Go Back   The Navara Forum > The Market Place > Thinking Of Buying?

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes

Starting Family and need advice on a new 4WD!
  #1  
Old 20-03-2018, 03:15 AM
Bowser1989 Bowser1989 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2018
Location: Perth
Posts: 4
My Mood:
Default Starting Family and need advice on a new 4WD!

Hi Guys! Hope you and your 4WDs are well.

So, after 10 years of being a Navara owner the time has come. We are starting a family and its time to upgrade the Ute. With so much info out there I though Id turn to the people that know there 4WDs the best for advice. Any thoughts are welcome as this will be an open discussion.

The utes we are looking at:

Mazda BT50
Izuzu Dmax
Amarok
Ford Ranger
Hilux

We are looking at both Factory new and older (2014-2016) cars. We have about $35,000 to play with.

Any comments, thoughts, suggestions are welcome!
Thanks
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

  #2  
Old 20-03-2018, 04:16 AM
ben85's Avatar
ben85 ben85 is offline
Advanced Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,248
Default

35k, good low k dmax.
stretch it to 39 and get a brand new manual or a couple grand extra for auto.

Or brand new triton, about 34 for manual.
__________________
2002 D22 Navara ZD30 Lifted and Locked on 33's.
Reply With Quote

  #3  
Old 20-03-2018, 06:03 AM
jonney jonney is offline
Advanced Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Sunshine Coast
Posts: 1,501
Default

the only vehicle thats not over priced in the list is the D-Max.
Reply With Quote

  #4  
Old 20-03-2018, 06:07 PM
bods's Avatar
bods bods is offline
Advanced Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Orelia, WA
Posts: 4,930
Default

Hey mate. I guess the main question is, do you really need a new one? What is wrong with the one you have now?

There's nothing wrong with the ones in the list you have, but is there anything majorly wrong with yours that you need to replace it? I guess newer ones have supposedly better safety features, etc, but $35k can go a long way with possibly more important things.
Reply With Quote

  #5  
Old 21-03-2018, 01:12 PM
Boogieboots's Avatar
Boogieboots Boogieboots is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Byford WA
Posts: 274
My Mood:
Garage
Default

If you have a D22 and you are starting a family, yep might be best to change over. My 05 model has no child seat attachment. Would be OK until kids are near teens but back seat is too small. My understanding is that D40 is very comparable in that dept, as I am sure many on here will attest. My mate has a BT50 (king cab though) and it is a cracker. That is what I have been thinking of upgrading to, though very near to no kids in the back anymore!
__________________
2005 d22 Dual Cab ZD30, 280k and counting....
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:59 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
| Home | Register | FAQ | Members List | Calendar | Today's Posts | Search | New Posts |