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Upcoming New Volkswagen Cars in India | Launch | Price | Specs |

Europe’s largest car manufacturers , Volkswagen and the owner of several great popular car brands have a different story in India. No doubt, their products enjoy a great fan following and are loved. That said, sales have been much below their respective competitors. The recent launch of the Volkswagen Ameo has helped the manufacturer increase their market share. Volkswagen will be hoping to carry the momentum forward with 4-5 new launches over the next couple of years. The new launches will include a replacement for the Polo hatchback, a small SUV and a couple of premium offerings. Read on to know more about upcoming new Volkswagen Cars in India with their launch date, prices and specs.

Upcoming New Volkswagen Cars in India

Upcoming New Volkswagen Cars in India

New Passat

Volkswagen India will be launching the new Passat in 2017 itself. The new Passat will make its debut in the Indian market with the proven 2.0 Litre Diesel engine. It is believed that  Volkswagen can follow the footsteps of Honda and launch the new Passat in its hybrid avatar. However, unlike the Honda Accord and the Toyota Camry, the Passat GTE is a plug in hybrid. This implies, the battery pack can be charged either through a regular power socket or the petrol engine that powers the sedan. A 1.4 L TSI petrol engine combines with the electric power to pump out a total power output of 218 bhp and a torque of 400 Nm. As mentioned earlier, the new Volkswagen Passat India launch will take place in 2017. However, the Passat GTE launch might take place early next year. The Passat GTE was showcased at the Auto Expo 2016.


Expected Launch DateEarly 2017
Estimated PriceRs. 40 lakh
Engine1.4 L Petrol + Electric
Transmission6-speed Automatic

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Next on the list of Upcoming New Volkswagen Cars in India is the Tiguan crossover. The Tiguan would compete with the likes of the Hyundai Santa Fe and the upcoming Skoda Kodiaq as well as the Nissan X-Trail. It will come to India early next year. The Tiguan would be powered by a  2.0 L TDI diesel engine that will come mated with a 7-speed DSG. The prices are likely to be around the Rs 30 lakh mark. The Tiguan had  made its debut in India at the Auto Expo in February last year.


Expected Launch DateEarly 2017
Estimated PriceRs. 30-32 lakh
Engine2.0 L Diesel
Transmission7-speed Automatic

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Next Generation Polo

Volkswagen is also working currently on the next generation Polo. It will be based on the new MQB platform itself which will make it easier for Volkswagen to make derivatives based on the hatchback. Testing of the new generation Polo is already underway and a production ready version should make its debut in the first half of 2017. The next generation Vento should be out a year later or so after the launch the new Polo.


Expected Launch DateEarly 2018
Estimated PriceRs 6-8 lakh
Engine1.2 L Petrol/1.5 L Diesel
Transmission5-speed Manual/7-speed DSG

Volkswagen Virtus Sedan

Not just the new Polo, India will also be gettig a sedan based on the upcoming hatchback. The Volkswagen Virtus sedan will be a replacement for the the Vento in Volkswagen India’s product portfolio. The upcoming VolksWagen sedan would be larger than the Vento and it will offer turbo Petrol and Diesel engine options. The car is expected to make its India debut at the Auto Expo 2018 and the launch could take place by August 2018.


Expected Launch DateAugust 2018
Estimated PriceRs 8-13 lakh
Engine1.2 L Turbo Petrol/1.4 L Turbo Petrol/1.5 L Turbo Diesel
Transmission6-speed Manual/7-speed DSG

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Polo Based SUV

Coming to the lend of our list of the Upcoming New Volkswagen Cars in India is the production version of the T-ROC Concept SUV. It will share a lot of it’s design and engineering with the next-generation Polo and will rival the Hyundai Creta in India. The transmission and engine options will also be shared with the Polo hatchback. We expect Volkswagen to unveil the production ready version by the end of 2018. This will become Volkswagen’s second SUV in India after the Tiguan.


Expected Launch DateEarly 2019
Estimated PriceRs. 10-14 lakh
Engine2.0 L TDI Diesel
Transmission5-speed Manual/7-speed DSG

Upcoming New Volkswagen Cars in India

ModelPrice (estimated)Expected Launch Date
Passat GTERs. 40 lakhJanuary 2017
TiguanRs. 30-35 lakhFirst Quarter 2017
New 2018 PoloRs. 6-8 lakhEarly 2018
VirtusRs. 8-13 lakhAugust 2018
Polo Based SUVRs. 10-14 lakhEarly 2019

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Hope you liked this article and found it informative. So which of these Upcoming New Volkswagen Cars in India you liked the most? Do let us know via the comments section below.

About Abhishek Barmase

Abhishek Barmase is a passionate automobile lover who loves to keep himself updated with the latest development in the Indian Automobile Industry. His love for automobiles made him start his own automobile website, http://indiaautoz.in .

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