The diesel version of the long-awaited Volkswagen Ameo has finally gone on sale in India. Launched at a starting price of ₹ 6.33 lakh for the base Trendline variant, the prices go as high as ₹ 9.32 lakh for the top-of-the-line Highline automatic variant (all ex-showroom, Delhi). The diesel trim comes in three primary variants – Trendline, Comfortline, and Highline along with automatic options for the latter two.
The new Ameo comes powered by an updated version of the 1.5-litre TDI, 4-cylinder diesel engine that churns out 108bhp and develops a peak torque of 250Nm. As mentioned earlier, the transmission option includes a 5-speed manual gearbox along with Volkswagen’s tried and tested 7-speed DSG