Volkswagen is the biggest automaker in Germany and the second biggest auto manufacturer in the world as of now. The company has been part of the auto industry for the past 75 years as of now. The company has its roots in the Nazi trade union, the German Labour Front. However, once the Nazi regime ended in the year 1945, the British government commissioned the company to manufacture 20,000 Volkswagen Beetles.
the company has been a leader in manufacturing right from its early days. The company successfully dominated the German market first and then moved ahead to conquer the international market in the year 1950.
Volkswagen entered India in the form of Volkswagen Group India Ltd. in the year 2007. The company manufactures car via its manufacturing plant in Pune which is capable of manufacturing 200,000 vehicles per annum. The plant produces Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen Vento and the newly launched Volkswagen Ameo and also the Škoda Rapid as the plant is shared with Skoda Auto India Private Limited
The company also has an engine assembly facility that was built in the year 2015 at a cost of 250 crores. The plant can manufacture about 98,000 engines annually. Volkswagen produces ten car models in the Indian car market which are Volkswagen Polo, Volkswagen Ameo, Volkswagen Cross Polo , Volkswagen Vento, Volkswagen T-Cross, Volkswagen T Roc, Volkswagen Virtus, Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen Tiguan, Volkswagen Passat
The Volkswagen car models are well- known and well-recognized automobile manufacturer in the Indian market. The Volkswagen Polo is one of the most successful sedan cars in the Indian market. The Polo is popular among the youngsters for its punchy performance and superior comfort along with premium interiors that make it value for money.
Volkswagen Car Price
Volkswagen car price in India starts from ₹ 5.42 Lakhs which is the ex-showroom price of their most inexpensive car Volkswagen Polo. The highest Volkswagen car model is priced at ₹ 32.99Lacs which is the ex-showroom price of their most expensive car Volkswagen Passat.
The Passat was the first car to be introduced by the brand in India in the year 2007. The car became immensely popular in India just like in the international market. The success of the sedan was followed by it another successful model which was Jetta which was launched in the year 2009 that soon became an iconic model for the company. The company soon launched its new Beatle and the high-end SUV Toruan in the year 2009. Other than the debut of the Beatle and Touran, India saw the introduction of the Polo hatchback in the same year. the Polo helped the company to make a dent in the lucrative luxury hatchback car.
The cheapest car model Volkswagen Polo can be obtained as low as Rs. 3.41Lakhs. The Volkswagen Polo is available in only 21 trims which start at the range of Rs 5.42 lacs which goes up to Rs 9.69 lacs which is the price of its Highline 1.5l diesel variant.
Volkswagen Cars Specifications
Volkswagen cars are available both in petrol and Diesel Variant. The power figures in Volkswagen Cars range from 105bhp of Volkswagen Polo to 175bhp of power of Volkswagen Passat. The engine displacement figures range from 999cc of Volkswagen Polo to the 1968cc engine of Volkswagen Passat. The Volkswagen Ameo has the highest fuel efficiency in its line-up that has a fuel efficiency of 22kmpl.
Volkswagen Latest Models
As per the latest information available from the brand side, there are three Volkswagen new car models that will be launched in the year 2019-2020. The upcoming Cars are Volkswagen T-Roc that will be priced at Rs. 18.00 lakh Onwards, Volkswagen Virtus that will be priced at Rs. 15.00 lakh Onwards, Volkswagen T-Cross that will be priced at Rs. 10.00 lakh Onwards.
Volkswagen Cars on Road Price
The Volkswagen car on road price starts from the 6.55 lacs that is the on road price for Volkswagen Polo. While on the other hand, the on road price of its most costly car Volkswagen Passat is Rs. 33 lacs.