Volkswagen has announced that they will start taking the bookings for it’s upcoming compact sedan Ameo from May 12 across the country. The launch of the car is scheduled in July this year.
Along with bookings Volkswagen has also announced a 17-city roadshow that will commence from May 12 to July 2. The list of the cities includes Delhi, Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Surat, Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Cochin, Chennai, Bhubaneshwar, Bangalore, Coimbatore.
Company has also announced that there will an mobile app from which customers can access all the details about the car. The app will be available on Android & iOS platforms.
Ameo, the first compact sedan from the company is based on the Polo and Vento’s platform. The car was unveiled early this year with bunch of details that it will have features like cruise control, rain sensing wipers, static cornering lights etc. Also it will have dual airbags and ABS as standard. The Ameo will be powered by the 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol and 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel engines.
The competition in the compact sedan segment is so high with every other manufacturer is putting their players in the segment. Volkswagen’s Ameo will have to compete against the segment leader Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire and other rivals like Ford Figo Aspire, Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent and Tata Zest.