Volkswagen Ameo variants explained

Volkswagen Ameo

The Volkswagen Ameo is not just another sub-4 meter sedan, but gets several segment 1st features. So without any further due, let’s dive in.

Engines on offer –
The Ameo was initially offered with a 1.2-litre 4-cylinder petrol, but that engine has been replaced with a smaller 1.0-litre 3-cylinder engine that develops 76 PS and 95 Nm of torque. The 5-speed manual transmission remains unchanged.

The diesel variant was launched in October 2016 and remains unchanged. The 1.5-litre 4-cylinder TDI engine produces 110 PS of power and 250 Nm of torque. The diesel can be had either with 5-Speed manual or a 7-Speed DSG automatic.

Variants –
The Ameo comes in 5 trims – Trendline, Comfortline, Comfortline Plus, Highline, and Highline Plus. Below are the variant wise feature list, each higher variant carries over the lower variant’s features + more or advanced features.

Before we begin, note that the 7-Speed DSG automatic is exclusive to the “Plus” trims.

1. Trendline

  • Body coloured bumpers, outside door handles and ORVMs
  • ORVM integrated turn signals
  • 12V outlet
  • Driver side clutch footrest
  • Manual AC
  • Speed sensitive electronic power steering with tilt and telescopic adjustability
  • Central locking
  • Tachometer
  • Lane change indicator
  • Front power windows
  • ‘Push to open’ fuel lid
  • Luggage compartment light
  • Single folding rear seat backrest (1st in segment)
  • Height-adjustable head restraints, front and rear
  • Dual front airbags
  • ABS
  • Rear fog lamps

2. Comfortline

  • Dual beam headlamps
  • Electrically adjustable ORVMs
  • All four power windows with one touch operation (1st in segment)
  • Opening and closing of windows with key remote (1st in segment)
  • Height-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Remote Central locking
  • Multi-function Display (MFD)
  • CD player with bluetooth connectivity
  • Phonebook sync
  • USB, AUX-in, SD Card
  • 4 speakers
  • Anti-pinch power windows, front and rear (1st in segment)

3. Comfortline Plus

  • Fabric ‘Desert Beige’ and dual tone interior theme
  • Cooled glovebox
  • Cruise Control (1st in segment)
  • Front fog lamps
  • Electronic Stabilisation Programme -ESP (DSG variants only)
  • Hill-hold control (DSG Variants only)

4. Highline

  • Air dam detailing in chrome
  • Chrome applique on door handles
  • 15-inch alloys
  • Footwell lamps
  • Chrome interior package
  • Auto AC
  • Reverse parking sensors
  • Static cornering lights
  • Rear defogger

5. Highline Plus

  • 16-inch alloys
  • Electrically foldable ORVMs
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with chrome accents and piano black finish
  • Leather-wrapped gearshift knob
  • Front centre armrest (1st in segment)
  • Touchscreen infotainment system
  • Steering mounted controls
  • SMS Viewer
  • Mirrorlink
  • Voice command
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • App Connect
  • Rear AC vent
  • Automatic rain-sensing wipers (1st in segment)
  • Auto dimming IRVM
  • Reverse parking camera
  • Speed sensing auto door locks

The Volkswagen Ameo will come in 5 colors namely Blue Silk, Reflex Silver, Toffee Brown, Candy White and Carbon Steel.

Checkout our first look video below, where you’ll find out what “Ameo” means in case if you ever wondered.

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