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Retail of the new Volkswagen Amarok Single Cab to commence in South Africa at the end of May

At the end of May, South Africans will be able to purchase the new Amarok Single Cab from Volkswagen dealers.

The retail of the Volkswagen Amarok Double Cab range started in South Africa on 18 March 2023 and in just two months, 710 units have already been sold in the local market.

“We are pleased to be extending the new Amarok range to include the Single Cab; the workhorse of the range. The Amarok Single Cab is a key model for increasing our volumes and market share in the rental and corporate segments as well as supporting our Sub- Saharan Africa growth plan by retailing in key African markets,” said Mark Handley, Head of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

The Amarok Single Cab will be available in two turbo diesel engines.

2.0 TDI 110kW. The four-cylinder engine with a 5-speed manual transmission produces 110kW of power with maximum torque of 350Nm. The top speed is 170km/h. Fuel consumption is 6.9 litres/100km.

2.0 TDI 125kW. The four-cylinder engine with a 6-speed manual transmission produces 125kW of power with maximum torque of 405Nm. The top speed is 180km/h. Fuel consumption on the 2.0 TDI 125kW is 6.9 litres/100km. Fuel consumption on the 2.0 TDI 125kW with 4MOTION is 7.1 litres/100km.

The Amarok Single Cab 110kW derivative comes standard with 16-inch steel wheels, full size steel spare wheel, height-adjustable driver seat, LED headlights, driver/passenger/side/curtain airbags,

Bluetooth connectivity including wireless App-Connect, 10-inch colour touch-screen infotainment screen, 8-inch partial active-info display for the instrument cluster, electronically foldable side mirrors, multi-function steering wheel and front centre armrest.

The Amarok Single Cab 2.0 TDI 125kW 4×2 and Amarok Single Cab 2.0 TDI 125kW 4MOTION derivatives offer additional specification which includes 17-inch Combra alloy wheels, rear differential lock, trailer hitch, raised suspension and improved payload capacity of over 1.2 tons. The load compartment width between wheel arches measures 1 227 mm in length to accommodate a standard European pallet on all new Amarok Single Cab derivatives.

The only optional feature available in the new Amarok Single Cab range are the exterior paint colours. The new Amarok Single Cab is available in the following exterior colours: Clear White, Midnight Black, Bright Blue, Light Grey, Dark Grey, Deep Red, Bright Beige and Mid Blue.

Recommended Retail Price (VAT and emissions tax included):

  • Amarok Single Cab 2.0 TDI 110kW 5-speed manual      R499 000
  • Amarok Single Cab 2.0 TDI 125kW 6-speed manual      R575 000
  • Amarok Single Cab 2.0 TDI 125kW 4MOTION 6-speed manual  R646 000

The new Volkswagen Amarok Single Cab comes standard with a 4-year/ 120 000km warranty and a 6-year anti-corrosion warranty. Furthermore, the 125kW models include a 3 year/ 60 000km Easy Drive Service Plan. The service interval for all models is 15 000km.

Retail of the new Volkswagen Amarok Single Cab to commence in South Africa at the end of May

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Tristan Wiggill
Special Features Editor at Business Fleet Africa
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