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Volkswagen Amarok gets 163hp entry-level diesel

The Volkswagen Amarok is now available with a new 163hp 3.0-litre TDI diesel, bringing basic pricing down to £24,510.

Volkswagen Amarok Trendline 163hp
Volkswagen Amarok Trendline 163hp

Joining the range under the existing 204hp and 224hp variants, the new unit delivers 450Nm of torque and is married up to a six-speed manual gearbox and selectable 4Motion four-wheel drive. It brings a 3,200kg GVW, a maximum payload rating of 1,073kg and can tow up to 3,000kg (braked trailer). It is capable of reaching 62mph from rest in just 9.8 seconds and has a top speed of 110mph. CO2 emissions are 228g/km, while fuel consumption on the combined cycle is 32.5mpg.

Available in Trendline trim only, the new engine comes with 17-inch alloy wheels, Climatronic air-con, Composition Media Radio with 6.33-inch touch screen, App-Connect and cruise control.

The new Trendline V6 3.0 TDI 163hp model is also included in Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ scrappage scheme with a £2,000 incentive on offer.

The Amarok Trendline V6 3.0 TDI 163hp is available to order now with first deliveries expected in May.

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Written by Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for nearly 20 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day.

Natalie edits all the Fleet World websites and newsletters, and loves to hear about any latest industry news.

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