Everyone who is looking for truck, if not a great fan, probably won’t have a first thought on Volkswagen. German carmaker is famous for vehicles in many segments, but truck leader companies come from USA and Japan. However, VW is heading into market with new model, so we could expect breakthrough. We will see could 2016 VW Amarok shake things up in truck world. Some additions are added comparing to current model. Refreshed, this truck is ready for new step.
2016 VW Amarok styling
If German company wanted to catch up with competition and top models, they need to do exceptional job in all areas. Finally, that includes design, which should be accepted from buyers. For new VW Amarok, designers prepared LED headlights with daytime running lamps. Changes from last model continue on bumpers and grille. New design is used in the front, and rear bumper is slightly modified. Cargo is more protected with optional cargo lid. New 2016 Amarok is going to be available in two options, with 2-door single cab and 4-door double cab.
2016 VW Amarok features
Cabin of the 2016 VW Amarok is highlighted with 6-inch LCD display positioned on dashboard. From there cameras around vehicle could be controlled. Seats and steering wheel are covered with leather, and cabin also has power mirrors and windows. Cruise control system improves many areas of the Amarok.
2016 Amarok specs
Under the hood of the truck is 2.0-l TDI engine for base models. However, 2016 VW Amarok is also available with 4.2-l petrol unit capable to deliver 420 hp. First one can offer 180 horsepower. Finally, each drivetrain have two different transmissions, with 6-speed manual gearbox offered as standard, and 8-speed automatic as optional. All-wheel drive system is installed for all trucks. Comparing to previous model, we expect boost in fuel consumption. Not large one, but significant. Finally, that should make new Amarok more economical truck.
2016 VW Amarok price and release date
As soon as we reach 2016 we can expect official news from Volkswagen aboit premiere of new truck. However, price is going to be slightly higher than before, with $55.000 value for entry models of 2016 VW Amarok.