Pickup trucks are not seen as the most fuel-efficient among many other kinds of vehicle but there are pickup models which really give you much thought in terms of fuel economy.
Last November at Clark Pampanga, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Fuel Economy Run has proved we have kept a wrong notion of the pickup vehicles for a long time and need to ditch this outdated idea. Today Philkotse.com will take the DOE’s list above for reference to sort out 5 most fuel-efficient diesel pickup trucks available in the Philippines and the one in the first place will definitely give you a wow.
|Model||Engine displacement |
|Transmission||Fuel efficiency rating |
|Suzuki Super Carry||793||Manual||19.19|
1. Mahindra Supro (MT): 22.52 kpl
This unpopular brand name may sound like a risk to take but actually provides the most fuel-efficient pickup truck you can find in the Philippines. Though being a small truck, the Mahindra Supro offers great room for occupants.
Though a small truck, the Mahindra Supro offers great room for occupants
2. Suzuki Super Carry (MT): 19.19 kpl
Being a mini utility vehicle in the world of many other huge pickups, the Suzuki Super Carry performs an impressive fuel economy of 19.19 kpl. In the Philippines, the Suzuki Super Carry pickup truck is priced at P489,000.
|Suzuki Super Carry Pickup Truck||P489,000|
The Suzuki Super Carry performs an impressive fuel economy
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3. Mitsubishi Strada (AT): 18.9 kpl
The persistent upgrades throughout the past 40 years in the Strada make sure the vehicle get into this list. Being brought up with other improvements, fuel-economy is also taken extremely care of.
The Mitsubishi Strada take fewer gears than the Montero Sport, which boosts the engine power but at the same time better the fuel economy. Besides, the hydraulic assist becoming lighter requires less fuel than other pickup models.
|Mitsubishi Strada 2.5 GL ex2 MT||P960,000|
|Mitsubishi Strada 2.5 GLX 4x2 MT||P1,048,000|
|Mitsubishi Strada 2.5 GL 4x4 MT||P1,107,000|
|Mitsubishi Strada 2.4 GLS 4x2 MT||P1,160,000|
|Mitsubishi Strada 2.4 GLS 4x2 AT||P1,228,000|
|Mitsubishi Strada 2.4 GLS 4x4 MT||P1,336,000|
|Mitsubishi Strada 2.5 GLS V 4x4 MT Field Master||P1,405,000|
|Mitsubishi Strada GT 4x4 AT||P1,512,000|
|Mitsubishi Strada 2.5 GLS Sport V 4x4 AT Field Master||P1,525,000|
|Mitsubishi Strada GT 4x4 MT||P998,000|
The Mitsubishi Strada 2WD is a great everyday pickup
4. Nissan Navara (AT): 17.8 kpl
No wonder the Navara will be on this list for it’s a loyal member among the best-selling pickup trucks in the Philippines in recent years.
Being among the bestsellers, the Nissan Navara must have something worth discussing and that is the excellent ability for city drives and loading capacity. Interested to learn more about this handsome pickup? Click here to read our Nissan Navara review on Philkotse.com.
No wonder the Navara will be on this list for it’s a loyal member among the best-selling pickup trucks
|Nissan Navara 4x2 MT||P917,000|
|Nissan Navara 4x2 Calibre MT||P952,000|
|Nissan Navara 4x2 EL Calibre MT||P1,050,000|
|Nissan Navara 4x2 EL Calibre AT||P1,113,000|
|Nissan Navara 4x2 EL Calibre Sport Edition MT||P1,141,000|
|Nissan Navara 4x2 EL Calibre Sport Edition AT||P1,200,000|
|Nissan Navara 4x4 EL MT||P1,221,000|
|Nissan Navara 4x4 VL MT||P1,372,000|
|Nissan Navara 4x4 VL AT||P1,423,000|
|Nissan Navara 4x4 VL Sport Edition AT||P1,490,000|
5. Ford Ranger (AT): 17.19 kpl
Ford Range’s fuel economy is nothing new to car enthusiasts as the model’s performance has been upgraded over time. The model took its root around 1958 and 1960 from the Edsel division on the base-trim Edsel Ranger model line, the Ford Ranger has left an indelible mark as one of the sturdiest pickup truck we can come up with.
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The Ford Ranger has left an indelible mark as one of the sturdiest pickup truck we can come up with
|Ford Ranger 2.2 XLS 4x2 MT||P998,000|
|Ford Ranger 2.2 XLT 4x2 MT||P1,128,000|
|Ford Ranger 2.2 XLS 4x4 MT||P1,138,000|
|Ford Ranger 2.2 2.2 XLT 4x2 AT||P1,188,000|
|Ford Ranger 2.2 FX4 4x2 MT||P1,208,000|
|Ford Ranger 2.2 FX4 4x2 AT||P1,268,000|
|Ford Ranger 2.2 2.2 Wildtrak 4x2 MT||P1,328,000|
|Ford Ranger 2.2 Wildtrak 4x2 AT||P1,388,000|
|Ford Ranger 2.2 Wildtrak 4x4 MT||P1,428,000|
|Ford Ranger 2.2 Wildtrak 4x4 AT||P1,488,000|
|Ford Ranger 2.2 Wildtrak 4x4 MT||P1,568,000|
|Ford Ranger 2.2 Wildtrak 4x4 AT||P1,628,000|
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