The much awaited launch of Fuel consuming facelifted Volkswagen Vento is not far away from the release. According to a report on overdrive, the highly wanted facelifted Volkswagen Vento will launch in the likes of June 23 with a marginal increase in price, sources close to the development said to 4wheelreviews. The dates are still not confirmed when approached to VW India, though the official launch date is expected to be communicated early next week.
The new model features cosmetic upgrades to the exterior as well as interior that further improve the premium appeal of the Vento.
The changes include many a several changes to the exterior as well to the interior that could literally uplift the premium appeal of Volkswagen Vento. The interior remains largely identical to the outgoing model, save for a new Walnut Desert Beige color scheme for the top Highline variant, and Cloud Titanschwarz color combo for the lower Trendline & Comfortline variants.
The new facelifts also brings a host of detailed cosmetic up gradation to the vehicle. Volkswagen Vento facelift, the model which is expected to be in the market in coming weeks, has received thorough updates in its new avatar. However, mechanically, the new Vento facelift remains the same as the current model.
Apparently, the new Vento is reportedly longer and taller than the outgoing model by 6 mm (4,390 mm) and 1 mm (1,467 mm), respectively. The ground clearance also seems to have gone down 2mm to 163 mm. Volkswagen have also increased the boot space by 8 litres to a total 494 litres.
Besides talking about not many a change, the face lifted Vento will retain the same engine of that the previous model, which includes a 1.2-litre turbo-petrol delivering 103 bhp, a 1.6-litre petrol with 104 bhp, and a 1.5-litre diesel engine producing 103.2 bhp. Transmission options include a five-speed manual gearbox and a seven-speed DSG automatic and 1.2-litre TSI and 1.6-litre MPI engines.
The engines have been revised for lower fuel consumption. Reports say that,
1.6 MPI Engine-returns 16.09 km/l (up from 15.04 km/l)
1.2 TSI Engine- returns18.19 km/l (up from 16.93 km/l)
1.5 MT Engine-returns 20.4 km/l (up from 20.34 km/l)
1.5 DSG Engine-returns 21.50 km/l (up from 21.21 km/l)
Despite there is a slight marginal increase in price, Volkswagen always has its very own customers who believe in their service and products they sell. If you’re planning to buy a compact sedan; Autocoloumn suggests VW Facelifted Vento as the BEST choice.