The much awaited Volkswagen Ameo Sub-Compact Sedan has finally launched by the German car maker. This is the first sub 4 metre sedan in India. Ameo Sub-Compact Sedan has earlier Showcased at the 2016 Indian auto expo. This hot sedan based on the Polo hatchback.
Volkswagen Ameo comes in two engine variants. A 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder, MPFI petrol and a 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder TDI diesel. Petrol model of Volkswagen Ameo engine paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox. This makes 74bhp and 110Nm of torque on ride.
Volkswagen Ameo diesel motor mated with a 7-Speed DSG Automatic and capable to generate 88bhp and 230Nm of torque. These are the same engines used in current generation Polo. The Volkswagen Ameo offers quality interior and exterior features.
There are front airbags and ABS as standard across all variants- including the base variant. Other options in top models includes leather wrapped steering wheel & gear knob, touchscreen MirrorLink system, cruise control, rain-sensing wipers with static cornering, climate control, rear AC vents, OVRM’s, alloy wheels and rain sensing wipers.
There is 45 litres fuel tank capacity. Brake used in 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. Main rivals of the car are Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent, Ford Figo Aspire, Maruti Swift Dzire and Tata Zest.
Volkswagen Ameo Price in India (Mumbai ex-showroom Price)
- Trendline – Rs 5.14 lakh
- Comfortline – Rs 5.88 lakh
- Highline – Rs 6.91 lakh