VW Amarok vs rivals - specifications

 Volkswagen Amarok Highline 2.0 BiTD 4MOTION Nissan Navara 2.5 dCi Tekna Double Cab kia sorento 2.2 crdi kx-2
On the road price/total as tested£26,839/£30,505£25,905/£28,979£26,985/£27,460
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£600/£1,200£600/£1,200£1,490/£2,981
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,693/£4,489£2,742/£4,570£2,374/£3,957
Insurance group/road tax band/cost8/N/A/£2109/N/A/£21028/I/£210
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£217/£237/£110£415/£535/£415£213/£303/£235
Length/wheelbase5,254/3,095mm5,296/3,200mm4,685/2,700mm
Height/width1,834/1,954mm1,795/1,848mm1,745/1,885mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/2,488cc4cyl in-line/2,199cc
Peak power/revs 161/4,000 bhp/rpm187/4,000 bhp/rpm194/3,800 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 400/1,500 Nm/rpm450/2,000 Nm/rpm422/1,800 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/4wd6-spd man/4wd6-spd man/4wd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel80 litres/full size80 litres/full size70 litres/full size
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight2,106/1,064/2,690kg2,085/1,125/2,600kg1,975/620/2,500kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient13.0 metres/N/A 13.3 metres/0.43Cd11.0 metres/0.38Cd
Approach angle/departure angle28.0/23.6 degrees30.0/24.0 degrees25.1/23.1 degrees
Breakover angle/ground clearance21.4 degrees/249mm22 degrees/228mm*N/A/184mm
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (100k)/3yrs 3yrs (60k)/3yrs7yrs (100k)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers12,500 miles (1yr)/6418,000 miles (2yrs)/20912,500 miles/140
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.15th/24th11th/6th4th/9th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars86/64/47/43/4/2/78**87/84/44/5
0-60/30-70mph12.2/12.8 secs11.4/11.0 secs8.8/9.3 secs
30-50mph (3rd/4th)4.6/6.1 secs3.8/4.7 secs3.7/5.7 secs
50-70mph (5th/6th)9.9/12.7 secs6.5/8.7 secs7.8/9.4 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 112mph/1,950rpm112mph/2,250rpm118mph/2,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 49.4/34.8/9.2 metres51.1/37.3/9.7 metres51.1/37.3/9.6m^^
Noise level idle outside/inside/30/7066/47/56/61dB64/48/56/62dB66/43/54/61dB
Auto Express economy/range28.3mpg/498 miles27.8mpg/489 miles32.1mpg/494 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 29.1/40.4/35.8mpg26.4/39.2/33.2mpg32.1/45.4/42.2mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket267/209g/km/N/A272/224g/km/N/A236/177g/km/28%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/yesSix/yes/£376Six/yes/yes
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yes £1,368/yes/yes£1,485/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£540/no/no£490/no/no£475/no/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£678/£208/£245£1,650^/£1,650^/yesNo/yes/yes

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