2017 VW Amarok Specs and Prices for Australian market

Very good news for all VW fans in Australia is the arrival of the 2017 VW Amarok very soon. This vehicle will have the modification in almost every segment, and most likely all the people in Australia will be delighted. This model will get some minor tweaks from the outside, but maybe more important changes are in the technology department. The great news for the Company is that according to the Volkswagen Australia communications manager Kurt McGuinness – most of the people shopping the mid- and high-spec models.

2017 VW Amarok front

2017 VW Amarok – Changes in Design:

The interior for sure will receive more changes than the exterior design. The 2017 VW Amarok will have plenty of standard interior features. In the center of the dashboard is large touchscreen display equipped with the latest Composition Media and Discover Media infotainment systems.

The upcoming model will have a lot of updated features and the most interesting are:

  • Higher-quality cloth seat trim.
  • Dual zone climate control.
  • Adaptive cruise control.
  • Rear-view camera.
  • Rear parking sensor.
  • Apple CarPlay.
  • Android Auto.
  • More 12-volt sockets.
  • Interior lights.

Exterior Appearance:

The exterior design of this model is very pleasant with some new modifications. It will receive the new front bumper on the front side, as well as underbody protection. There is also a slight increasement in the ground clearance. When it comes to lighting, all the lights will be equipped with the next generation of LED technology. Also, the entire chassis will be made from lightweight materials.

2017 VW Amarok interior

2017 VW Amarok – Powertrain Department:

The 2017 VW Amarok will be equipped with the TDI400 and TDI420 powertrains and that will remain the same as before. These powertrains will have the capability of generating up to (184 hp) 132kW/400Nm. The available transmission system will be eight-speed automatic. At the top of the range, we can expect V6 turbo diesel with the capability of producing up to (220 hp) 165 kW and 550 Nm of torque.

2017 VW Amarok

Release Date and MSRP:

The release date of the VW Amarok will be probably sometime in this year. Finally, when it comes to the manufacturer’s suggested retail price, it will be around $38.500 for the base variant.

Options and Accessories:

  • The Metallic and Pearl Effect paint additional cost $590.
  • Alcantara upholstery that includes front seats cost $1890.
  • The 20-inch ‘Talca’ alloy wheels (With Spare Tire) cost $990.


The main rivals of the new 2017 VW Amarok will be Toyota Hilux, Nissan Navara, and Ford Ranger.

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