Buying a used Amarok - what should I check?

I am seriously thinking of buying a one owner Volkswagon Amarok 4x4 which is just under three years old with 61,000 miles on the clock. Is there anything special I need to check apart from obvious body imperfections?

Asked on 6 March 2015 by Deacon

Answered by Honest John
Yes, the turbos. I think this 2.0 litre TDI engine is overworked in such a big vehicle. Far better an Isuzu Rodeo/D-Max, or a Ford Ranger.
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