Volkswagen to Launch Ameo Diesel in India on 27th September

Sep 26, 2016 05:10 AM EDT | Staff Reporter

The Ameo was VW's response to the thriving section level car segment. However, attributable to the expansion in the demand for petrol's, and the ever-increasing prices of it in India, the Ameo was to offer something other that the traditional petrol model. A diesel offering, however, is necessary to get the fancied numbers. 

The car's powerhouse is to be the same - the 1.5-liter diesel that also powers the present models Polo and the Vento. However, it will be generously redesigned with a bigger turbocharger which ought to knock up the force to enhance the driving experience in this diesel car Moreover, anticipate that the car will completely meet and surpass the standard norms of emission too. In a country like India, where major cities boast of a high pollution rate, the move could be very well appreciated. 

The Ameo, very much like its petrol variation, will be accessible in Highline, Trendline, and Comfortline trim to suit the decision of the purchaser. Transmission alternatives will be between a manual or the seven-speed DSG while elements are relied upon to stay like the petrol variation. It is clear that there hasn't been much shift in the design and features of the new model. The transition has solely focused on a change from petrol to diesel.

The consideration of the diesel variation is certain to help VW to go up against its opposition like the Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent, Tata Zest and Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire.

The model is estimated to be priced at Rs 700,000 ($10,500) in the Indian market, which is around, if not less than what its competitors are going for. This diesel model of Volkswagen Ameo is to be released tomorrow - 27th September - in the Indian market. The launch date is right before the major festival season in India, so high sales figure could be expected. 

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