The most powerful compact sedan of its segment

Volkswagen has introduced the diesel variant of the Ameo in India the prices of the diesel variant of the compact sedan starts from INR. 6.33 Lakhs and goes all the way to INR. 9.32 Lakhs for the top end variant.

The reason for launching the diesel variant after few months of the launch of the petrol variant was Volkswagen was working to improve the diesel engine. The new diesel engine has now received some minor jump in its overall power output thanks to the new set of turbochargers.

The 1.5 Litre, 4 cylinder unit now produces about 110 Ps of peak power and 250 Nm of torque. This actually also makes the Ameo the most powerful compact sedan of its segment which is then followed by the Ford Figo Aspire which produces about 100 ps of peak power. The new and more powerful 1.5 Litre unit is paired to a 5 speed manual transmission as standard while there is also an optional 7 speed DSG unit as well on offer. However the automatic transmission is available exclusively with the top two trims only.

If we talk about safety features the Ameo Diesel variant gets cruise control, static cornering lights, ESP and hill hold control (DSG only), rain sensing wipe. Moreover it also gets dual airbags and ABS available as standard with the compact sedan.

On the inside the Ameo gets touchscreen infotainment system with Mirror link system. The rest of the interior looks identical to what you will find in the Petrol variant as well.


1.5 TDI Trendline M/T Rs 6,33,600
1.5 TDI Comfortline M/T Rs 7,35,150
1.5 TDI Comfortline DSG Rs 8,50,150
1.5 TDI Highline M/T Rs 8,16,900
1.5 TDI Highline DSG Rs 9,31,900

All the above prices are ex showroom, Delhi based prices

Riju Ganguly
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