Top 10: Most economical pick-ups

Pick-ups are very popular with tradesman and builders thanks to their versatility and (usually) four-wheel drive, making them ideal for on site work. The fact most come as double cabs means they can be used as everyday transport when they're not working too, so it's easy to see the appeal compared to a traditional panel van.

Here we list the top 10 most economical pick-ups, using the manufacturers' official claimed mpg figures.

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Nissan Navara 2.3 dCi 160 2WD King Cab

Rating: 46.3mpg

The pick-up efficiency champ is the Nissan Navara 2.3 dCi 160. Its diesel engine gives you the best chance of exceeding 40mpg in real life of any pick-up on the market. The latest Navara is one of the better looking ones too and extremely refined. There are two bodystyle choices with double or king cab available, with the latter giving the best fuel economy with a claimed 46.3mpg. 

Read the Nissan Navara review

List Price from £20,500 +VAT
Buy new from £19,999 +VAT
Contract hire from £218.00 +VAT pm
Lease from £199.00 +VAT pm


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