Volkswagen Ameo – User’s Asked Questions

FAQ Volkswagen Ameo

1. What is the current status of Volkswagen Ameo?

Volkswagen has entered the most overcrowded yet competitive compact sedan segment with Ameo which was launched in India on 6th June, 2016. After number of speculations and cancellations, Volkswagen has finally launched Ameo diesel for the Indian market on 30th September 2016.

The German carmaker has now added a new top end variant called Highline Plus.

2. In which category Volkswagen Ameo falls?

Volkswagen Ameo comes under the compact sedan category.

3. How many types of fuel units are available in Volkswagen Ameo?

Volkswagen Ameo is available with both fuel units – Petrol and Diesel

4. The available color options for Volkswagen Ameo are?

Volkswagen Ameo can be had in five color shades which are blue silk, carbon steel, Toffee brown, Candy white and Reflex Silver.

5. Is there an automatic transmission in Volkswagen Ameo?

Yes, Volkswagen Ameo is available with a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox which is only limited to diesel trim only. The car also gets a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard.

6. What are the specifications of engine equipped in Volkswagen Ameo?

Volkswagen Ameo (Petrol)
Engine Type: 3-cyl, 12V, 1.2L MPI Petrol engine
Engine Size: 1198cc
Max Power: [email protected]
Max Torque: [email protected]
Transmission: 5-Speed Manual (MT)
Wheel-Drive FWD


Volkswagen Ameo (Diesel)
Engine Type: 4-cyl, 16V, 1.5 TDi diesel engine
Engine Size: 1498cc
Max Power: [email protected]
Max Torque: [email protected]
Transmission: 5-Speed Manual (MT) & 7-speed DSG Automatic (AT)
Wheel-Drive FWD

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7. The Exact price tag of Volkswagen Ameo?

Volkswagen Ameo  Pricing (ex-showroom Delhi):
Petrol Variants: Price (INR)
VW Ameo Trendline Rs. 5,50,200
VW Ameo Comfortline Rs. 6,34,200
VW Ameo Highline Rs. 7,35,300
VW Ameo Highline Plus Rs. 7,45,100


Diesel Variants: Price (INR)
VW Ameo Trendline Rs. 6,51,300
VW Ameo Comfortline Rs. 7,78,100
VW Ameo Highline Rs. 8,59,100
VW Ameo Highline AT Rs. 9,89,600
VW Ameo Highline Plus AT Rs. 9,99,000


8. Please inform about the on-road price of Volkswagen Ameo.


Volkswagen Ameo  Pricing (On -Road Delhi):
Petrol Variants: Price (INR)
VW Ameo Trendline Rs. 6,03,220
VW Ameo Comfortline Rs. 7,12,700
VW Ameo Highline Rs. 8,24,200
VW Ameo Highline Plus Rs. 8,30,200


Diesel Variants: Price (INR)
VW Ameo Trendline Rs. 7,43,000
VW Ameo Comfortline Rs. 8,85,500
VW Ameo Highline Rs. 9,76,600
VW Ameo Highline AT Rs. 11,23,377
VW Ameo Highline Plus AT Rs. 11,34,786

9. Can I get the width of tyres fixed in Volkswagen Ameo?

Front – 185/60 R15 (Steel)
Rear- 185/60 R15 (Steel)

10. What type of suspension system fixed in Volkswagen Ameo?

Front: McPherson Strut with Stabilizer Bar

Rear:  Semi-independent Trailing Arm

11. Is cruise control available in it?

Yes, Volkswagen new Ameo comes with cruise control system.

12. Which safety features Volkswagen Ameo has?

In terms of safety, Volkswagen is offering Dual front airbags and ABS as standard across all the variants of Ameo. Apart from these, the top variants get ESP (electronic stabilization program), speed sensing auto door lock, Hill hold control, reverse parking camera and sensors, anti-pinch front-rear windows, front fog lamps with static cornering lights, electronic engine immobilizer with floating code, front disc brakes, front and rear adjustable head restraints.

13. What is the acceleration and top speed of Volkswagen Ameo?

The amount of torque doesn’t translate into brisk acceleration as it can achieve 0-100km/hr in 15 seconds which is slightly slow by segment standard.

14. Seating capacity of Volkswagen Ameo is?

The Ameo offers seating capacity for five persons well supported by cushioned front seats but rear takes a hit due to cramped knee room.

15. What is the boot capacity of Volkswagen Ameo?

The Ameo offers 330 liters of cargo space which more than decent for day to use but other car such Honda Amaze (400 liters) and Hyundai Xcent (407 liters) offers more.

16. What common & unique interior features Volkswagen Ameo get?

When it comes to interior and its quality compact sedans rarely stands out but VW is known for offering best quality cabin in its cars and Ameo is no different. The dashboard, layout and color combo is similar to Polo and Vento while for the features it sport a touchscreen infotainment with reverse parking display, cooled glove box, intelligent rain sensors, climatronic automatic climate control with rear ac vent, auto dimming IRVMs, ambient light with theatre dimming effect, lane change indicator, one touch operation power windows.

17. Please tell the mileage figure of Volkswagen Ameo ARAI-certified, highway and city-road? 

Engine type ARAI/Highway km/l City km/l (approx)
Volkswagen Ameo Petrol  17.83 14.1
Volkswagen Ameo Diesel  21.73 19.43

18. In Indian car market, which are the main competitors of this model?

The competition will be coming from Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire, Ford Figo Aspire, Hyundai Xcent and Honda Amaze.

19. What is the estimated cost/Repair cost of Volkswagen Ameo?

New Volkswagen Ameo Petrol Cars Maintenance Charges





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Total Maintenance Cost in 6 Years                                    Total=36,275