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Volkswagen Lavida 2023 Price Philippines & Official Promos

₱ 1,251,000

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Volkswagen Lavida Philippines Overview

Body type







1.4 L

Max Power

128 hp

Max Torque

225 Nm

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The Volkswagen Lavida 2023 made headlines in China as the country’s second best-selling model before being launched to the Philippine automotive market. It is a compact sedan that looks similar to the Jetta with a fresher grille and bumper design. It measures 4,605mm long, 1,765mm wide, and 1,460mm high on a 2,610mm wheelbase. The compact sedan rides on a 1.4-liter TSI gasoline engine with BlueMotion Technology, similar to other compact sedans marketed by Volkswagen. It also carries the brand’s automatic start/stop engine technology that makes the Lavida more fuel-efficient.

The Volkswagen Lavida price in the Philippines amounts to Php 1,251,000 for the lone 1.4 230 TSI DSG variant, with the lowest monthly amortization at Php 14,114 for 60 months on a 50 percent downpayment. Among its rivals in the compact sedan segment are Toyota Corolla Altis, Honda Civic, MG 6, Kia Forte, and the Geely Emgrand.   


The Volkswagen Lavida was specifically designed and engineered to cater to the Asian market. It was launched exclusively to select countries in the region and was introduced to the Philippines in September 2019 during Volkswagen’s 6th anniversary in the country. The model only has one variant available, which is the SE.

Right in the middle of the compact Volkswagen Santana and the full-sized sedan Lamando is the Volkswagen Lavida. It shares several similarities with the Jetta, which it replaced in the market upon its launch. However, there are slight design changes that were refreshed to cater to the Lavida’s particular market segment.

Volkswagen Lavida Exterior

The Lavida’s exterior is consistent with Volkswagen’s current design language of clean and simple details. Upfront, it sports a horizontal grille with the classic VW emblem and its large-sized LED headlights. Placed parallel to it are the central air vent and refreshed fog lamp housing.

A useful addition to the vehicle’s exterior are the side mirror turn indicators which are adequately sized and provides a nice touch of modernity to the entire car’s classic design.

Volkswagen Lavida Interior

Keeping the Volkswagen signature timeless design and class, the Lavida’s cabin is tastefully neat and simple. All seats are upholstered in black leather to match the dashboard. Meanwhile, the flat-bottom steering wheel has a sporty look that stands out from the entire vehicle.

A pleasant surprise is how the rear seats can be folded flat which allows you to access the trunk. It gives more than twice the amount of space to load luggage. The compact sedan also features a sunroof that can be fully opened through a dial on the ceiling. 

Technology & Safety

The Lavida Philippines features cruise control technology that works electronically to regulate the car’s speed, added comfort in long drives. It also boasts of an Electronic Stabilisation Program (ESP) which can detect critical driving conditions and take actions to avoid major accidents. The Lavida is also equipped with a tire pressure monitor that constantly checks the safety of the wheels, which in the long run, will help make the tires last longer. As for the filtration system, it offers a climatronic air conditioning system that ensures healthy ventilation in the vehicle’s cabin. It has an added anti-allergenic filter to keep the air quality at a consistently high level.

Platform & Chassis

The Volkswagen Lavida’s 1.4L engine is paired to a 7-speed Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) transmission, which directs its power to the front axles. DSG is a dual-clutch transmission technology developed by Volkswagen, exclusively for the brand’s product line. It features a dual-clutch, multiple-shaft manual gearbox, minus the clutch pedals.

The front has a McPherson Independent suspension while a composite torsion beam, semi-independent suspension is latched to the rear. Brakes are front ventilated disc and rear disc.

Engine & Drivetrain

Under the hood, the Volkswagen Lavida has a 1.4L 4-cylinder, in-line, fuel-injected gasoline engine with BlueMotion Technology. It powers out 128 hp and 225 Nm of torque. Although this model is not as powerful as its predecessor, acceleration does not fall short. The engine pulls well for either city cruising or spirited drives.

The Lavida also features a start/stop engine system which aids in fuel efficiency. When the vehicle is on a full stop while stepping on the brake, the engine automatically turns off. Once the foot is taken off the brake pedal, the engine automatically goes back on and ready to drive. The feature can be turned off, should it not be needed.

Volkswagen Lavida 2023 Price list

The price of the Volkswagen Lavida 1.4 230 TSI DSG in the Philippines is ₱1,251,000 with 1.4 230 TSI DSG as the only available variant. Latest prices of the 2023 Volkswagen Lavida 1.4 230 TSI DSG will be updated in the table below:

Volkswagen Lavida 1.4 230 TSI DSG


***Please note that the Volkswagen Lavida‘s price might differ in some showrooms and should serve as reference only.

Lavida Pros & cons

By jacob on Jan 31, 2023
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Things we like in Lavida
  • Clean design
  • Spacious interior 
  • Cooled glove box 
  • Fuel-efficient powertrain 
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Things we don't like in Lavida
  • No daytime running lights for a European badge
  • No telescopic adjustment for steering wheel   
  • Onboard tech lags compared to its rivals
  • Sunroof is too small to actually be useful

Volkswagen Lavida 2023 Specifications


  • 1.4 L
    128 hp
  • 225 Nm
    AT (DCT)

Suspension & Brakes

  • MacPherson Strut
  • Manual (Hand)


  • 4,605
    1,765 mm
    1,460 mm


  • 5


  • Halogen
    16 inches


  • Leather
    Automatic Climate Control


  • Push Button
  • None
  • With
  • With

Safety & Security

  • 4
  • With
  • None

Volkswagen Lavida 2023 Owner Reviews

Volkswagen Lavida 2023 Comparison with similar cars

The Volkswagen Lavida 2023 is powered by a turbocharged gasoline engine just like the Honda Civic and MG 6, but falls short in terms of output with just 128 horsepower and 225 Nm of torque. Similar to the MG 6 and Kia Forte, it also uses a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. The generous cargo space in the trunk can be expanded through the 60:40 split-fold rear bench, as with others in its class. While the Lavida comes equipped with a fair number of safety features such as airbags, anti-lock brakes, stability control, hill hold control, and onboard tire pressure monitor, it has no equivalent driver-assist system compared to Toyota Safety Sense on the Corolla Altis and Honda Sensing on the Civic.   

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Volkswagen Lavida 2023 News

Volkswagen Philippines is offering the Lavida with zero down payment and cashback deals in partnership with the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI).

Volkswagen Lavida available with zero DP, cashback offer

This is available until July 31 only.

Jul 15, 2022

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“I don’t see myself changing my brand in the future.”

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