Volkswagen India, the popular Indian subsidiary of the well known German auto-maker, hasn’t really been able to make it to the top of sales charts. There is no doubt that the manufacturer has some great cars on offer. Despite that, these cars have failed to strike a chord with the majority of Indian new car buyers. Now, VW India has come up with a plan to give its sales performance a much-needed boost. Launching a range of new special editions of existing cars is a part of the plan. One such new product is the Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary limited edition. This limited edition has been launched at a starting price of Rs 5.79 Lakh. This new car is tactically launched ahead of the fast-approaching Diwali season. Volkswagen will be hoping to find many takers during the period of increased car sales. The Volkswage Ameo special Anniversary edition gets new features but no mechanical or specification changes. Let’s get to know more about the Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition price, features, mileage, specifications, design and more.
- 1 Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition
- 1.1 Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Features
- 1.2 Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Price
- 1.3 Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Specifications
- 1.4 Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition 1.2 MPI Petrol Specifications
- 1.5 Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition 1.5 TDI Diesel Specification
- 1.6 Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition Mileage
- 1.7 Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition Dimensions
- 1.8 Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition Exteriors
- 1.9 Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition Interiors
Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition
The all new 2017 Ameo Anniversary edition can be said to be based on the Comfortline trim. It offers more features. Both for the exterior as well as the interior. This makes the car a more attractive option for lower C-segment car buyers. The latest Volkswagen Ameo limited edition is available in two different options- a 1.2-litre petrol with 5-speed manual transmission and a 1.5-litre turbo Diesel with 7-speed DSG. Since this is a limited edition , the new variant will remain on sale only for a limited time period. This special variant is launched as a part of Volkswagen’s Volksfest this month.
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Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Features
The latest limited edition Ameo is primarily based on the mid-spec Comfortline trim. Here are the features of the Comfortline trim-
- Height-adjustable driver’s seat
- Infotainment Unit with Bluetooth
- Hill-hold assist
- Dual-beam headlamps
- Electrically adjustable ORVMs
- Cruise control
Apart from these, the Anniversary Edition also brings in-
- Black boot lid spoiler
- Honeycomb design seat covers
- 15-inch Tosa alloys
- Black ORVMs
- Body Decals on bonnet, lower door panels and boot lid
Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Price
|1.2 Petrol||Rs 5.79 Lakh|
The ex-showroom price of the base variant of the limited edition is Rs 5.79 lakh. This makes the new car just a few thousand rupees costlier than the Trendline variant. The Ameo Anniversary has considerably more features and hence is a great value for money offering.
Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Specifications
The Ameo gets its power from a 1.2 litre petrol engine which is shared with the Polo. The Diesel variants of the Ameo are powered by an updated version of the 1.5 L TDI. Both these engines come mated to a five speed manual gearbox. However, the Diesel engine also gets a 7 Speed DSG automatic. Volkswagen India can safely claim that the Ameo offers best-in-segment safety features, build quality as well as superior drivability. The Volkswagen Ameo petrol model offers a fuel efficiency of of 17.83 kmpl while the Ameo Diesel offers a fuel efficiency of 21.73 kmpl.
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Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition 1.2 MPI Petrol Specifications
|Max Power||74 bhp @ 5400 RPM|
|Max Torque||110 Nm @ 3750 RPM|
Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition 1.5 TDI Diesel Specification
|Engine||1498 cc Turbocharged|
|Max Power||108 bhp @ 4000 RPM|
|Max Torque||250 Nm @ 1500 RPM|
Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition Mileage
|City||15 KMPL||18 KMPL|
|Highway||19 KMPL||22 KMPL|
|Overall||17 KMPL||20 KMPL|
|ARAI||17.83 KMPL||21.73 KMPL|
Since the specification remains the same, even the mileage remains the same. The petrol engine offers a good ARAI-tested mileage of 17.83 KMPL. Whereas the diesel engine offers a superior ARAI-tested mileage of 21.73 KMPL.
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Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition Dimensions
Volkswagen Ameo Boot Space- Since the Ameo is a compact sedan, it was never expected to offer a huge boot space. It would be wothh mentioning that the Vento has a boot space of 454 Litres. Whereas in comparison, the Ameo has a boot space of 330 litres. So, the Ameo’s boot space is 15 litres higher than that of the Maruti Dzire.
Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition Exteriors
Like most other truncated cars, the Ameo too looks a smaller version of the Vento. Despite that the car looks a lot better proportioned than its rivals. The front end of the Ameo is shared with the Polo hatchback. Whereas the rear end follows the same design language which we have seen on other VW products. The side profile is also similar. However, the difference arises owing to the inclusion of a small boot. It is safe to say that the Ameo is a much better looking car than it’s rivals.
The limited edition Ameo comes with 15-inch Tosa wheels. This make the car look really attractive. Additionally , lower door panels and boot lid along with the special body decals on the bonnet, further enhance its appeal. Also, the black ORVMs as well as the black boot-lid spoiler make the car look really very sporty.
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Volkswagen Ameo Anniversary Edition Interiors
Coming to the inside, the Ameo gets almost 99.99 % same cabin as the Polo. This implies that there’s adequate space for four adults. Even though 5 passengers would not be seated that comfortably, but it is still better than its rivals. The interior is built with high quality materials. The switches, the panels everything has an upomarket appeal to it. , The Ameo is easily the best in its class when it comes to its features. Additionally the honeycomb design seat covers make the interiors more attractive than the regular edition.
So, what are your thoughts on the Ameo anniversary edition? Do you also think the latest Volkswagen Ameo limited edition comes is a more attractive offering over than the regular variants? Do share your views with us via the comments section below. Also, stay tuned to India Autoz for latest news updates on cars and bikes in India.