Volkswagen India has announced, they will accept pre-launch bookings for compact sedan Amio. And also they conduct the roadshows, it will take place from 12 May, 2016 and go on till 2 July across seventeen main cities in India. This model is also expected to be released in July.
The same design is used in front and side as per Polo. Only the back side has been changed to give sedan-like appearance. Several new features are included which was not available in other car in this segment. Notably automatic wiper and cruise control. This model also has many excellent features.
The same 1.2 liter petrol and 1.5 liter diesel engine available in Polo is fitted in this model. This petrol engine has capacity of 1198cc and diesel engine has capacity of 1498cc. This petrol engine delivers the power of 75 bhp (5400 rpm) and torque of 110Nm (3750rpm). And diesel engine delivers the power of 90 bhp (4200 rpm) and torque of 230Nm (1500-2500rpm). The 7 speed DSG automatic gear box is available in diesel engine variants.
This model compete against Maruti suzuki Dzire, Hyundai excent, Ford Figo Aspire and Tata Zest. Some rumors reports, Initially Volkswagen will launch only the petrol variant of the Ameo.