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Refreshed Volkswagen Vento launched at Rs. 7.44 lakh

Refreshed Volkswagen Vento launched at Rs. 7.44 lakh

Volkswagen India has launched the refreshed 2014 version of the Vento sedan at a starting price of Rs. 7.44 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai).

Price list:

  • 1.6L MPI: Rs. 7.74 – Rs. 8.87 lakh
  • 1.2L TSI DSG: Rs. 9.35 – Rs. 9.92 lakh
  • 1.5L TDI: Rs. 8.57 – Rs. 9.90 lakh
  • 1.5L TDI DSG: Rs. 10.49 – Rs. 10.94 lakh

The biggest change on the refreshed model is the new downsized 1.5L TDI engine which churns out 104 BHP of power and 250 Nm of torque. Apart from a 5-speed manual transmission, one can also opt for a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission. For petrolheads, you still get the same 1.6L MPI motor pumping 104 BHP and 153 Nm mated to a 5-speed manual transmission and a 1.2L TSI engine producing 104 BHP and 175 Nm mated to a 7-speed DSG transmission.

Changes on the 2014 version include:

  • 7-Speed DSG (petrol and diesel) available in comfortline and highline variants
  • Dual barrel, smoked out headlamps
  • New front grille
  • 15″ Spokane alloy wheels
  • Chrome ring on the fog lamps
  • Minor revisions to tail lamps
  • New Toffee Brown exterior paint
  • New 3-spoke steering wheel with piano black inserts and integrated controls and flat bottom
  • Silver centre console
  • Ambient lights
  • Bigger MID

Safety features on the Vento include ABS, EBD, dual front airbags, and ESP and Hill Hold on the DSG transmission variants.