Three pick-up trucks to lease under £400 per month

Date Posted 6th June 2022
Read Time 4 min read

It seems the glory days of the pick-up truck are dwindling in the UK. Whereas there was a variety of models on offer only a few years ago, with many drivers taking advantage of VAT and Benefit-in-Kind tax rules, the likes of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class, Nissan Navarra, Fiat Fullback and Mitsubishi L200 have all been discontinued for a variety of reasons.

So when it comes to pick-up truck leasing it’s slim pickings in the UK market currently. The good news is we have a selection of models available on Hippo Leasing, all for under £400.

Toyota Hilux

Tough outside, comfortable inside, the Toyota Hilux’s reputation for tackling every terrain and overcoming every obstacle is legendary. All of this makes the Hilux the front-runner as the pick-up of choice for a variety of industries.

With more than 18m of the model produced since 1968, the Hilux has got a reputation because it has earned it. Available as a two-door single cab or four-door double cab, the Hilux remains an accomplished workhorse and exemplifies Toyota’s reputation for reliability and practicality while also offering a level of luxury and drivability rarely seen in the segment.

Key features

  • Toyota’s legendary “unbreakable” pick-up
  • Choice of 2.4 and 2.8-litre engines with six-speed automatic and manual transmissions
  • All-wheel drive standard on all UK models, with choice of Single, Extra and Double Cab versions
  • Equipped and engineered for work and leisure, with high-quality cabin comfort, safety and connectivity features
  • Payloads up to 1,030kg, towing capacity 3.5 tonnes across the range
  • Off-road performance enhanced with electronic limited-slip differential

Good for?

The Toyota Hilux is the ultimate all-rounder in a lot of respects. Able off-road, comfortable on-road, practical, usable, and with no compromises, it’s the crown jewel in the Toyota crown and the ultimate option for pick-up truck leasing.

Ford Ranger

With a new model due in 2023, now is a great time to get a deal on the outgoing Ford Ranger.

With a reputation for being tough, capable, and ready for work whatever the weather, the Ranger offers all-terrain performance as well as active safety features.

As the UK’s most popular pick-up truck, it offers a great all-round performance ensuring it ticks the box for those wanting to use it for work and/or leisure activities.

With a range of cab options, three powertrains featuring Ford’s efficient EcoBlue engine, and specifications to suit any need it ticks all the boxes.

Key features

  • Great towing capacity of 3,500kg
  • Wading depth of 800mm
  • Ground clearance of 237mm
  • Versatile and comfortable on and off-road
  • Great looks

Good for?

Another good all-rounder with plenty of interior space making it a great family-friendly and adventure vehicle.

While it might be more expensive to run than some of its competitors, it’s ultra efficient and one of the best options for pick-up truck leasing.

Isuzu D-Max

Isuzu market themselves as the pick-up professionals, and once you’ve experienced the capability of the D-Max you’ll understand why. Not only is it deliver capability and durability but superior comfort and refinement too.

Add to that its aggressive styling, as well as improved off-road performance and safety tech, and you have the pick-up truck equivalent of the king of the jungle.

Isuzu is renowned for its 4×4 expertise, and that means the D-Max has a wading depth of 800mm with a 3.5 tonne towing capability. The 4WD system featured within offers a faster engaging shift-on-the-fly system and rear diff-lock, which is standard across the All-Purpose range.

Key features

  • 360 Nm of torque
  • Speed-sensitive power steering
  • Can carry over one ton and tow 3.5 tonne
  • Versatile and comfortable on and off-road
  • Car-like interior

Good for?

Offering more aggressive exterior styling than its competitors, as well as generally coming in at a lower price, the Isuzu D-Max might just be the perfect proposition for those whose focus is more on using it as a work vehicle than an all-rounder.

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