Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery

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  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    A drag race between two pick-up trucks doesn't make sense, but it sure is fun to watch
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    This time it's Toyota Hilux vs VW Amarok
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    The Hilux's engine makes 204 hp and 369 lb-ft
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    The Amarok has the power advantage with 258 hp and 428 lb/ft
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    But the Hilux is lighter at 4,630 lbs
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    While the VW Amarok weighs 4,850 lbs
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    The Toyota is the more afordable of the two
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    While the Amarok is the equivalent of around $4,160 more
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    The Hilux has Sport and Power modes, but will it help?
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    The answer is a decisive "No" for the first race.
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    Amarok's power advantage and ZF 8-speed automatic secure the win
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    Even with Sport and Power mode for the Hilux, the win still goes to VW
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    The result is the same even with a 50 mph rolling start
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    The Amarok consistently gaps the Hilux. Sometimes, by a lot
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    The heavier Amarok even stops better
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    However, Matt points out Toyota's longer warranty and better reliability
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    Or maybe he's just being a sore loser (no offence Matt)
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    In any case, no one really buys a workhorse for its straightline performance
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    Both pick-up trucks are great offerings and excel at their job
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
    Which one would you choose? Swipe up to witness utter annihilation
  • Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race - gallery
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