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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Volkswagen Amarok 2.0 TDI 140 4Motion 

Rating: 36.2mpg

Rather unusually, there's only around 1mpg difference between the less powerful 140PS Amarok and the 180PS range-topper, so you might want to consider the latter. Either way, mid-thirties official economy makes this one of the most economical pick-ups around, and because the Amarok majors on refinement, it's the best, most comfortable pick-up for daily driving.

Read the Volkswagen Amarok review

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