Volkswagen India has launched a refreshed version of the Vento mid-size sedan, 2014 Volkswagen Vento New Model with new engine options, updated interiors and few styling tweaks. The Vento has seen a drop in sales since the introduction of the new Honda City and the launch of the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and the updated Skoda Rapid will only make it tougher so the German car maker will be hoping to boost sales with the introduction of the 2014 Volkswagen Vento New Model.
The price list of the 2014 Volkswagen Vento New Model is as follows:
|Volkswagen Vento Trendline Petrol||Rs. 7.44 lakhs|
|Volkswagen Vento Trendline Diesel||Rs. 8.57 lakhs|
|Volkswagen Vento Highline Petrol||Rs. 8.87 lakhs|
|Volkswagen Vento Comfortline Petrol AT||Rs. 9.35 lakhs|
|Volkswagen Vento Highline Diesel||Rs. 9.90 lakhs|
|Volkswagen Vento Highline Petrol AT||Rs. 9.92 lakhs|
|Volkswagen Vento Comfortline Diesel AT||Rs. 10.49 lakhs|
|Volkswagen Vento Highline Diesel AT||Rs. 10.94 lakhs|
The 2014 Volkswagen Vento New Model gets minor cosmetic tweaks to the front and rear along with interior upgrades much like the Polo facelift:
- New dual beam headlamps
- Re-styled rear bumper and tail lights
- New 15 inch alloys
- New 3 spoke flat bottomed steering wheel
- Dual tone interiors with silver finish for the centre console
There a five paint shades you can order the 2014 Volkswagen Vento facelift in:
- Toffee Brown
- Candy White
- Deep Black Pearl
- Reflex Silver
- Night Blue
- Terra Beige
Engine & Transmission
The highlight of the 2014 Volkswagen Vento New Model is the new 1.5 litre TDI diesel engine shared with the Polo mated to a 7 speed DSG automatic gearbox or a 5 speed manual option. The power output stands at 103.5 bhp with maximum torque rated at 250 Nm. The diesel version returns a claimed 21.21 km/l with the DSG autobox and 20.34 km/l with the 5 speed manual.
The petrol version of the 2014 Volkswagen Vento New Model gets the 1.2 litre TSI motor carried over from the outgoing car which puts out 103.5 bhp with a maximum torque rating of 153 Nm for the 5 speed manual and 175 Nm for the 7 speed DSG gearbox. The fuel efficiency is rated at 15.04 km/l for the manual and 16.93 km/l for the automatic.
The 2014 Volkswagen Vento New facelift model has been launched just in time for the festive season ans is available for purchase at dealers now with deliveries starting soon. The car competes with the Honda City, Skoda Rapid, Hyundai Verna, Fiat Linea, Renault Scala and Nissan Sunny in the mid size sedan segment.