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2021 VW Vento (Russian-spec Polo sedan) launched!
2021 VW Vento (Russian-spec Polo sedan) launched!

All-new VW Vento launched in Russia. Price converts to 8.37 lakh

  • VW Vento is known as VW Polo sedan in the Russian market.
  • With the generation change, the overall design of the VW Vento has matured gracefully and it now features more elegant looks.

Volkswagen Russia has announced the pricing of the next-gen Vento, (known as VW Polo sedan in the Russian market). The starting price of the car has been kept at RUB 7,92,900 which converts to 8.37 lakh.

The Russian-spec VW Vento 2020 is a liftback, just like the all-new Skoda Rapid which has already entered the Russian market.

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With the generation change, the overall design has matured more gracefully and it now features more elegant looks. Some of its new exterior highlights include full LED headlights, 16-inch alloy wheels and full LED rear lights.

Dimension wise, the sedan measures 4,483 mm in length, 1,706 mm in width and 1,484 mm in height. It features a 550 liters boot space.

Inside, the all-new VW Vento gets a significantly classier cabin and the new interior is much more futuristic and feature packed in comparison to the previous model. Speaking of which, it gets a newly designed dashboard which sports a bold and minimalistic design. Some of its main interior features include 10.25-inch Active Info Display configurable virtual metre console, 8-inch Composition Media floating touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The new-gen VW Rapid employs the same old PQ25 platform borrowed from the model it replaces. Its engine options include an entry-level 1.6-litre MPI four-cylinder petrol engine which delivers 90 PS and 155 Nm, a 1.6-litre MPI 1.6-litre MPI which churns out 110 PS and 155 Nm, and the range-topping 1.4-litre TSI turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine which is known to deliver 125 PS and 200 Nm of torque. The latter uses the 7-speed DSG dual-clutch AT.

As far as India launch is concerned, the next-gen VW Vento may arrive in the Indian showrooms in 2022. It will be based on the MQB A0 IN platform.

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VW has also recently launched the T-Roc Cabriolet in its home market. The open-top T-Roc has been given a price tag of EUR 27,495 or 22.75 lakh.

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