Thursday, April 14, 2016
By Kriti Gupta
What makes Volkswagen Ameo different from others?
Volkswagen Ameo, the proposed compact sedan from German car maker for Indian car market is one of the highly awaited compact sedan’s that are going to debut in coming months. Although despite of jet dynamic shift towards production of compact sedan’s by major car makers, Volkswagen is going to make its entrance late in this segment, but there are certain factors which will definitely bring smile on the faces of Ameo buyers for showing their patience and waiting for its launch.
Although Volkswagen Ameo was launched globally in India on February 2, 2016 and now according to reports car maker is soon going to commence its delivery in coming months. But before that let us have a glimpse of features which make it different from existing compact sedans and compel car enthusiasts to wait for it.
Power: The buyers will have option of both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol trim will be empowered with 1.2 litre engine boosting the power of 74 bhp, whereas diesel variant will be empowered with 1.5 litre 4 cylinder engine churning the power of 89 bhp. The petrol variant will be mated with five speed manual gear transmission system, while the diesel will have five speed manual gear transmission system along with seven speed double clutch, DSG automatic transmission system. Interestingly Ameo would be the first car in diesel which will embed twin clutch transmission system.
Price: Although nothing has been so far spoken by car maker regarding this, but as Ameo will be a compact sedan with length below 4 meters it will be levied with low excise duty. But still it is speculated to be offered at a competitive price so as to compete with existing leaders in the segment.
Safety Features: The German car maker has not left stone unturned to make this compact sedan a huge success and therefore has studded bunch of contemporary features namely front airbags for both front seat passengers, reverse parking camera with guidelines, cruise control system, ABS+EBD, automatic rain sensing wipers, keyless entry and few more.
Features: With an objective to satisfy varied needs of buyers from their car Volkswagen has paid appropriate attention towards integration of all contemporary features in it. The Iist of all these features at glance are touchscreen infotainment system, with MirrorLink supporting connectivity with Bluetooth, steering mounted controls, power adjustable mirrors, alloy wheels, automatic climate control, rear AC vents, cooled glove box etc.