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Volkswagen Virtus - Safest Car ever in India?

carzindagi desk, Apr 7, 2023, 12:35 AM IST

Volkswagen Virtus established as 'safest car ever' in India with its latest GNCAP ratings, 2023. Volkswagen India press release quoted “The best-ever result in GNCAP’s history, this safety rating for the Virtus is a testament to the core DNA of Brand Volkswagen”. Having finished the race at top besides having Volkswagen Taigun offering the safety shield, Volkswagen has found its mojo in the Indian market. The New Virtus is acclaimed with 5 star rating for both adult & child occupant’s protection by Global NCAP. Technology, comfort & style are the other aspects most looked for in a sedan, Volkwagen has ticked all the boxes so far.

The company claims safety features are anchored through their advanced German technology and the GNCAP status for safety reaffirmed their beliefs. Coming forth to the details,

The car comes with 40+ safety features.

Extensive safety features as listed below

  • 6 airbags,

  • electronic stability control,

  • multi collision brakes,

  • park distance control and

  • rare view camera,

  • multi collision brakes,

  • hill hold control,

  • tyre pressure deflation warning,

  • child seat anchorage,

  • 3 headrests in the rear etc to name a few.

Incarnated to build an impression and to raise the cult of sedans in India, the all New Virtus boasts with style, performance, technology and comfort.

Extraordinary styling, sharp shoulderlines, GT elements, signature grille with integrated LED headlamps & DRLs, and electric sunroof make its exteriors most envious to its rivals. The interiors are impressively designed minding the classy taste of sedan drivers. The interiors project leather & leatherette seat upholstery, front ventilated seats, climatronic AC, cruise control, desirable space for movements, large boot space, 3 headrests in the rear occupancy make it more classy & cosy. The hello connectivity, with a 25.65cm VW play touch screen infotainment system with 8 speakers, wireless connectivity - apple carplay & android play, wireless mobile charging make this the best in the segment.

The sedan comes in two product lines. The dynamic line is packed with 1.0L TSI, 999cc, 4 cylinder engine with 6-Speed Manual & Automatic transmission versions. The dynamic line gives a performance of 115 PS maximum power @ 5000-5500rpm with a peak torque of 178 Nm @ 1750-4500rpm. The performance line is bestowed with a 1.5L TSI EVO with ACT, 1498cc, 4 cylinder engine with 7-Speed DSG transmission. The performance line gives a maximum power of 150 PS @ 5000-6000rpm with a peak torque of 250 Nm @ 1600-3500rpm. In both the product lines the steering wheel is electromechanical power assisted with a steering radius of 5.05mts. The car comes with a maximum boot space of 525L far exceeding the average boot space of sedans in the range. Also the ground clearance is increased to 179mm. Both the products come with petrol engines.

The manufacturer also assures a maximum of 3 yrs free service, 4 years warranty & 4 yrs roadside assistance. The assurance adds yet another feather in the cap. Virtus won 11 awards so far as the most appealing sedan of the year. Volkswagen Virtus set the tone being the gold standard of safety in the Indian market, for your beautiful family.

With Volkswagen Virtus comfort is only synonymous and the price is never far, starting at 11.47 Lakhs. In this season of IPL 2023, brace yourself with the new avatar of the - VOLKSWAGEN VIRTUS



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