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Volkswagen Vento Overview

The Volkswagen Vento is classed as a small family car which was produced by the German automobile manufacturing company Volkswagen. This vehicle was produced under this name between 1992 and 1999 in Europe as the third generation VW Jetta. This vehicle is based on the VW Golf and is basically a saloon version of the Golf. The Vento name is Italian and Portuguese for wind, and followed on the convention of this time for Volkswagen to name their vehicles after winds. The Vento name is still used in India, and has been since 2010. The Vento, which was sold as the European third generation Jetta, was seen as being a well built car which is good at handling and very capable around town and on the motorway. They are also practical, reliable and a great drive. Does this sound like your experience of this vehicle?

Volkswagen Vento History

The Volkswagen Vento was introduced on the European market for the third generation Jetta, as the Jetta name was discontinued. It was released in 1992 and the reasoning behind the name change was to try and appeal to younger drivers. It was decided to stick to the Jetta name in North America due to popularity. This version was more of an evolution of the previous version but with some real improvements in aerodynamics and suspension. The vento name was discontinued in 1999 as the fourth generation was introduced under the new name Volkswagen Bora.

Model Types


Fuel Economy

The Volkswagen Vento was available in 1.6, 1.8 or 2.0L petrol and 1.9L diesel engines. The 1.9L diesel engine is the most economical, offering up to 56mpg which is pretty good. Which engine did you have and how did it perform economically? Always consider the fuel type, engine size and age of vehicle when thinking about fuel economy.


The Volkswagen Vento was available in 5 speed manual and 4 speed automatic gearboxes. Which gearbox did you have and how did it perform in terms of fuel economy. We want to help you find the right gearbox parts at the right prices. Have a look at the Volkswagen gearbox section of our website to find the Vento gearbox parts you need.


Breakeryard can help you find the parts you need for your Volkswagen Vento at incredibly low prices. We have a comprehensive network of UK Breakers with parts for all makes and models. There are two ways to begin your search: Enter your vehicle details in our part finder or visit the Vento parts page to locate those exact needed parts.