We need to state that we expect more from the updated version of Volkswagen’s pickup. Don’t get us wrong, the 2019 VW Amarok will still be among the best choices in the class, but the changes that the vehicle gotten are not too impressive. Aside it’s including some cosmetic changes inside and out, the appealing workhorse sports a new oil-chugging choice. The carmaker has no strategy to present anything new for the next year, which implies that the Amarok Hybrid stays just a simple wish and nothing else.
2019 VW Amarok Engine and Fuel Economy
The rugged mid-size pickup truck gets inspiration from a new and powerful 3.0-liter V-6 TDI engine. The system has two tunes. The base unit isn’t really too impressive with its 161 hp, but the more potent variation gets remarkable 220 horsepower and incredible 406 pound-feet of torque. The oil-burner is mated to a 4×4, which gets the power through an eight-speed car transmission. Our testing has revealed that the pickup can accelerate from 0 to 60 in less than 8 seconds. More precisely, it does that for 7.9 seconds. Fuel economy numbers are not too bad at all. The 2019 Amarok will need to have 9 liters in its tank in order to cross 100 kilometers in combined driving.
2019 VW Amarok Exterior and Interior
Like we stated currently, the exterior styling is mainly carryover. There are some exceptions in the front, however basically, this is pretty much the same truck we know. The carmaker will include slightly reshaped lights and grille in the front and that’s all we get. There are all-new side actions for easier exit and entry of the driver, however the feature is optional just. The rear end hosts a new center step for getting the bed, in addition to an optional trailer drawback.
The majority of the changes for the 2019 VW Amarok will take place inside. The workhorse will feature a new infotainment with a larger screen. The upgraded software will consist of App Connect and Guide & Inform. Plus, the truck gets USB connectivity and Bluetooth. Amarok’s seats will supposedly be significantly better from the existing. The front-end seats will feature 14-way ergoComfort modification, fitting every existing size. Volkswagen will include a Park Pilot system, makings parking significantly much easier. It consists of a backup video camera and the infotainment display screen. This way you don’t need to view anywhere except into the screen while you park the pickup truck.
2019 VW Amarok Price and Release Date
The 2019 VW Amarok ought to show up in late 2018. The price range will again have a similar beginning point as the existing variation. If VW provides new up-scale and more powerful version, it will push the rate limit greater than on the current top-spec model.