The much awaited Volkswagen Ameo Sub-Compact Sedan has just Showcased at the 2016 Indian auto expo. The subcompact Ameo sedan is an affordable sedan based on the Polo hatchback. This is packed with highest percentage of localisation.
This is one of the Best Cars at the Indian Auto Expo 2016 – New Delhi. Volkswagen Ameo is company’s first sub-4metre sedan offering in the country. The car gets this name from the Latin word ‘Amo’ which literally translates to ‘I Love’.
The all-new compact sedan AMEO will be available in both petrol and diesel with option of manual and automatic transmission. A powerful and fuel efficient 1.2-litre MPI petrol engine or a 1.5-litre TDI diesel unit powers the car. Engine mated to 5-speed manual gearbox or a fantastic 7-speed DSG.
The petrol engine makes 105 bhp @ 5000 rpm power and 175 Nm @ 1500-4100 rpm torque on ride. Diesel version capable of 88.7 Bhp @ 4200 rpm power and 230 Nm @ 1500 – 2500 rpm torque. Volkswagen Ameo will be launched soon In India. Main rivals of the car are Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent, Ford Figo Aspire, Maruti Swift Dzire and Tata Zest.
There is 45 litres fuel tank capacity. Brake used in Volkswagen Ameo is front disc and rear drum brakes for safety and stability on ride. Suspension used is McPherson Strut with Stabiliser Bar in front. Rear supports Semi-independent Trailing Arm.
Available facilities and options includes alloys, Air Conditioner, Power Steering, Power Windows, Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Engine Immobilizer, Central Locking, Music System, Bluetooth Compatibility and GPS Navigation System.
Volkswagen Ameo Price in India: Rs 7 Lakh Onward (Approx)