Volkswagen Amarok vs RAM 1500 Comparison

    Volkswagen Amarok

    RAM 1500

    2024 Volkswagen
    Amarok
    vs
    2024 RAM
    1500
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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
    8.2
    0.0
    Based on the Volkswagen Amarok STYLE TDI500 4MOTION
    Based on the RAM 1500
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    TowingTowing
    Awards
    We don’t have any awards for Volkswagen Amarok. The RAM 1500 won the Ute of the Year award in 2023.
    '23
    Ute of the Year
    Best Ute Drag Race
    Fuel Efficiency
    80L
    568 to 792 km
    98L - 121L
    1196 to 1476 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    3 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $50,990 - $79,990
    $79,950 - $156,950
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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
    Paul Maric
    Founder
    Paul Maric drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • A supercharger whine louder than a teething six month old (ask me how I know)
    • Excellent use of interior and storage space
    • Accelerates like a vehicle a third of its size
    Misses
    • Steering feel could be better
    • No DAB or satellite navigation following conversion
    • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto feel cramped on vertical screen

    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)
    NA

    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)

    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

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDI, BI TURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJPORT MPFI, SEQUENTIAL MPORT EFI
    Size (cc)
    1996 - 29935654
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 2.0L, 2.3L5.7L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO V6, BI TURBO DIESEL 4, DIESEL TURBO 4, TURBO 4V8
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE OVERHEAD VALVE
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    12 - 2416
    Power
    125kW - 222kW291kW
    Power RPM
    3250 - 59005600
    Torque
    405Nm - 600Nm556Nm
    Torque RPM
    1750 - 33503950
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10 - 16.510.5

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