July 17, 2018

The top 5 new pick-ups for load length

new Mercedes X-Class

There are an increasing number of new pick-up vans on the market, however you may be limited in practicality with certain options due to smaller load beds. Vansdirect compares all of the options available on the market, determining the best double cab pick-ups for load length!

Top 5 pick-ups for load length

5. Toyota Hilux – 1,525mm

Just beating the likes of the Mitsubishi L200 and Fiat Fullback to the top 5 by a miniscule 5mm, the Toyota Hilux is an excellent all-round pick-up combining the 1,525mm load length, with a load width of 1,575mm, a one-tonne payload and 3.5-tonne towing capacity.

Toyota Hilux double cab pick-up vans for sale from £249pm

4. Ford Ranger – 1,549mm

The UK’s best-selling pick-up, the Ford Ranger is an iconic vehicle again renowned for its all-round capabilities, including the load area which has an impressive load length of 1,549mm to combine with a 3.5-tonne towing capacity, 800 wading depth and tilt angle of 35 degrees.

Ford Ranger double cab pick-up vans for sale from £215pm

3. Volkswagen Amarok – 1,555mm

In conjunction with having one of the longest load beds, the Volkswagen Amarok leads the way in terms of having the widest load bed by a long way at 1620mm and one of the best payloads in its class up of 1,112kg. What does let the Volkswagen Amarok down in terms of practicality is the 3.1-tonne payload not rivalling some of the segments biggest hitters who offer up to 3.5-tonnes.

Volkswagen Amarok double cab pick-up vans for sale from £289pm

= 1. Nissan Navara – 1,578mm

Nissan Navara double cab pick-up vans for sale from £249pm

= 1. Mercedes X-Class – 1,578mm

Top place in the pick-up van segment for load-length is a joint prize, with the rugged Nissan Navara and the newest entry into the segment the Mercedes X-Class sharing the longest load beds in the double-cab pick-up market by a significant margin. The new X-Class is based on the Navara and consequently carries over excellent load carrying abilities in conjunction with a one-tonne payload and 3.5-tonne towing capacity.

Mercedes X-Class double cab pick-up vans for sale from £439pm

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