Expanding its popular Vento sedan lineup, Volkswagen has introduced the new top-ranging Highline Plus variant in India. Priced at Rs 10.84 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai), the 2017 Volkswagen Vento Highline Plus receives a few aesthetic upgrades enhancing its premium appeal.
While the 2017 Volkswagen Vento Highline Plus 1.6L petrol (MT) variant is priced at Rs 10.84 lakh, the top 1.5 TDI DSG (AT) diesel model costs Rs 13.43 lakh (all, ex-showroom Mumbai). With some additional features, this new variant sits above the previous Vento highline model. Read – Next-gen Volkswagen Vento Spied Testing For The First Time
2017 Volkswagen Vento Highline Plus Prices
|Variant||Price, Ex-showroom Mumbai|
|Highline Plus 1.6 Petrol MT||Rs 10.84 lakh|
|Highline Plus 1.5 TDI MT||Rs 12.20 lakh|
|Highline Plus 1.2 TSI DSG AT||Rs 12.06 lakh|
|Highline Plus 1.5 TDI DSG AT||Rs 13.43 lakh|
On the exterior, the 2017 Volkswagen Vento Highline Plus features full -LED headlamps with LED daytime running lamps, a new pair of Zirkonia alloy wheels, OVRM turn indicators and 3D effect tail lamps. The car also receives rear parking camera. Though, the saloon retains the original design and silhouette.
Interior, too, has been packed with a bunch of new features. The 2017 model year gets automatic rain sensing wipers, auto-dimming IRVM, a multi-function steering wheel, rear air-conditioning vents and cooled glove box. All variants of the Vento sedan comes fitted with standard dual front airbags and ABS (anti-lock braking system) safety fitments. Read – Upcoming Volkswagen Cars in India
Under the hood, the 2017 Volkswagen Vento Highline Plus features the same turbocharged powertrains – 1.2-litre TSI, 4-cylinder petrol, 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder diesel and 1.6-litre, 4-cylinder MPI petrol. While the 1.6L MPI and 1.5L TDI motors are coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox, the TSI (standard) and TDI (optional) variants get a 7-speed DSG gearbox.
Commenting on the 2017 Vento Highline Plus launch, Thierry Lespiaucq, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The Vento has been an integral part of the Volkswagen portfolio in India and we are delighted to launch the Vento Highline Plus that personifies Volkswagen’s characteristic DNA with aesthetic design elements, superior technology and unmatched safety features. It is our constant endeavor to make the Vento a car of choice for young families and working professionals and the highline plus is aimed at that direction, we are positive that customers will find resonance in the car.”
2017 Volkswagen Vento Highline Plus
2017 Volkswagen Vento Highline Plus comes with minor cosmetic and features upgrades. The 1.6 Petrol MT, 1.5 TDI MT, 1.2 TSI AT and 1.5 TDI AT are priced at Rs 10.84 lakh, Rs 12.20 lakh, Rs 12.06 lakh and Rs 13.43 lakh respectively (all, ex-showroom Mumbai).