Volkswagen's new compact sedan may be launched next year

Saturday 04 October 2014, 15:40 PM by

German carmaker Volkswagen gained a strong footing in the Indian market with its strong line-up of Polo hatchback and Vento sedan in the domestic market. Fresh reports have been coming in hinting on Volkswagen’s plans to enter the compact 4-meter sedan segment in India. The company plans on launching the new compact sedan sometime soon next year. It is said that the upcoming sedan shall only sold in Indian market.

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Volkswagen’s new compact sedan may be launched next year

Technical specifications for the upcoming Volkswagen compact sedan is unknown for now, it is anticipated that the upcoming vehicle shall be powered by 1.5 Liter diesel engine that has been serving the new Polo and Vento cars in India. The engine is likely to deliver power output of about 90 Ps with 230 Nm of torque. The engine is likely to be mated with five speed manual transmission. Pricing aspect of the upcoming compact sedan is not revealed by the company, but it is anticipated to be smartly priced to compete against Maruti Swift Dzire, Hyundai Xcent and Honda Amaze.

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