Volkswagen Ameo Introduced Today; Launch Mid-2016

Modified On May 24, 2016 08:08 PM By Konark

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Volkswagen Ameo

Update: There has been a lot of revamps and upgraded versions of popular car seen at the Auto Expo 2016, but the German automaker Volkswagen brought out a new model dubbed as Volkswagen Ameo. This new car would be entering the sub-4 metre compact sedan category, a segment which already has a lot of competitors in the form of Honda Amaze, Maruti Swift Dzire and Chevrolet Sail. Made for India, Volkswagen Ameo looks beautiful and will be available in two engine options including 1.2 litre diesel 3 cylinder MPI petrol and the TDI diesel with 1.5 litre capacity. Click to read more about the VW Ameo at Auto Expo.

German carmaker, Volkswagen, has introduced its made-for-India sub-compact sedan, Ameo, today. Based on the Polo hatchback, this is Volkswagen’s first compact sedan in the Indian market and has been developed locally at the company’s manufacturing facility in Chakan, Maharashtra. The car will be launched in mid-2016.

Volkswagen Ameo

Volkswagen Ameo will take on Ford Figo Aspire, Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, Tata Zest, Hyundai Xcent and Honda Amaze in the compact sedan segment. The sub-four meter car has the same engine options as seen in the Volkswagen Polo hatchback. The car comes with a 1.2-litre, three-cylinder MPI petrol engine that produces 74bhp of power and 110Nm of torque and a 1.5-litre, four-cylinder TDI diesel that churns out 88.7bhp and 230Nm of torque. Transmission duties are carried out by a five-speed manual or a DSG automatic gearbox.

Volkswagen Ameo

In terms of safety, Ameo comes with standard front airbags & ABS. Other features include rear camera, touchscreen infotainment system, electric mirrors along with segment first cruise control and rain sensing wipers. VW Ameo will also be on display at the upcoming Auto Expo along with Volkswagen Polo GTI, New Beetle, Tiguan and the Passat GTE.

Watch Unveiled Video of Volkswagen Ameo

Watch Showcase Video of 2016 Volkswagen Ameo

Also Read: Polo GTI confirmed for Auto Expo 

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