Best Dual Cab UTE OF 2020

Best Dual Cab UTE OF 2020
by Drive Car of the Year

Drive put five of 2020’s best dual-cab ute for sale in Oz to the test.
Combining tradie toughness with a family friendly cabin, these utes are all Aussie favourites.

The finalists for the Best Dual-Cab Ute of 2020
The five contenders below are some of the best dual-cab utes you can buy in Australia today. Each of our contenders can be found on worksites across Australia, but which will be crowned 2020’s Best Dual-Cab Ute?

WINNER: Ford Ranger XLS

Designed and engineered in Melbourne, the Ranger is as Australian as a car gets these days – can it take out this years’ Best 4WD Dual-Cab Ute?

Engine: 3.2-litre, 5 -cylinder Turbo Intercooled
Power: 147KW at 3000rpm
Transmission: 6 -speed Automatic
Fuel use: 8.9L/100km

Volkswagen Amarok 580 Highline

Volkswagen continues to play to its strengths with even more power and torque available from the V6. But is it enough to keep pace with the competition?

Engine: 3.0-litre, 6 -cylinder Turbo Intercooled
Power: 190KW at 4500rpm
Transmission: 8 -speed Automatic
Fuel use: 8.9L/100km

Toyota HiLux SR5 Auto

The Toyota HiLux is Australia’s top-selling new vehicle, which is pretty remarkable.

Engine: 2.8-litre, 4 -cylinder Turbo Intercooled
Power: 130KW at 3400rpm
Transmission: 6 -speed Automatic
Fuel use: 8.4L/100km

Nissan Navara ST-X 4×4

Does this new Nissan Navara lift the game in all-round ute quality?

Engine: 2.3-litre, 4 -cylinder Twin Turbo Intercooled
Power: 140KW at 3750rpm
Transmission: 7 -speed Automatic
Fuel use: 7L/100km