Volkswagen has sent off the Virtus in India, with a beginning cost of Rs 11.21 lakh for the 1.0 TSI Comfortline variation, going up to Rs 17.91 lakh for the top-spec 1.5 TSI GT variation. Appointments for the Virtus are now in progress. The Virtus is a sister model to the Skoda Slavia, and the fourth model from VW Group’s India 2.0 task’s made for India vehicles.
The Virtus’ beginning cost is imperceptibly more costly than the Skoda Slavia’s Rs 10.99 lakh. Nonetheless, it is less expensive than the Honda City, what begins from Rs 11.46 lakh. With regards to the top-end variation, the Virtus undermines the Slavia by Rs 47,000.
The Virtus range begins with a 115hp, 178Nm, 1.0-liter TSI three-chamber super petroleum motor that is matched to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed force converter programmed. Volkswagen is likewise offering the more impressive 150hp, 250Nm, 1.5-liter TSI four-chamber super petroleum motor, which additionally includes chamber deactivation innovation to save fuel. For the time being, the 1.5 TSI is just accessible with a 7-speed double grasp programmed transmission. The Skoda Slavia, notwithstanding, gets both manual and programmed gearbox choices with the 1.5-liter TSI motor.
The Virtus is, obviously, a size greater than the Vento, and there are traces of the greater Jetta in the vehicle’s plan. It gazes more developed upward contrasted with the sportier and reduced looking Skoda Slavia. For additional subtleties on the Virtus’ styling, you can actually take a look at our survey here.
While the Virtus’ width, level and wheelbase are equivalent to the Slavia, the previous is hardly longer. These aspects make the Virtus, alongside the Slavia, the greatest vehicle in its group.
The Virtus takes on other medium size vehicles in the market like the Skoda Slavia, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Honda City and the Hyundai Verna. The City and Verna are the main two vehicles in the section that likewise get a diesel motor as a choice. Besides, Honda as of late presented areas of strength for a powertrain for the City too.