There are so many work vehicles on the market that finding the right one for your company can be a bit challenging. 

It is best to narrow your decision down to your company’s needs. Focusing on the capacity, fuel efficiency, and price will certainly help you decide.

We have narrowed it down to some of the best utes available in Australia, so take your pick!

Mitsubishi Triton

The Mitsubishi Triton is a robustly-made, dependable, and well-equipped utility vehicle. The car is fitted with an excellent off-road mechanical package, especially in the versions with four-wheel drive. 

And in Australia, Mitsubishi has comprehensive servicing and warranty plans and great prices as well!

Toyota Hilux

This bad boy is Australia’s top commercial vehicle. Toyota’s range is extensive when it comes to cabin configurations and specifications. There’s turbo-diesel and petrol, four-wheel and rear-wheel drive, and elegant luxury trims to workhorse-ready!

You cannot go wrong with the Toyota HiLux. They have also upped the comfort and made it a family-friendly choice too!

Toyota Hiace

Loads of Australian companies have a whole fleet of the HiAce. You can get a van, wagon, or commuter, options for all business types.

Toyota offers long and short wheelbase, turbo-diesel and petrol options, and extra tall and seated models. The long-wheelbase is the more popular option and has a cargo capacity of a whopping 6000L – making it one of the biggest in its class.

Hyundai iLoad

The Hyundai iLoad has become a relatively new option. It is packed with mod-cons made for the ultimate convenience and comes with a multi-format audio system, Bluetooth, cupholders and power windows.

It comes in turbo-diesel and petrol options, manual and automatic, and a long and short wheelbase. In the short wheelbase class, turbo-diesel is one of the more torquey vans.

Volkswagen Amarok

Australians love the Volkswagen Amarok for its efficiency and style, and this beauty is sharply dressed, fuel-efficient, powerful and robust.

It’s available with a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol and an eight-speed automatic transmission, which is super-rare. In fact, it’s the only ute with a turbo-petrol motor in Australia. There is also a twin-turbo-diesel four-cylinder version if you prefer to run a diesel motor (and there are plenty reasons why that may be the case).

The vehicle has loads of optional extras and can have advanced and unique features.

Ford Transit Custom

This van comes at a slightly higher price but is entirely worth it as it is comprehensively equipped, has extensive functionality and connectivity, and has class-leading safety.

The barn-style rear doors make it easy to unload pallets and other items inside. The cargo space is excellent. It has a 2500kg towing capacity, the highest wheel-arch (1406mm) of any vehicle in this category, and a width of 1390mm.

Renault Traffic

The traffic is excellent for equipment, practicality, and drivability. It has a stylish European design and is ideal for tight-city driving. It is one of the best value vans you will find on the market!

Ford Ranger

The Ford Ranger has slowly become one of the more popular options for utes. It has 4×4 and 4×2 segments, so it caters for various jobs and duties.

It has a 3.2-litre turbo-diesel five-cylinder motor and a stout 147kW and 470Nm. The Ford Ranger also has a five-star ANCAP safety rating.

Volkswagen Caddy Van

The Volkswagen Caddy is zippy, practical, and is like a small van. It is the most-bought vehicles of this type due to its build quality and overall efficiency. The Caddy outsells its competitors by almost twice as much!

The available engines start at a 63kW 1.2-litre and go up to a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel producing 103kW/320Nm. The fuel consumption is low, making it a fantastic choice for those making daily deliveries.

Mercedes Benz Sprinter

The Sprinter is a popular choice among tradies. It has a 2.2litre turbo diesel engine, and the van comes in different sizes. There are standard, long, and extra-long. There are also options for different roof heights – making it an extremely versatile van.

It can take a lot of weight and comes in all-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive.

Final Thoughts

Finding the best work vehicle for your business is essential. You want the car to be practical and efficient, and it needs to get the job done in the best way possible. Whatever your needs are, there are several options available to you!

We have found the best quality and excellent value cars to choose from, hopefully making your decision that much easier!