Big brand bakkies for sale in South Africa (Part 2)

On the lookout for great double cab bakkies for sale? In Part 2 of our Big Brand Bakkies post we take a closer look at the Mazda BT50, VW Amarok, Mitsubishi Triton and the Isuzu KB, giving you more information on what you can expect in terms of power, torque and price.

Don’t forget to read our “Big brand double cab bakkies for sale in South Africa (Part 1)” for an overview of the Toyota Hilux, Ford Ranger and Nissan Navara.

double cab isuzu kb bakkie

Image Source: Isuzu South Africa Website.

The Double Cab VW Amarok

‘Where tough and smart come together,’ the VW Amarok for sale is another popular option in South Africa when it comes to double cab bakkies. Capable on and off road, the Amarok comes with all the expected safety features – Differential Lock, Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR), ABS and off-road ABS, and ESP.

An appealing design that is both nice to look at and functional, the Amarok’s exterior lines ooze sophistication. Sleek and sporting flared wheel arches, small touches like the chrome plated rear bumpers (available standard on the Highline) and the Volkswagen distinctive headlights give these double cab bakkies a unique and powerful look.

vw amarok

Image Source: Volkswagen South Africa Website.

While the entry level Amarok doesn’t sport much fluff, the higher end models in the line-up come with features such as Climatic Air Conditioning, a useful multifunctional display, Park Distance Control, leather interior, multifunctional steering wheel and, in the Highline, a touchscreen radio.

The Volkswagen Amarok models also boast the Shiftable and Permanent 4Motion four-wheel drive, giving the driver reliable traction on all road surfaces. Other outstanding features of the Amarok include central locking coupled with an anti-theft system, emergency stop signalling and even illumination for the load platform.

Amarok Double Cab Models1968 cm³Maximum OutputMaximum TorqueAcceleration (0 -100 km/h)Top SpeedFuel Consumption (Combined Cycle)VW Amarok Price starting at:
2.0 TDI Trendline 4x21968 cm³103 kW @ 3 500 rpm340 Nm @ 1 600 – 2 250 rpm13.5 seconds163 km/h7.6 litres / 100 kmR 478 100
2.0 BiTDI Highline 4x21968 cm³132 kW @ 3 500 rpm400 Nm @ 1 500 – 2 250 rpm10.3 seconds184 km/h7.9 litres / 100 kmR 511 700
2.0 TDI Trendline 4MOTION1968 cm³103 kW @ 3 500 rpm340 Nm @ 1 600 – 2 250 rpm13.7 seconds161 km/h7.7 litres / 100 kmR 529 100
2.0 BiTDI Highline Auto 4x21968 cm³132 kW @ 4 000 rpm420 Nm @ 1 750 rpm10.6 seconds180 km/h8.2 litres / 100 kmR 529 200
2.0 BiTDI Highline 4MOTION1968 cm³132 kW @ 4 000 rpm400 Nm @ 1 500 – 2 250 rpm10.6 seconds183 km/h8.0 litres / 100 kmR 562 700
2.0 BiTDI Highline 4MOTION AUTO1968 cm³132 kW @ 4 000 rpm420 Nm @ 1 750 rpm10.9 seconds179 km/h8.3 litres / 100 kmR 580 200
2.0 BiTDI Ultimate 4MOTION AUTO1968 cm³132 kW @ 4 000 rpm420 Nm @ 1 750 rpm11.0 seconds180 km/h8.3 litres / 100 kmR 638 700

Isuzu KB Double Cab

Packed with safety features, great tech and sporting a premium quality interior, the double cab Isuzu KB models are not only comfortable, but capable and efficient as well.

Looking at the exterior you will find an aerodynamic design that is bold and aggressive. Coupled with LED daytime running lights, the 18” alloy wheels and a fuel efficient 2.5 litre diesel engine, you get a bakkie that is easy on the eye and capable of blowing your socks off.

The interior of the Isuzu KB for sale boast a functional instrument cluster and, in the higher end models, a leather interior, keyless entry, a stop/start button and a touch screen navigation and radio system. With a modern interior and design, you can also expect outstanding safety features and the KB Double Cab does not disappoint.

Double cab models in the KB line-up comes standard with ABS, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), a Brake Assist System (BAS), Traction Control, ABS and EBD. Side impact protection bars and airbags add another level of safety.

Other outstanding features found in the Isuzu KB range include Hill Start Assist, a rear view camera for higher end models, automatic climate control, cruise control, projector halogen headlamps and a multifunctional steering wheel.

KB Double Cab ModelsDisplacementMaximum OutputMaximum TorqueFuel Consumption (Combined Cycle)Isuzu KB Price starting at:
KB 250 D-TEQ Hi-Rider 4x22499 cc100 Kw @ 3 600 rpm320 Nm @ 1 800 – 2 200 rpm7.7 litres / 100 kmR 351 300
KB 250 D-TEQ LE 4x22499 cc100 Kw @ 3 600 rpm320 Nm @ 1 800 – 2 200 rpm7.7 litres / 100 kmR 435 200
KB 250 D-TEQ LE 4x42499 cc100 Kw @ 3 600 rpm320 Nm @ 1 800 – 2 200 rpm7.9 litres / 100 kmR 457 400
KB 300 D-TEQ LX 4x22999 cc130 kW @ 3 600 rpm380 Nm @ 1 800 – 2 800 rpm7.8 litres / 100 mR 486 900
KB 300 D-TEQ LX 4x2 Auto2999 cc130 kW @ 3 600 rpm380 Nm @ 1 800 – 2 800 rpm7.7 litres / 100 mR 501 200
KB 300 D-TEQ LX 4x42999 cc130 kW @ 3 600 rpm380 Nm @ 1 800 – 2 800 rpm7.9 litres / 100 kmR 549 800
KB 300 D-TEQ LX 4x4 Auto2999 cc130 kW @ 3 600 rpm380 Nm @ 1 800 – 2 800 rpm7.9 litres / 100 kmR 563 500

The Double Cab Mitsubishi Triton

Called tough and reliable, the Mitsubishi Triton for sale was designed and built to handle anything and everything. Equipped with side impact beams, airbags and powerful brakes, these double cab bakkies for sale are not to be overlooked.

The Triton’s exterior features everything you’d expect and more – a tail gate mounted brake light, chrome side mirrors and door handles, impressive 16” or 17” alloy wheels, a 205 mm ground clearance and those beautifully arched lines that are so distinctive of Mitsubishi.

mitsubishi triton

Image Source: Mitsubishi South Africa Website.

In terms of safety, you can expect everything from airbags, ABS and EBD to rear collision energy absorption, front door impact bars and a body construction making use of Mitsubishi’s Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution (RISE). This bakkie has a rigid ladder frame and a unique design that translates into a lower centre of gravity.

The interior is also something to write home about. Sporting leather seats, a multi information display, an AM/FM radio with a USB port and CD and MP3 player, cruise control and a multifunctional leather steering wheel, you’ll have everything you need and more.

Other notable features of these double cab bakkies include an electronic rear window, keyless entry with an alarm system, rear differential lock, electric windows, an impact absorbing steering column and an anti-intrusion brake pedal.

The Triton Double Cab has a starting price of R 484 900.

Triton Double Cab ModelsMaximum OutputMaximum Torque
2.5 Di-DC DC 4x2 (M/T)100 kW @ 3 500 rpm314 Nm @ 2 000 rpm
2.5 Di-DC HP DC 4x4 (M/T)131 Kw @ 4 000 rpm400 Nm @ 2 800 – 2 850 rpm

PS: Keep an eye on the all new Mitsubishi Triton Sport Utility expected to launch in South Africa in early 2017. To be fitted with a newly developed diesel engine, you can expect a power of 133 kW and a torque of 430 Nm.

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The Mazda BT50

Featuring a sleek and athletic design, the Mazda BT50 is another well-known face on our streets. Featuring a tow capacity of 3 500 kilogrammes, it is available in a range of colour options. The exterior of these double cab bakkies for sale is also unique, flaunting Mazda’s sleek lines and distinctive front and rear lights.

Comfort is not sacrificed with the BT50’s tough and functional design. The interior of these bakkies from Mazda comes with air conditioning, powered windows and mirrors and cruise control. The higher end models in the line-up also boast audio controls on the steering wheel, a 3.5” multifunctional display and a radio with a CD and MP3 player, iPod and USB connectivity and Bluetooth voice controls.

mazda bt50

Image Source: Mazda South Africa Website.

In terms of safety, the Mazda BT50 for sale won’t let you down. With powerful brakes backed by ABS and EBD, you can also expect Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Trailer Sway Mitigation (TSM), Load Adaptive Control (LAC), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Roll Over Mitigation (ROM), Hill Decent Control and Hill Launch Assist.

Other notable features of the BT50 include a high strength chassis, reinforced body shell and a built-in trip computer supplying information like fuel consumption.

Mazda BT50 Double Cab ModelsDisplacementMaximum OutputMaximum Torque
BT-50 DBL 2.2L 6MT 4X2 HR SLE2198 cc110 kW @ 3 700 rpm375 Nm @ 1 500 – 2 500 rpm
BT-50 DBL 2.2L 6MT 4X2 HR SLE W/ LRD2198 cc110 kW @ 3 700 rpm375 Nm @ 1 500 – 2 500 rpm
BT-50 DBL 3.2L 6MT 4X2 HR SLE3198 cc147 kW @ 3 000 rpm470 Nm @ 1 750 – 2 500 rpm
BT-50 DBL 3.2L 6MT 4X2 HR SLE W/ LRD3198 cc147 kW @ 3 000 rpm470 Nm @ 1 750 – 2 500 rpm
BT-50 DBL 3.2L 6AT 4X2 HR SLE3198 cc147 kW @ 3 000 rpm470 Nm @ 1 750 – 2 500 rpm
BT-50 DBL 3.2L 6AT 4X2 HR SLE W/ LRD3198 cc147 kW @ 3 000 rpm470 Nm @ 1 750 – 2 500 rpm
BT-50 DBL 3.2L 6MT 4X4 HR SLE3198 cc147 kW @ 3 000 rpm470 Nm @ 1 750 – 2 500 rpm
BT-50 DBL 3.2L 6AT 4X4 HR SLE3198 cc147 kW @ 3 000 rpm470 Nm @ 1 750 – 2 500 rpm

Do you already have a favourite? Start shopping for double cab bakkies for sale that will meet your levels of toughness and budget. With a robust motoring section, Junk Mail has everything you will need and so much more. What are you waiting for? Check out the awesome deals on used bakkies for sale now!

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