Volkswagen India has been exported 5,776 units of the Indian-specific Vento, sold as Polo Sedan in the global markets, in June 2016. With the sedan structure, the Volkswagen Vento has achieved the greatest demand in the international markets, especially in the Mexican market. Till now, the German based carmaker has exported more than 1lakh units of Vento models to Mexico.
Vento is one of the top ten exported cars in the last month, whereas the Polo positioned 8th place in the year-ago month with exports of 1,778 units. The sedan versions have received good ratings, in terms of adult and child safety, in the crash test. Elaborately, the Volkswagen Vento has been attended the ASEAN NCAP in May 2016 and received 4-star rating on the base variant with the ABS and airbags. The Vento TSI model scored 5-star rating with the extra feature of ESC (Electronic Stability Control) in the crash test.
The diesel variants of Volkswagen Vento comes with the 1.5L TDI diesel engine, which is rated at the output of 105 PS power and 250Nm of torque, with fuel-efficiency of 21.21kmpl. The Vento petrol versions offered with the 1598cc (1.6-ltre) engine, which returns the ARAI certified mileage of 15.04kmpl with 103bhp of maximum power at 5250 RPM and 153NM of maximum torque at 3800 RPM.
The Vento automatic versions available with the 1197cc TSI petrol engine with the output of 103bhp and 153 Nm at the maximum speed range. The TSI is the turbocharged engine that is paired to the 7-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox. Coming to the design, the Vento TSI comes with the alloy wheels, excellent road handling, greater suspensions and dual-beam headlamps.
With the wide range of features, the Vento becomes as the third most exported car from the Indian market in the last month. The next-generation Polo hatchback and Vento models expected to be offered with the new generation engines and the additional features.
Volkswagen Vento Automatic Prices (Ex-showroom, Hyderabad)
Vento TSI Comfortline Petrol Automatic: Rs. 8.82lakh
Vento TSI Highline Petrol Automatic: Rs. 9.43lakh