Truck discussion : Navara vs Hilux vs Triton vs Ranger vs Dmax vs Colorado

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Guys,

Another currently driving these pick up?

Could you please share your real time experiences in term of:

1) Cost of maintaining it? (Periodical Service costs/Wear and tear parts etc)
2) Vehicle realiblility
3) Comfortableness (front/rear seat and while driving)
4) FC
5) Engine performance (on road/offroad)
6) Resale value

Planning to buy one now but donno to choose which one.

Thanks guys :biggrin:
 

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Hilux is a major thief magnet and probably the weakest truck here in terms of overall performance.

Ranger is super sensitive with electronics. Don't mod anything, even HID. It'll wreck something. Unless you do it with Ford. And it has this stupid in-speaker noise system that gives you fake noise inside the cabin - I hate it. But driving it is pretty easy. Get the high CC one and diesel for the win.

Navara is not too bad. It's the only truck here with independent suspension. The rest all torsion. No idea about the Chevvy but if resale value is what you want, forget the Chevvy and buy the Hilux.

And as long as it's a truck, you can forget about comfort. You want comfort buy a sedan. These are all work horses and you forgot the Mazda BT truck. That's better than most of these trucks here performance wise. FC all are pretty much the same. Forget about FC and comfort. I wouldn't drive these trucks long distance unless you have a high threshold for 'comfort' since it's relative.

No idea about maintenance.
 

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Hilux is a major thief magnet and probably the weakest truck here in terms of overall performance.

Ranger is super sensitive with electronics. Don't mod anything, even HID. It'll wreck something. Unless you do it with Ford. And it has this stupid in-speaker noise system that gives you fake noise inside the cabin - I hate it. But driving it is pretty easy. Get the high CC one and diesel for the win.

Navara is not too bad. It's the only truck here with independent suspension. The rest all torsion. No idea about the Chevvy but if resale value is what you want, forget the Chevvy and buy the Hilux.

And as long as it's a truck, you can forget about comfort. You want comfort buy a sedan. These are all work horses and you forgot the Mazda BT truck. That's better than most of these trucks here performance wise. FC all are pretty much the same. Forget about FC and comfort. I wouldn't drive these trucks long distance unless you have a high threshold for 'comfort' since it's relative.

No idea about maintenance.
Thanks for the input bro. [emoji1]

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Wow! The previous Nissan Terrano, my friend snap the cam shaft twice. Seems cam shaft got weak point, later fast fast sell.....
 

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+1 on navara...

especially for comfort,
lower ground clearance and more road stability,
better handling

and if u not carrying heavy load or thinking for going offroad (apart from facing flash-flood in kl) its a good choice.


but dmax is really famous for low diesel consumption...downside is lacking on torque/power...

still from those option, if me... i will go for navara
 

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The snapping Navara was the old one. I'd buy the current full spec Navara cause it's the most car-like yet still being a work horse.
 

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If there is no need for 4wd then dont gatal2 buy the 4wd model.
go for 2wd model if available which i dont think most make have.

if your offroad is just normal kebun with flat tanah merah road then 2wd is more than enough.
if you want to go for abit more adventure then u will need 4wd.
u want more extreme then find one which have diff lock function.
you can also forget about shining bodywork.
torque and traction matters a lot during offroad.oh wait...driver skill comes first.

durability...
what model of pickup do you see the most at cameron highland?

comfort does not exist in any vehicle which has 4x4 system or built on 4x4 platform which is design for offroad.
well...range rover might be an exception.
 

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this opinion from me is surely not creditable but i would choose between the new Navara and Ranger for their comfort compared to the rivals.

on a side note, i was literally SMOKED and overtook by the new Navara at 150kph. not once but 2 different occasions on PLUS highway. not that i advocate speeding but that shows something about the confidence Navara drivers harvest from their mothertruckers :adore:
 

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this opinion from me is surely not creditable but i would choose between the new Navara and Ranger for their comfort compared to the rivals.

on a side note, i was literally SMOKED and overtook by the new Navara at 150kph. not once but 2 different occasions on PLUS highway. not that i advocate speeding but that shows something about the confidence Navara drivers harvest from their mothertruckers :adore:
for backseat room. I vote for ranger base on my size. I tried both before. :biggrin:
 

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If there is no need for 4wd then dont gatal2 buy the 4wd model.
go for 2wd model if available which i dont think most make have.

if your offroad is just normal kebun with flat tanah merah road then 2wd is more than enough.
if you want to go for abit more adventure then u will need 4wd.
u want more extreme then find one which have diff lock function.
you can also forget about shining bodywork.
torque and traction matters a lot during offroad.oh wait...driver skill comes first.

durability...
what model of pickup do you see the most at cameron highland?

comfort does not exist in any vehicle which has 4x4 system or built on 4x4 platform which is design for offroad.
well...range rover might be an exception.
Better buy Subaru XV than a 2WD pick up..unless you need the loading bed.
 

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this opinion from me is surely not creditable but i would choose between the new Navara and Ranger for their comfort compared to the rivals.

on a side note, i was literally SMOKED and overtook by the new Navara at 150kph. not once but 2 different occasions on PLUS highway. not that i advocate speeding but that shows something about the confidence Navara drivers harvest from their mothertruckers :adore:
Just remember, weeks ago. I ride in my friend triton. Hahaha....balls can come out. my 1st time feel of 190-200kmh, not so stable 5 person tho. :banghead: since my gsr cutoff at 180kmh. :smokin:
From penang to perlis.
 

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Just remember, weeks ago. I ride in my friend triton. Hahaha....balls can come out. my 1st time feel of 190-200kmh, not so stable 5 person tho. :banghead: since my gsr cutoff at 180kmh. :smokin:
From penang to perlis.
5 person not stable, I thought more people can weigh down the truck....:smokin: