(Expected Price)₹ 10.00 Lakh - ₹ 10.50 Lakh
Expected Launch Date : June 2022
Volkswagen Virtus is currently on sale in the South American markets and is up for a facelift. This global facelift will make its way to the Indian markets very soon as one of the sedan offerings by Volkswagen, replacing the Volkswagen Vento which has been on offer from the past 12 years. It would be pitched against Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and its own stablemate, Skoda Slavia.
What do we expect?
We expect Volkswagen to pitch it as a premium offering with features class apart when compared to the first cousin, Skoda Slavia. It would be based on the MQB A0 platform with proportions similar to that of the Skoda Slavia with all the bells and whistles. The sedan will compete with mid size SUVs as well in terms of pricing.
Volkwsagen Virtus Expected Powertrain
The upcoming Volkswagen Virtus is expected to be equipped witth a 1.0 TSi (turbo petrol engime) with a manual or torque convertor gearbox and the 1.5 TSi motor (turbo petrol) with a manual or a DSG gearbox pitched as the GT line variant. The same engine options are available in the VW Taigun but would be available in a different state of tune in the VW Virtus. It would miss out upon a diesel powertrain due to the BS6 emission norms. Now this is something that rivals like the Verna and City offer.
Volkwsagen Virtus Safety Features
Volkswagen is well known for its saftey features and would surely be fully loaded with 6 airbags, ABS and EBD, rear parking sensors, Rear View Camera and ISOFIX child seat anchorages which would be mandatory in all the variants. It would be get a long list of safety equipment and driver aids with connected technologies on offer. are expected to get a similar safety equipment package.
Volkwsagen Virtus Price & Launch
The upcoming Virtus will have a higher price than the outgoing Vento. Expect the base models to carry a sticker price of Rs 10 to 10.5 lakh with the top verisons (1.5 auto, GT) carrying a sticker price of about Rs 15-16 lakh. The car will make its global debut in March with an Indian launch in June or July.
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The tentative price of the upcoming Volkswagen Virtus is going to be around Rs 10.00 Lakh.
Volkswagen Virtus car is expected to be launched around June, 2022.
Volkswagen Virtus is expected to be coming with Transmission Manual, Automatic, Body type Sedan, Max Torque (nm@rpm) 113.9-147.5 bhp.
Volkswagen Virtus is expected to be coming with Manual, Automatic.