Document and Entity Information Document - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2019
Jul. 24, 2019
Cover page.    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2019  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-15827  
Entity Registrant Name VISTEON CORP  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 38-3519512  
Entity Address, Address Line One One Village Center Drive,  
Entity Address, City or Town Van Buren Township,  
Entity Address, State or Province MI  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 48111  
City Area Code 800  
Local Phone Number VISTEON  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, Par Value $.01 Per Share  
Trading Symbol VC  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   24,954,249
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Central Index Key 0001111335  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2