2016 Volkswagen Amarok Release Date, Price, Interior, Specs – Volkswagen is known globally for producing successful pick-up trucks and they are back at it again with the scheduled release of the 2016 Volkswagen Amarok. The Volkswagen Amarok has been a major hit since its inception five year ago and the new Amarok will certainly carryover the reputation.
The anticipated vehicle is expected to feature some added features over the previous generation one, which is the current model. In most markets the Amarok will come as either single or double cab configurations.
The single cab models will come with a 2L diesel TDI engine which will be able to generate 138 horsepower and 250 pounds of torque, while all models of the double cab will come mated to a six-speed manual transmission system.
Moreover, the Double Cab will be divided into Base, Trendline and Highline model versions which will have different performance specs. The following review is meant to provide our readers with the most comprehensive info pertaining the 2016 Volkswagen Amarok.
2016 Volkswagen Amarok exterior
The exterior of the new 2016 Volkswagen Amarok has been intricately engineered with great technologies and creativity that will make the vehicle an outstanding choice among competitors.
The most prominent rivals being the Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger. Buyers should expect new add-ons which will include LED running lights that will come integrated with magnificent inert gas headlamps.
At the anterior end, expect to see some redesigned front and hind bumper, new front grille that has new body chrome accents and finishes. At the posterior end, buyers should expect to see a new optional cargo lid that has been made of high density plastic that will offer protection for cargo.
Similar to the previous model, the brand new 2016 Volkswagen Amarok will be available in two body options. Furthermore, both the single cab and the double cab will have the capacity to carry five passengers.
2016 Volkswagen Amarok interior
The interior of the brand new 2016 Volkswagen Amarok will be updated and crafted with a material known as Endless. The interior of the vehicle will feature a cinema style seat configuration that will have the hind seats elevated more than the front seats.
Moreover, it will come with a futuristic hand woven skin seats that will guarantee maximum passenger comfort. At the centre console, you should expect a 6” LCD display while at the back there will be distance control cameras.
Other features you should look forward to will include power windows and mirrors, a leather covered electric steering wheel, a manual A/C system, cruise control function, CD/MP3 player, AM/FM radio, and Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
When it comes to the safety of the passengers, the Amarok will come fitted with two air bags, traction control and an ABS system. Users of the vehicle will be guaranteed of a comfortable experience due to the high tech interior the Amarok will come with.
2016 Volkswagen Amarok engine
Under the hood of the vehicle will be optional engines that will be made available to buyers. The first engine will be a 2L TDi engine that will be able to generate 180 hp and 225 pounds of torque.
The other engine will be a 4.2L V8 engine that will fitted in the upper trim versions of the Amarok, the engine will generate up to 420 hp. The transmission system will be a six-speed manual transmission system or an eight-speed manual one.
The two variants will make use of the AWD system. As for the towing capability, the variants will be able to handle around 200 pounds easily.
The fuel ratings for the vehicle will remain almost the same as that of the TDI engine model which currently stands at around 30 miles per gallon as average. For the stronger BiTDI engines, you should expect around 25 mpg as the average.
2016 Volkswagen Amarok price
The price of the 2016 VW Amarok is pegged at around 56,000 USD. The price will be the price tag for the base model only and will adjust upwards depending on the customization of the user.
Overall, the new 2016 Volkswagen Amarok will be a high performance and comfortable car that has already caused havoc in its segment. It will come with a stunning lines and a masculine curvaceous body as well.