New Vento 1.5 TDI is available with VW’s 7-Speed Dual-Clutch DSG automatic transmission, a feature unique in this segment. Fitted with two clutches, Clutch 1 handles odd-numbered gears, Clutch 2 handles even-numbered gears, and reverse gear. The clutch management ensures no gaps in propulsive power, and power delivery remains uninterrupted. Lag seen in automatics is non-existent with DSG.
Volkswagen’s 7-Speed DSG through optimised gearshifts helps improve fuel economy and lower emissions, coupled with seamless acceleration at varied speeds.
New Vento 1.5-litre four-cylinder TDI turbo-diesel engine returns 103 horsepower and 250Nm of torque. Fuel economy is pegged at 21.21 kmpl. 1.2 TSI engine produces 103 horsepower and 175Nm of torque, and delivers 16.93 kmpl fuel economy. 1.6 MPI engine produces 103 horsepower and 153Nm of torque, and returns 15.04 kmpl.
All new Vento variants are fitted with dual front airbags. The car features redesigned 15-inch alloy wheels, and more powerful dual-beam headlamps. On the inside is a flat-bottomed multi-function steering wheel with integrated controls for the entertainment system, footwell lights, and Bluetooth telephony. Two new colour options are Toffee Brown, and Night Blue.
Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. emphasised on VW’s constant endeavour to provide leading automotive tech to Indian customers.
Ex-showroom prices (Mumbai) are Rs 10.49 – 10.94 lakh for the new Vento 1.5 TDI DSG, Rs 8.57 – 9.90 lakh for the Vento 1.5 TDI,
Rs 9.35 – 9.92 lakh for the Vento 1.2 TSI DSG, and Rs 7.44 – Rs 8.87 lakh for the Vento 1.6 MPI.
Key Technical Specifications:New Vento 1.6 MPI, 1.2 TSI
|Specifications||Vento 1.6MPI||Vento 1.2TSI|
|Capacity||1.6 L/1598cc||1.2 L/1197cc|
|BorexStroke||76.5x 86.9mm||71.0x 75.6mm|
Trim options available on New Vento are:
New Vento 1.6 MPI (MT): Trendline, Comfortline, Highline
New Vento 1.2 TSI (7-speed DSG): Comfortline, Highline
New Vento 1.5 TDI (MT): Trendline, Comfortline, Highline
New Vento 1.5 TDI (7-speed DSG): Comfortline, Highline