Amarok wins our first trophy of the year at the What Car? Awards

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The Amarok has retained its best pick-up truck title at the 2020 What Car? Awards.

The winning model, The Amarok Trendline 3.0-litre TDI V6 4MOTION 204PS, impressed the judging panel with its on- and off-road capabilities and overall quality.

Back-to-back tests against class rivals and assessments of running costs, practicality and equipment levels were all taken into consideration when reaching the What Car? verdict. Whatever your cargo, wherever you go, you can count on the Amarok to deliver.

Steve Huntingford, What Car? Editor, said: “Just because a pick-up is expected to lead a hard-working life, that doesn't mean quality in other areas must be compromised, and the Volkswagen Amarok presents the most compelling all-round package in the class. In fact, the Amarok even gives conventional SUVs a run for their money.”

Commenting on the win, UK Brand Director Carl zu Dohna said: “Amarok sales in the UK increased in 2019, showing our versatile 4x4 is still popular with buyers looking for a workhorse that also has good on-road manners; and I’m grateful to the expert judges at What Car? for recognising its abilities and appeal.”

No matter what your cargo or where you are going, you can count on the Amarok to deliver.