Volkswagen to launch Ameo diesel this week

Volkswagen is expected to launch the Ameo's diesel Variant this week.

By: | Updated: September 26, 2016 1:40 PM

Volkswagen is expected to launch the Ameo's diesel Variant this week. The company had earlier showcased the car at the 2016 Auto Expo. The car is based on the same platform as that of the Volkswagen Polo. The Ameo diesel will be powered by an updated 1.5L diesel motor, which will get a new turbocharger. The manufacturer has tweaked the engine for an output of 110hp. Transmission duties will be offered in both 5-speed manual or 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox. The diesel variant will be offered in three trim levels- Trendline,Comfortline and Highline.

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It is expected that Ameo diesel will get features like touchscreen infotainment system, steering mounted control, rain sensing wipers, chilled glove box, cruise control and much more. As for the safety, the car will be equipped with ABS and dual air-bag as standard.

It is expected that the prices of Volkswagen Ameo diesel will start from Rs 7 lakh for the base variant and top out at around Rs 8.5Lakh for the high-end trim. When launched, the diesel variant will compete with the likes of Maruti Swift Dzire, Tata Zest and Hyundai Xcent.

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