Volkswagen Amarok vs Toyota HiLux Comparison

    Volkswagen Amarok

    Toyota HiLux

    2024 Volkswagen
    Amarok
    vs
    2024 Toyota
    HiLux
    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
    8.3
    7.7
    0.0
    Based on the Volkswagen Amarok STYLE TDI500 4MOTION
    Based on the Toyota HiLux SR5 + PREMIUM INTERIOR (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 Toyota HiLux ROGUE (4x4) won the Ute of the Year award in 2023 with its variant.
    '23
    Ute of the Year
    Best Ute Dyno
    Fuel Efficiency
    80L
    568 to 792 km
    80L
    576 to 888 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    4 year - 5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $50,990 - $79,990
    $26,475 - $74,990
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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
    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

    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 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

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDI, BI TURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJDIESEL TURBO F/INJ, MULTI POINT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1996 - 29932393 - 2755
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 2.0L, 2.3L2.8L, 2.4L, 2.7L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO V6, BI TURBO DIESEL 4, DIESEL TURBO 4, TURBO 4DIESEL TURBO 4, INLINE 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    12 - 2416
    Power
    125kW - 222kW110kW - 150kW
    Power RPM
    3250 - 59003000 - 5200
    Torque
    405Nm - 600Nm245Nm - 500Nm
    Torque RPM
    1750 - 33501400 - 4000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10 - 16.510.2 - 15.6

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