2017 Volkswagen Amarok is ready to depart to the US marketplace and fight over other pickup truck series. Even though Volkswagen claims that this truck is coupled with V-6 unit Diesel power and be the first pickup truck with diesel motor, but we are afraid about that because some of the auto manufacturers also put the new diesel or maybe even Duramax motor under their hoods. Regardless about this polemic, it would be better to check out what the new Amarok has to offer. Is it affordable for the mid-class auto enthusiasts? How about the towing and hauling rating? All the answers are here!
Engine and Updates
People expect massive changes when it comes about the powertrain. They want to get a new Ute with fuel-saving technology and capable of providing great performance for towing and hauling. The V-6 Turbo Diesel might be the answer to that mystery since the 2017 Volkswagen Amarok comes out with 3.0-litre engine that squeezes more than 300 horsepower with 550 lb –ft of torque.
The engine is arguably above all of the competitors because the maximum torque is approximately at 1500 rpm. It means that the engine has great ability to support maximum power and is adequate to provide torque in any situation. It mated with 6-speed automated and manual transmission, allowing you to choose the form that fit with your driving style.
The steering system updated with Servotronic type that will give you better handling and splendid acceleration. Plus, the drivetrain updated with 4Motion technology for more torque and performance – means you will earn more towing and hauling capacity. With all of these updates, it is not surprising that 2017 VW Amarok is one of the most anticipated vehicles in pickup truck segment. Let’s just hope that it can fulfill auto fans expectation in searching of incredible.
Interior and Exterior
This truck offers good looking interior style with new premium leather and headrest seats. Although it is just a pickup truck but it is capable of bringing nearly 6 passengers; thanks to the versatile second-row seats. They said that the dashboard is upgraded too but we couldn’t find any information about that, we will update it later.
This truck armored with new wheels sized 20-inches that come along with the latest chunky sports bar. It makes the new VW Amarok truck looks sturdy and a little bit higher. The LED Lights get bi-xenon with daytime running lights that will help you a lot by giving clear vision during the night time trip. There’s no further information about the new items on the bed truck or its suspension.
2017 Volkswagen Amarok Price and Arrival Date
The release date of the new VW Amarok 2017 is predicted somewhere during the fall. But Volkswagen will introduce their new Ute in Australian market before it landed in the USA. The price is ranged between $ 23,000 and $ 31,000 for the base model. That’s all everything we’ve got about 2017 Volkswagen Amarok truck that will arrive in the US’ pickup truck segment.