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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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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...

2015 Volkswagen Amarok TDI420 Highline Review

The updated 2015 Volkswagen Amarok ute is on sale now - just in time for an onslaught of new utes from rival brands.

2014 Volkswagen Amarok TDI420 Highline: week with Review

Dual cab utes are becoming the Tonka trucks of choice for inner city families, but do they work? James takes the Volkswagen Amarok for a week to find out.

Utes and Tradies

Utes and tradies go together like meat pies and tomato sauce, like Queensland and XXXX – like tradies and a cold beer at knock off on a Friday arvo for that matter. Our hardworking Aussie tradies rely on their vehicles for their livelihood, so any work ute worth its salt needs to be practical, functional and hard wearing...

Volkswagen Amarok Review: TDI420

The Volkswagen Amarok emerged in 2011 as a rare European rival to the established Japanese brands in the ute segment. Amarok is built in Argentina but this ute has plenty of hallmarks associated with the German brand. The Volkswagon Amarok range is expansive to give it the broadest coverage against key competitors, comprising single cab chassis, single cab ute, dual cab chassis and dual cab ute, as well as a split of 4x2 (rear-wheel drive) and 4x4...

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 Review

The Volkswagen Amarok lifts its presence in the ute segment by introducing an eight-speed automatic and all-new single-cab body.

Volkswagen Amarok off-road review

This is definitely the Uber Ute...

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