Volkswagen Vento takes on the likes of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Honda City and Hyundai Verna but is not as popular in the Indian market
Volkswagen India is offering a discount of up to Rs. 1.35 lakh on the Vento to push up the sales. There is a minimum cash discount of Rs. 90,000 and the highest cash discount is Rs. 1.35 lakh. The cash discount depends on the variant of the Vento. There are additional discounts that take the total benefits to up to Rs. 1.7 lakh according to the Volkswagen India official website.
The offer is valid if the vehicle is booked before 31st March 2019. With the discount, the base variant of the Vento is now available at Rs. 8.49 lakh. Customers may get additional discounts depending on the dealerships. The Volkswagen Vento is known for its solid build quality and exceptional handling capabilities.
However, it is not very popular in the Indian market due to various reasons. It takes on the mid-size sedans like the Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and Toyota Yaris. The Volkswagen Vento gets powered by both petrol and diesel engine options. There are three engine options available with the Vento.
The petrol variants get powered by a 1.6-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that develops a maximum of 105 PS and a peak torque of 153 Nm. It is available only with a manual transmission. There is a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine too, which develops a maximum of 105 PS and a peak torque of 174 Nm.
It is offered only with a 7-speed DSG transmission. The diesel variants of the Vento get powered by the 1.5-litre turbocharged unit that generates a maximum of 110 PS and a peak torque of 250 Nm. It is offered with 6-speed manual and 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
The Vento offers a lot of features like full-LED headlamps, auto-dimming mirrors, four airbags, ABS+EBD, ESP, Hill Hold and more. Volkswagen is also offering various discounts on the other models like the Ameo and the Polo in the Indian market.