The masters of auto engineering with German precision, Volkswagen have brought us many great cars over the decades. The Vento is the attractive, feature packed sedan from Volkswagen that came to Indian to stay. As an attractive vehicle that is a joy to drive, the Vento has developed quite a fan following in India over the years. The new Vento GT has more power and has been designed to make driving a joy again.
Vento features and specs
The Vento features a 1.6L MPI 1598 CC petrol engine with and a 1.2L TSI 1197 cc petrol engline. The diesel cars feature turbocharged common rail direct injection engines with 1.5L TDI 1498 cc. While the petrol cars offer fuel efficiency of between 16 and 18 kmpl, the diesel cars offer in the region of 22 kmpl. The car has features such as heat insulating windscreens, alloy wheels, 3 d effect tail lamp and an attractive honeycomb front grille with chrome slats. The interiors feature thoughtful storage spaces and charging points, footwell lights, cooled glovebox and chrome interior accents.
The galvanised steel body creates a strong and sturdy cabin which is resistant to collisions. All variants have dual front airbags with the top variants featuring front side air bags as well. Front disc brakes and ABS are standard features for all variants. Electronic engine immobiliser, fog lamps with static cornering lights, and hill hold control are available features depending upon the variant chosen.
The Trendline petrol manual vehicle starts at Rs. 8.8 lakhs while the Trendline diesel variant starts at Rs. 9.6 lakhs ex showroom. The Comfortline petrol and diesel cars are priced at about Rs. 10 lakhs and up. The Highline variants are in the region of Rs. 12 lakhs while the Highline Plus models are priced at around Rs. 14.5 lakhs. The new Big Rush offers from Vento offer cars starting at special offer prices of Rs. 8.64 lakh and benefits of up to Rs. 2,50,000.
What people love about their Vento
Those who have bought the Vento love the car’s styling and feel that this is a very good looking car. Buyers feel that this car offers the best in class features and great value for money. In addition, the Vento is all about great driving pleasure and offers good fuel efficiency as well. The pickup is excellent and the generous boot space, make this a great car for those highway drives and out of town driving holidays. The safety features are another aspect that owners find very reassuring about the Volkswagen Vento.