Volkswagen Amarok vs Ford Ranger Comparison

    Volkswagen Amarok

    Ford Ranger

    2024 Volkswagen
    Amarok
    vs
    2024 Ford
    Ranger
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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.
    0.0
    8.3
    8.6
    0.0
    Based on the Volkswagen Amarok STYLE TDI500 4MOTION
    Based on the Ford Ranger WILDTRAK 3.0 (4x4)
    Best suitable for...
    WorkWork
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Awards
    We don’t have any awards for Volkswagen Amarok. The Ford Ranger won the Ute of the Year award in 2023.
    '23
    Ute of the Year
    Best Ute Overall
    Fuel Efficiency
    80L
    568 to 792 km
    80L
    600 to 880 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $50,990 - $79,990
    $36,880 - $89,190
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    CarExpert's Take

    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
    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Superb V6 powertrain
    • Great to drive
    • Some great tech inclusions
    Misses
    • Expensive, and prices keep rising
    • Back seat space a bit limited
    • Tray roller cover eats into space

    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

    • Electric Brake Controller (+$499)
    • Metallic Paint (+$990)
    • Canopy (+$4,500)
    • Prestige Paint (+$700)
    • Tow Pack (+$1,900)

    Colours Available

    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)

    Ford is giving its gen-two Ranger and Ranger Raptor a handful of colours including some brilliant bright colours for the alter, including one exclusive to the flagship ute.

    However, if you like 50 shades of grey – or, in this case, three – you’ll still have some options that’ll suit.

    The colour palette comprises the following:

    • Absolute Black
    • Aluminium
    • Arctic White
    • Blue Lightning
    • Meteor Grey
    • Sedona Orange
    • Luxe Yellow (Wildtrak only)
    • Code Orange (Raptor only)
    • Conquer Grey (Raptor only)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDI, BI TURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJBI TURBO CDI, TURBO CDI, TWIN TURBO DIR F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1996 - 29931996 - 2990
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 2.0L, 2.3L2.0L, 3.0L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO V6, BI TURBO DIESEL 4, DIESEL TURBO 4, TURBO 4BI TURBO DIESEL 4, DIESEL TURBO V6, DIESEL TURBO 4, TWIN TURBO V6
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    12 - 2416
    Power
    125kW - 222kW125kW - 292kW
    Power RPM
    3250 - 59003250 - 5650
    Torque
    405Nm - 600Nm405Nm - 600Nm
    Torque RPM
    1750 - 33501750
    Bore Stroke
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    Compression Ratio
    10 - 16.515.8 - 16.3

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