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Volkswagen Virtus

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  • 11.50 Lakh Expected Price
  • 9 Jun 2022 Expected Launch Date
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Volkswagen Virtus Latest Updates

Volkswagen has announced that the Virtus sedan will go on sale in India on June 9. It'll be a replacement for the Vento sedan, and is the second the second VW vehicle after the Taigun to be based on the carmaker’s MQB A0 IN platform. The Virtus will be powered by 1-litre and 1.5-litre TSI turbo petrol engines, and the latter will be offered in a sporty GT trim level. 

We expect the Volkswagen Virtus to be priced from Rs 11 lakh (ex-showroom) onwards. Rivals to include its cousin, the Skoda Slavia, the Honda City, Hyundai Verna, and the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz.

 

Volkswagen Virtus Engine

The Volkswagen Virtus is larger than the Vento it replaces. The sedan measures 4651mm long, 1752mm wide, and has a height of 1507mm. The wheelbase measures 2651mm. It will be available with 115PS/178Nm 1-litre and 150PS/250Nm 1.5-litre TSI turbo petrol engines. A 6-speed manual transmission will be standard, and a 6-speed automatic and 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission will be available with the 1-litre and 1.5-litre engines, respectively.

Volkswagen Virtus Variants

The Dynamic Line variants of the Virtus will be available with the 1-litre TSI engine and manual and automatic transmissions. The GT Line will get the more powerful 1.5-litre TSI paired with a 6-speed manual and the 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Volkswagen Virtus Features

The VW Virtus will have a wide array of tech features and creature comforts, such as ventilated front seats, ambient lighting, cruise control, auto headlamps and wipers, single-pane sunroof, and an 8-inch digital driver’s display. It will also get a 10-inch infotainment touchscreen with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, paired with an 8-speaker sound system. As for safety, the Virtus will come with six airbags, ESC, tyre pressure monitoring system, rear parking sensors, hill hold assist and ISOFIX child seat mounts.

Volkswagen Virtus Competitors

The Volkswagen Virtus will go up against the Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz.

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What is good and bad in Virtus?

  • Virtus Positives

    Classy design, spacious interior, intuitive infotainment package and punchy petrol engines

  • Virtus Negatives

    Interior quality could’ve been richer, 1.5-litre petrol commands a hefty premium for incremental benefits

  • Expert's Conclusion

    The Virtus offers a strong balance of style, space, features, ride comfort and performance.

User Opinion about Volkswagen Virtus

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  • Volkswagen customer 

    Since 2010 i am a volkswagen customer and i have got polo high line diesel varient.When i have seen virtus today i was very attractive and affectionate with this car.Absolutely it is a vehicle just like beat any other vehicle there is no doubt at all.

    Ravindran Ravindran 1 day ago
  • Buy slavia 

    Looks great, Specially tyres with sunroof and classic design love it i was planning to buy slavia but definitely will wait for this car.

    Jhon Jhon 2 months ago
  • Manual gearbox 

    The new Volkswagen Virtus with the twin-engine option. The first one will be one of the motors that develop 113 hp and 178 nm. The mated to a 6-speed. The manual gearbox is a speed-torque converted automatic transmission. It will get a 1.5 litres TSI(Turbo Stratified Injection) engine, 148 horsepower of maximum power and 250 nm of the peak torque. The 7-speed DSG(Direct-Shift Gearbox) and the sunroof also look like the stylish mid-size sedan.

    VISHAL DODIYA 2 months ago
  • Expecting automatic 

    Am really glad to know it is coming with manual 1.5 litre engine petrol, But also expecting automatic with same power.If am satisfied with the power and performance of polo 1.2 petrol am really super excited to know the performance of 1.5 virtus.When we sit and hold the steering of vw we would get that feeling that we are going to handle something exceptional on roads.Hatsoff and thanks to vw for giving us the comfortness appearance and the power on wheels.Regards sanu avpfizer ltdcalicutkerala 9447179525sanu.

    Sanu Sanu 2 months ago
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Volkswagen Virtus News Updates

International-spec VW Virtus Sedan Looks HAWT In These Pictures
International-spec VW Virtus Sedan Looks HAWT In These Pictures
16 May, 2022
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International-spec Virtus to get larger 17-inch alloys. These wheels not only look hot, but improve the overall stance. Virtus is all set to be launched in... read more

Volkswagen Virtus Snapped In Dealerships Ahead Of Launch On June 9
Volkswagen Virtus Snapped In Dealerships Ahead Of Launch On June 9
12 May, 2022
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Will be equipped with 1-litre TSI and 1.5-litre TSI turbo petrol engines Price announcement on June 9. To be offered in Dynamic and Performance (GT) line... read more

CONFIRMED: The Volkswagen Virtus Goes On Sale On June 9
CONFIRMED: The Volkswagen Virtus Goes On Sale On June 9
12 Apr, 2022
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Will replace the Vento. Second VW model to be based on the localised MQB-A0-IN platform, identical dimensions to its cousin, the Skoda Slavia. Features will... read more
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Must Read Questions & Answers Before Buying Virtus

Q. Hello sir, my budget is around 15 lacs, should I wait for Volkswagen Virtus (2021) or go for Honda City 2020?
  • Honda city, even though one of the best sedans, is with 120 hp and CVT gearbox. CVT has the of rubberband effect which is not fun to drive for automatic transmission enthusiasts. Virtus, on the other hand is expected with 150 hp and DSG gearbox and should be a great car.If you need a car right now, it is Honda city.If you can wait till April 2022, then it is VW Virtus!(I have a 10 year old Vento, will be waiting till april 2022 for Virtus!)
  • The Volkswagen sedan is a good year and a half away. It is too early to say what it will be like. If you need a car now, you can consider the City.
Q. Will Volkswagen Virtus replace VolkwagenVento?
  • VW has to open additional service centres in Kerala, especially between Kozhikode and kannur. Delay in servicing has to be looked into. Also high servicing charges too
  • VW has to open additional service centres in Kerala, especially between Kozhikode and kannur. Delay in servicing has to be looked into. Also high servicing charges too
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Q. Hello sir, my budget is around 15 lacs, should I wait for Volkswagen Virtus (2021) or go for Honda City 2020?
  • Honda city, even though one of the best sedans, is with 120 hp and CVT gearbox. CVT has the of rubberband effect which is not fun to drive for automatic transmission enthusiasts. Virtus, on the other hand is expected with 150 hp and DSG gearbox and should be a great car.If you need a car right now, it is Honda city.If you can wait till April 2022, then it is VW Virtus!(I have a 10 year old Vento, will be waiting till april 2022 for Virtus!)
  • The Volkswagen sedan is a good year and a half away. It is too early to say what it will be like. If you need a car now, you can consider the City.
Q. Will Volkswagen Virtus replace VolkwagenVento?
  • VW has to open additional service centres in Kerala, especially between Kozhikode and kannur. Delay in servicing has to be looked into. Also high servicing charges too
  • VW has to open additional service centres in Kerala, especially between Kozhikode and kannur. Delay in servicing has to be looked into. Also high servicing charges too
  • Diesel virson
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Volkswagen Car Dealers in Delhi

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  • Automark Motors Pvt. Ltd

    • B-25, Pocket A, Okhla Industrial Area, Okhla Phase I, New Delhi, Delhi 110020
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  • Volkswagen Delhi West

    • 68/3, Najaffgarh Road, Moti Nagar, Near Moti Nagar Metro Station, New Delhi, Delhi 110015
    • gmsales.d@vw-liftech.co.in
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  • Volkswagen Rajdhani, New Delhi

    • C- 91/10, Block C, Wazirpur Industrial Area, Royal Lush Banqute Hall, New Delhi, Delhi 110052
    • saleshead.d@vw-liftech.co.in
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  • Volkswagen Safdarjung

    • A2/6, Frontier Autoworld, Safdarjung Enclave, Safdarjung Enclave, Opposite Bikaji Kama Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110029
    • salesmanager@vw-frontier.com

Virtus FAQs

What is the expected price of Volkswagen Virtus?

The price of Volkswagen Virtus is expected to be Rs. 11.50 Lakh.

What is the launch date of Volkswagen Virtus?

The estimated launch date of Volkswagen Virtus is 9 Jun 2022.

What are the key specifications off Volkswagen Virtus?

Volkswagen Virtus will be a Sedan available in manual transmission & petrol options.

What are the competitors of Volkswagen Virtus?

Volkswagen Virtus will be competed with Mahindra XUV700, Mahindra Thar and Mahindra Scorpio.

Will Volkswagen Virtus have a sunroof?

No, Volkswagen Virtus will not have a sunroof.

Volkswagen Virtus Road Tests

Volkswagen Virtus First Drive Review: Does The City Need To Sweat?
Volkswagen Virtus First Drive Review: Does The City Need To Sweat?
6 May, 2022
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The Volkswagen Virtus made a good first impression at its global premier, managing to be a rare new car launch that most people have unanimously deemed attractive. It may... read more

Volkswagen Virtus Price

Volkswagen Virtus is going to launch in India with an estimated price of Rs. 11.50 Lakh