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Volkswagen Virtus Vs Petrol Rivals: Comparison

Volkswagen Virtus vs Petrol RivalsAll about Volkswagen Virtus vs Petrol Rivals ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ ABS ✓ Comparison.

Volkswagen India has finally launched its all new Vertus mid-size sedan in the country. Its model lineup consists of four trims – Comfortline, Highline, Topline and GT, which are priced between Rs 11.21 lakh to Rs 17.91 lakh. Today in this post we are going to compare this newly launched Sedan with its top most Rivals such as Skoda Slavia, Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Ciaz.

In this article, we are going to compare all the Details of Volkswagen Virtus like Engine, Dimensions and Price with its rivals. So let’s take a look of all differences between Virtus and its Competitors.

Volkswagen Virtus Vs Rivals: Engine Specification

Talking about engine and power, 2 engine options are being seen in it, in which 1.0 liter 3 cylinder turbo petrol engine is capable of generating 108bhp power and 175Nm torque. At the same time, the 1.5 liter 4 cylinder TSI petrol engine is capable of generating 147bhp power and 250Nm torque. This new sedan is offered in 6 speed manual and 6 speed torque converter automatic as well as 7 speed DSG automatic transmission options.

On the Other hand, Skoda Slavia gets the same powertrains, Actually Slavia shares its components with Virtus as both companies uses the same MQB AO IN platform.

The King of the segment Honda City on the other side: In Honda City, you get 1.5 Liters i-VTEC DOHC petrol engine and 1.5 Liters i-DTEC DOHC diesel engine. The petrol engine generates 121 PS power and 145 Nm torque. At the same time, the diesel engine gives 100 ps power and 200 Nm torque. This car comes with manual and automatic transmission. In Hyundai Verna you get 1.5 l MPI Petrol, 1.0 l Kappa Turbo GDi Petrol and 1.5 l U2 CRDi Diesel engines. In this also you get manual and automatic transmission.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz has been brought with two new 1.5 liter petrol and diesel engines. Its new 1.5 K15B petrol engine churns out 104 Bhp of power and 138 Nm of torque. This engine is mated to a 5 speed manual and 4 speed automatic gearbox.

PetrolVolkswagen VirtusSkoda SlaviaHonda CityHyundai VernaMaruti Ciaz
Engine1.0-litre 3-cyl | 1.5-litre 4-cyl Turbo petrol engine1.0-litre 3-cyl | 1.5-litre 4-cyl Turbo petrol engine1.5-litre 4-cyl naturally aspirated |1.5-litre 4-cyl hybrid petrol engine1.5-litre 4-cyl naturally aspirated | 1.0-litre 3-cyl turbo petrol engine1.5-litre 4-cyl naturally aspirated petrol engine
Displacement999cc | 1462cc999cc | 1462cc1498 cc | 1498 cc1497 cc | 998 cc1462 cc
Power115hp | 150hp115hp | 150hp126 hp | 121 hp115 hp | 120 hp105 hp
Torque175 Nm | 250 Nm175 Nm | 250 Nm253 Nm | 145 Nm144 Nm | 172 Nm138 Nm
Manual Gearbox6-speed6-speed6-speed6-speed5-speed
Automatic Gearbox6-speed torque-converter | 7-speed dual-clutch6-speed torque-converter | 7-speed dual-clutcheCVT | 7-speed CVT8-step CVT | 7-speed dual-clutch4-speed torque-converter

Volkswagen Virtus Vs Petrol Rivals – Dimensions:

In terms of size, the Volkswagen Vertus measures 4,561 mm in length, 1,752 mm in width and 2,651 mm in wheelbase. Volkswagen claims that the all-new Vertus sedan is the biggest in its segment. It is available in two different trims – Dynamic Line and Performance Line.

Honda City is the second largest by and 12 mm shorter from the Virtus. 4 mm slimmer from the newly launched Volkswagen Virtus.

DimensionsVolkswagen VirtusSkoda SlaviaHonda CityHyundai VernaMaruti Ciaz
Length4,561 mm4,541 mm4,549 mm4,440 mm4,490 mm
Width1,752 mm1,752 mm1,748 mm1,729 mm1,730 mm
Height1,507 mm1,507 mm1,489 mm1,475 mm1,485 mm
Wheelbase2,651 mm2,651 mm2,600 mm2,600 mm2,650 mm
Boot Space521-litres521-litres506-litres480-litres510 mm
Tyre Size16-inch16-inch16-inch16-inch16-inch

Volkswagen Virtus Vs Petrol Rivals – Mileage:

Fuel TypeVolkswagen VirtusSkoda SlaviaHonda CityHyundai VernaMaruti Ciaz
Petrol MT19.40 kmpl1947 | 18.72 kmpl17.8 kmpl17.7 kmpl20.65 kmpl
Petrol AMT18.67 | 18.12 kmpl18.07 | 18.41 kmpl18.4 kmpl19.2 | 18.45 kmpl20.04 kmpl

Volkswagen Virtus Vs Petrol Rivals – Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)


Volkswagen VirtusSkoda SlaviaHonda CityHyundai VernaMaruti Ciaz
Petrol MTRs. 11.21 – 14.41 lakh.Rs. 10.99 – 16.79 lakh.Rs. 11.46 – 13.91 lakh.Rs. 9.41 – 13.06 lakh.Rs. 8.99 – 10.90 lakh.
Petrol ATRs. 14.27 – 17.91 lakh.Rs. 13.89 – 13.39 lakh.Rs. 12.86 – 19.49 lakh.Rs. 12.46 – 14.36 lakh.Rs. 10.84 – 11.99 lakh.
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Last modified: June 11, 2022
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