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VW Virtus 1.5 DSG: 3 scenarios in which it outperforms my Kodiaq

Virtus has indeed proven itself as a reliable city car, navigating Mumbai's busiest streets effortlessly.

BHPian Jangra recently shared this with other enthusiasts.

My Virtus 1.5 DSG 5k Kms Update

It's been 8 months and 5k kms and my Virtus has been a solid beater car complementing my Kodiaq. Now one cannot resist but compare their cars even from the two segments above;

Kodiaq outforms Virtus

  • Driving a Kodiaq is like driving an electric car where you don't feel the gears. A heavy foot on the pedal takes the car seamlessly to a desired speed (feels like point & shoot) whereas, in Virtus, a sudden need for acceleration is felt, where the car drops two gears, the engine gets louder and a couple seconds later is when it pushes you forward
  • Built like a tank feel of the Kodiaq compared to meh! build quality of Virtus. It's not just about the metal, but the door thud (Virtus sounds like "khit"), questionable plastic quality inside of Virtus, floor carpet of the Virtus has a flex and doesn't feel like it laminated to a metal, Very basic and light cardboard trunk floorboard, etc.
  • Virtus outperforms Kodiaq
  • Very easy to drive and maneuver in the city. Light"er" steering compared to Kodiaq makes it less tiring and a smaller footprint helps with navigating between the chaotic traffic
  • Air conditioning is way better in Virtus proven by everlasting heatwave in Mumbai.
  • I'm a sedan guy which was realized after I purchased the Kodiaq, Virtus hits the right sport of being a budget-friendly pocket rocket

All the advantages I listed earlier remain valid. Virtus has indeed proven itself as a reliable city car, navigating Mumbai's busiest streets effortlessly. I'm pleased to say that I am extremely satisfied with it. However, for my long drives outside Mumbai, I rely on my Kodiaq for its safety features and roomier cabin.

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