After unveiling it at 2016 Auto Expo, Volkswagen India has launched a new top spec variant called Vento Highline Plus at an introductory price of Rs. 10.84 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The new highline plus trim is available in both petrol and diesel trims with manual and automatic transmissions. Apart from new additions like LED headlamps, LED daytime running lights and rear view parking camera, it remains similar to the current lineup. The new grade is already available on all Volkswagen dealerships across the country.
Vento Highline also comes with Zirkonia alloy wheels, turn blinkers on OVRMs, auto rain sensors, auto dimming IRVM, 3D effect tail lamps, cooled glove box, leather wrapped multi functional steering wheel, cooled glove box, rear armrest, ‘Climatronic’ automatic air-conditioning with rear ac vents, speed sensing auto door locks, remote central locking, touchscreen infotainment with voice command, I-POD connectivity and mirror link app. The entire lineup comes with dual front airbags and Anti-lock braking system (ABS) as standard.
It is available in a choice of three powertrains- 1.6l MPI petrol which makes 103.5bhp [email protected] and 153Nm of [email protected], paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The 1.2l TSI petrol delivers 103.5bhp power and 175Nm of torque, linked to a 7-speed DSG gearbox. The 1.5l TDI diesel engine now delivers more power of 110Bhp and 250Nm of torque, available in either 5-speed manual or a 7-speed DSG gearbox.
Below are the 2017 Volkswagen Vento Highline Plus prices (ex-showroom Mumbai):-
- Vento Highline Plus 1.6l Petrol MT: Rs. 10.84 lakh
- Vento Highline Plus 1.2l Petrol AT: Rs. 12.06 lakh
- Vento Highline Plus 1.5l diesel MT: Rs. 12.20 lakh
- Vento Highline Plus 1.5l diesel AT: 13.43 lakh
Announcing the launch of the Vento Highline Plus, Mr Thierry Lespiaucq, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The Vento has been an integral part of the Volkswagen portfolio in India and we are delighted to launch the Vento Highline Plus that personifies Volkswagen’s characteristic DNA with aesthetic design elements, superior technology and unmatched safety features. It is our constant endeavor to make the Vento a car of choice for young families and working professionals and the highline plus is aimed at that direction, we are positive that customers will find resonance in the car.”
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