2022 Volkswagen Virtus sedan to launch in India tomorrow: Price expectations

Volkswagen will launch the Virtus premium mid-size sedan in India on June 9. It will take on rivals such as its technical cousin Skoda Slavia besides segment leader Honda City and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz among others.
By : HT Auto Desk
| Updated on: 08 Jun 2022, 08:38 AM
Volkswagen Virtus will be officially launched in India on June 9.
Volkswagen Virtus will be officially launched in India on June 9.
Volkswagen Virtus will be officially launched in India on June 9.
Volkswagen Virtus will be officially launched in India on June 9.

Volkswagen will drive in its latest premium mid-size sedan Virtus to India tomorrow, June 9. The German carmaker will officially announce the price of the Virtus tomorrow. The pre-bookings for the new Virtus mid-size sedan has already started online and at dealerships. The delivery of the sedan is expected to start before this month ends. With Virtus, Volkswagen is aiming to revive the mid-size sedan segment in India, which has conceded substantial ground in recent times to SUVs.

Volkswagen is likely to launch the Virtus sedan in three basic trims which include Comfortline, Highline and Topline. While the last two trims will get both manual and automatic variants, the base trim Comfortline will only get manual transmission.

Similar Cars

Find More Cars
Volkswagen Virtus (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
Volkswagen Virtus
1984 cc | Petrol | Manual
₹9 - 12 Lakhs* *Expected Price
Renault City K-ze (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
Renault City K-ze
Electric | Automatic
₹6 - 10 Lakhs* *Expected Price
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz (HT Auto photo)
Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
1462 cc | Petrol | Manual | 20.65 kmpl
₹8.3 - 11.72 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Honda City-4th-generation (HT Auto photo)
Honda City-4th-generation
1497 cc | Petrol | Manual | 17.4 kmpl
₹9.3 - 10 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Skoda Slavia (HT Auto photo)
Skoda Slavia
999 to 1498 cc | Petrol | Manual
₹10 - 15 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price

Volkswagen Virtus will come with a choice of two engine options and three transmission choices. There is a 1.0-litre TSI engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission and a six-speed automatic gearbox. The other one is a more powerful 1.5-litre, four-cylinder, TSI petrol engine mated to the much-acclaimed 7-speed DSG unit. The 1.0-litre petrol units can generate maximum output of 114 bhp and offers 175 Nm of peak torque. The more capable 1.5-litre unit offers 148 bhp of maximum power and has 250 Nm of maximum torque for the taking.

FOLLOW US:Stay Updated with latest content - Subscribe us on
FOLLOW US:Stay Updated with latest content - Subscribe us on

2022 Volkswagen Virtus is based on the Volkswagen MQB A0 IN platform which also underpins the Slavia from Skoda that was launched earlier this year. Larger than the Vento, the Virtus will also replace this model in the market here. Virtus stands 4,561 mm in length, has a height of 1,507 mm, a width of 1,752 mm and a wheelbase of 2,651 mm. It also has a large boot space at 521 litres. Inside, it comes loaded with features such as 10-inch main display screen, an all-digital driver display screen, wireless phone charging, automatic climate control and ventilated front seats.

Virtus will be offered in six exterior colour options. These are Wild Cherry Red, Carbon Steel Grey, Rising Blue, Candy White, Reflex Silver and Curcuma Yellow.

Volkswagen is likely to price the Virtus sedan between 11 lakh and 18 lakh (ex-showroom). It will take on rivals such as its technical cousin Skoda Slavia besides segment leader Honda City and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz among others.

 

First Published Date: 08 Jun 2022, 08:38 AM IST
Recommended For You
View All
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS

Please provide your details to get Personalized Offers on

Choose city
+91 | Choose city
Choose city
Choose city
By clicking VIEW OFFERS you Agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy

Dear Name

Please verify your mobile number.

+91 | Choose city