Best Selling Utes in Australia

Best Selling Utes in Australia

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There’s no denying us Aussies love our utes. Whether for work or play, if you’re in the market for a new ute you’re spoiled for choice with the range on offer

We take note of the standout features of some of the best selling 4×4 utes in Australia.

1. Toyota HiLux

This well-equipped all-rounder was last years’ most popular selling ute beating the competition out of the water for its high quality and reliability, featuring:

    • Excellent on-road handling and comfort
    • User-friendly dashboard and large cabin
    • A range of model choices and three different engine sizes
    • Good off-road handling with underbody protection & interior grip handles
    • Large economical fuel tank
    • Good resale value for lower-spec models.

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2. Ford Ranger

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The Wildtrak is a pretty beast and is the most well-equipped of Ford Ranger’s 21 model lineup. For the heftier price tag, you’ll get a 6-speed auto with a grunty 3.2-litre five-cylinder turbo-diesel engine enabling some serious load haulage. It also has a range of creature comforts such as:

    • Sporty / luxury look and feel
    • Heated eight-way power front seats
    • Rain-sensing wipers
    • Voice control system
    • Sat nav with a five-inch display.

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3. Mitsubishi Triton

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The GLX-R is the sportiest number of Mitsubishi’s seven ute lineup, but don’t be afraid to get it dirty as it has some excellent off-road features such as:

    • 205mm of ground clearance
    • Great steering capabilities
    • 2.5-litre turbo-diesel engine
    • User-friendly cabin, comfortable seats
    • Improved safety features; e.g. more airbags
    • Climate control air-conditioning
    • Stereo with 6 speakers and MP3 and USB support,
    • Multi-function display with barometer, elevation gauge and digital compass.

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4. Holden Colorado

With its sleek exterior styling and grunty 2.8 litre turbo diesel engine, the Holden Colorado LTZ is a robust workhorse with:

  • 3500kg class-leading towing capacity
  • An interior robust enough to handle carrying tools
  • Spacious double glovebox
  • Flip-out cup holders
  • Power windows & mirrors, climate control
  • Good off-roading capabilities too.

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5. Isuzu D-Max

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This Thai imported ute has a GPS satellite-navigation including maps for over 10,000 off-road tracks in Australia, plus on-road features such as:

    • 3.0-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine
    • Good fuel economy
    • Touch-screen multimedia system
    • An air-conditioning system that filters pollen
    • Large cab tray
    • Modern but tough styling
    • Hardwearing leather seats.

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6. Volkswagen Amarok

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Superior on-road handling and economical fuel consumption makes this European ute a good seller, along with features such as:

    • 2.0-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine
    • Choice of two- and four-door cab-chassis
    • Nine different colours
    • High quality interior fittings
    • Dual-zone climate control,
    • Rear parking sensors and power windows,
    • A multifunction display unit.

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7. Great Wall V200k

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This sturdy workhorse with a two tonne towing capacity is the cheapest of the bunch but delivers easy transition from on-road to off-road and value for money with features such as:

  • 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine
  • Fuel economy
  • Steering wheel audio controls
  • Remote central locking rear bumper
  • Alloy wheels
  • Leather upholstery

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