Volkswagen Ameo launched at Rs 5.24 lakh

Volkswagen Ameo launched at Rs 5.24 lakh

5th Jun 2016 12:56 pm

The VW Ameo compact sedan rivals the likes of the Dzire, Amaze, Zest and Figo Aspire.


Volkswagen has launched its first compact sedan, the Ameo, in India. The Ameo is priced from Rs 5.24 lakh for the base Trendline trim, going up to Rs 7.06 lakh for the Highline trim (ex-showroom, Delhi). The ex-showroom price for the Ameo compact sedan in Mumbai ranges from Rs 5.14 lakh to
Rs 6.98 lakh.

The Ameo has been introduced with Volkswagen’s 1.2-litre petrol engine that also powers the Polo, and will receive a 1.5-litre diesel engine along with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox later this year. All three variants of the Ameo – Trendline, Comfortline and Highline – come equipped with ABS and dual front airbags as standard. Here’s a look at the feature list for each variant:

Volkswagen Ameo Trendline (Rs 5.24 lakh)

  • 12V power outlet
  • Foldable rear-seat backrest
  • Manually adjustable ORVMs
  • Front power windows
  • Central locking
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Driver dead pedal

Volkswagen Ameo Comfortline (Rs 5.99 lakh)

  • Cruise control
  • Dual-beam headlamps
  • Dual-tone interiors
  • Cooled glovebox
  • Ambient lighting
  • Height-adjustable driver seat
  • Electrically adjustable ORVMs
  • Power windows for all four doors
  • Front fog lamps
  • Four-speaker audio system with CD/MP3 player with USB, aux-in and SD card input
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Electronic Stability Program (only on 1.5-diesel automatic)
  • Hill-start assist (only on 1.5-diesel automatic)

Volkswagen Ameo Highline (Rs 7.05 lakh)

  • Alloy wheels
  • Leather-wrapped steering and door knob
  • Reverse parking camera and sensors
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Arm rests
  • Rear AC vents
  • Automatic climate control
  • Electrically foldable ORVMs
  • Auto-dimming internal rear-view mirror
  • Rear defogger
  • Touchscreen infotainment system
  • Voice command

The Ameo compact sedan comes with quite a few first-in-class features like the rain-sensing wipers and cruise control. It rivals with cars like the Maruti Swift Dzire, Honda Amaze, Ford Figo Aspire and the Tata Zest.

VW Ameo comprehensive photo gallery

VW Ameo first look review

Volkswagen Ameo 1.2 MPI petrol prices (ex-showroom)
TrendlineRs 5,13,864Rs 5,24,300
ComfortlineRs 5,87,914Rs 5,99,950
HighlineRs 6,91,680Rs 7,05,900

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