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2022 Volkswagen Virtus Launch Highlights: Price, Specs, Features, Mileage, and more

All-new 2022 Volkswagen Virtus India Launch Highlights: Price in India, Full Specifications, Features, Mileage, Images, and more. Check out all the details about this new Skoda Slavia, Hyundai Verna, Honda City rival here.

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2022 Volkswagen Virtus India Launch Highlights: Volkswagen India has today launched its all-new mid-size sedan, Virtus, in the country. Pre-bookings for the same are already open. Prices of this German mid-size sedan start at Rs 11.21 lakh and it goes up to Rs 17.91 lakh, ex-showroom and introductory. The new Volkswagen Virtus is the second product from the house of this German carmaker under the VW Group’s India 2.0 project, the first one being the Taigun SUV.

It is based on the India-specific MQB A0-IN platform and shares its mechanicals with the Skoda Slavia. The Virtus is offered with two engine options. The first one is a 1.0-litre TSI that develops 113 bhp and 178 Nm, mated to a 6-speed MT and a 6-speed torque-converter automatic transmission. It also gets a 1.5-litre TSI motor that churns out 148 bhp of power and 250 Nm of peak torque. This engine comes paired with a 7-speed DSG. The Volkswagen Virtus will rival the likes of Skoda Slavia, Honda City, Hyundai Verna, etc.

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14:15 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
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14:06 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Volkswagen Virtus: Rivals

The all-new Volkswagen Virtus will rival the likes of Skoda Slavia, Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, and Hyundai Verna. 

14:01 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Volkswagen Virtus: Variant-wise Prices

The variant-wise prices of the Virtus are mentioned below:

Dynamic Line 1.0 TSI Comfortline MT – Rs. 11,21,900

Dynamic Line 1.0 TSI Highline MT – Rs. 12,97,900

Dynamic Line 1.0 TSI Highline AT – Rs. 14,27,900

Dynamic Line 1.0 TSI Topline MT – Rs. 14,41,900

Dynamic Line 1.0 TSI Topline AT – Rs. 15,71,900

Performance Line 1.5 TSI GT Plus AT – Rs. 17,91,900

13:53 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Volkswagen Virtus: Features

The new Volkswagen Virtus gets a large 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and connected car tech, a digital cockpit, ventilated seats, up to six airbags, and more.

12:59 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
The Prices of the VW Virtus are finally out!

The new Volkswagen Virtus has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 11.21 lakh and it goes up to Rs 17.91 lakh, ex-showroom.

12:31 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
VW Virtus has the largest boot-space in its segment

The VW Virtus gets a massive 521 litres of boot space, which is claimed to be the largest in the mid-size sedan segment.

12:28 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Longest Sedan in its segment

The new Volkswagen Virtus is the longest sedan in its segment. It measures 4,561 mm in length, 1,752 mm in width, and has a height of 1,507 mm. The sedan has a wheelbase of 2,651 mm.

12:25 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Das WeltAuto. registers 2X growth in 2021

Volkswagen's certified pre-owned car market, Das WeltAuto., has grown by 2X in 2021. The company has 105 DWA outlets and claims a market share of 2.5%.

12:17 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Volkswagen India’s Brand Director takes the stage

Ashish Gupta, Brand Director of Volkswagen India, takes the stage to share more insights about the Volkswagen Virtus.

12:05 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
The wait is almost over!

The time has come. The stage is set. The India launch of the new Volkswagen Virtus will commence very soon. Sit back and enjoy the proceedings

11:57 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Volkswagen Virtus: Colours

The Virtus will be offered in India in six different colour schemes. They are – Rising Blue Metallic, Curcuma Yellow, Carbon Steel Grey, Reflex Silver, Candy White, and Wild Cherry Red.

10:48 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Most Powerful Sedan in its segment

Volkswagen Virtus' 1.5-litre TSI motor churns out 148 bhp of power and 250 Nm of peak torque. This makes it the most powerful sedan in its segment and on par with the Skoda Slavia.

10:18 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Volkswagen Virtus: Engine Options

The new Volkswagen Virtus will be offered in India with two engine options. It will get a 1.0-litre TSI, paired with a 6-speed MT and AT. There will also be a 1.5-litre TSI motor mated to a 7-speed DSG.

09:48 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
It’s the part-sharing game of Siblings!

The new Volkswagen Virtus is based on the India-specific MQB A0-IN platform and it shares its platform and mechanicals with the sibling, Skoda Slavia.

09:02 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Second Volkswagen car under India 2.0 project

The new Volkswagen Virtus is the second product from the house of this German carmaker under the VW Group’s India 2.0 project, the first one being the Taigun SUV.

08:48 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Welcome to the India launch LIVE blog of the new Volkswagen Virtus!

Good Morning, ladies and gentlemen. Volkswagen India will launch the all-new Virtus mid-size sedan in just a few hours from now. Keep watching this space for all the LIVE updates.

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