Volkswagen Ameo

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 5,13,000 - ₹ 9,31,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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Overview Volkswagen Ameo Petrol Highline is one of the most elegant offerings from the German Automaker in the Indian market. It is a power packed petrol sedan which has both performance and style. Volkswagen Ameo Petrol Highline comes packed with a 1198cc engine which gives out a maximum power of 75 bhp @ 5400 rpm and a maximum torque of 110 Nm @ 3750 rpm. The sedan has a boot space of 330 litres and a company claimed mileage of 17.83 kmpl. It comes in two other variants namely Volkswagen Ameo Trendline and Comfortline. In this segment the car faces competition from Hyundai Xcent and Maruti Swift Dzire. It comes at an ex-showroom price of INR 7.05 lakhs in Delhi.
Ex-showroom Price Volkswagen Ameo Petrol Highline is priced at Rs. 7,05,000 (Ex-showroom Delhi).
Note Price of the car may vary as per applicable state taxes/octroi etc. Please collect exact price details from your nearest Volkswagen authorized dealer.
Status Available
Body Type Sedan
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Displacement 1198 cc
Engine Description 1.2L MPI Engine
Maximum Power 75 Bhp @ 5400 rpm
Maximum Torque 110 Nm @ 3750 rpm
Bore x Stroke 76.5 x 86.9 mm
No. of Cylinders 3
Fuel Type Petrol
Gearbox 5-speed Manual
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Mileage (Certified) 17.83 kmpl
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 3995 mm
Overall Width 1682 mm
Overall Height 1483 mm
Wheelbase 2470 mm
Kerb Weight 1069 kg
CAPACITY
Seating Capacity 5
Number of Seating Rows 2 Rows
Number of Doors 4 Doors
Boot Space 330 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 litres
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
Front Brakes Disc
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Suspension McPherson Strut with Stabiliser Bar
Rear Suspension Semi-independent Trailing Arm
WHEELS & TYRES
Alloy Wheels
Spare Wheel Steel spare wheel
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Bottle Holder Yes (Storage compartment in front doors including holders for cups and 1.5 ltr. bottles)
Luggage Lamp
Steering Mounted Controls Yes (Steering wheel with audio and bluetooth controls)
Cabin Filter Yes (Dust and pollen filter)
Power Outlet 12V outlet
Remote Fuel Filler
Centre Console With Cup Holder
Vanity mirror Yes (Vanity mirror in left side sunvisor)
Variable Intermittent Wipers Yes (Front windshield wiper with intermittent control)
Air Conditioner ‘Climatronic’ automatic air-conditioning
Rear Defogger
Cruise Control
Auto Dimming Inside Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wipers Automatic
Power Windows Anti-pinch power windows with one-touch operation, front and rear, closing of windows with key remote
MID (Multi Information Display)
EXTERIOR FEATURES
Body Coloured Outside Mirrors
Body Coloured Door Handles
Body Coloured Bumpers
Outside Rear-view Mirrors Electrically-adjustable
INTERIOR FEATURES
Leather Steering and Gear knob Yes (Leather-wrapped steering wheel with chrome accents and piano black finish and Leather-wrapped gearshift knob)
Glove Box Cooling
Glove Box
Dual Tone Interiors Yes (Fabric ‘Desert Beige’ and dual-tone interior theme)
Sunglass Holder Yes (Sunglass-holder inside glove box)
ACTIVE & PASSIVE SAFETY FEATURES
Rear Seat Belts 3-point rear outer seat belts, lap belt in the middle
Head Restraint Yes (Height-adjustable head restraints, front and rear)
Lane Change Indicator Setting
Airbags Dual-front airbags, driver and passenger side (Standard in all variants)
Rear View Camera Yes (Reverse parking camera)
Front Seat Belts 3-point front seat belts
Hill Hold Control
Parking Sensors
BRAKING & TRACTION
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
LOCKS & SECURITY
Engine Immobilizer Yes (Electronic Engine Immobiliser with floating code)
Speed Sensitive Door Autolock
Central Locking Remote-controlled central locking
INSTRUMENTATION
Digital Speedometer
Digital Fuel Gauge
Trip Distance
Digital Clock
Average Speed
Tachometer
LIGHTING
Head Light Yes (Halogen headlamps in black finish, Dual-beam headlamps)
Front Fog Lights Front fog lamps with static cornering lights
ORVM Turn Indicators Yes (Door mirrors with turn indicators)
Rear Fog Lights
INFOTAINMENT
Music System Touchscreen Infotainment System
Number of Speakers 4
AUX Compatibility
MP3 Playback
USB Compatibility
CD Player
iPod Compatibility
SMS Readout
SD Card Reader
Voice Recognition
Bluetooth Compatibility
SEATS & UPHOLSTERY
Front Centre Armrest Yes (Front center armrest with rear AC vent)
Folding Rear Seats Single-folding rear seat backrest (1st in segment)
Driver Seat Adjustment

Volkswagen Ameo Review

06 Jun, 2016 10:23 PM

Overview

Most of you might remember the advertisement with the tag line- What can I get between a Polo and a Vento? Volkswagen has finally come up with a beautiful answer. The new Volkswagen Ameo appears like Vento but is more familiar to Polo when it comes to internal features.

The compact sedan launched in petrol version is expected to give a high a tough competition to Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, the Honda Amaze, Tata Zest, Ford Figo Aspire and even Hyundai Xcent with its innocent and stunning looks. To add on to its beauty, the car has classy interiors that would just make you buy it. Volkswagen Ameo has the first-in-segment cruise control for your smoother and memorable long drives.

Exterior

Ameo has the traditional VW design marked with elegance and superiority. The front portion resembles to that of the Polo along with daytime running lamps which come with chrome inserts as a part of the headlamp console.

Some minor alterations have been done to enable the boot fit into the four metre length of the car. The rear section has straight vertical lines to fit within the regulations.

The car has halogen headlamps with a black finish which again add to its superiority. The body colored bumpers and the door handles and mirrors are present in all three variants. The turn indicators can be found in the door mirrors. The windshield have a heat-insulating glass in all the three models. The dual beam headlamps can only be found in CL and HL version. The overall design of the car makes it more beautiful and stunning.

Interior

Like the exteriors, you would be stunned by the interiors of the vehicle as well. The interiors are same as that of the Polo rather with superior quality scratch-resistant dashboard which has a black top. The steering wheel has a sporty flat bottom design in all its variants. There is enough space for storage in the front that includes cup holders, 1.5 ltr bottle holder and even a sun glass holder inside the glove box.

The car has dual interior themes marked by black and desert beige interiors. You can even set the lightening according to your mood in the car. The Ameo has ambient lights along with theatrical dimming effects. There is a brushed aluminum finish on front centre console and also the steering wheel and gearshift knob has been wrapped in leather. Along with the leather wrapping, the steering wheel also has chrome accents and piano black finish.

Dimensions and Weight

The new Volkswagen beauty is 3995 mm in length, 1682 mm in width and 1483 mm in height. The compact sedan Ameo offers a much more amount of boot space than it was expected. As compared to Vento which has a boot space of 454 Litres, Ameo offers the boot space of 330 litres. This beats the boot space offered by Maruti Dzire by 15 litres.

Engine and Gearbox

The Volkswagen Ameo petrol has a 1.2 litre, three-cylinder engine which would deliver 75 bhp and 110 Nm of maximum power and torque respectively. Although the figures are average but still good enough to give you a smooth ride. The engines have been mated with the front wheel with a five-speed manual gearbox. The engine is mated to a 5-speed transmission.

For now, Ameo is only available with petrol engine and manual gearbox. The ARAI certified mileage of Ameo is 17.83 kmpl. Now this is a decent figure as per the sedan segment. So, if you are the one who frequently travels within your city and a bit far then this is a good option to choose from.

Brakes and Suspension

The car is equipped with front disc brakes and rear drum brakes. The front suspension is McPherson Strut with a stabiliser bar whereas the rear suspension comes with a semi-independent trailing arm.

Safety Features

The all new Volkswagen Ameo comes with a ABS(Anti-Lock Braking System) which is standard in all its variants. There are two front airbags for the safety of the driver and the passenger on the front seat. There are height-adjustable head restraints on both front and back along with 3-point seat belts both at the front and the back and a lap belt for the one sitting in the middle.

There are anti-theft options available such as electronic engine immobilizer that comes with a floating code. Also, there are fog lamps at both front and back to ensure enough visibility during foggy conditions. There are anti-pinch power windows both at front and rear which are a new thing for this segment. Other safety features include auto-dimming of the inside rear view mirror and front fog lamps that comes with static cornering lights.

Infotainment System

The car has an excellent touchscreen Infotainment System that comes with a CD/MP3 Player along with USB, Aux, SD card input options. You can enjoy the Bluetooth and i-Pod connectivity during your drive. The steering gives you the power to control both audio and Bluetooth. You can even synchronize your phonebook, view your SMS while in the car. There are four speakers in the car to set out you on a cherish-able musical journey.

Colors and Variants

The Volkswagen Ameo has been introduced in petrol in three main variants. They are the Trendline which is available in Trendline (metallic also), the second one is Comfortline which again is available in Comfortline metallic option and the Highline.

The five main colors the car has been launched are: Carbon steel, reflex silver, candy white, toffee brown, blue silk. All of them would just steal everyone's attention when on road.

Ex-showroom Price

The three different variants have the following Ex- showroom price(Delhi). All of the values listed are in INR.

Trendline: INR 5,24,300 | Trendline (Metallic): INR 5,34,300

Comfortline: INR 5,99,950 | Comfortline( Metallic): INR 6,09,950

Highline: INR 7,05,900

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