VW Ameo petrol launched at INR 5.13-6.91 lakhs, tech specs inside

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Deliveries start next month.

VW India today announced prices for the VW Ameo petrol, which will be available for customer deliveries starting July 2016. Bookings are ongoing for VW India’s first compact sedan. Below are the prices of the VW Ameo, ex-Showroom, Mumbai without Octroi and local taxes:

VW Ameo production commences in Pune
The VW Ameo is manufactured at the carmaker’s Chakan plant in Pune.
  1. VW Ameo 1.2 MPI Trendline – INR 513,864
  2. VW Ameo 1.2 MPI Comfortline – INR 587,914
  3. VW Ameo 1.2 MPI Highline – INR 691,860

VW India has also confirmed that the Ameo petrol will be powered by the 1.2-liter three-cylinder MPI engine capable of 75 PS at 5,400 rpm and 110 Nm of torque at 3,750 rpm paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. The ARAI-rated fuel consumption is 17.83 km/l.

The compact sedan weighs 1,044 kg (Trendline), 1,059 kg (Comfortline), 1,069 kg (Highline). The fuel tank and boot capacity are rated at 45 liters and 330 liters respectively.

VW Ameo dashboard at Auto Expo 2016
Dual airbags and ABS are standard on all variants of the Ameo.

Specifications of the VW Ameo diesel are yet to be announced, as are the prices. However, a previous report said that the diesel variant of the Ameo will be introduced only at a later date. It is confirmed to get the 1.5-liter TDI four-cylinder diesel engine paired to 5-speed manual and 7-speed DSG transmissions.

Also read: VW Polo Select, VW Vento Celeste launched

Based on the same platform as the VW Polo, the VW Ameo has entered production at the brand’s Chakan plant in Pune.

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