The German based carmaker, Volkswagen has launched the Ameo diesel variants in the Indian market at the starting price tag of Rs. 6.27lakhs in the ex-showroom of Mumbai. The Ameo diesel offered in five trims such as Trendline, Comfortline, Comfortline DSG, Highline and Highline DSG.
The diesel variants of compact sedan come with the four-cylinder, 1.5-litre TDI diesel engine, which generates the increased power compared to the currently selling Volkswagen Polo GT TDI and Vento sedan. The diesel engine has rated at the maximum power of 110PS power in 4,000rpm speed and the torque of 250Nm in 1500 to 3000rpm speed range on the Ameo Diesel.
The diesel trims offered with the two types of gearboxes, 5-speed manual and 7-speed DSG. The Ameo diesel DSG variants to be rated at the ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 21.73kmpl while the mileage of manual version is yet to be revealed.
Like the Ameo MPI petrol variant, the TDI diesel gets the anti-braking system (ABS) and the dual airbags at the front side as the standard features. Additionally, the Ameo TDI features the rain sensing wipers, cruise control, static concerning light, front centre armrest and touchscreen entertainment system with the i-Pod connectivity, Mirror link and phonebook/SMS viewer.
Coming to the safety features, the Ameo diesel offers with the ESP, rear view camera, reverse parking sensors and rain-sensing wipers. The new alloy wheel design on the Ameo diesel is a special attraction. The interior of the sub-4metre sedan features the tilt & telescopic steering wheel, auto-dimming IRVM, wing mirrors that are electrically adjustable and foldable, LED turn indicators, rear AC vents and cooled glove box.
VW Ameo Diesel Prices:
TDI Trendline – Rs 6,26,486
TDI Comfortline – Rs 7,26,764
TDI Comfortline DSG – Rs. 8,40,468
TDI Highline – Rs. 8,07,563
TDI Highline DSG – Rs. 9,21,209