Having a truck is an important decision for many kinds of businesses or private uses. There are many things to look for when in need of a truck, but one that is often looked at above all others is carrying capacity and price. What might come as a surprise is that there are many low-cost, high-quality, used trucks that you can purchase right now from BE FORWARD.
Whether you are expanding an established one or starting a business, a high-quality used truck is what you need to take your business to the next level. To get you happening, here are the top 10 most popular trunks in BE FORWARD you can buy.
The Mitsubishi Canter is a reliable truck for the business of transporting cargo up to a maximum of around 3 tons. While other trucks of this size come in either automatic or manual transmissions, this solid 3-ton truck came with a semi-automatic transmission in addition to its 2-seater cab and 6 wheels. It is suitable for transporting cargo from one place to another, and you can have it for both metropolitan and long-distance deliveries.
The Mitsubishi Canter goes on diesel fuel, with an average engine size of 2650cc to 4890cc. You will also find that this truck equipped mostly with a 5-speed automatic, 6-speed manual, or a unique semi-automatic transmission. The average fuel consumption of a Canter is approximately 6.5km/l, with a fuel tank capacity of around 100 liters.
Toyota Dyna Truck
The same as other trucks on this list, the Toyota Dyna truck comes with a number of body disparities including a flatbed body, box body, or pickup body type. All body types have a driver airbag, and on each side of the cabin, there is a side impact protection beam that improves overall safety.
Since 1959, Toyota has been making both Dyna van and Dyna truck variations. The Dyna truck comes with a double or single cabin and offers a 2-by-4 or a 4×4 drivetrain that is driven by diesel or petrol. Some popular models include the Dyna 150 or the Dyna 100, both of which are small capacity trucks that are perfect for business purposes. The Dyna truck can carry an average weight capacity of up to a maximum of 3.5 tons, and its average fuel consumption is approximately 7.5km/l with a fuel tank capacity of 60 liters.
Isuzu Elf Truck
As a solid medium-duty truck, the Isuzu Elf truck is easy to drive around, in and out of town. Thus, it can easily be used for farm produce transportation, mid-size cargo deliveries, and more. As a four-wheel-drive truck, its road hold is also almost good even when driving in rougher conditions. The Isuzu Elf is available in both box types and open load carrier body, and if covered with a fiber body, it will still be light enough to carry a lot of weight.
When looking for a dense truck the Isuzu Elf truck is a popular option. The Isuzu Elf truck has been in production since 1959 by Isuzu, and latest this truck comes with a 4×4 drivetrain and a large open cargo space.
With many variants equipped with a powerful 4HK1-TC engine, this truck is indeed comfortable, powerful, and saves a lot on fuel. The fuel used is diesel, with consumption that has been approximately at close to 7.5km/l, the same as that of the Dyna, with a tank capacity of between 75 to 100 liters.
Mitsubishi Canter Guts
The Mitsubishi Canter Guts is a series of 1.5-ton payload trucks known for their power, fuel economy, durability, and reliability. For many years, they have remains stayed ahead of emission regulations with state-of-the-art technology.
The Guts have received customer trust and confidence with their very low cargo floor, wide-cab, and wide range of bodies. Their chassis provides versatile usability and maneuverability making them ideal for town-city deliveries.
The Guts was the first to use a dash-mounted shift – realizing the enhanced operability and ideal layout.
Offering the large interior space in its class, this truck is easy to live with excellent cross-seat access.
The Canter Guts is linked either by a petrol engine with a manual 5-speed transmission with overdrive and rear-wheel drive or by a Nissan ZD30DDTI diesel engine having 81 kW at 2800 rpm and 276 Nm at 1260-2800 rpm. Options include a double cabin and permanent all-wheel drive.
Whatever you want, there is a Canter Gutsset up ready to exceed and meet them. The fuel used in both petrol and diesel, with consumption that has been approximately at close to 12.3km/l.
Daihatsu Hijet Truck
From 1960 the Japanese automaker Daihatsu introduced the Daihatsu Hijet Truck and started sold in Japan and another market. In January 1994 the 8th generation Hijet truck introduced in the market and continued to be built until replaced by the 9th generation in 1999.
The Hijet truck undergoes a minor update, with small changes to the interior and a new front clip. The EF-VE and EF-SE engines were replaced by the new engine KF-VE engine, cleaner and with ten percent lower fuel consumption than the previous model engine.
Most of the Hijet truck equipped with a petrol engine KE-VE I3 658 cc, 658 cc EF-SE/VE I3, 658 cc EF-DET I3-T, 1296 cc K3-VE I4 with mated either by a 5-speed manual, 3 or 4-speed automatic transmission.
The 10th generation Hijet truck was introduced in Indonesia as the Daihatsu Hi-Max on 10 November 2016 and it powered by the 1KR-DE 998 cc engine, the same engine put in the Ayla hatchback but producing less horsepower, 56 hp at 5,000 rpm and 85 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm.
The 1st generation ToyoAce comes with a 995cc 1L engine and looks like a pickup truck. It has a carrying capacity of up to roughly 1 ton. The 2nd generation ToyoAce has a 1L engine and was built in a semi cab-over design, while the 3rd generation was built with a bigger 1.6L engine. The 4th and 5th generation models come with big engines at 1,626cc. Approximately, the fuel consumption for a Toyota ToyoAce is roughly 11km/l on its 80L tank capacity. Today, you are likely to find models made in the 2000s, with the single cabin being more common, a big load bed, or perhaps a full cover body.
ToyoAce trucks look well, with a comfortable and roomy cabin that features suitable storage. Other features that you can expect include two doors, 3-seater capacity, and big tires for good grip on the road. Safety features include an airbag for the driver, ABS brakes, and side-impact beams on the cabin’s exterior.
Hino Dutro Truck
You will most perhaps look for this famous truck with a 6-speed manual transmission; however advanced models of the Hino Dutro truck also come with a 5-speed automatic transmission option. The diesel engine is more common than the petrol engine, and the average fuel consumption is 7.2km/l with its fuel tank capacity at 70L.
The Hino Dutro truck is considered as a twin to the Toyota Dyna truck and as such they share many features. One of the things that they share is a big 3.0-liter engine and a cab-over design. With a carrying capacity of roughly 1.36 tons, this small truck is good for businesses that need to move modest loads around the town with relative ease, while also being good for long-distance cruising.
The cabin looks well from the outside, but inside only standard features are installed. These include driver airbags, storage compartments, comfortable seats, and a three-seater capacity— albeit with a slightly cramped middle seat—available. Additionally, the instrument panel is designed for a standard cab size, the large tires offer better grip across various kinds of terrain, and ground clearance is good.
The Nissan Atlas is a 2-wheel drive truck powered by a petrol I4 1,620 cc linked to a 4-speed automatic gearbox. The densest trucks are equipped with a turbodiesel 4,769 cc capable of 380 N-m of torque and 175 bhp that is linked to a 5-speed manual gearbox. With its huge cargo capacity and high power output, the Nissan Atlas may well be the only truck you will ever need to have in your fleet.
The Nissan Atlas, also known as the Renault Maxity, Nissan Cabstar, Samsung SV110, and the Ashok Leyland Partner, is a sequence of pick-up trucks and light commercial vehicles that was introduced for the 1982 model year.
Mazda Bongo Truck
Most of the Mazda Bongo truck units that are available on the used market are from the 4th generation that went into production in 1999 and continues today. This generation has 2 engine choices. The first is petrol I4 1,798 cc that is capable of 165 N-m of torque and 125 bhp. The second is a turbodiesel powerplant 2,198 cc capable of 260 N-m of torque and 110 bhp. The standard gearbox is a 5-speed manual, but a 4-speed automatic is available. The Bongo Truck can be found in 2-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive.
Regarding the trim level of the truck you purchase, a Mazda Bongo truck has a carrying capacity between 750 and 1,000 kg. In most cases, you will find ice-cold air-conditioning, a stereo system, and well-built seats.
In 1966 Mazda introduced the Bongo line. It has been sold as a mid, front, and rear engine truck and van for more than 50 years over 4 generations. The Bongo truck is a light-duty commercial truck that is available with a panel truck or as a tilt bed, so can meet many of your delivery needs.
For more than forty years since it hit the market, the Hyundai Porter commercial pick-up truck, also known as the H100 in some markets has delivered affordability and practicality in a well-sized package to small and medium-sized businesses the world around. Coming in high deck configurations or a standard cab, and with a maximum carrying capacity of up to 1.3 tons, the Porter is able to meet the various transporting needs of a wide range of industries.
The Hyundai Porter has been in production from 2004 to the present most of the Hyundai Porter has an average fuel economy of 10.5 km/l.
The Porters for Europe market are equipped with a 2.5L CRDi I4 engine that offers 130 hp, while those exported to Southeast Asia powered by a 2.6L I4 diesel engine that gives out 80 hp. Regardless of the market version, the Porter comes linked to a 6-speed manual transmission.
The Hyundai Porter can carry the fullest of loads over the roughest terrain through the use of a torsion bar spring and front double wishbone and back semi-elliptical laminated leaf spring in its suspension system that gives it flexibility, stability, and durability. Standard safety features on most Porter include 15-inch disc brakes, auto door lock, locking differential, and side-impact bars.
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Written by: Josephat Lukaza