UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13G
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. ___________)*


Visteon Corp.
(Name of Issuer)

 Common
(Title of Class of Securities)

92839U107
(CUSIP Number)

December 31, 2002
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to 
which this Schedule is filed: 
[X ]	Rule 13d-1(b)
[  ]	Rule 13d-1(c)
[  ]	Rule 13d-1(d)

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a 
reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to 
the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent 
amendment containing information which would alter the 
disclosures provided in a prior cover page. 

The information required in the remainder of this cover page 
shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise 
subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall 
be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the 
Notes). 

CUSIP No.  92839U107
				
				
1.	Names of Reporting Persons.
I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities 
only).
     Donald Smith & Co., Inc.
	        13-2807845		
	
2. 	Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See 
Instructions)		
	
	(a)		
	(b)  [X]		
				

	3.	SEC Use Only  
..............................................................		
		
	4.	Citizenship or Place of Organization 
		A Delaware Corporation		
				
Number of		5.	Sole Voting Power    6,540,600 shares
Shares
Beneficially		6.	Shared Voting Power       0
Owned by
Each Reporting		7.	Sole Dispositive Power  6,540,600 shares
Person With				
				8.	Shared Dispositive Power   0
	

9.Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
                  6,540,600 shares		
				

10.	Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain 
Shares (See Instructions)	
				
11.	Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)  5.03%  		
12.	Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)       IA		
				


Item 1.			

(a) Name of Issuer:  Visteon Corp.
(b) Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices
			5500 Auto Club Dr.
			Dearborn, MI 48126-2683
Item 2.			

	(a)	Name of Person Filing: Donald Smith & Co.,Inc.	

	(b)	Address of Principal Business Office:
		East 80 Route 4 p Suite 360
		Paramus, NJ 07652	

	(c)	Citizenship:    A Delaware Corporation	

	(d)	Title of Class of Securities: Common

	(e)	CUSIP Number: 92839U107

	
Item 3.	This statement is filed pursuant to Section 240.13d-
1(b), and the person filing is an investment advisor 
registered in accordance with Section 240.13d-
1(b)(1)(ii)(E);

Item 4.	Ownership.		
Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number 
and percentage of the class of securities of the issuer 
identified in Item 1. 	

	(a)	Amount beneficially owned:  SEE ITEM 9 OF COVER PAGE	

	(b)	Percent of class:   	SEE ITEM 11 OF COVER PAGE	

	(c)	Number of shares as to which the person has:	
	(i)   SOLE POWER TO VOTE: 	     SEE ITEM 5 OF COVER PAGE 
	(ii)  SHARED POWER TO VOTE:	SEE ITEM 6 OF COVER PAGE 
	(iii) SOLE POWER TO DISPOSE:	SEE ITEM 7 OF COVER PAGE 
	(iv)  SHARED POWER TO DISPOSE:	SEE ITEM 8 OF COVER PAGE 
		
Item 5.	Ownership of Five Percent or Less is NOT APPLICABLE			
			
Item 6.	Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of 
Another Person:		
All securities reported in this schedule are owned by 
advisory clients of Donald Smith & Co., Inc., no one 
of which, to the knowledge of Donald Smith & Co., 
Inc. owns more than 5% of the class.		
			
Item 7.	Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary 
Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the 
Parent Holding Company		
 		NOT APPLICABLE		
			
Item 8.	Identification and Classification of Members of the 
Group		
 		NOT APPLICABLE			
			
Item 9.	Notice of Dissolution of Group		
	NOT APPLICABLE			
			
Item 10.	Certification		

	(a)	 
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my 
knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above 
were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of 
business and were not acquired and are not held for the 
purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing 
the control of the issuer of the securities and were not 
acquired and are not held in connection with or as a 
participant in any transaction having that purpose or 
effect.	


SIGNATURE
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and 
belief, I certify that the information set forth in this 
statement is true, complete and correct. 

January 17, 2003__________
Date 

Donald G. Smith___________
Signature
 
President_________________
Title