Toyota HiLux vs Volkswagen Amarok Comparison

    Toyota HiLux

    Volkswagen Amarok

    2024 Toyota
    HiLux
    vs
    2024 Volkswagen
    Amarok
    Select Variants...

    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.
    0.0
    7.7
    8.3
    0.0
    Based on the Toyota HiLux SR5 + PREMIUM INTERIOR (4x4)
    Based on the Volkswagen Amarok STYLE TDI500 4MOTION
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    TowingTowing
    Awards
    The Toyota HiLux ROGUE (4x4) won the Ute of the Year award in 2023 with its variant. We don’t have any awards for Volkswagen Amarok.
    '23
    Ute of the Year
    Best Ute Dyno
    Fuel Efficiency
    80L
    576 to 888 km
    80L
    568 to 792 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    4 year - 5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $26,475 - $74,990
    $50,990 - $79,990
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    CarExpert's Take

    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Remains a solid all-rounder
    • Off-road ability
    • Strong aftermarket support
    Misses
    • Interior looks and feels old
    • Six-month service intervals
    • Updated model is right around the corner
    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
    • Electric Brake Controller (+$499)
    • Metallic Paint (+$990)

    Colours Available

    The following choice of colours is available across the Toyota Hilux range, although not all are available on all variants.

    The WorkMate and SR are limited to Glacier white, Silver Sky, Graphite and Eclipse Black. The SR5 gains Crystal Pearl and Nebula Blue. While the Rogue and Rogue X gain Feverish Red, Saturn Blue and Oxide Bronze.

    • Glacier White
    • Crystal Pearl
    • Silver Sky
    • Graphite
    • Eclipse Black
    • Saturn Blue
    • Nebula Blue
    • Feverish Red
    • Oxide Bronze

    Not all exterior paint colours are available across the range

    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
    DIESEL TURBO F/INJ, MULTI POINT F/INJTURBO CDI, BI TURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    2393 - 27551996 - 2993
    Size (L)
    2.8L, 2.4L, 2.7L3.0L, 2.0L, 2.3L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 4, INLINE 4DIESEL TURBO V6, BI TURBO DIESEL 4, DIESEL TURBO 4, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1612 - 24
    Power
    110kW - 150kW125kW - 222kW
    Power RPM
    3000 - 52003250 - 5900
    Torque
    245Nm - 500Nm405Nm - 600Nm
    Torque RPM
    1400 - 40001750 - 3350
    Bore Stroke
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    Compression Ratio
    10.2 - 15.610 - 16.5

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