2016 Volkswagen Vento Front grille Volkswagen Group Malaysia has announced the soon-to-be-released new Vento, a new sub-compact from the Wolfsburg manufacturers. The new Volkswagen Vento, which gives an immediate similarity to the Polos Sedan, comes in three variants: the Highline, Comfortline and Trendline.

Volkswagen’s newest sub-compact is deemed to have it all, thanks to a turbocharged engine for best performance in its class and a plethora safety features. The front of the new Volkswagen Vento takes up a fresh chrome grille, while the side has captivating contour lines for dynamic profile. The rear is predicted to have a streamlined outlook with unique combination lights and much definition to add to the car’s elegant, yet purposeful presentation.

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Inside, the Volkswagen Vento is rather similar to the Polo Sedan but different in more features than one. Highlights include a three-spoke steering with switches, chrome accent on gearknob, air vents surrounds and center of dashboard, an updated audio unit, ample soft touch materials on the dashbboard and other relevant panels, and lastly the seats are of high-quality fabric type. The features above are valid, depending on grade. Further details will be available at the official launch…

The only turbocharged sedan in its class, the Volkswagen Vento Highline is equipped with a 1.2L turbocharged and direct-injection TSI engine with an output of 105PS. A 7-speed dual-clutch or direct-shift gearbox (DSG) provides a maximum torque of 175Nm and delivery from 1500rpm to 4100rpm. Whilst impressive on performance, safety is not compromised. The new Vento Highline is awarded 5 star rating by ASEAN NCAP and is equipped with Electronic Stability Control (ESC), four airbags (front and side), anti-lock braking system (ABS), Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS) and ISOFIX anchorage point for child seats.

The new Volkswagen Vento is offered in five colors: Candy White, Flash Red, Reflex Silver, Carbon Steel Grey and Deep Black. Exclusively for interested customers, Volkswagen Malaysia has made available a special test drive session with the new sub-compact. Be the first to book a test drive of the new Vento by visiting volkswagen.com.my/coming-soon/the-vento. Alternatively, bookings can also be made at authorized Volkswagen dealers.