Volkswagen Malaysia has announced its Independence Day (Merdeka) special promotions to celebrate the country’s National Day at end of the month. From now till 31 August, customers are entitled to a series of cash rebates on selected Volkswagen models.

The Merdeka promotions offer one-of-a-kind cash rebates on the Volkswagen Vento, Polo Hatchback and Golf models. With the special deals, the Volkswagen Vento now gets up to RM10,000 in rebates, the Polo hatchback and Golf come with RM4,000 RM2,000 rebates, respectively. In addition to the Merdeka deals, Volkswagen Malaysia is organizing Open House at various dealerships nationwide, over two weekends; from 13-14 August and 27-28 August. At the Volkswagen Merdeka Open house, visitors and car buyers are treated to plenty of fun-filled family activities, food & beverages and more. Interested buyers can test drive the Merdeka-promo Volkswagen models or any Volkswagen model of choice during the open house. For customers who book a Volkswagen during the Open house, they are entitled to a special giveaway and opportunities to win premium electrical gadgets such as tablets and music players.

The Volkswagen Vento, the latest compact sedan, comes in three variants, 1.2TSI Highline, 1.6-liter Comfort and 1.6-liter Trendline. The Vento has a starting price of RM79,888, up to RM 93,888 for the 1.2TSI Highline version. The Vento 1.2TSI Highline comes with a 105PS turbocharged direct petrol engine, paired to a DSG 7-speed direct shift gearbox. Important highlights on the highline Vento comprise of ‘Climatronic’ air conditioning system. Multi-function leather steering, ‘Syenit’ 16-inch alloy wheels, Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS), dual airbags and Hill-hold control; just to name a few.

The Polo Hatchback, the other popular Volkswagen compact, has a starting price of RM76,888. The Polo Hatchback package includes the 1.6-liter 105PS petrol engine, 6-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic, ‘Climatronic’ Automatic Air-conditioning system and Anti-pinch windows.

Last but not least, the ever-popular Golf comes in two variants, Comfortline and Highline at RM149,888 and 159,888 price tags. Both Golf variants share the 1.4-liter 150PS TSI engine, engine Start/Stop system, regenerative braking, multi-collision Bbrake system, ESC and leather multi-function steering with paddle shift. The comfortline takes up ‘Zoom/Merlin’ seats, while the sport seats in ‘Mel Stripe’ are reserved for the highline Golf. The Golf Highline also has 17-inch Madrid alloy wheels (16-inch Dover wheels on the comfortline), ‘KESSY’ Keyless Entry and Push Start, ‘Rest Assist’ Drowsiness Detection System and Park Assist.