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The updated 2015 Volkswagen Amarok ute is on sale now - just in time for an onslaught of new utes from rival brands.
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LIST PRICE Fr $55,490
CARADVICE RATING 8.5
FUEL ECONOMY 8.3/100km
SEAT 5
ANCAP RATING
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Volkswagen Amarok Reviews

2017 Volkswagen Amarok Review

We head to Germany to test drive the updated Volkswagen Amarok. The highlight is that newly added turbo-diesel V6 engine, which will land in Australia in two trim grades. Will it be worth the big spend?

2016 Volkswagen Amarok Atacama Review

What's in a name? The 2016 Volkswagen Amarok Atacama is the latest special edition version of the German brand's high-quality ute...

Volkswagen Amarok Core Review: Weipa to Cape York

It almost wasn’t meant to be. A couple of weeks ago, around 2PM on a Monday, I took a call from James Ward asking if I could cover a Volkswagen drive event that he was too ill to attend. I obliged, and that's when he sprung the surprise: the flight was leaving at 4PM… Rushing home to pack, I was then off to the airport for a flight to Cairns, where I'd then make my way to Weipa in far-north Queensland...

2015 Volkswagen Amarok Core Review

If you're after a barebones dual-cab four-wheel drive, Volkswagen has you covered with an affordable Core edition...

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Volkswagen Amarok Videos

Dual-cab ute mega-test review: Ranger Colorado D-Max BT-50 Triton Navara HiLux Amarok

Read the article here. If there was ever a vehicle that typified the work hard / play hard Australian lifestyle, it is the double-cab ute. Tough, practical and pretty cool, these rugged pickups are winning plenty of favour with Australian buyers. But which one is best? We’ve gathered eight of the most popular models together and will put them through their paces over a series of challenges to find Australia’s Best Ute...

2016 Volkswagen Amarok Review — Weipa to Cape York along the Old Telegraph Track

Learn more here. Volkswagen claims that the 2016 Volkswagen Amarok doesn't need a dual-range gearbox to tackle tough terrain. So, we set off on a trek from Weipa in far-north Queensland to the northern tip of Australia at Cape York. The Amarok was pushed through tough terrain and also attempted Gunshot, the famous and hardcore river crossing along the Old Telegraph Track...

Utes and Tradies

Tradies share a special bond with their utes, relying on them for work as well as hauling the family around. CarAdvice introduces four tradies to four very different styles of work utes - the Volkswagen Amarok, Renault Master, Holden Commodore SV6 and the Mahindra Genio.

Volkswagen Amarok Comparisons

Ute comparison: Ford Ranger v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Toyota HiLux v Volkswagen Amarok

Utes, pick-ups, trucks, dual-cabs, double-cabs – whatever you call them, these big four-door 4x4 haulers are massively important to buyers in Australia. The 4x4 utility segment has boomed in recent years, and it remains one of the strongest parts of the Australian new car market – indeed, roughly one in every 10 vehicles sold in this country will be a four-wheel-drive commercial vehicle...

Nissan Navara ST-X v Volkswagen Amarok Highline TDI420: Dual-Cab Comparison Review

It's no secret that dual-cab utes have long gone beyond being mere tools-of-trade. A significant proportion of private buyers in the segment are opting for highly-specified versions with equipment lists to rival a premium passenger car. The onus on comfort is telling...

Ute comparison: Toyota HiLux v Ford Ranger v Volkswagen Amarok v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Nissan Navara v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton

HiLux, Ranger, Triton, Navara, Amarok, BT-50, D-Max, Colorado... CarAdvice reveals which is the best dual-cab ute for work and play.

Volkswagen Amarok News

Volkswagen Australia chief not fazed by incoming Mercedes-Benz ute

The Volkswagen Amarok has forged a position in the market as one of the premium utility vehicles, a bit of a foreman’s truck rather than a rough-and-tumble work vehicle. And with competition soon to come in the form of the new Mercedes-Benz utility – which will be based on the same underpinnings as the Nissan Navara and Renault Alaskan through a collaboration between those three makers – there’s an expectation that VW won’t necessarily be the Euro ute of choice anymore...

Weekend Deals on Wheels for September 17

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at six factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels...

Volkswagen Amarok V6 demand running hot

Australians are lining up to have a crack at the new supply-constrained Volkswagen Amarok diesel V6 ahead of its November launch, according to the company’s local commercial vehicles division. Despite precious little marketing, the lure of a six-pot diesel has prompted more than 2000 people to request test drives here, spurred on by little more than generally fairly positive media reviews on sites such as this one...

Volkswagen Amarok SUV expected by 2020

Contrary to recent speculation, Volkswagen has not yet officially signed off on a rugged SUV based on the Amarok ute to compete with the Ford Everest and others, but there’s definitely some significant development underway...

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Volkswagen Amarok Owner Reviews

2012 Volkswagen Amarok TDI400 Highline (4x4) Review

We have had our Amarok for just over 3 years now and it has 120,000km on the clock. We love the it and am now in the market for a new one. As a family of 5 we do a lot of camping, this usually involves pulling a heavy trailer over rough bush tracks or worse, super soft sand. The vehicle has constantly surprised us with the ease that it accomplishes tricky situations that have left us recovering other dual cabs...

2014 Volkswagen Amarok Review

I have driven the volkswagon Amarok for over 6 months now and feel quite confident in saying that the engineering that went into these vehicles are far superior then most of its competition, the duel cab segment is vastly expending by workers and families, so with that in mind the Volkswagon Amarok can appeal to everyone with a hard working or adventurous lifestyle with its rugged reliability and outstanding space and comfort inside and out of the cab...

2015 Volkswagen Amarok TDI420 Dark Label Review

Although a weekend warrior's ute, the Volkswagen Amarok poses a value proposition to those otherwise inclined to purchase a premium SUV. With comfort and convenience features to rival many premium SUV manufacturers, the Amarok will both carry and tow more than significantly higher priced vehicles in the SUV segment...

2013 Volkswagen Amarok TDI420 Trendline Review

Waste of time! Don't buy a Amarok!!! Save your money for a Ranger, BT-50, Navara etc... We brought this Amarok new in December in 2013. It had done 000324kms, so it was a ex-demo. after about 3 weeks of drving it and actually enjoying it, I lost power steering on a vacation with family and friends. This made me look a fool on the side of the road, with their other RELIABLE newer utes beside me...

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