The Volkswagen Vento (or Volkswagen Polo Sedan in some markets) is a subcompact car produced by Volkswagen India, Volkswagen Russia and Volkswagen South Africa, the subsidiary of the German manufacturer Volkswagen, since 2010. It is essentially a three-box Volkswagen Polo with a stretched wheelbase and has been developed especially for some markets. The car is sold under the Vento name in India, Malaysia and Mexico. In Thailand, Indonesia, South Africa, Argentina, Russia, Jordan, Tunisia and the UAE it is sold as the Volkswagen Polo Sedan. The word Vento means ‘wind’ in both Italian and Portuguese. It is also known as the Volkswagen Polo Notch in the Philippines.

Petrol: 1.2L TSI, Turbocharged direct injection, 4-cylinder, SOHC, 1197 cc, 105 PS power, 175 Nm torque, 18 kmpl average, 55 litre fuel tank, 7-speeed DSG transmission, 1145 kg kerb weight

Petrol: 1.6L MPI, Naturally aspirated, multi-point fuel injection, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 1598 cc, 105 PS power, 153 Nm torque, 16 kmpl average, 55 litre fuel tank, 5-speed manual transmission, 1216 kg kerb weight

Diesel: 1.5L TDI, Turbocharged common rail direct injection, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 1498 cc, 110 PS power, 250 Nm torque, 22 kmpl average, 55 litre fuel tank, 5-speed manual or 7-speeed DSG transmission, 1238 kg kerb weight

4 Variants: Trendline, Comfortline, Highline, Highline Plus

6 Colors: Blue, Brown, Silver, Grey, White, Beige

Price range: Rs. 8.32 lakh to Rs. 13.92 lakh (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)

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