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Power
204 and 258PS
Torque
up to 580Nm
Payload
up to 1,147kg
Towing capacity
3.1tonnes

100% pickup. 100% premium.

Uncompromising off road. Spirited on it. The multiple award-winning Amarok picked up another trophy for What Car? Pick-up of the Year for 2019. Back-to-back tests against class rivals and assessments of running costs, practicality and equipment levels were all factored into the expert What Car? verdict. Whatever your cargo, wherever you go, you can count on the Amarok to deliver.

Ready for any challenge

Strong, tough and just as comfortable off-road as on. The Volkswagen Amarok has arrived.

  • new 3.0 litre V6 TFI engines
    new 3.0 litre V6 TFI engines
  • Amarok's 4MOTION all-wheel drive self-locking Torsen middle
    Amarok's 4MOTION all-wheel drive self-locking Torsen middle
  • Two men in hard hats rear loading an Amarok pick-up
    Two men in hard hats rear loading an Amarok pick-up
  • Two men loading rear of Amarok pick-up
    Two men loading rear of Amarok pick-up
  • Amarok bi-exnon headlights
    Amarok bi-exnon headlights
  • Amarox Xenon design package
    Amarox Xenon design package
Bi xenon headlights
  • new 3.0 litre V6 TFI engines
    new 3.0 litre V6 TFI engines

The Amarok’s range of 3.0 litre V6 TDI engines have more than enough power to tackle the most demanding terrain. 258PS, a temporary over-boost to 272PS and 580 Nm of torque.

The Amarok experience

Take the tour. Explore the comfort, safety and efficiency of the Amarok in our walkaround video.

Built for maximum driving pleasure

Gravel, tarmac, earth. In the Amarok you'll experience the pinnacle of driving comfort on almost any terrain. The Amarok's wide wheelbase and increased ground clearance mean it can handle even extreme angles, gradients and slopes. It combines high ground clearance and excellent body stability with proven 4MOTION all-wheel drive. The result: traction in virtually every situation, even with heavy payloads.  

  • VW Amarok van off-road with 18° and 29.5° angles highlighted
    VW Amarok van off-road with 18° and 29.5° angles highlighted
  • VW Amarok van off-road at a 50° angle
    VW Amarok van off-road at a 50° angle
  • VW Amarok van climbing steep rocky off-road
    VW Amarok van climbing steep rocky off-road
  • VW Amarok climbing very steep rocky off-road incline
    VW Amarok climbing very steep rocky off-road incline
  • Grey VW Amarok driving off-road on a mountain
    Grey VW Amarok driving off-road on a mountain
  • VW Amarok van off-road with 18° and 29.5° angles highlighted
    VW Amarok van off-road with 18° and 29.5° angles highlighted

From steep slopes to rushing streams, the Amarok's got it covered. It has a maximum slope angle of 29.5° at the front and 18.0° at the rear, and can handle pools with a wading depth of 500 mm.