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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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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Introducing the VW Amarok Dark Label, the pickup that wraps all the practicality, comfort and prestige of the standard Amaroks up in vivacious packaging. Limited to just 200 UK customers, the VW Amarok Dark Label is based on the Highline trim-level but features more extensive styling cues. Dark by name, dark by nature With its […]

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At a time when most pickup manufacturers are downsizing, Volkswagen bucked the trend and dropped its fabled 2.0-litre ‘EA189’ engine in preference of a much more boastful 3.0-litre V6. So far, this has paid off for the German manufacturer with sales up 40% in 2018, but is the new engine worth the extra outlay? Read […]

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