Volkswagen Amarok

Used Volkswagen Amarok

An upmarket pickup truck that comes with five seats and a host of luxuries

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Volkswagen Amarok

The Volkswagen Amarok is a rugged pickup truck that benefits from a plush interior, as well as seating for five people.

Compared to the likes of the Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux, which are also great pickup trucks, the Amarok adds a degree of sophistication, which can be felt inside and whilst driving.

There are plenty of reasons to consider a used Volkswagen Amarok, with a few including:

  • Volkswagen build quality
  • Comfortable seating for five people
  • Big loading bay
  • Strong engine choices
  • Good equipment levels

Economy, Towing, and Performance

Volkswagen Amarok Rear

From 2016, the Amarok is powered by a 3.0-litre diesel engine that produces either 201 or 255bhp. Despite the Amarok's size, it'll take you between 7.4 and 9.1 seconds to get from 0 to 62mph, so don't think you'll be holding up traffic.

Because of its large engine, the Amarok returns up to 28.2mpg on a combined cycle, which is less than what some rivals can offer thanks to their smaller engines. Part-time and permanent four-wheel drive versions are available, depending on the specification you go for.

With an ability to tow up to 3,100kg (braked trailer), you shouldn't have an issue hauling heavy loads. All versions come with tow car preparation, but you can save some money if you go for an example that already has a tow bar fitted.

Bodystyles, Payload, and Capacity

Volkswagen Amarok Loading Bay

The Amarok is only available as a double cab with five seats. Some examples come with a hard top canopy, which provides protection and security for any items stored in the back. If that's a bit excessive for you, then there are various covers available purely for the bed.

With 2.52 square metres available at your disposal, the Amarok is more than practical enough for active families or working professionals with tools. For context, it's wide enough to accommodate a pallet, and can carry up to 1,154kg.

Some lashing points, and a 12v socket, can be found in the loading bay for maximum convenience.

Interior, Technology, and Safety

Volkswagen Amarok Interior

Despite its utilitarian nature, the Amarok's interior could be mistaken for one in a respectable family hatchback. The plush seats offer plenty of adjustment for the driver, while the general build quality is exceptional throughout the cabin.

Later versions of the Amarok come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard, as well as air-conditioning and cruise control. It's worth seeking out a higher-spec model, since they come with luxuries that include heated front seats, 18-inch wheels and parking sensors all-round.

Safety features are generous as standard, and include:

  • Post-collision braking system
  • ISOFIX anchor points
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Hill Hold Assist
  • Hill Descent Control

Is the Volkswagen Amarok right for me?

If you're in the market for a rugged pickup truck, but want something that's sophisticated enough to be a family car, then the Volkswagen Amarok will suit you down to the ground.

In terms of rivals, we'd recommend looking at the Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux. They aren't as plush inside as the Amarok, but they benefit from cheaper running costs.

Why buy a used van from Evans Halshaw?

Find your perfect used van at Evans Halshaw

At Evans Halshaw, we stock an exceptional range of used vans, with a comprehensive selection of quality, robust vehicles from compact vans to pickup trucks.

All of our vehicles are fully HPI checked, giving you peace of mind when making a decision. In addition, we're able to offer same-day delivery on a selection of used vans, meaning you never have to wait for the van you want.

If you're still in the market for your perfect used van, our friendly associates at your local Evans Halshaw dealership can help you find the vehicle that's ideal for you.