Downsizing might be one of the motor industry buzzwords of recent years, but no one seems to have told Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

In place of the old Amarok’s 2.0-litre engine, the updated double-cab pick-up has a 3.0-litre V6 engine. So, what tow car ability does it have?

Well, the new Amarok is quicker and more powerful than before, but fuel economy and emissions are similar to the old model’s.

And the VW Amarok is priced above most double-cab pick-ups – is it worth the extra?