2019 VW Amarok Australia, V6, Price, Release

Most likely, the 2019 VW Amarok will come completely redesigned. According to latest reports, the development of the second generation is in the late stage of development. The original version of this mid-size truck is present for about eight years. The first concept version came in 2008, but production started two years later.

This truck positioned itself on the market, but competition is pretty tough. This is the most competitive truck segment for sure, with numerous amazing models from the Japanese and American manufacturer. Because of that, the 2019 Amarok will come completely new, to be more competitive.

2019 VW Amarok

For this occasion, the company develops a completely new architecture. The new model will come with a completely new body, with new chassis, as well as a completely new look. The interior design is also to come with numerous novelties. On the other side, engine lineup should remain pretty much the same.

2019 VW Amarok redesign

So, what to expect from the new 2019 VW Amarok? This redesign is about to bring plenty of novelties. The second generation of this mid-size truck is about to get a completely new architecture. The focus is not only on better performances but on much better driving dynamics as well. Simply, the competition in the segment is very tough. Moreover, most of the rival models are present for decades and far more popular among truck drivers. So, this manufacturer will have to offer something much better to improve sales numbers. Some of the things that will certainly come are new materials. With them, the new generation is going to be lighter, which would positively effect the overall performances. Besides great technical improvement, 2019 VW Amarok is also about to get a completely new styling.

2019 VW Amarok side view

2019 VW Amarok styling

Every redesign brings a new styling and 2019 VW Amarok won’t be an exception. The second generation of this mid-size truck will get a completely new appearance. So far, we don’t know the exact details but we can make some base presumptions. First of all, we are pretty sure that the new model will keep similar proportions. We don’t expect changes in size from any aspects. On the other side, we will see a completely new sheet metal.

2019 VW Amarok interior

The new model will adopt the brand’s new design language. Most likely, the front end will be close to the new Touareg. Rest of the truck will also get plenty of novelties, including new wheels designs and brand-new exterior colors. Expect to see a completely new cabin as well, with a new dashboard layout and plenty of new standard equipment.

2019 VW Amarok engines

Unlike the rest of the truck, engines are about to remain the same, most likely. The current model comes with a variety of units in the offer. The only gasoline engine in the offer is a 2.0-liter unit with 160 horsepower and 220 pound-feet of torque.

On the other side, diesel units are numerous. A familiar 2.0-liter TDI engine comes in several output variants, with the output between 140 and 175 horsepower, while a max torque goes around 320 pound-feet.

Finally, there is a new 3.0-liter Bluemotion V6 diesel unit, which also comes in several versions, between 160 and 220 horsepower and with 420 pound-feet of torque.

2019 VW Amarok engine

All engines could be paired with either 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission.

2019 VW Amarok release date and price

The 2019 VW Amarok will most likely come this fall. Still, a more precise should be known in the near future. When it comes to the price, base models should go around 30.000 dollars.

Competitors are numerous. There are models like Toyota Hilux, Nissan Frontier/Navara, Isuzu D-Max, Chevy Colorado and many others.

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