RAM 1500 vs Volkswagen Amarok Comparison

    RAM 1500

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    Volkswagen Amarok

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    2024 RAM
    1500
    vs
    2024 Volkswagen
    Amarok
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the pick up or cab chassis 4x4 category, between scores of 7 and 8.6.
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    8.0
    8.3
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    Based on the RAM 1500 LARAMIE SPORT RAMBOX MHEV
    Based on the Volkswagen Amarok STYLE TDI500 4MOTION
    Best suitable for...
    WorkWork
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Awards
    The RAM 1500 won the Ute of the Year award in 2023. We don’t have any awards for Volkswagen Amarok.
    '23
    Ute of the Year
    Best Ute Drag Race
    Fuel Efficiency
    87L - 121L
    1061 to 1476 km
    80L
    576 to 792 km
    Warranty
    3 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $79,950 - $156,950
    $55,490 - $82,990
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    CarExpert's Take

    William Stopford
    News Editor
    William Stopford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Smooth, powerful engine
    • Palatial interior space
    • Quiet cabin…
    Misses
    • …marred by some odd noises
    • No capped-price servicing, limited warranty
    • Great towing capacity but mediocre payload
    William Stopford
    News Editor
    William Stopford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Superb technology that all works
    • Attractive styling, inside and out
    • Smooth, responsive powertrain
    Misses
    • Less user-friendly interior than Ranger
    • No rear USB outlets or app connectivity
    • A bit pricey

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    NA
    • Metallic Paint (+$990)
    • Savona Leather Interior (+$3,100)

    Colours Available

    The 2023 Ram 1500, depending on the variant, is available in the following exterior colours:

    • Bright White
    • Billet Silver metallic
    • Granite Crystal metallic
    • Hydro Blue pearl
    • Patriot Blue pearl
    • Diamond Black pearl
    • Flame Red solid

    While options and pricing haven’t been confirmed yet, we know the Amarok will be available in eight exterior colours including one colour unique to VW.

    • Frozen White
    • Agate Black metallic
    • Blue Lightning metallic
    • Carbonised Grey metallic
    • Lucid Red metallic
    • Moondust Silver metallic
    • Diffused Silver metallic
    • Moroccan Blue metallic (unique to Volkswagen)

    Specs

    Type
    PORT MPFI, SEQUENTIAL MPORT EFIBI TURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, TURBO CDI
    Size (cc)
    56541996 - 2993
    Size (L)
    5.7L2.0L, 2.3L, 3.0L
    Induction
    V8BI TURBO DIESEL 4, TURBO 4, DIESEL TURBO V6, DIESEL TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE OVERHEAD VALVEDUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1612 - 24
    Power
    291kW125kW - 222kW
    Power RPM
    56003250 - 5900
    Torque
    556Nm405Nm - 600Nm
    Torque RPM
    39501750 - 3350
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.510 - 16.5

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