VW Amarok gets engine upgrade

Vw Amarok South Africa

The VW Amarok Double Cab has undergone a minor engine upgrade. The Amarok line-up is still available with either the Trendline or Highline trim levels and offers both switchable four-wheel drive (4MOTION) and real wheel drive (4X2) variants.

Volkswagen Amarok gets more power

The VW Amarok Double Cab is now available with a more powerful and refined 2.0-litre BiTDI engine that produces 132kW with a maximum torque figure of 400Nm. The new engine delivers an additional 12kW when compared to the previous offering. Fuel consumption is rated at 7.9-litres/100km and 8.0-litres/100km for the 4MOTION variant. The Amarok will accelerate to 100km.h in 10.3 seconds with a top speed of 184km/h.

The smaller 2.0-litre TDI engine offers 90kW and develops 340Nm of torque. Fuel consumption for this unit is rated at 7.7-litres/100km and achieves 0-100km/h in 13.5 seconds with a top speed of 163km/h. The petrol 2.0 TSI engine offers 118kW with 300Nm of torque. Fuel consumption for this petrol variant is rated at 9.6-litres/100km and will reach 100km/h in 9.9 seconds with a top speed of 180km.

Standard Features

The standard features for the Trendline specification level includes height adjustable front seats, foldable rear bench, lockable glove box, body-coloured bumper, door handles and mirror housings, lockable tailgate, electric window lifts, door locks and side-mirror adjusters. Also included is a RCD 210 with four speakers, semi-automatic climate control, multi-function display, cruise control, 16-inch alloy wheels and fog lights.

The Highline specification level adds to the list of features with part-chrome side mirror housings, chrome accents, 17-inch alloy wheels, contrasting instrument panel, automat climate control, RCD 310 with six speakers and fabric seat covers.

VW Amarok Price

Trendline
Amarok Double Cab 2.0 TSI 118kW Trendline 4x2 R313 500
Amarok Double Cab 2.0 TDI 90kW Trendline 4x2 R341 700
Amarok Double Cab 2.0 TDI 90kW Trendline 4Motion R391 900
Highline
Amarok Double Cab 2.0 BiTDI 132kW Highline 4x2 R375 100
Amarok Double Cab 2.0 BiTDI 132kW Highline 4Motion R425 300

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