Top 10 International Pickup Trucks: Affordable Models that Aren’t Sold in the US



One would think that if America is called the realm of the pickup trucks, then all of the models should be represented on this market. But in reality, this isn’t the case. We actually managed to find nearly a dozen of worthy models that most certainly would be welcomed in the States. Among their major advantages would be affordable prices, diesel engines and unbeatable reliability ratings.

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00:00 Introduction

00:47 Volkswagen Amarok
vwpress.co.uk/en-gb/models/new-amarok-2022

2023 Volkswagen Amarok enters its seconds generation, sharing underpinnings and engine portfolio with the latest Ford Ranger.

02:09 Fiat Toro/RAM 1000
media.stellantis.com/br-en/fiat/toro-my-2022

Manufactured in Brazil and distributed across South America since 2016, this crossover pickup is known under the Fiat Toro and Ram 1000 nameplates. In 2021 it got a comprehensive refresh.

03:29 Ford Ranger
ford.com/support/vehicle/ranger/2023/

The new generation 2023 Ford Ranger was developed by the Ford’s Australian division with the involvement of the VW Group. Therefore, by the time it gets to the US, the world would have already fully enjoyed this newcomer.

04:44 Toyota Hilux
toyota.com.au/hilux

The configuration of the 2022 Toyota Hilux heavily depends on your shopping market: the truck offers single, double and extra cab body styles, gets 3 gas and 6 diesel engines, and features multiple trims for every need and wallet.

06:11 Mitsubishi Triton/L200
mitsubishi-motors.com.au/vehicles/triton.html

Somehow Mitsubishi’s lineup in the US includes the worst new car you can buy AKA the Mirage, but at the same time they choose not to sell the highly demanded pickup. Internationally, this model is known under many names: L200, Triton, Triton Sport and Triton Athlete.

07:36 Mazda BT-50
mazda.com.au/cars/bt-50/

2022 Mazda BT-50 was fully redesigned in 2020, so now it is built on Isuzu D-Max underpinnings with design and tech from Mazda.

08:59 Nissan Navara
nissan.ph/vehicles/new/navara/specifications.html

Americans know this truck as the Nissan Frontier, but the rest of the world has been calling in the Navara since 1985. Since 2021 the international version of this truck has had a homologated design with the US version, still the Navara wears a more distinctive V-shaped grille.

10:20 Isuzu D-Max
isuzu.co.uk/

2022 Isuzu D-Max is mid-size truck that entered its 3rd generation 2019. It currently sold in 3 body styles, 2 engine options and multiple trim options.

11:32 Peugeot Landtrek
media.stellantis.com/em-en/peugeot/press/new-peugeot-landtrek-back-on-the-ground

2022 Peugeot Landtrek is a close sibling of the Kaicene F70 pickup that is built in cooperation with the Chinese Changan Automobile.

13:04 Ssangyong Musso
ssangyong.com.au/models/musso

2022 SsangYong Musso arrived with an exterior facelift, while for 2023, some markets should get an all-new 12.3inch digital cluster and a 9.2inch infotainment with built-in navigation, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

14:31 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Racing Green Edition by Carlex Design
carlexdesign.com/pl/limitowane-edycje/mercedes-benz-x-class-exy/racing-green-edition

Mercedes-Benz X-Class Racing Green Edition by Carlex Design is a custom-designed truck that gets exclusive carbon fiber exterior kit, new wheels, tweaked suspension, and new leather and Alcantara upholstery.

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