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Amarok V6

Awarded Ute of the year 2018.

Amarok V6 range now from $59,900*.

*Plus on road costs.

*Plus on road costs.

The best of the best.

Turn heads on the street or turn it loose in the bush with the best ute around. The powerful V6 engine and the legendary stability of the ladder frame chassis make for a ute that’s more than capable of tackling even the toughest terrain. Add to that 4MOTION 4X4 with optional rear differential lock, and it’s no wonder the Amarok has been awarded Best Ute of 2018 by the AA Driven Vehicle of the Year awards.

Spec Sheet


Permanent 4x4

Full time four wheelin’.

Take on the toughest New Zealand terrain in your Amarok V6 with Permanent 4x4 with a Torsen® middle differential providing balanced 40:60 distribution.

Downhill Assist

Getting down.

There’s a lot going down with the Amarok V6. Hill Descent Assist helps you handle downhill slopes in a safe, controlled way by governing engine speed and applying the brakes, if needed.

Off-road ABS

Improved safety on unpredictable terrain.

The Off-road ABS reduces the stopping distance on loose surfaces at the press of a button. When this function is activated the braking interval is increased; the wheels lock up in a controlled manner so that material from the ground, such as gravel or sand, build up in front of each wheel, reducing the stopping distance.

Climb & Angles

Covering all the angles.

Get your fill of fresh mountain air in the ute that’s built for a climb. The Amarok V6 handles 100% grade with a full payload and its broad track delivers outstanding stability when driving along slopes with inclines up to 50 degrees.

Amarok V6 tips & tricks.

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Amarok V6 tips & tricks.

The Amarok V6. With great power comes little financial responsibility.

Now from $59,900* for a limited time only.

The powerful 165Kw Amarok V6 with permanent 4MOTION® all-wheel drive, is ready to take on any terrain.  With 550Nm of torque under the hood, this ute now comes with even more pulling power as prices start from just $59,900. That’s a saving of up to $10,000. This is only available for a limited time, so book a test drive today.



It's all in the detail.

Climatronic Air Conditioning

Keep a cool head.

This clever feature lets you set unique temperatures for two separate zones in your Amarok V6. Depending on the intensity of the sun's rays and the outside temperature, the air conditioning add more or less cool air accordingly

Rear View Camera

Looking forward to what’s behind.

The Amarok’s Rear View Camera makes reversing simpler and safer by using the infotainment screen, to display a more complete view of what’s behind the vehicle when you’re backing up*.

*Safety technologies are not a substiture for the driver's responsibility of the vehicle. 

Discover Media

So much to discover.

Navigation has never been easier thanks to the Discover Media* package on the Amarok V6 - two SD card slots, a 2D and 3D (bird's eye) map views, CD player with auxiliary input, 6 loudspeakers and a 6.33" colour display with touch screen (features not available on all models).

*Discover Media is standard on Highline and Aventura models.


Access to everything. Even your smartphone.

Complete with clever App-Connect technology*. Your phone connects via a USB interface, putting favourite apps on your Apple or Android smartphone device immediately at your fingertips.

*App-Connect is compatible for selected apps with the latest smartphone versions of iOS and Android. App-connect is available on selected Amarok models - see specification sheet for more details.

Safety Features.

Safety built-in as standard.

Loaded with driver aids the Amarok will help make you a better and safer driver on-road and off-road. All Amaroks have standard Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) to avoid skidding plus Hill Hold Assist (HHA) to prevent slides on hill starts, and Hill Descent Control (HDC) to ease Amarok down steep descents, even without engine braking. Multi-collision braking is also standard across the range. This feature is an innovative braking system that helps prevent subsequent collisions or at least minimises their impact.

Experience Power.

Model meets muscle

That's right. A V6.

The Amarok V6 has the power and torque to cater for anything Kiwi roads and driving situations might demand. Whether you need the most torquiest engine to tow your toys, or the overboost power feature to make those tricky overtaking manoeuvres (0-100kph as rapidly as 7.3 seconds), it will have you covered.  


Dial up the kW.

The Amarok V6 Overboost feature provides a short burst of power that ramps the engine’s output up to an additional 15kW on the 550Nm and 10kW on the 580Nm while extending maximum torque delivery. With up to ten seconds of distinctly more grunt.


Stopping Power.

The most powerful ute in its class also boasts some class-leading stopping power. Not only does the Amarok V6 have the largest brakes in its class, it features front and rear ventilated disc brakes, which means superior braking performance and reduced chance of brake fade.


Go 8th gear places.

All roads aren’t made the same and neither are all gearboxes. The Amarok V6 features a unique 8 speed automatic gearbox and is matched to the Permanent 4x4 Torsen® to deliver high levels of grip no matter what path you choose.

Features & Design.


Stepping it up.

A ute can never have too much stainless steel and this Amarok delivers the on the look. We’ve stepped up the sidebar on the Amarok V6, with a stainless and LED lighting finish.

Bi-Xenon Headlights

Shine on.

When you start with the legendary rugged style of Amarok and then add details like Bi-Xenon headlights, you end up with a ute that’s going to turn a lot of heads. Bi-Xenon lights with integrated LED daytime running lights provide a clearer view in poor weather conditions.


Be sure to turn heads.

The Amarok V6 comes with stylish alloy wheels - like the 20-inch Talca alloys plus flared wheel arches on the Aventura. Throughout the Amarok range, the alloys available include: 

"Posadas" alloy wheel, 17 inch. With 255/60 R 17 tyres
“Manaus” alloy wheel, 18 inch With 255/60 R 18 tyres
“Cantera“ alloy wheel, 19 inch. With 255/55 R 19 tyres
“Talca” alloy wheel, 8.0 J x 20. With 255/50 R 20 tyres

Check out the specification sheet for the applicable model and wheel options.

Tray & Payload

Pickup a Pallet.

With the widest tray in its class, the Amarok V6 offers more space between the wheel housing for tools, furniture, luggage and yes, pallets.

And with a massive 3.5 tonne towing capacity and a payload of up to 1010kg, depending on Amarok V6 model, virtually everything is possible.


A dash of class.

The Amarok V6 looks every bit as good inside as it does out. Spacious, sophisticated and comfortable, it features a completely redesigned dash panel with sharp trim, an A4 format storage compartment and a cutting-edge infotainment system.


Work really shouldn’t be this relaxed.

There’s comfortable and then there’s award-winning comfort. The Amarok V6 has been recognised with the AGR seal of quality for outstanding ergonomics. It’s the one award your back will appreciate. Sit down and make yourself comfortable in the Amarok’s ErgoComfort seats with 14-way adjustment*. Both front seats can be positioned to perfection with 12-way electric adjustment and two-way manual adjustment.

*14-way adjustable ErgoComfort seats are standard on Highline and Aventura models.


Amarok V6 580Nm Aventura

Amarok V6 580Nm Aventura

From $90,000*

Power 190kW
Max Torque 580Nm
Combined fuel consumption 8.6
+ 20” Talca Alloy Wheels
+ Multifunction Display Premium
+ Servotronic Steering
+ Durabed tray liner
+ 14 way power adjustable "Ergo Comfort" front seats
+ Upholstery in “Nappa” Leather
Amarok V6 550 Nm Highline

Amarok V6 550 Nm Highline

Was $79,000. Now from $69,900*.

Power 165kW
Max Torque 550Nm
Combined fuel consumption 8.9
+ 19” Milford Alloy Wheels
+ 14 way power adjustable "Ergo Comfort" front seats
+ 17 inch front disk brakes front / 16 inch rear disc brakes
+ Upholstery in Vienna Leather
Amarok V6 550Nm

Amarok V6 550Nm

Was $70,000. Now from $59,900*.

Power 165kW
Max Torque 550Nm
Combined fuel consumption 8.9
+ 18” Manaus Alloys Wheels
+ Rear Park Distance Control with Rear View Camera
+ Radio Composition Media
+ Anti Theft Alarm System
+ Lights and Vision Package
Air conditioning “Climatronic"
Amarok 420Nm Comfortline

Amarok 420Nm Comfortline

From $60,000*

Power 132kW
Max Torque 420Nm
Combined fuel consumption 8.5 – 8.0
+ 17" Posadas Alloy Wheels
+ Rear Park Distance Control with Rear View Camera
+ Radio Composition Media
+ Anti Theft Alarm System
+ Lights and Vision Package
+ Upholstery in Kemisu
Amarok 4WD 420Nm Single Cab

Amarok 4WD 420Nm Single Cab

From $58,000*

Power 132kW
Max Torque 420Nm
Combined fuel consumption 8.5
• Large Tray - 2.2m length 1.6m width
• Rear Park Distance Control with Rear View Camera
• Radio Composition Media with App Connect
• Lights and Vision Package
• Leather Wrapped Multifunction Steering Wheel
• Cab Chassis option at a lower cost

"One of the most impressive improvements, however, is the addition of servotronic power steering. The system monitors your speed and adjusts the steering to suit your situation."

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"One of the most impressive improvements, however, is the addition of servotronic power steering. The system monitors your speed and adjusts the steering to suit your situation."

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