct injection petrol engine. It gives an output of 103bhp at 5250 rpm and torque of 175Nm at max 4100 rpm. The engine gets a 4-cylinder 2 valves per cylinder SOHC engine. This variant gets a 7-speed DSG gear box which also gives a fuel efficiency of 18.19 kmpl.

For the diesel models, there’s 1498cc turbocharged common rail direct injection (CRDi) engine which musters an output of 108bhp at 4400 rpm and max spin of 250Nm at max 3000 rpm. This variant get a 5- speed manual gearbox which gives a fuel efficiency of 22.27 kmpl and the 7-speed DSG gearbox offers an economy of 22.15 kmpl.

Volkswagen New Vento Safety

Safety is synonyms to Volkswagen cars and same is carried in Vento which is cocooned with ABS, front dual airbags, high mounted stop lamps, rear defogger, height adjustment head restraint for the front and the rear seats. The top end variants also comes equipped with fog lamp with cornering lamps, auto-dimming interior rear view mirrors, power windows with pinch guard functions on all doors. The DSG transmission gets hill hold control and ESP (electronic stability programme ).

Volkswagen New Vento Value

The Volkswagen Vento is priced between Rs 8.04 lakhs to Rs 12.7 lakhs. If you compare with its rivals, the price of the Vento is on higher side, but when it comes to Volkswagen you can trust them for their engineering. If we go to see the build quality,safety features and the powerful engine of the vento, it's worth it to shell out some extra bucks and you won't be disappointed.

Volkswagen New Vento Maintainence

Let us say that the car is driven for 1,000km a month i.e. 12,000km yearly. So, the cost of ownership for Volkswagen Vento can come upto Rs  85,703 for one year, which includes Rs 32,200 of insurance cost, Rs 7,335 of maintenance cost and Rs 46,168 of fuel cost. Here the loan interest is not factored in as it depends on person to person and the percentage of amount taken in loan.

Volkswagen New Vento Maintainence

The Volkswagen Vento competes head to head with the Hyundai Verna, Honda City, Maruti-Suzuki Ciaz and Skoda Rapid.

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