Document and Entity Information Document - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2019
Jul. 24, 2019
Cover page.    
Document Type 10-Q/A  
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   27,954,249
Amendment Flag true  
Entity Central Index Key 0001111335  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Amendment Description Explanatory Note Visteon Corporation (the Registrant) is filing this amendment (the Form 10-Q/A) to our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2019 (the Form 10-Q), filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on July 25, 2019, solely to correct an error on the cover page. The cover page of the Form 10-Q incorrectly stated that the amount of the Registrant’s Common Stock outstanding as of July 24, 2019 was 24,954,249. The cover page of this Form 10-Q/A correctly states that the number of shares of outstanding Common Stock of the Registrant on July 24, 2019 was 27,954,249. This Form 10-Q/A should be read in conjunction with the original Form 10-Q, which continues to speak as of the date of the Form 10-Q. Except as specifically noted above, this Form 10-Q/A does not modify or update disclosures in the original Form 10-Q. Accordingly, this Form 10-Q/A does not reflect events occurring after the filing of the Form 10-Q or modify or update any related or other disclosures.  
Delta   3,000,000
Shares outstanding, as previously reported   24,954,249
Common Stock, Shares, Outstanding   27,954,249