Best Bakkie In Kenya

What is Bakkie?

A pickup truck or pickup is a light-duty truck that has an enclosed cabin, and a back end made up of a cargo bed that is enclosed by three low walls with no roof. In Australia and New Zealand, both pickups and coupé utilities are called utes, short for a utility vehicle

Best Bakkie In Kenya

1. Toyota Hilux

The Toyota Hilux is a time-tested workhorse that has been the mainstay of light commercial transport in Kenya for many years.

Its longevity is unquestionable and it’s commonplace to find older versions still kicking on the roads even after years of abuse and thousands of miles.

2. Isuzu D-Max

If you are a businessman looking for a light transport vehicle, then the Isuzu D-Max makes for a compelling buy.

It’s a reliable workhorse that can clock high miles without skipping a beat. If you’re a family person with an occasional need for light transport, then D-Max has you covered. T

3. Toyota Land Cruiser Pickup

The Land Cruiser is known for being rugged, durable, reliable, and utilitarian. Leading the pack is the Land Cruiser J70 series which is offered in pickup and hardtop configurations.

So durable are these cars that it’s rumored they will survive a nuclear extinction besides cockroaches.

4. Ford Ranger

The Ford Ranger is steadily carving a niche in the ultra-competitive light commercial transport sector in Kenya. Historically, it was not widely adopted by private entities and was mainly used by the government but the tide is turning as they become more available in the second-hand markets. 

5. Nissan Hardbody

The Nissan Hardbody is a longstanding pickup that has cut its teeth in some of the world’s demanding terrains such as the Kenyan countryside and the Australian Outback.

The Current NP300 is a versatile pickup that is configurable for various light commercial transport applications.

Which bakkie is the most reliable?

12 Best Bakkies in Africa

Toyota Hilux

The Hilux Bakkie for sale in South Africa is one of the top-selling bakkies. It’s one of the locally produced models that has captured a higher market share. It consists of competitive Bakkie features and ensures reliability and durability.

Which car is the fastest bakkie?

World's most powerful bakkie goes wild

The 1000 TRX, based on a Dodge Ram TRX pickup, is celebrated as the world’s fastest and most powerful bakkie thanks to being powered by a 755kW and 1,313Nm 6.2l supercharged “Hellcat” V8 engine.

Which bakkie lasts the longest?

When looking at the bakkie section, Toyota excels again, with the Tundra in first position and the Tacoma in third, with both having a lifespan of over 370 000km.