v3.19.1
Document and Entity Information Document - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
Oct. 18, 2018
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name VISTEON CORP  
Entity Central Index Key 0001111335  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   28,273,189
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false