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 to top it up. Pickup trucks […]

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With the price of diesel soaring 16p per litre over the past 12 months (November 2018), the mileage returns on each tank of fuel is increasingly important. The VW Amarok fuel economy has dropped, inevitably, since upsizing to the 3.0TDi V6 engine according to official figures to between 32.5 and 34.9mpg – but how does […]

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With its super-smooth automatic transmission, refined 3.0-litre V6 engine and excellent composure going into the bends, the Volkswagen Amarok has won plaudits for its excellent ride and handling on the road, but is it equally as capable off the beaten track? Read our VW Amarok off-road review to find out! Like the Mercedes-Benz X-Class, Volkswagen […]

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Professional Pickup & 4×4 magazine can confirm that Volkswagen will be launching the special-edition VW Amarok Canyon V6 for the 2019 model year. The previous edition – launched in 2014 – was well-received in the UK, selling its 350 model allocation within six months. The distinctive look In addition to the standard Trendline and Highline […]

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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.  SsangYong kicks us off with […]

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Read the Volkswagen Amarok V6 3.0TDi review. 

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Sales of the Volkswagen Amarok have gone through the roof over the past 12 months, largely thanks to the new 3.0TDi V6 engine. But with two trim levels – and a special edition – to choose from, which is the best model for you? Read our Volkswagen Amarok Specification Guide to find out. Volkswagen Amarok […]

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The Mercedes-Benz X-Class and Volkswagen Amarok are the pickups that sit at the premium end of the market. With prices starting at £27,310 and £25,600 (plus VAT) respectively, they’re far more expensive than the other vehicles in the segment – but which vehicle should you put your money towards? Exterior styling At 1,954mm wide (2,228mm […]

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Unlike most pickup trucks, there isn’t a range of VW Amarok dimensions as there’s only one derivative – a double cab – available in the UK (developing markets also have a single cab). In this article, we list the Volkswagen Amarok dimensions, in terms of the load area, off-road and the overall vehicle. VW Amarok […]

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The VW Amarok V6 engine is the most powerful engine in the UK pickup truck market, producing up to 255bhp and 580Nm. Introduced in response to criticism that the previous 2.0-litre twin turbo models were underpowered in 2016, V6 Amaroks are renowned for their performance and finesse. However, there is a choice of three power […]

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