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Bakkies are increasing in popularity in South Africa. This is because so many different types of bakkies and brands are available to suit all walks of life. Manufacturers such as Toyota, Nissan, and Great Wall Motors (GWM) produce the most affordable bakkies. Recent dealers’ sales figures show that one out of every five vehicles is a bakkie. Below is a list of the cheapest new bakkies on sale in South Africa in 2023, arranged in the order of increasing cost.1
Equipped with a 1.4-litre petrol engine, the Chevrolet Utility is among the smallest bakkies being driven in South Africa. It is most comfortable to drive and is the ideal bakkie for those first-time owners. An added advantage is its excellent resale value. For safety purposes, the standard bakkie has two airbags. 1
This single-cab bakkie is ideal for carrying farm implements and large loads. Its 2.5-litre diesel engine generates 74 kW power and 238 Nm torque, providing sufficient speed. The going price of R192,999 makes the Mahindra Bolero the most affordable bakkie in South Africa. 1
With its 2.2-litre diesel engine, the Mahindra Scorpio Pik Up is ideal for residential work and business but can also handle rough terrain. 1
The Nissan NP300 is a cheap, multi-purpose bakkie powered by a 2.4-litre petrol engine. You can use it for hard work on rough terrains or for residential and family purposes. 1
The Great Wall Motors (GWM) company manufactures this single-cab bakkie equipped with a 2.0-litre petrol engine. Its solid look and efficiency make it a practical family car and is suitable for carrying small and medium loads. 1
A 2.5-litre petrol or diesel engine powers this convenient, spacious single-cab bakkie. It meets most general needs. 1
The more delicate Hyundai H100 bakkie, with its 2.6-litre diesel engine, is unsuitable for rough work or terrain. But, it fits in well within the urban environment too. 1
The double-cab Isuzu D-Max Fleetside Specs is popular amongst South Africans. Isuzu decided to add extra clout to this series by providing a 2.5-litre, turbo diesel engine generating 100 kW of power and 320 Nm of torque. This capability provides rapid acceleration. 1
The Great Wall Motors (GWM) company fitted the single cab GWM P Series 2.0TD SX Automatic with a 2-litre turbo diesel engine producing 120 kW power and 400 Nm torque. Even though the bakkie can handle any rough terrain and heavy loads, it also has striking and elegant looks. 1
This bakkie is an excellent example of Ford durability, power and elegance. It can reach reasonable speeds with its 2.2-litre diesel engine. 1
This is one of the best quality bakkies available on the South African market. No wonder this 2.4-litre diesel is so popular with bakkie lovers. Despite its ruggedness, it’s still elegant enough for city use. 1
Having a 4.0-litre petrol engine makes the Land Cruiser pick-up extremely powerful. Moreover, the durable engine takes good care of a solid body with good ground clearance.
The above article aims to describe the cheapest new bakkies in South Africa in 2023. 1
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