Are you looking for the most affordable automatic double-cab bakkies available in South Africa? Take a look at this list…
The double-cab bakkie market is booming in South Africa and automatic derivatives are proving to be particularly popular in the local market. Sales statistics point to significant growth in this segment and demand for automatic double-cab bakkies remain strong.
The automatic trend is easily understood when you consider that many double-cab bakkies are used for leisure purposes and are often put to use in built-up urban areas where automatic transmissions make driving easier and less stressful. More than this, towing and venturing into the wild with an automatic transmission is so much easier too, making it a sensible purchase for those with active lifestyles.
Considering the popularity of automatic double-cab bakkies, we have compiled a list of the 5 cheapest double-cab bakkies currently on sale in South Africa. Prices are accurate as of February 2020. Here they are…
1. Mahindra Pik Up 2.2 CRDe S11 Automatic - R384 999
Pictured here is the special edition Mahindra S11 Karoo Pik Up.
The S11 Pik Up is now the cheapest automatic double cab bakkie in South Africa. Mahindra introduced a new range-topping S11 Pik Up in South Africa earlier this year and it's offered with a 6-speed automatic transmission! Mahindra's tried and tested 2.2-litre turbodiesel does duty under the bonnet with 103 kW and 320 Nm of torque and together with the automatic transmission, a fuel consumption figure of 7.9 L/100km is claimed. The S11 4x4 Pik Up is priced from R414 999.
2. Isuzu D-Max 250 Hi-Ride Auto - R435 300
Isuzu recently bolstered its local D-Max offering with a 5-speed automatic transmission that's now offered in conjunction with its 2.5-litre turbodiesel engine. This engine offers 100 kW and 320 Nm of torque and carries a claimed fuel consumption figure of 8.1 L/100km. This engine can also be had in 4x4 auto guise at a price of R469 400.
3. Ford Ranger 2.2 Hi-Rider XL 4x2 Auto – R449 500
The Ranger 2.2 Hi-Rider XL automatic is currently the third cheapest automatic double-cab model on offer in South Africa. Its 2.2-litre turbodiesel offers 118 kW and 385 Nm of torque, powering the rear wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission. Ford claims a fuel consumption figure of 7.6 L/100km. For those looking for 4x4 capability, the XL 4x4 automatic is priced from R477 300.
4. Toyota Hilux 2.4GD-6 SRX Auto - R479 200
The 2.4GD-6 SRX automatic double cab is priced from R479 200 and is powered by a 2.4-litre turbodiesel engine with 110 kW and 400 Nm of torque and mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Toyota claims a fuel consumption figure of 7.9 L/100km. If you are looking for 4x4 capability then the Hilux 2.4GD-6 4x4 SRX automatic comes in at a price of R540 000.
5. Nissan Navara 2.3D SE 4x2 Auto - R531 600
The Nissan Navara 2.3D SE is powered by a 2.3-litre turbodiesel engine with 140 kW and 450 Nm of torque and is mated to a 7-speed automatic transmission. Fuel consumption is claimed at 6.8 L/100km. If you wish to upgrade to a 4x4 automatic version, you will have to consider the LE auto priced at R655 100.