In a country where the automotive scene is as lively as a Bollywood dance number, there’s one sedan that enjoys the celebrity level of attention—the Volkswagen Virtus. Buckle up as we take you on a joyride through the twists and turns of why the Virtus has become India’s go-to sedan, combining sass of performance, premium interiors, and a touch of automotive magic.
The heart of the Virtus lies in its performance, driven by two turbo-petrol engines—a 1.0-litre TSI which is complemented by a slick-shifting 6-speed manual or a 6-speed torque converter automatic and a 1.5-litre TSI EVO, for those who crave an extra dose of power. You can choose between a 7-speed DSG automatic and a 6-speed manual transmission, which offers unmatched performance without compromise—a true VIRTU(S)oso of the road. Whether navigating city streets or cruising on highways, the Virtus delivers an exhilarating driving experience offering a seamless blend of thrilling power and exceptional fuel efficiency, setting itself apart from the competition.
Beyond being a performance powerhouse, the Virtus effortlessly transforms into a well-sorted sedan, ready to adapt to the rhythm of family life or an individual’s unique taste. Its capacious 521-litre boot becomes a versatile stage, accommodating everything from golf gear to airport essentials and even the madness of wedding shopping sprees. With a high ground clearance the Virtus glides through the diverse road conditions of India, providing a ride quality that is comfortable, plush, and always in control.
Step inside the Virtus, and you are welcomed into a world of comfort. The cabin, spacious enough for five adults, stands out with class-leading head, elbow, and legroom. Cutting-edge features, electric front seats (1st in segment) including wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a high-resolution touchscreen infotainment system, and ventilated seats, combined with automatic climate control create an immersive experience for all occupants Safety takes precedence, featuring up to six airbags, disc brakes, electronic stability control, and a global NCAP crash test rating of five stars, complemented by a ‘Stable’ body shell rating, ensuring a secure journey for
In the crowded sedan segment, the Virtus stands as a true three-box sedan, meticulously designed from the ground up. Its clean lines and unfussy design make it the epitome of elegance, while the GT Plus trim, with its blacked-out treatment, adds a touch of sportiness. The Virtus not only competes but excels, redefining standards in sedan aesthetics. No wonder it won Motoring’s Sedan of the Year in 2023! As India’s favourite sedan, the Volkswagen Virtus stands as a testament to Volkswagen’s dedication to crafting exceptional vehicles. It’s not just about stellar performance, comfortable interiors, or striking design individually—it’s the harmonious ensemble that defines the Virtus. In a market filled with choices, the Virtus doesn’t just compete; it triumphs, leaving an indelible mark as the sedan of choice for those seeking a complete automotive package. It’s not just a car; it’s a composition of automotive excellence that strikes the right chord with every drive.