Volkswagen India has commenced the deliveries of Ameo compact sedan in the country. The bookings for Volkswagen Amero started from May 12, 2016, while it was officially launched on June 5, 2016 in India. Priced at Rs 5.14 Lakhs (Ex-showroom, Mumbai), the German automaker produced 21 units of Ameo during April-June, 2016, according to data released by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). The company has also started testing the Ameo diesel, and is expected to introduce it during the festive season.
Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said, "The Ameo has garnered positive response from the prospective customers ever since its debut at the Delhi Motor Show in February this year and its journey through key Indian cities. We are very happy to bring this Made in India and Made for India sedan to our customers now, as we initiate the deliveries. For the Ameo customers, we have also introduced special care packages to ensure a positive ownership experience along with the best of technology, safety and various first in class features at an attractive price. We look forward to continuing this momentum, especially with the festive season kicking in." Volkswagen Ameo boasts of numerous segment 1st features and several class leading features. All variants will come equipped with dual front airbags and ABS as standard.
Volkswagen Ameo ia available in three trim levels: Trendline, Comfortline and Highline. Some of the best-in-class features of the sedan are Cruise control, Rain sensing wipers, Anti-pinch power windows – Front & Rear, Front center arm rest, and Static cornering light. Being available in petrol guise only, it is powered by a 1.2L 3-cylinder MPI engine, which is paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. The diesel variants are expected to debut around the festive season with the 1.5L 4-cylinder TDI engine, albeit with a new turbocharger. It would have a maximum power output of around 108bhp, while on offer with both the 5-speed manual gearbox and 7-speed DSG automatic transmission.