The new Volkswagen compact sedan carries over the interiors from the Polo while the design remains the same but gets subtle revisions up front to differentiate the model from its siblings.

Volkswagen Compact Sedan Test Mule
The Volkswagen family styling continues with minimal changes

Volkswagen is readying up its new compact sedan likely to be called the ‘Ameo’ and the latest spy shots emerged on the interweb shed some new light on the car that will be making its debut at the 2016 Auto Expo. Providing a detailed glimpse of the model, it is no secret that the German auto giant used the outgoing Polo’s platform to underpin its all-new car while the overall design language has been carried over as well.

The front fascia carries the same features including the wide grille that could get revised chrome bars but retain the double barrel headlamps. The front bumper though is said to get a variety of changes to help distinguish the compact sedan better over its siblings. The rear door comes from the Polo but the C-pillar is distinctively revised and gets a new angle different from the hatchback and sedan. The test mule was spotted with multi-spoke alloy wheels introduced on the new Vento facelift from earlier this year.

Move to the rear and you will find a bulk of changes including the new chopped off boot and a flattened bumper to restrict the Volkswagen Ameo’s length to 4-metres. Previous spy shots have revealed that the tail lights will be coming from the Polo while the boot capacity will be marginally better than the hatchback. As expected, the interiors stay within the Polo family with most parts being carried over and the cabin gets finished in a dual-tone beige and black colour scheme.

In terms of powertrain, the Volkswagen compact sedan will use the 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine options under the hood, paired to a 5-speed manual and possibly the 7-speed DSG transmission as well. All said, more details on the model will only be revealed closer to the official launch slated at the expo while pricing will reportedly be very competitive on the Ameo. We will have to wait though for the biennial show to begin for the auto giant to spill the complete details.

Volkswagen Compact Sedan Interior Spied
The interiors are carried over from the Polo on the compact sedan
Volkswagen Compact Sedan Dashboard Spy Shot
Dual finished cabin makes for a premium feel
Volkswagen Compact Sedan Headlight Spied
Double barrel headlamps make an appearance on the Ameo
Volkswagen Compact Sedan Spy Shot
The compact sedan changes shape only after the C-pillar
Volkswagen Compact Sedan Rear Spied
The alloy wheels come from the Vento facelift from earlier this year

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