On the hunt for a new pick-up for your farm work? Whether your old one has broken down or you just want an upgrade, there is a huge range of brilliant options for you to choose from in 2023. You will want something comfortable, big and tough to ensure it can withstand the demands of the farm work you will put it through.
While pick-ups/jeeps are tough, brands like Land/Range Rover have become notorious in recent times, as reported by many news outlets and analysts, for being the prime target of car thieves so you may want to take out GAP insurance with your new vehicle to make sure it is protected from damage or theft for your peace of mind. So, if you need a pick-ups/jeeps/vehicles that you can depend on, check out our list of the top four for farmers in 2023.
The Ford Ranger is a superb option for agricultural work with a towing capacity of up to 2500kg and a spacious cargo bed that’s over 1.5m long, making it great for carrying plenty of equipment.
This pick-up is an award-winning option too, taking home the Auto Express Pick-Up of the Year award for the last five years straight. You can choose from a 2- or 3-litre engine depending on your needs and the interior has state-of-the-art technology, including a handy 12-inch infotainment screen.
A Toyota Hilux is another fine choice for farmers and is one of the better options in this Japanese manufacture’’s collection of cars. Not only will you get 420Nm of torque from the 2.4- or 2.8-litre engine as well as 3500kg of towing power, but you will also get a comfortable interior that is built to resemble a Toyota passenger car. This makes it a practical yet comfortable option that you should definitely consider.
Another award-winning option for farmers is the Isuzu D-Max, which won the What Van? Pick-up of the Year award in 2023. With this pick-up, farmers can enjoy a loading bay of 1485mm by 1530mm, a towing capacity of 3500kg and an efficient 1.9-litre twin-turbo engine that delivers 360Nm of torque. Plus, the interior features a stylish design with dual-zone climate control, leather seats and plenty of safety features to keep you protected and comfortable at all times.
The VW Amarok is one of the more upmarket options in the pick-up industry. It features a sleek design and all the practical elements a farmer might need too. This includes a one-tonne payload on some of the trims as well as 3500kg of towing potential, making it a great option for large loads. You can expect to find some of the classic features of VWs in this pick-up too with a well-put-together dashboard, comfortable seating and a smooth driving experience.