Volkswagen launches new model of sedan Vento

New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) European automobile manufacturer Volkswagen on Tuesday launched the new model of its mid-size sedan Vento, which comes with the option of four engines types.

“We are confident that the product will continue to appeal to our customers and will play a key role in further expanding the Volkswagen family in India,” said Michael Mayer, director of Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India.

According to the company, the 1.5 TDI DSG variant is priced between Rs.10.91 lakh and Rs.11.64 lakh; the 1.5 TDI is ranged from Rs.8.93 lakh to Rs.10.47 lakh; the Vento 1.2 TSI DSG starts from Rs.9.68 lakh to Rs.10.42 lakh; and the 1.6 MPI costs between Rs.7.70 lakh and Rs.9.24 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai excluding local taxes).

The company elaborated that the 1.5-litre four-cylinder TDI turbo-diesel engine produces 105 PS of power and 250Nm of torque, clocking a fuel economy figure of 21.50 km per litre.

The 1.2 TSI engine produces 105 PS of power and 175 Nm of torque, delivering a fuel economy of 18.19 km per litre. The 1.6 MPI engine produces 105 PS of power and 153Nm of torque, with a fuel efficiency of 16.09 km per litre.

The company pointed that the new Vento comes fitted with an anti-lock braking system in comfortline and highline versions.

The electronic stability programme and hill-hold function are featured in the DSG variants, while dual front air-bags are standard in all the types.

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