The 2016 Volkswagen Amarok is an outstanding mid-size pickup truck that was unveiled in 2010. The German automobile manufacturer has released a number of Amarok models from then, and all have proven to suit specific needs of car shoppers. The automaker is gearing up for a new model which will be named 2016 Volkswagen Amarok. The upcoming truck will have good-looking exterior and interior and a high performing power train.
2016 Volkswagen Amarok – Improved Exterior and Interior
Although the Amarok will look like the outgoing model, it will get more innovative exterior features that will put it in the pickup SUV category. The automaker will use high strength steel and other strong materials to construct the new vehicle. The vw pickup is thus expected to be more solid and powerful, with more towing power. In the front side, 2016 Volkswagen Amarok will spot a brand-new grille and daytime running LED lights. This side will also be decorated by chrome accents and crowned up by top-notch finishes. At the back, the truck will feature a redesigned bumper, LED tail lights, cargo platform lighting and hard payload cover. Other notable exterior features include: stylish aerodynamic body lines, modified wing mirrors and 16-inch steel wheels.
Interior wise, 2016 Volkswagen Amarok will have a more spacious cabin offering comfortable seating space to the driver and one or two passengers. Seats have been carefully crafted. The front ones will be height-adjustable while the back ones, in the case of double cabin, variable-folding enabled. Some quality materials like leather, wood and metal are expected to glaze the entire interior. When it comes to the tech part of the VW pickup truck, there will be a 6-inch LCD display on the front panel. There will also be a multi-functional power steering, A/C system and power home windows. Other tech features include Bluetooth connectivity, a CD/MP3 player and an AM/FM radio. Refurbished models will come with additional features such as satellite navigation system and advanced climate control system. The 2016 Volkswagen Amarok will be safe and secure with the following safety features: airbags, seatbelts, cruise control system, grip control function, ABS, forward collision alert and lane departure warning. More safety features are expected in premium models.
2016 Volkswagen Amarok – Engine and Fuel Economy
Two engine options will be available for the VW pick-up SUV. The main engine will be a 4.2-liter TDI V8 capable of generating 420 horsepower and 686 lb-ft of torque. The other engine will be a 2.0-liter TDI with a capacity of 177 horsepower and 310 lb-ft. These engines will be paired with a 6-speed manual transmission or 8-speed automatic system. The truck will feature three drivetrains: rear wheel, permanent 4motion and shift able 4motion. Better fuel economy and emission figures are expected from this vehicle. Fuel consumption will be around 29 mpg in city and 31 mpg on highway.
2016 Volkswagen Amarok – Competition and Pricing
The new vw amarok will face rivalry from Toyota Hilux, Mitsubishi Triton, Nissan Navara, Nissan Titan, Chevy Avalanche, Honda Ridgeline, Ford Ranger, Dodge Ram and Toyota Tundra. Starting price of the new VW Amarok is expected to be around $56,000. There will be single cab and double cab models, and all will come with their own prices. Release date of Volkswagen Amarok is expected in the beginning of 2016. Most markets will be selling the pickup truck by the end of the third quarter of 2016.