VOLKSWAGEN VENTO GLI – The promised «pipe» arrived in Argentina

Volkswagen Argentina continues with the product offensive of the German Group Together 2025 strategy. It does so by presenting the new Vento GLI in the country. It is added to the list of new features of the brand under the family of «Performance» vehicles.

In September 2018, Volkswagen presented in Argentina the completely renovated VW Vento. If you want to remember the moment, we invite you to see our cover note of the event. On that occasion, it presented the Comfortline and Highline versions, both with 1.4 TSI 150 hp engines. To this I add a 6-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission.

Also at the event, the automaker made the announcement that for this time of 2019, it would be presenting the most impulsive version of the model. The GLI version, with a 2.0 TSI 230 hp engine and a 6-speed DSG box. Today. VW delivered and that’s what this note is about.

NEW VW VENTO GLI – Rationally impulsive

The GLI in short is the sportiest version and top of the range of the model. The seventh generation of the Vento
Surprises with a very modern design typical of higher segments. The GLI further enhances those
features. It also highlights its sophisticated and technological interior and especially its high level of comfort and security.

Vento GLI 2019

The highlights of the Vento GLI are:

→ 230 hp 2.0 TSI engine and 6-speed DSG gearbox.

→ Independent multilink rear suspension.

→ 15mm lower sports suspension compared to the Vento Highline.

→ Price: $ 1,777,600.-


Exterior design

In the new Vento everything stands out, surprises from any angle with a completely modern design. The chrome accents on the bumpers and the drop of the «C» pillar add a distinctive and sporty touch to the vehicle. Its lines and exterior finishes give it the characteristic of a luxury sedan, setting a new standard among its competitors.

From the entry version, the new Vento is equipped with LED main lights and offers 2 different technologies: Eco Led and Full Led. The Highline version adds the highest technology in lighting: main headlights and FULL LED daytime running lights that give it a unique elegance. And added to this, exclusive fog lights that complete a unique figure among sedans in the segment.

At the rear of the vehicle, the headlamp assembly features completely redesigned headlights, which hug the silhouette and give you greater visibility and safety on the road.

Vento GLI 2019

The new Vento GLI stands out for offering as differential 18 ″ alloy wheels of “Polanko” design, GLI Exterior Details and double tailpipe outlet.

Interior design and Comfort

The interior of the new Vento has been radically modified compared to its predecessor. Its extraordinary design elements, the comfort of its commands and the incorporated technology make it the bearer of a distinguished style where dynamism, agility and comfort coexist.

The equipment of the new Vento is super complete already in its Comfortline and Highline versions. To compare, the details of these two versions, through this link You can visit our extension of the coverage note of the 2018 launch. There you will have all the details of those models.

The GLI adds …

The Vento GLI adds to all these elements of interior design and comfort, progressive steering, multifunction sports leather-wrapped steering wheel with gearshift paddles, aluminum gear lever grip, aluminum pedal board, “Vienna” perforated leather seat upholstery with red stitching, GLI decorative inserts and “Light Assist” high beam dimming system.


The safety equipment is identical in the three versions of the new Vento, prioritizing this fundamental value in all Volkswagen vehicles. In the previous link you can see all the details.

Colors and upholstery

The new Vento is offered in 5 different colors: deep black, pure white, tornado red, and pure gray (new to GLI). As for upholstery, the GLI version is equipped with perforated leather upholstery with red stitching.

New Vento GLI 2019

Versions and prices

  • Volkswagen Vento Comfortline 1.4 TSI 150 hp Tiptronic 6v $ 1,187,000.-
  • Volkswagen Vento Highline 1.4 TSI 150 hp Tiptronic 6v $ 1,477,600.-
  • Volkswagen Vento GLI 2.0 TSI 230 hp DSG 6v $ 1,777,600.-

If at some point we think that due to the context of the country this model would not arrive in time and form, the VW people closed our mouths without a doubt. Now that the new GLI is among us, we just have to enjoy it. For more details, visit the official website of VW Argentina.

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