Pros and Cons of the Volkswagen Vento

The Volkswagen Vento is a popular sedan which is available in three diesel and three petrol variants. It starts at Rs.7.29 lakh for the base petrol variant and goes up to Rs.9.89 lakh for the top-end diesel variant.

Pros and Cons of the Volkswagen Vento

Here take a look at the pros and cons of the Vento to help prospective buyers decide whether the Vento is the car for them. Let’s take a look at the positives of the Vento first:

Vento Pros

The Vento is a rich-looking sedan with lots of snob value being the Volkswagen. It has very good build quality offers good handling and a smooth and refined petrol engine. The diesel engine too is fun and punchy. Also read: Volkswagen adds features, slashes prices on Polo and Vento Highline

Another upside to the Vento is the fact that is offers one of the best rear seats. The rear seats are comfortable and offer good back and under thigh support.

Vento cons

The Vento is a well built car and there isn’t much to complain about. However there are two key factors that may let down prospective buyers. It lacks some features like Bluetooth for the audio system (although the optional add on navigation system supports Bluetooth), it doesn’t have rear parking sensors or a rear parking camera) and it doesn’t have cruise control. Communityspeak: Volkswagen Polo vs. Honda Jazz

Another factor that prospective buyers take into account is the cost of spares. The Vento being a Volkswagen car has expensive spare parts, which can be a let down for those looking for an easy to own sedan in this segment.

Buying Advice

The Vento is a classy looking sedan for the status conscious and is a complete package for the most part. It does miss out on some features and gadgets but they are not too expensive and you can always get you own choice of accessories and gadgets after market.

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