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Volkswagen Amarok entry level engine upgraded

The entry-level engine of Volkswagen’s successful Amarok has been given a small upgrade. The output of the 2.0 TDi turbo diesel motor has been increased by 13kW from 90kW to a little more respective 103kW, while torque levels remain at 340Nm available from 1650-2250rpm.

This small upgrade decreases the -100km/h time from 13.2 seconds to a healthier 12.6  seconds, and increases top speed to 168km/h from a previous 162km/h.

The new engine comes in rear wheel drive, as well as the four wheel drive variant sporting VW’s 4Motion technology.

Amarok Double Cab 2.0 TDI 103kW 4×2 Trendline, priced at R364 200 (incl. VAT)
Amarok Double Cab 2.0 TDI 103kW 4Motion Trendline, priced at R415 200 (incl. VAT)