Ford Ranger (pickup)
For Capable off-road, useful payload, reasonable towing capacity, could be good deals on run-out models ahead of new Ranger introduction in Autumn ’06
Against Old 2.5 TD engine, 6000-mile service intervals, lacks refinement

Isuzu Rodeo (pickup)
For Good standard kit list on Denver, strong 3-litre engine, good towing capacity, 12,000 mile service intervals, easy-to-use push-button low-ratio and 4wd selection, first to bring auto box to pickups
Against Lacks refinement, can be noisy, 2.5 model is weedy against others

Jeep Pioneer (commercial 4×4)
For Full towing ability with auto version, punchy 4-pot engine, surefooted Comand-Trac 4wd system, good spec
Against Nowhere to rest your left foot, overly light steering, nearside-hinged rear door, cheap plastic finish to interior

Kia Sorento (commercial 4×4)
For Great value, three-year
unlimited mileage warranty,
high specification, rear limited
slip diff
Against Only one model available, firm suspension, light steering

Land Rover Defender (commercial 4×4 and pickup)
For Off-road ability, towing capacity
Against Ride quality, comfort
Mazda (pickup)
For Capable off-road, useful payload, reasonable towing capacity, could be good deals on run-out models ahead of new BT-50 model introduction later this year
Against Old 2.5 TD engine, 6000-mile service intervals, lacks refinement

Mercedes-Benz Vito (4wd van)
For Service intervals, high specification
Against Foot-operated parking brake

Mitsubishi L200 (pick-up)
For Modern styling, car-like interior, manoeuvrability
Against Ride quality
Mitsubishi Shogun (commercial 4×4)
For Towing capacity, ruggedness, build quality
Against Ageing design, pricey, payload

Nissan Terrano (commercial 4×4)
For Gutsy engine, off-road ability, firm ride, towing capacity of 3.0
Against Ageing design, small cargo area, in-cab storage space

Nissan Navara (pick-up)
For Pickup version of the
Pathfinder SUV, roomy, comfortable, high specification, refined, 18,000-mile service intervals, strong
engine
Against Towing capacity, turning circle
Proton Jumbuck (<00BD>t pick-up)
For Price, price and price
Against Petrol-only, in-cab storage space, rear-wheel drive only, payload, towing capacity

Santana (commercial 4×4)
For This is how Land Rover’s Defender should be, driving position, towing capacity, off-road ability
Against Engine output

Ssangyong (commercial 4×4)
For Refinement, towing capacity, specification, performance
Against Payload, quirky looks

Toyota Hilux (pick-up)
For D4-D engine’s refinement, 20,000-mile major servicing
Against D4-D engine’s output, towing capacity

 

Pickups and Commercial 4X4s
Model Engine  Power/Torque Towing capacity Payload Bed size Load vol Price from £
(cc/cyl) (hp/lb ft) (kg) (kg) (w x l (mm)) (cu m) (exc VAT)
FORD RANGER (PICKUP)
Ranger 2.5 TD singlecab 4×4 2499/4 109/196 2800 1180 1536×2280 £13,145
Ranger 2.5 TD supercab 4×4 2499/4 109/196 2800 1210 1536×1753 £13,295
Ranger2.5 TD doublecab 4×4 2499/4 109/196 2800 1135 1536×1530 £14,050
ISUZU RODEO (PICKUP)
Isuzu Rodeo 3.0 4×4 TD s/cab 2999/4 129/207 3000 1095 1530×2270 £12,090
Isuzu Rodeo Max Plus 3.0 4×4 TD d/cab 2999/4 129/207 3000 1055 1460×1380 £13,990
Isuzu Rodeo Denver 3.0 4×4 TD d/cab Manual  2999/4 129/207 3000 1055 1460×1380 £13,990
Isuzu Rodeo Denver 3.0 4×4 TD d/cab Auto 2999/4 129/217 3000 1045 1460×1380 £14,990
Isuzu Rodeo Denver Max 2.5 4×4 TD d/cab Manual 2499/4 99/167 3000 1065 1460×1380 £15,500
Isuzu Rodeo Denver Max 3.0 4×4 TD d/cab Manual 2999/4 129/207 3000 1055 1460×1380 £15,990
Isuzu Rodeo Denver Max 3.0 4×4 TD d/cab Auto 2999/4 129/217 3000 1045 1460×1380 £16,990
Isuzu Denver Max LE3.0 4×4 TD d/cab Manual 2999/4 153/258 3000 1055 1460×1380 £19,990
Isuzu Denver Max LE3.0 4×4 TD d/cab Auto 2999/4 153/258 3000 1045 1460×1380 £20,990
JEEP PIONEER (COMMERCIAL 4X4)
Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 2.8 Man 2776 / 4 161/295 2800 370 £17,765
Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 2.8 Auto 2776 / 4 161/295 3500 380 £18,615
KIA SORENTO (COMMERCIAL 4X4)
Kia Sorento XE-C 2497/4 138/253 2800 544 1370 x 1610 £18,679
LAND ROVER DEFENDER (COMMERCIAL 4X4)
Defender 90 Pickup & hardtop 2500/5 122/221 3500 720-765 1430×983 1.97 £14,850
Defender 110 Pickup & hardtop 2500/5 122/221 3500 895-1165 1430×1740 3.27 £16,170
Defender 130 Pickup 2500/5 122/221 3500 1383 1670×1668 £18,150
MAZDA (PICKUP)
4×2 S/Cab 2500/4 84/144 2000 1200 1535 x 2280 £10,698
4×4 S/Cab 2500/4 109/196 2800 1180 1535 x 2280 £13,606
4×4 D/Cab 2500/4 109/196 2800 1125 1535 x 1530 £16,105
4×4 D/Cab Barracuda  2500/4 109/196 2800 1065 1535 x 1530 £17,629
MERCEDES-BENZ VITO (4WD VAN)
Mercedes-Benz Vito 111CDI 2148/4 109hp/290Nm 2500kg 1042kg 1650×3099 5.68 £14,175
4×4 +£2360
Mercedes-Benz Vito 115CDI 2148/4 150hp/330Nm 2500kg 1042kg 1650×3099 5.68 £16,065
4×4 + £2360
MITSUBISHI L200 (PICK-UP)
L200 4Work Singlecab 2477/4 134/231 2700 1120 1470×2220   £12,249
L200 4Life Singlecab 2477/4 134/231 2700 1120 1470×2220   £13,499
L200 4Work Double Cab 2477/4 134/231 2700 1050 1470×1325   £13,599
L200 4Life Double Cab 2477/4 134/231 2700 1050 1470×1325 £14,999
L200 Warrior Double Cab 2477/4 134/231 2700 1045 1470×1325 £16,999
L200 Warrior Double Cab (auto) 2477/4 134/231 2700 1045 1470×1325 £17,799
L200 Animal Double Cab 2477/4 165/302 2700 1045 1470×1325 £18,999
L200 Animal Double Cab (auto) 2477/4 165/258 2700 1045 1470×1325 £19,799
L200 Elegance Double Cab (auto) 2477/4 134/231 2700 1045 1470×1325 £19,999
MITSUBISHI SHOGUN (COMMERCIAL 4X4)
Shogun SWB Classic Comm 3200/4 158/275 2800 520 £18,174
Shogun SWB Equippe Comm 3200/4 158/275 2800 490 £20,204
Shogun SWB Warrior Comm (auto) 3200/4 158/275 2800 490 £24,004
Shogun LWB Classic Comm 3200/4 158/275 3300 670 £22,604
Shogun LWB Classic Comm (auto) 3200/4 158/275 3300 670 £23,904
Shogun Sport Classic Comm 2477/4 114/177 2800 670 £14,804
Shogun Sport Equippe Comm 2477/4 114/177 2800 595 £17,404
NISSAN TERRANO (COMMERCIAL 4X4)
Terrano Van 2.7TD 2664/4 125/205 2800 810 / 760 1.65 £14,855
Terrano Van 3.0 Di 2953/4 154/224 3000 700 1.65 £17,000
NISSAN NAVARA (PICK-UP)
Nissan Pick-Up 2488/4 133/224 2800 1130 1465 x 2235 £13,675
Navara King Cab Standard 2488/4 172/297 2700 1073 1560 x 1861 £15,000
Navara King Cab SE and Outlaw 2488/4 172/297 2700 1085 1560 x 1861 £16,500 &
£17,400
Navara Double Cab Standard 2488/4 172/297 2600 1123 1560 x 1511 £16,000
Navara Double Cab SE & Outlaw 2488/4 172/297 2600 1097 1560 x 1511 £17,500 &
£18,600
Navara Double Cab Outlaw Auto 2488/4 172/297 2600 1084 1560 x 1511 £19,575
Navara Double Cab Aventura Manual 2488/4 172/297 2600 1097 1560 x 1511 £21,200
Navara Double Cab Aventura Auto 2488/4 172/297 2600 1090 1560 x 1511 £22,175
* Basic on the road price, excludes VAT but includes delivery to the dealership, number plates, 12 months’ Vehicle Excise Duty (£170) and Government First Registration Fee of £38 
PROTON JUMBUCK (PICKUP)
Jumbuck 1.5 GL/GS 1468/4 86/91 1000 645 1349×1630 0.82 £7,722
Jumbuck 1.5 GLS 1468/4 86/91 1000 635 1349×1630 0.82 £8,897
Jumbuck 1.5 GSX 1468/4 86/91 1000 645 1349×1630 0.82 £9,132
SANTANA (COMMERCIAL 4X4)
Santana Work4orce Pick-Up 2800/4 125/203 3500 1175 1070 x 1800 £15,349
Santana Work4orce Van (2 Seats) 2800/4 125/203 3500 1000 2.1 £15,649
Santana Work4orce doublecab van 2800/4 125/203 3500 1000 1.6 £16,149
Santana Work4orce station wagon 2800/4 125/203 3500 1000 1.6 £16,499
SSANGYONG
SsangYong Rexton 270C 2696/5 165/262 3500 650 1220 x 1088 1.34 £16,995
TOYOTA HILUX (PICK-UP)
Hilux singlecab 4×4 2494/4 101/191 2250 945 1520 x 2315 £14,250
Hilux doublecab 4×4 2494/4 101/191 2250 1085 1515 x 1526 £15,150