Ute Comparison: October 2015

  • By Celene Zaghini
  • 19 Oct, 2015

Ford Ranger v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Toyota HiLux v Volkswagen Amarok.

Utes, pick-ups, trucks, dual-cabs, double-cabs – whatever you call them, these big four-door 4×4 haulers are massively important to buyers in Australia.

The 4×4 utility segment has boomed in recent years, and it remains one of the strongest parts of the Australian new car market – indeed, roughly one in every 10 vehicles sold in this country will be a four-wheel-drive commercial vehicle.

But the fact is that these vehicles are now performing dual roles – they are often driven as business vehicles during the week and then turned around as family run-arounds on the weekend.

It would be reasonable, then, to expect that these trucks would need to be more sophisticated, refined and comfortable than ever before, as well as safer, smarter and still rugged enough to cope with the rigours and drudgeries of day-to-day work.

Below is a list of the the eight best-selling dual purpose vehicles in Australia:

  • Toyota HiLux
  • Ford Ranger
  • Nissan Navara
  • Mitsubishi Triton
  • Holden Colorado
  • Volkswagen Amarok
  • Isuzu D-Max
  • Mazda BT-50

Source: Caradvice.com

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