Volkswagen is the number one car manufacturer in the world and has been on top for quite some time. VW, as they are commonly referred to, entered the Indian market in 2007 but they have risen to the top 10 quickly. Every year, Volkswagen manages to produce some exceptional cars that are designed to perform on Indian roads. While VW did have a handful of cars ready for launch last year, the pandemic put all that on hold. Finally, the brand is ready to release those promised cars as well as a few more in 2021 and 2022. Here are the upcoming Volkswagen cars in 2021-22.
|Volkswagen Taigun||Rs. 10.00 Lakh|
|Volkswagen Tiguan 2021||Rs. 28.00 Lakh|
|Volkswagen Passat 2021||Rs. 30.00 Lakh|
|Volkswagen Virtus||Rs. 10.00 Lakh|
|Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 2022||Rs. 35.00 Lakh|
|Volkswagen Vento 2021||Rs. 13.00 Lakh|
|Volkswagen Polo 2022||Rs. 8.00 Lakh|
|Expected Launch||23 September 2021|
|Engine||1.0L Turbo-Petrol, 1.5L Turbo-Petrol|
|Transmission||6-Speed Manual, 6-Speed Torque Converter, 7-Speed DSG|
When it comes to compact SUVs, the Indian buyer cannot seem to get enough. It is one of the best-selling car segments in the country and things could only get better with the upcoming Volkswagen Taigun. The 5-seater SUV is expected to come to India in September and it is expected to be one of the most exciting options in the market. Expecting to power the Taigun is either a 1.0L Turbo-petrol engine that produces 115Ps of power and 178Nm of torque or a 1.5L Turbo-petrol engine that generates 150Ps of power and 250Nm of torque. In the transmission department, the Taigun will come with a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard but can also be had with a 6-speed Torque Converter or a 7-speed DSG system. In terms of features, we already know that Volkswagen offers all the latest specifications and options, and the upcoming Taigun is also expected to come with a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, a digital instrument cluster, ventilates front seats, a sunroof, climate control, and other features. Safety is a big factor for Volkswagen and the upcoming Taigun is expected to come with up to 6 airbags, a rearview camera, and Electronic Stability Control.
|Expected Launch||10 October 2021|
The facelifted Volkswagen Tiguan 2021 has been one of the most talked-about SUVs in the Indian market and while it was supposed to be launched last year, this year it is expected to enter one of the most competitive segments in the country. The 5-seater SUV from Volkswagen is expected to be powered by a 2.0L Turbo-petrol engine that will produce 190Ps of power and 320Nm of torque. It is the same engine that is found on the current Allspace. Mated to the engine will be a 7-speed DSG transmission and will also come with an All-Wheel-Drive. Inside the Tiguan 2021, we can expect a large touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, a panoramic sunroof, wireless charging, cruise control, a digital instrument cluster, and three-zone climate control. Volkswagen has included a number of safety features in the Tiguan 2021 as well such as 7 airbags, parking sensors in the front and rear, and Electronic Stability Control.
|Expected Launch||15 December 2021|
|Engine||2.0L Turbocharged Petrol|
Initially, the Volkswagen Passat 2021 was supposed to be launched last year but there is a lot we can expect from the upcoming sedan. The Passat 2021 is already being considered as one of the finest sedans in the country and it hasn’t even been launched yet. Under the hood of the Passat 2021 sits a 2.0L Turbocharged petrol engine that produces an impressive 174Ps of power and 206Nm of torque. Paired to the powerful engine is a 6-speed automatic transmission which is also combined with Front Wheel Drive capabilities. In terms of looks, the Passat 2021 comes with a sleek design and a muscular bonnet. The front grille is sharp and has chrome slats horizontally across the front of the car. The LED headlamps are rectangular in shape while the rear of the car is more angular. The inside of the Passat 2021 is spacious and comfortable, like most Volkswagen cars. There is a 6.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system that comes with Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. There is a secondary 8.0-inch navigation screen that is connected to a premium audio setup.
|Expected Launch||1 March 2022|
|Engine||1.0L Turbo-Petrol, 1.5L Turbo-Petrol|
|Transmission||6-Speed Torque Converter, 7-Speed DSG|
The compact sedan segment might not be extremely competitive, but the Volkswagen Virtus definitely could change the game in the Indian market. The Virtus is expected to come with two engine options – a 1.0L Turbo-petrol that produces 110Ps of power and 175Nm of torque and a 1.5L Turbo-petrol engine that generates 150Ps of power and 250Nm of torque. In the transmission department, the Virtus is expected to come with a 6-speed manual gearbox as a standard option while there could also be a 6-speed Torque Converter gearbox for the 1.0L engine and a 7-speed DSG option for the 1.5L engine. The Virtus is expected to come with a lot of upgraded features such as a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, a sunroof, LED headlamps, and LED DRLs, wireless charging, cruise control, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and a digital driver’s display. In terms of safety, the Virtus is expected to come with rear parking sensors, Electronic Stability Control, and 6 airbags.
|Expected Launch||10 March 2022|
The current Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace has been doing quite well in the Indian market and Volkswagen is set to take things to another level with the upcoming Tiguan Allspace 2022 that will be launched in March 2022. The 7-seater SUV is most likely going to be powered by the same 2.0L Turbo-petrol engine that is found on the current model. It will also produce the same 190Ps of power and 320Nm of torque that is generated by the current Allspace. The transmission that is expected to be paired to the Tiguan Allspace 2022 is a 7-speed DSG gearbox. The SUV is also expected to come with an All-Wheel-Drivetrain just like the current model. The features that are expected to come on the Tiguan Allspace 2022 include an updated touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, rain-sensing windshield wipers, ambient lighting, 3-zone climate control, and a digital driver’s display. What we can expect from the upcoming Tiguan Allspace 2022 in terms of safety is most likely to include 9 airbags, adaptive cruise control, parking assist, tyre pressure monitoring, blind-spot monitoring, and Travel Assist.
|Expected Launch||15 March 2022|
|Engine||1.0L Turbo-Petrol, 1.5L Turbo-Petrol|
|Transmission||6-Speed Manual, 6-Speed Torque Converter|
The Volkswagen Vento 2021 has already been released outside India and there is a lot we can expect to see when the car finally launches in the country in 2022. As far as specifications, we can expect similar options that are found on the variant in Brazil. The upcoming Vento 2021 is expected to be powered by a 1.0L Turbo-petrol engine that could generate 110Ps of power and 175Nm of torque. In the transmission department, the Vento 2021 should come with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed Torque Converter gearbox. Another option in the engine department could come in the form of a 1.5L TSI Turbo-petrol unit that is found in the Taigun. Some of the features we can expect to see on the upcoming Vento 2021 include a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, Led headlamps, and cruise control. In terms of safety, the upcoming Vento 2021 is expected to come with a tyre pressure monitoring system, 4 airbags, ISOFIX Child Seat Anchors, and parking sensors.
|Expected Launch||15 November 2022|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual, 6-Speed Manual, 7-Speed DCT|
When the name Volkswagen comes up, the obvious car that comes to mind is the Polo. It can clearly be called the most iconic Volkswagen car in India and for good reason. Now, the brand is ready to launch the new-gen Polo 2022 which is set to be released in November 2022. The current Polo is powered by a 1.0L Turbo-petrol engine and we can expect the same unit to be housed in the upcoming Polo as well. In terms of power, the engine could generate 80Ps, 95Ps, and 115Ps – the same options found in the current variant. In the transmission department, the upcoming Polo is expected to come with a 5 or 6-speed manual gearbox or a 7-speed DCT. Volkswagen has teased the upcoming Polo with a picture of the headlamps which include dual projector LEDs as well as LED DRLs. It also looks like there will be a LED strip across the front grille which ends with boomerang-shaped DRLs. Other updated features could include new alloy wheels, new taillights, and a new rear bumper. Some of the features that should get carried forward include wireless charging, automatic climate control, and a digital driver’s display. Volkswagen is also set to bring in a new bigger touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity as well as some updated driver assistance options.
Q: What are the upcoming Volkswagen cars in India 2021-22?
A: In total, Volkswagen is set to launch 7 cars in India in 2021 and 2022. The upcoming cars include Taigun, Tiguan 2021, Passat 2021, Virtus, Tiguan Allspace 2022, Vento 2021, and Polo 2022.
Q: What are the upcoming Volkswagen hatchback cars in India?
A: The Volkswagen Polo 2022 is the only hatchback model that is about to be launched in India.
Q: What are the upcoming Volkswagen sedan cars in India?
A: The Volkswagen Passat 2021, the Virtus, and the Vento 2021 are the upcoming sedans from Volkswagen in India.
Q: What are the upcoming Volkswagen SUV cars in India?
A: The Volkswagen Taigun, Tiguan 2021, and Tiguan Allspace 2022 are the upcoming SUVs that will be launched in India in the coming months.
Q: What are the upcoming Volkswagen cars under Rs. 10 Lakhs?
A: The Volkswagen Polo 2022 (Rs. 8.00 Lakh), the Volkswagen Virtus (Rs. 10.00 Lakh), and the Volkswagen Taigun (Rs. 10.00 Lakh) are the upcoming cars under Rs. 10 Lakh.
Q: Which is the best Volkswagen car in India in 2021?
A: In terms of popularity, the Volkswagen Polo is the best car from the brand. In terms of rating, the Volkswagen T-Roc is regarded as the best in the country.
Q: What is the newest vehicle from Volkswagen?
A: The Volkswagen Taigun is the newest addition to its already impressive lineup of vehicles.