2014 Volkswagen Vento facelift review and pictures

Posted on Saturday, 27 September 2014 , 05:09:55 byDan

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Volkswagen Vento facelift

The Volkswagen Vento is a subcompact car produced by Volkswagen India, 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, sold in India, Malaysia, South Africa, Russia, and Mexico. Well, the producer has just introduced a facelift version of the vehicle.

The Volkswagen Vento is nothing else but a Polo with a bigger trunk. This facelift one features updated double barrel headlamps and a set of new alloy wheels. The front and rear bumpers are also refreshed. On the inside, the vehicle benefits of a new three-spoke steering wheel borrowed from the Polo facelift, while the center console is finished in silver. The standard equipment consists of dual front airbags, height-adjustable driver seat and power windows. The Highline models will also be equipped with15-inch alloy wheels, audio system with Bluetooth connectivity and steering-mounted controls, speed sensing door locks and automatic climate control.

The Volkswagen Vento is powered by a new 1.5-liter TDI diesel engine which develops 105 HP (77 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque. It can work linked either to a five-speed manual or a seven-speed automatic gearbox. Other engine configurations include a 1.6 engine generating 105 HP (77 kW) at 5,250 rpm and 153 Nm (113 lb-ft) at 3,800 rpm and a 1.2-liter TSI outputting 105 HP (77 kW) at 5,000 rpm and 175 Nm (129 lb-ft) at 1,500-4,100 rpm.