Volkswagen Ameo – The Compact Sedan for India

Posted on Jul 29 2016 - 9:00am by Juwairia

Volkswagen recently unveiled its new model for India. The model is named Volkswagen Ameo. It is a compact sedan with an affordable price tag.

Volkswagen Ameo

Volkswagen Ameo is the first German designed sedan to be released solely in India. Ameo is the exact copy of Volkswagen Polo. It has been confirmed that this new arrival has been built from the base with Polo as the reference structure. The Only difference between Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen Ameo is the extra rear boot space available in Ameo. To make the extra boot space fit within the 4-meters length, the C-Pillar of the car was realigned.

Volkswagen Ameo Interior

Ameo Interior

Highlights

  • Raised safety standards.
  • Automatic controls.
  • Extra boot space.
  • Seven gear variant.
  • Dual tone interior – Black and beige.
Volkswagen Ameo Boot Space - 330 liters

Ameo Boot Space – 330 liters

Interiors

The interior of Volkswagen Ameo is also the exact replica of Volkswagen Polo and Vento. The dashboard has been given an elegant colour combo of beige and black. Black covers the top of the dash board and beige spreads over on the seats and the foot space. Foot spacing is also the same as Polo in the front. But in the rear, it may be little bit crampled because of the added boot space.

Variants of Volkswagen Ameo

Volkswagen Ameo is set to be available in three Variants.The drives are differentiated by the fuel and gearbox.

The Volkswagen Ameo Petrol version has a 1.2 litre tank capacity with a 3-cylinder MPI unit. It can give 74bhp and 110NM of torque.

The Ameo Diesel version is equipped with a 1.5 litre tank. A 4-cylinder engine is present, which can give 89bhp and 230Nm of torque.

Volkswagen Ameo Safety

Ameo Safety – Dual Front Airbags

The third version of Volkswagen Ameo features a different set of gearbox. Both the above versions with have 5 speed gearboxes but this variant sportsa seven speed DSG gearbox which is expected to have 110bhp with250Nm of torque.

Other Features

Ameo comes with an integrated rear camera, touch screen audio system, auto dimming rear mirror, rear Ac vent, cooled glove box, cruise control and automatic wiper with rain sensor. ABS-EBD and air bag are included in all the variants of this sedan as a standard fitting.

Volkswagen Ameo Boot Features

Ameo Features

Conclusion

Ameo Trendline is available for the price of Rs 5.39L. Ameo ComfortLine can be bought for the price of Rs 6.16L. The Ameo highline comes with a tag of Rs 7.23L. The attractive colour options include, Reflex Silver, Toffee Brown, Candy White, Carbon Steel, and Blue Silk. Ameo competes with Hyundai Xcent, Maruti Dzire, Tata Zest and Honda Amaze in the sedan segment.

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