2018 Volkswagen Amarok Review and Specs

Volkswagen might be the best pick-up truck maker in the world, and for good reason, the 2018 Volkswagen Amarok excepted to further cement the automobile company’s place as the true home of pick-up trucks.

The Amarok has been enjoying a surge in popularity since 2010, and many VW fans expect the 2018 Volkswagen Amarok to further build upon the reputation its predecessors have crafted over the years, not only with regards to the interior, but the exterior and engine specs.


The exterior of the new Amarok has been crafted with the aim of making the model superior in every way to rivals like the Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger. The 2018 Volkswagen Amarok is expected to feature new LED daytime running light systems enhanced by the presence of unreactive gas front lights.

One can also expect some alterations to the bumper, the front of the Amarok having been redesigned and refreshed, the brand-new front grille and the chrome accents used by VW in the finishing making for quite the sleek vehicle.

The freight lid, which is optional, is constructed out of thick plastic; it provides payload protection. The layout of the 2018 Volkswagen Amarok has been, more or less, reshaped. Along with the 22-inch wheels, the Amarok is going to present a sleek and attractive image.


The new Amarok will utilize furniture crafted from a product known as Endless. Drivers are bound to take note of the movie theater design at play within the cabin, especially the set-up of the seats (the back seats are actually elevated somewhat in comparison to the front seats).

The pet hand-made skin seats will ensure optimum convenience and comfort for customers. The six –inch LCD screen at the front is all but expected, this along with front and rear electronic cameras. The power steering wheel shall be wrapped in leather and boast various functions.

Fans of VW can look forward to power home windows (and mirrors), a cruise ship control function, a manual A/C system and decent Bluetooth connectivity. One can also expect two airbags, a grip control function and an ABS system.


The 2018 Volkswagen Amarok will hit the market with two engine options, namely: a 2L TDI engine, and a 4.2L V8 engine. With one engine generating 180horspower (6-speed handbook transmission), and the other 420horsepower (8-speed automated transmission), the new Amarok will possess an All-Wheel Drive system, pulling package mechanisms with a towing capacity of 200 additional pounds and improved fuel consumption.

2018 Volkswagen Amarok Release Date & Price

The new Amarok will hit the market at the end of 2017 or early in 2018, and at a price revolving around the $56,000.

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