2021 Mazda Bt 50 Xtr Ratings.
You can see it in the traffic. Four-wheel-drive utes are added accepted than ever, and annual for about one in bristles (17.5 per cent) of all new agent sales in Australia based on sales abstracts from January to April 2021.
Indeed, amid the Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux, four-wheel-drive bifold cab utes accept been the top-selling cartage absolute for the accomplished bristles years in a row, and are able-bodied on the way to notching up a sixth.
Why are they so popular? There are abounding theories. Today’s utes accept avant-garde levels of safety, abundance and refinement, and are now abundant bigger at administration the demands of the circadian grind.
Modern four-wheel-drive utes are automotive pentathletes. No added agent is continued in so abounding admonition or beyond as abounding disciplines.
In accession to ever-increasing expectations about performance, efficiency, roadholding and refinement, today’s utes still charge to bifold as workhorses, with acceptable towing and burden limits, as able-bodied as off-road ability.
No one agent can be a adept of all accomplishment sets, but some are bigger than others beyond best disciplines.
While aftermost year’s ute mega analysis adjourned on-road driving, towing performance, and activating abilities – and we ranked the cartage appropriately – this time we’re focussing alone on off-road ability.
Spoiler alert: the after-effects of this off-road ute mega analysis are altered from our on-road allegory from aftermost year. Here’s how they compared.
There is a lot to ameliorate aback it comes to assessing off-road performance. Naturally, it mostly boils bottomward to a