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Volkswagen Vento now comes with an updated 1.5-litre diesel engine

Volkswagen Vento now comes with an updated 1.5-litre diesel engine
Nikhil Puthran Nikhil Puthran Sunday 13 November 2016, 08:48 AM

Post much wait, the Vento sedan from Volkswagen now comes with an updated diesel engine which produces slightly better performance figures than the older one. The upgraded 1.5-litre TDi engine is basically the same engine which serves the Ameo and the recently launched new Skoda Rapid in the country, hence it was only a matter of time before the Vento gets a similar upgrade. Changes are limited to mild performance upgrades, while design element has been left untouched.

Under the hood, the diesel version continues to be powered by the 1.5-litre TDI engine which now generates 108bhp and 250Nm of torque, unlike the older version which generated 103bhp and 250Nm of torque. The diesel version continues to be offered in five-speed manual and 7-speed DSG options with claimed fuel efficiency figures of 22.27kmpl and 22.15kmpl respectively. In terms of features, the Highline variant now offers new touchscreen infotainment system, auto-dimming IRVM and automatic rain sensing wipers.  

Volkswagen Vento will a mild power upgrade in diesel continues to be offered at existing prices. The base Trendline variant starts at Rs 9.46 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi). Moreover, the company has also added a new Silk Blue colour shade option in addition to the current colour options in the Vento.

 

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