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 powerThe 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.
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 PriceTrendline
|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|
|Amarok Double Cab 2.0 BiTDI 132kW Highline 4x2||R375 100|
|Amarok Double Cab 2.0 BiTDI 132kW Highline 4Motion||R425 300|