2017 Volkswagen Amarok Truck Review and Price

2017 Volkswagen Amarok Truck: Refined Interior and Ultimate Powerhouse

2017 Volkswagen Amarok Truck Review and Price

The 2017 Volkswagen Amarok Truck Review and Price is an upgraded model ready to roll towards the end of 2016. Since 2010, this pickup truck has been mostly criticized for its engine, especially since its 2.0L twin-turbo 4-cylinder design would be too small and too highly strung to satisfy the dual-cab owners, who love to abuse such type of vehicle. But thanks to the addition of an 8-speed automatic transmission, such a small capacity engine thus could be optimized in the end.

2017 Volkswagen Amarok Truck Release Date Prediction

The interior additions are so subtle in 2017 Volkswagen Amarok Truck Review and Price, with the new diesel engine makes the headline story. Meanwhile, it does not mean the interior design and styling for the new VW Amarok do not worth your attention. Opt for the V6-powered Amarok, the cabin features the high quality Napa leather that trims the truck’s ergoComfort seats. Additions also include the Apple CarPlay and a redesigned instrument panel. In general, the new Amarok still has its car-like feel to its insulation and ergonomics.

2017 Volkswagen Amarok Release Date
2017 Volkswagen Amarok Release Date

2017 Volkswagen Amarok Truck Interior Features

Design for the cabin also includes the new and clear 6.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Apart from that, the new 2017 Volkswagen Amarok Truck provides a rear-view camera as part of its standard features, along with the 14-way electric seats for front passenger that comes as an option. Without a doubt, the addition of the Apple CarPlay helps the truck raise its standard, in line with those European SUVs. The seats are simply impressive, in terms of comfort and leather trim—supportively contoured and specially designed to longer drives like 2017 Toyota Avalon Limited Features Review.

2017 Volkswagen Amarok Review Interior
2017 Volkswagen Amarok Review Interior

2017 Volkswagen Amarok Truck Performance and Engine

There are two trim levels available for the new 2017 Volkswagen Amarok Truck Review and Price, Aventura and Highline, but all of them will be powered by the powerful V6 diesel engine. Meanwhile, there are also the 4-cylinder powered Amarok. The availability will vary depend on the country. Here, we will focus more on the V6 engine only.

2017 Volkswagen Amarok Engine
2017 Volkswagen Amarok Engine

With the V6 diesel engine powering the 2017 Volkswagen Amarok Truck, an 8-speed automatic along with the BlueMotion technology, overhead camshafts, and 24 valves complete the powertrain. It cranks out a total output of 165 kW/550 Nm and a solid torque from 1,500 rpm. The engine is claimed to consume 7.6 liters of fuel in 100 km, according to the European fuel usage. The torque produced is 130 Nm more than the best 4-cylinder powered Amarok generates. The V6 engine option also comes with the company’s 4Motion permanent AWD system as standard. This means there will be no low range, though the rear diff lock standard and off-road mode are present.

2017 Volkswagen Amarok Review

Running the vehicle up to 200 km/h, the refined interior proves its incredibility. No clatter at startup from the engine bay and the disturbing diesel noises low down. The 2017 Volkswagen Amarok Truck Review and Price with V6 works impressively up to redlines, and there’s no need to raise your voice to converse normally with the second-row passengers as you’re speeding up. The transmission is also worthy of praise, offering a slick shift speed and broad array of ratios for an enjoyable experience.

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