Volkswagen Ameo

Volkswagen Ameo launched in India


Volkswagen Ameo to take on Maruti Swift Dzire, Ford Figo Aspire and Honda Amaze

Price of petrol version starts at Rs. 5.14 lakhs

Leaving behind the lassitude brought by last year’s emission scandal, world’s largest automotive group- Volkswagen, is all set to make a fresh start here in India by launching Volkswagen Ameo! Naturally, the manufacturer has lot of hopes from this vehicle. Let’s see what Volkwagen Ameo has on offer…!

Volkswagen Ameo styling:

Volkswagen Ameo rear end
Ameo rear end styling (Couetesy: Volkswagen)

It could be seen clearly that Ameo derives its front end and side styling from its elder sibling Vento. Only the area around boot seems to be exclusively designed for this sub 4 meter compact sedan. Minor tweaks in the tail lamps integrate them well in the overall fit.



Volkswagen Ameo dashboard
Ameo dashboard (Courtesy: Volkswagen)

Cabin of Ameo is spacious and well-equipped with many functional systems. Rich plastic quality of dashboard fosters the overall luxurious feel. Automatic air conditioning system with dust and pollen filter, touchscreen enabled infotaiment system, EPAS etc. are some of the other features that Ameo offers.

Volkswagen Ameo engines & gearbox:

The German carmaker has given two different engine options for engine of Ameo i.e. 1.2 litre MPI petrol engine and 1.5 litre TDI diesel engine. Both these engines are mated to a 5 speed manual gearbox and option of 7 speed DSG is given for 1.5 litre TDI engine only. At present only the petrol version is unveiled and we believe that the diesel version will follow soon.

Volkswagen Ameo Safety features:

Keeping occupant safety on top of the list, Volkswagen has offered a wide range of safety equipments on this vehicle which are as below:

Three point seat belts



ABS

Dual front airbags

ESP

Hill Hold Control

Engine Immobiliser

Anti pinch power windows

Fog lamps

Auto dimming interior rear view mirrors

In addition to the above mentioned safety features, Volkswagen Ameo is also equipped with convenience features like cruise control and rain sensing wipers.

Volkswagen Ameo Colours:

Ameo is available in the following fresh body colours:

Volkswagen Ameo colours
Ameo body colours (Courtesy: Volkswagen)

Volkswagen Ameo Price:

Volkwagen has priced Ameo very competitively and the base version of petrol powered Ameo starts at Rs. 5,13,864 while the top model bears a price tag of Rs. 6,91,680 (ex-showroom Mumbai).

More information about Volkswagen Ameo could be obtained from:

http://www.volkswagen.co.in/en/models/ameo0/gallery.html

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