The Volkswagen Amarok is the only pickup able to take a Euro pallet between the wheel arches, but what are the trucks other dimensions?

There have been various Volkswagen Amarok DPF problems reported to us by readers over the past couple of years, and we encountered this for ourselves during a long-term test of our own VW Amarok.

The second-generation Volkswagen Amarok, due in 2022, is expected to be manufactured at the Ford Silverton factory in South Africa for European customers.

Buying a new pickup truck is set to become a much harder choice from 2019, with a whole host of new vehicles joining the UK market in 2019 and 2020. In this article, we look at the new pickups that are set to hit UK showrooms in the coming years. Continue Reading

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class V6 X350D and Volkswagen Amarok V6 are the two most powerful pickups on general sale in the UK. For the first time ever, we’ve pitched the two highest powered versions together for a head-to-head battle! Background   Both these models are relative newcomers to the market. WhileContinue Reading

Volkswagen is testing its brutish 4.0TDi V8 unit (codenamed ‘EA 898’) inside the Amarok, Professional Pickup & 4×4 can reveal. The engine, which also powers the likes of the Bentley Bentayga and Porsche Panamera, was tuned to 416hp and 850Nm. Power struggle Compared to North America, European pickup trucks areContinue Reading

VW Amarok towing guide

The VW Amarok towing capacity is limited to just 3.1 tonnes on the 204PS and 258PS engines, and 3.0 tonnes on the 163PS engine. Along with the Fiat Fullback, this is the joint-lowest in the pickup sector with the vast majority now offering the full 3.5 tonnes. VW Amarok towingContinue Reading

VW Amarok Aventura 258PS

The VW Amarok Aventura is available for a second time. The Aventura replaces the Dark Label as the current limited-edition model to sit above the Highline, but it is packed with a lot more extras and – crucially – comes with the spine tingling 258PS/580Nm 3.0TDi V6 engine. At anyContinue Reading

When the 3.0TDi V6 engines were rolled out 2016, Volkswagen had to introduce AdBlue to the Amarok for the first time in order to meet the stringent Euro-6 emission standard. In this article, we explain what AdBlue is and how it works, how much AdBlue is consumed and how toContinue Reading