Pick-up 2020 Volkswagen Amarok is created in the traditional scheme for all off-road vehicles – the rear suspension springs with beam axle, frame bodywork, three variants of the drive: conventional rear or full permanent, with center differential the Torsen, and up to the plug-in full (meaning Front Axle connected rigidly). Plus, powerful engines, diesel or gasoline, 6-speed manual and eight-speed automatic gearbox. And most importantly, the updated 2020 Volkswagen Amarok got a huge load platform behind the cab. “Pick-up SUV from Germany?” – This phrase a few years ago it was possible to cause only a smile, but times are changing rapidly, and our review will tell you its technical characteristics, which is planned to price, and you can see his photos and videos, and then read reviews from real owners of this amazing car.
This folksvagenovsky pick-up in the Russian market since 2010 and has already managed, in such a short period of time, to win the respect of most Russian motorists. Next, we will try to help you choose the model 2020 Volkswagen Amarok , and this choice will not be easy. The vehicle may have two different kinds of cabins, two power units, two different transmission system, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, a very wide palette of available colors and a wide range of discs, tires, additional options and accessories.
German truck cab is available with two versions: Single Cab – is a double and a two-door or Double Cab – five seats with four doors.
This pickup truck is a workhorse with a strong rear suspension called Heavy-Duty (used pyatilistovye springs). This car is capable of, directly dependent on the established motor and drive type, carry up to 1.2 tons of cargo or tow a trailer weighing as much as 2.8 tons. Version with single cab has a high demand on the Russian market, and fully belongs to the field of commercial vehicles, but in the “double” Amarok Double Cab, we will focus in more detail.
Pick a cabin on five seats available in the Russian Federation in three trim levels – Double Cab Basis, Double Cab Trendline Wheelbase and Double Cab Highline.
German truck has a large body size: length – 5254 mm, width – 1954 mm (when you consider the mirror – 2228 mm), height – 1834 mm and wheelbase of 3095 mm reach. Clearance (clearance value), depending on the particular configuration and type of drives varies in the range from 200 to 240 mm. The rear cargo bed has a surface area of 2.52 m2 with boards in height – 508 mm, loading height platform – 780 mm, which is sufficient for loading a standard Euro pallets. Common platform length is 1555 mm, but thanks to the tailgate, this figure can be increased to 2063 mm. The walls of the board can support a total weight of up to 200 kg.
Parameter geometric cross body pickup, makes allusion to a very good off-road potential of the car: approach angle is 28 degrees, departure angle – 23.6 degrees, surmounted by a ramp angle – 23 degrees, it is capable to force any water obstacles, the depth of which does not exceed 500 mm .
2020 Volkswagen Amarok – pickup suv sample year, looks very powerful, serious and original in comparison with other models of the German automaker. All the main elements of the body is very massive and large: wide grille, large ceiling headlamps, bravely exaggerated arches for the wheels that have a pronounced profile, a huge front bumper, larger doorways with the doors of the correct form, a huge cargo bed and flat roof.
All variants of tires – 255/60 R18 or 255/55 R19 with alloy wheels measuring 18-19 inches, can easily fit in the wheel arches, not to mention the base rubber, the size of tires 245/70 R16 or 245/65 R17.
For the 2020 Volkswagen Amarok is available a large number of all kinds of accessories, ranging from useful things, such as carpets, various designs of steps that can withstand the weight of up to 200 kilograms, the rear cab window protection covers, and ending with bars of 76 mm pipes and protection luggage of a durable cover plastic. It can be closed as a conventional cover of tarpaulin or plastic cover, the cost of 103 thousand. Rubles, or special superstructure (price Kunga with sliding windows for the 2020 Volkswagen Amarok is 147 thousand. Rubles), which visually makes the pick-up in the wagon.
To paint the body, the automaker offers a wide range of colors of enamel: Deep Black (black), Candy White (white), Reflex Silver (silver), Sand Beige (beige), Ontario Green (Green), Tornado Red (red color), Starlight blue (blue), Mendoza brown (brown), Natural Grey (gray).
In addition to spar frame, the car was fully galvanized cab and cargo area, metal protection for the engine compartment, as well as an option you can order additional protection of the fuel tank with the gearbox.
Salon 2020 Volkswagen Amarok keeps the overall appearance of the car style – straight, large and serious, and, most importantly, a full-fledged five-seater. We will begin its review of the back row of seats. It is worth noting that it is convenient and easy to get into the cabin can be used only if there is a side step, or sit in the cabin will be very uncomfortable. The second row of seats allows you to sit quite comfortably, thanks to a good angle and backrest cushions soft long. The seats can be transformed – can be omitted, and theft, on the contrary, can be raised and locked in this position. Places with enough margin in either direction for three adult passengers.
In front of the cabin, which has traditionally for 2020 Volkswagen, excellent ergonomics, a little spoil a seat now, lacking lateral support. Otherwise, the interior of the pickup looks like a salon not cheap SUV. Comfortable steering wheel, informative and stylish devices, the center of which is located on-board computer screen, solid and powerful body of the dashboard, together with the center console, which intelligently placed multimedia system and built-in air conditioning. Finishing materials and build quality of all the interior details, at a very high level.
In the basic configuration will be installed built-in air conditioner, radio (with functions – CD, MP3 and radio), equipped with two speakers, air vents located in the rear of the cabin, built-in heated front seats, just 2 airbags, power windows, central locking, system – ESP, EBS, HAS, ASR, ABS, EDL, power steering and electric heating. Complete list of accessories and options for 2020 Volkswagen, are traditionally very large and, of course, very expensive. After you select all your favorite “chips” – the cost of the pickup will increase by hundreds of thousands of rubles.
The car is available in Russia with two engines on diesel:
- 1. TDI turbodiesel 2.0-liter (140 hp) with a 6-speed manual gearbox and the two versions of the drive unit 4×2 rear-wheel drive (all-wheel mounted plug drive 4Motion).
This engine provides excellent dynamics – up to 100 km / h in 13.5 (13.7) seconds, with a top speed of 163 (161) km / h. The average manufacturer gorjuchki the declared consumption of 7.5-8.5 liters.
- 2. BiTDI diesel 2.0 liter (180 hp) with a 6-speed manual gearbox and 4Motion plug (or eight-automatic gearbox with a permanent 4Motion).
This motor can accelerate the heavy car to 100 km / h in just 10.6 (11.1) seconds, and top speed is equal to 183 (180) km / h. The average declared by the company gorjuchki consumption – 7.5-8.5 liters. The actual fuel consumption of 2020 Volkswagen Amarok car, according to reviews of the owners, is approximately 10 liters in mixed mode, and the city can reach as much as 12 liters.
Test drive. On the paved highway the pickup shows excellent handling, easy steering, fairly rigid suspension, and its habits is actually no different from the usual crossover. However, the back-row passengers visibly shakes while driving because of the rear suspension on springs. Do not forget that for improved traction of the rear wheels with the road surface, you will need to provide at least a partial loading of the luggage compartment ballast, weighing at least 200 kg. It would not be odd and off-road trips, but otherwise the whole arsenal of off-road vehicle in the form of all-wheel drive, rather big ground clearance and differential lock system would be unusable. Weight distribution from this pickup is that the empty luggage compartment makes the car a “cow on ice” – its wheels rotate, and much sense in this.
Another small addition – if during the operation of 2020 Volkswagen Amoroka, you do not plan to use a huge luggage space for its intended purpose – transportation of goods, it is better to look towards a traditional SUV with the usual universal body.
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Price 2020 Volkswagen Amarok , equipped with a shower Double Cab, the Russian market starts with 1.150600 mln. Rubles for the basic version Basis (140 hp with 6-speed manual 4×2). Cost Trendline version up to 1.197400 million. Rubles, and top-end modification Highline is at least 1.313600 mln. Rubles.
2020 Volkswagen Amarok tuning is trust or dealer, or a company specializing in professional car improvement. This same advice is suitable and issues such as the future of service and repair. Acquisition of spare parts for this pick-up is also easier to produce through a dealer. A bit cheaper, but considerably troublesome, ordering accessories and spare parts over the Internet.