The 2023 Volkswagen Amarok is based on the same T6 platform that underpinned the Ford Ranger.
Volkswagen debuts its 2023 Amarok midsize pickup truck. The Volkswagen Amarok shares its platform with the Ford Ranger Pickup truck. The Amarok gets an extensive range of exclusive features that makes it distinctive from the New Ford Ranger, which shares the same T6 architecture.
The host of unique features of the new Amarok makes it better than its predecessor which sold more than 830,000 units since its launch in 2010.
Both single cab and double cab configurations are available in the all-new Amarok. The Amarok is 96 mm (double cab version) longer than the earlier version. The car is 1,888 mm tall and 1,910 mm wide. This is complemented by a 173 mm wheelbase. The German automaker promises an improved approach, departure angles and shortened overhangs which will make the Amarok better for off-roading. The Amarok comes with two-wheel options, the 17-inch steel wheels and the 21-inch alloy wheels.
The New Amarok is available in four diesel engines and one petrol engine. The top range Diesel motor is a 3.0-litre V6 unit that produces 238 HP power while the other diesel motor includes a 2.0-litre TDI motor. The petrol engine is a 2.3-litre turbocharged engine that can churn out 298 HP power. The transmission options available are standard a 10-speed automatic gearbox, a six-speed automatic, a five-speed manual and a six-speed manual unit.