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2022 Volkswagen Virtus launched in India, prices start from Rs 11.21 lakh

Kenneth John Updated: June 10, 2022, 10:35 AM IST

Volkswagen has finally released the Volkswagen Virtus, which starts at Rs 11.21 lakh. After the Volkswagen Taigun, the Virtus is Volkswagen's second vehicle to be built on the MQB-A0-IN platform.

There are two trim levels available for the Volkswagen Virtus: Dynamic Line and Performance Line. The former is available in three trim levels: Comfortline, Highline and Topline, with costs ranging from 11.21 lakh to 15.72 lakh, whilst the top-tier Performance Line option has just one trim level: the GT Line, with a price of 17.92 lakh (all prices ex-showroom India).

The 1.0-litre TSI three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, which produces 115PS and 175 Nm of peak torque and is paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox and an optional 6-speed automatic torque converter, powers all Dynamic Line models. The Performance Line grade, on the other hand, comes standard with a 1.5-litre TSI four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine that produces 150PS and 250 Nm of peak torque, as well as a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission. Both include engine start-stop technology, with the latter also having Active Cylinder Deactivation.

The new Volkswagen Virtus features a striking design and aesthetics. A narrow grille with a chrome strip surrounds the automobile, which is complemented by a set of sleek LED headlights and LED daytime running lights. The GT emblem on the grille is also included with the Performance Line trim.

A strong front bumper with a big air dam and LED foglamps is also included. The Virtus comes standard with 16-inch alloy wheels, with the Dynamic Line getting dual-tone alloys and the Performance Line getting stylish all-black wheels.

The Volkswagen Virtus has a large and well-designed interior with a dual-tone black and beige colour scheme. The dashboard of the Performance Line Virtus has red accents that are unique to the Wild Cherry Red colour scheme. A big 10.1-inch entertainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as a completely digital virtual instrument cluster and a flat-bottom steering wheel, are featured on the driver-focused dashboard.

A wireless phone charger, ventilated front seats, automated climate control, rear air-con vents, and an electric sunroof are among the 's amenities. The Virtus has a class-leading 521-litre cargo capacity, which can be increased to 1,050-litres by folding the second-row seat.

The Virtus is equipped with over 40 safety measures, including standard equipment like twin airbags, ABS with EBS, parking sensors, and more. Three-point seat belts for all passengers, a rear parking camera, electronic stability control (ESC), multi-collision braking, tire pressure deflation warning, hold control, and other safety features are included.

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Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 11.22 Lakhs
Displacement
999cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
115
Max Torque(Nm)
178
Mileage
18.12 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 10.9 Lakhs
Displacement
1497cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
100
Max Torque(Nm)
145
Mileage
17.8 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 10.69 Lakhs
Displacement
1498cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
115
Max Torque(Nm)
250
Mileage
18.41 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 10.5 Lakhs
Displacement
1498cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
115
Max Torque(Nm)
250
Mileage
17.88 Kmpl
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