Volkswagen Vento TSI Specifications, Features & Price In India Go Live At Launch

India's automobile market just got updated with a passenger car from Volkswagen India with the launch of Volkswagen Vento TSI - the much anticipated performance oriented sedan. Unveiled at a price of Rs. 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), the new Vento TSI features a 1.2-litre petrol engine that churns out a maximum power of 103 bhp at 5000 rpm alongside generating a maximum torque of 175 Nm at 1500-4100 rpm. This engine is paired to seven-speed dual-shift gearbox, which further transfers power to its rear wheels. Also on the tech specs list you will find a refined transmission mechanism which triggers an exceptional mileage of 16 kmpl.

The German automobile giant hasn't compromised on the features on either the exterior as well as the interior. Therefore you see Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and hill-hold, theAnti-lock Braking System (ABS), dual airbags, alloy wheels, steering mounted audio controls and rear parking sensors all packaged in one car. At interiors, Vento TSI gets leather upholstery on steering wheel, gearshift knob and handbrake lever. At the launch event, Arvind Saxena, Managing Director for Passenger Cars, said "With the new Vento TSI, Volkswagen takes the lead with producing cars that are high-tech, powerful and fuel-efficient. With a turbocharged petrol engine and 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox, the Vento TSI provides excellent performance and fuel economy. With its class-leading build quality and high levels of fit and finish, the Vento TSI will be the car of choice for discerning buyers."


Volkswagen had recently launched the the Polo GT TDI which is powered by the 1.6-litre 4-cylinder turbo-diesel engine that features a max power of 77 kW (105 PS) and a peak torque of 250 Nm. The Polo was priced at Rs. 8.08 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The latest offering of Volkswagen i.e. the Vento TSI would be initially available in selected cities across India. See below the complete technical specifications list for the Volkswagen Vento TSI -

Dimensions & Weight
Length - 4384 mm
Width -1699 mm
Height - 1466 mm
Wheelbase - 2552 mm
Ground Clearance - 168 mm
Kerb Weight - 1220 kg

Seating Capacity - 5 Person
Doors - 4 Doors
No of Seating Rows - 2 Rows
Fuel Tank Capacity - 55 litres

Engine & Transmission
Engine Type - Turbocharged, direct injection petrol engine
Displacement - 1197 cc
Fuel Type - Petrol
Max Power - 103 bhp @ 5000 RPM
Max Torque - 175 Nm @ 1500 RPM
Mileage (ARAI) - 16.93 kmpl
Alternate Fuel - Not Applicable
Valve/Cylinder (Configuration) - 4, DOHC
Cylinders - 4, Inline
Transmission - Type Automatic
No of gears - 7 Gears
Dual Clutch - 1
Sport Mode - 1
Drivetrain - FWD

Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres
Suspension Front - Mcpherson strut with stabiliser bar
Suspension Rear - semi-independent trailing arm
Front Brake - Type Disc
Rear Brake - Type Drum
Steering Type - Electronic Power Steering
Minimum Turning Radius - 5.4 metres
Front Tyres - 185 / 60 R15
Rear Tyres - 185 / 60 R15

In another but related news, Volkswagen India has announced the commencement of export of the Left-Hand Drive Volkswagen Vento to Mexico. "The Vento was specifically designed and built for Indian customers. However its success in a competitive market like India has opened up doors for exporting this car to various other markets. With the increase in exports of fully built cars, Volkswagen India can tackle the volatilities in the domestic automotive market and in the currency. However, despite the increasing export volumes, the primary focus for Volkswagen India will continue to be on the domestic Indian market," said Mahesh Kodumudi, MD, Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd. The new about Export to Mexico is the second major step for the company in 2013 after having commenced the export of parts and components to Malaysia earlier this year in April.


  • Jeffrey Arulraj
    Jeffrey Arulraj
    One problem a sedan for roughly 10.5 lakhs on road

    Next problem a 4 seater for comfy ride and a maximum 5 seater without any attraction. What is this car all about?
    Brands have name But Brands should never use their BRAND POWER to build their marketing base any time

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