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Volkswagen Ameo Latest Updates

Volkswagen has launched a new GT Line trim for the Ameo. Based on the top-spec Highline Plus diesel-DSG variant, it is priced at Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom). The GT Line packs a handful of styling elements like a blacked-out roof, ORVMs, body decals, badges and a black colour spoiler to make it a tad sportier. The Ameo GT Line can be had with the diesel-AT powertrain only.

Volkswagen Ameo Price

Volkswagen Ameo prices start at Rs. 5.94 lakh for petrol and goes upto Rs. 8.00 lakh. The prices of Ameo diesel variants start at Rs. 7.12 lakh and the top-end diesel is priced at Rs. 10.00 lakh. Volkswagen Ameo is available in 9 variants and 7 colours.

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Volkswagen Ameo Variants Price List

Ameo 1.0 MPI Trendline
19.44 kmpl | Petrol | Manual
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Ameo Cup Edition Comfortline
19.44 kmpl | Petrol | Manual
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Ameo 1.0 MPI Comfortline
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Ameo Detailed Review

Volkswagen Ameo Highlights


The Volkswagen Ameo is fitted with either of two engines: a 1198cc, 3-cylinder, petrol engine and a 1498cc, 4-cylinder turbo-diesel engine. The petrol engine is tuned for efficiency than performance and is paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. The diesel engine is naturally efficient but is also tuned for better performance - while it can also be had with a 5-speed manual transmission, you can also pair it with a quick-shifting 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The dual-clutch transmission fits the powerful nature of the diesel motor, if driven carefully it can also be more efficient than the manual transmission.

Exterior and Interior

The Ameo is Volkswagen's conceived-and-made-in-India compact-sedan based on the Polo hatchback. It shares most of its design with the hatchback except, of course, at the rear. Overall, the design is understated but grown up, with only the boot standing out like an afterthought. The dual-barrel headlamps, subtle chrome highlights all around, large multi-spoke wheels, stubby boot etc. make the Ameo look smart.

The understated but smart design continues on the inside too. Volkswagen engineers have had to compromise rear cabin space to make the luggage compartment usable; at 330-litres, it can hold just 35-litres more than the Polo hatchback. As a 2+2 seater, the Ameo is a great compact car to have. The tough build quality, high-quality materials and high-tech features make this a great cabin to be in. Highlights include the touchscreen infotainment system with reverse camera display, rain sensing wipers, cruise control, bezel-less IRVM, cooled glovebox, rear A/C vents, hill-hold assist, traction control etc.


Volkswagen offers 7 variants of the Ameo. The 1.2 MPI Trendline is priced at Rs 5.60 lakh, while the top-end 1.5 TDI DSG Highline costs Rs 9.99 lakh. For those looking at the best combination of performance and efficiency, thehowroom), the top of the line XTA (4x4) automatic variant sets you back by Rs 17.40 lakh. The 1.5 TDI DSG Highline variant is the best one to go for. If engine performance is not too important, but you want all the unique features that the Ameo is fitted with, the 1.2 MPI Highline variant offers everything at a much lower price point.


Maruti Suzuki Dzire: This is the newest car in its class and has been improved in every way imaginable. It looks proportional, is the most spacious among the competition here and has great features. As always the Dzire is backed by Maruti's reliable, nation-wide service network.

Hyundai Xcent: Based on the Grand i10 hatchback, this compact sedan combines the reliability and low cost of ownership associated with the brand with the space and practicality of a larger car. The Xcent is not as spacious as the competition but has one of the better-built interiors. The Xcent does not get a diesel automatic variant, unlike the Ameo or the Dzire.

Ford Aspire: The oldest car in this comparison, the Aspire remains the value buy in this segment for the space, performance and comfort it offers. The age does show through; the Aspire is the only car in the segment to not get a touchscreen, smartphone compatible infotainment system. It leads the pack in terms of safety though, with features like 6-airbags and emergency assist system.


The Ameo can be a great compact sedan to own if build quality, performance, features and value rank high on your priority list. The Ameo has a big, for some deal breaking, fault - the rear seats are the most cramped in its class.

Volkswagen Ameo User Reviews

4.2 /5
76 Rating & 37 reviews
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  • Gokulindian

    Buying experience - Huge promises during purchase after that Zero. Riding experience - Excellent long ride. Only for long ride and engine performance is good. Details about looks, performance etc - Look is ok. Only engine performance is good. Rest is bad. Very low height not good for rear passengers and people with good height. Servicing and maintenance- Worst Pros and Cons Pros - Good engine performance and long ride. Cons - Worst service and after sales. parts not good. High cost for parts, all parts replacement , no repairs.

    Gets Mileage of 16 kmpl
  • Rishabh Saxena
    Rishabh Saxena

    So this car might seem like the costly types but so far in 2 years, I have only enjoyed the performance.The maintenance cost seems appropriate when focusing on the performance it delivers, both in the city and on the highway.

    Gets Mileage of 22 kmpl kmpl
  • Legoria Sunderraj
    Legoria Sunderraj

    One and half year after purchase engine had to be replaced due to manufacture defect. Two years after purchase battery went dead . Dealer Sundaram motors said that battery had only one year warranty,so we had to buy new one for Rs. 7500/-. This car is not worth buying,waste of money and only trouble 😞

    Gets Mileage of 10 kmpl
  • Sameer Charak
    Sameer Charak

    I will rate this car 0,this is the waste of money to buy this car .what did volkswagen think to launch this car,if someone give me this car in free and give lakh cash with this car , I will never take this car and cash ,this is not a car it a petrol drunker

    Gets Mileage of 5 kmpl
  • Avdhoot Vanage
    Avdhoot Vanage

    Very bad service, No service center at thane, they have no record of own customers, no single call after buying car for asking about experience

    Gets Mileage of 10 kmpl
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  • Rishabh Saxena
    Rishabh Saxena

    So this car might seem like the costly types but so far in 2 years, I have only enjoyed the performance.The maintenance cost seems appropriate when focusing on the performance it delivers, both in the city and on the highway.

    Gets Mileage of 22 kmpl kmpl
  • Deepak Srinivasan
    Deepak Srinivasan

    It’s a great all rounded vehicle

    Gets Mileage of 16 kmpl kmpl
  • Viral Chaudhari
    Viral Chaudhari

    Performance is good. Look is not so good.

    Gets Mileage of 22 kmpl kmpl
  • Rnjn1232 Rediffmail
    Rnjn1232 Rediffmail

    Good driver car.. Mean top car

  • Bala Murali
    Bala Murali

    Good vehicle but very small space behind

    Gets Mileage of 15 kmpl
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Volkswagen Ameo Expert Reviews

  • Volkswagen Ameo: Detailed Review
    Volkswagen Ameo: Detailed Review

    Finally we get our hands on one of the most important cars for Volkswagen India, the Ameo! We tell you how this made in India, for India Volkswagen is to drive

    Jun 10, 2016
  • Volkswagen Ameo 1.0-litre Petrol: Road Test Review
    Volkswagen Ameo 1.0-litre Petrol: Road Test Review

    Volkswagen stealthily updated its Ameo and Polo lineup with a new 1.0-litre petrol engine in March this year. But does this lighter, more compact and more powerful mill inject some oomph into the rather bland Ameo petrol?

    Sep 4, 2018
  • The Art Of Racing: Part Two
    The Art Of Racing: Part Two

    Learning the dark art of racing in a 205PS Ameo Cup racecar

    Jul 29, 2017

Volkswagen Ameo Colours

  • Lapiz Blue
  • Sunset Red
  • Toffee Brown
  • Reflex Silver
  • Reflex Silver
  • Carbon Steel
  • Candy White

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Volkswagen Ameo Mileage

Fuel Type Transmission ARAI Claimed User Reported
Diesel Automatic 22 kmpl 18 kmpl
Diesel Manual 21.66 kmpl 18 kmpl
Petrol Manual 19.44 kmpl 15 kmpl

Volkswagen Ameo Service Cost

The estimated service cost for Volkswagen Ameo
Petrol (4 years) Rs. 29,690
Diesel (5 years) Rs. 42,630
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