Auto giant Volkswagen India is all set to launch the diesel variant of its newly launched sub-4 metre compact sedan christened as the Ameo for the Indian market on September 27, 2016. Earlier reports had claimed that the company was having second thoughts about launching the diesel variant of the Ameo sub-4 metre compact sedan.
But there is a confirmation that the new car with diesel engine is all set to enter the Indian market. The technical features of the vehicle include a 1.5L TDI engine , four cylinder an d produces a peak power of 90PS and peak torque of 230 Nm@1500-2500. The features of the new Volkswagen includes front airbags and ABS as standard features.
The machine also features cruise control, which is first in the segment with rain sensing wipers, static corner lights, dynamic touchscreen, multimedia music system with Mirror Link, iPod connectivity and phonebook viewer.
The new Volkswagen Ameo will be competing against other vehicles in the market including Tata Zest, Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Ford Figo Aspire, Hyundai Xcent and Honda Amaze. The new Volkswagen Ameo will be available in three variants Trendline, Comfortline and Highline. Reports say that the sales of the Ameo petrol version has been slow since its launch but there are high expectations with the diesel variant.
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