Volkswagen India would announce the pricing of Ameo sedan on June 5, 2016 in the country. The German automaker, via its social media handles, confirmed the same. And, as a part of the sedan's pre-marketing campaign, the company has asked the auto enthusiasts to guess the price of the Ameo. Volkswagen has already stated that prices would start above Rs. 5 Lakhs, and it is believed that they would start around Rs. 5.90 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom).
Volkswagen has put lot of heart and sweat in Ameo, which is evident from the several first-in-segment features that the sedan carries such as cruise control, rain-sensing wipers and remote & power (one-touch) operable windows (open & close). The Ameo sedan would be available across three grades: Trendline, Comfortline and Highline. Volkswagen Ameo would have dual front airbagas and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) as standard safety features across the entire variant line-up. As for other features, it would have speed-sensitive electronic power steering, front centre armrest, rear AC vent, Climatronic automatic climate control, touchscreen infotainment system with Mirrolink, reversing camera, and reverse parking sensors.
Mechanically, the Ameo sedan would be available in both petrol and diesel fuel trims with 1.2L MPI engine and 1.5L TDI engine, respectively. Both the engines would be linked to a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard, while a 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission would be on offer with top-end variant in diesel guise. The production of the sedan has already commenced at the company's Chakan facility in Pune, while the bookings started on May 12, 2016 across all company authorized dealerships. The company has developed a special Android App for the sedan and road shows are also being conducted in several tier 1 and 2 cities to promote the Ameo.