The Basics of Purchasing a New Ute

by Bronson Motor Speedway | Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 | 370 views

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The process of purchasing a brand new ute could be overwhelming no thanks to the slew of various options currently available. Below is the basic information you need to know when buying a ute, according to

How Many Seats Do You Need?

Most utes come in many seating options. A two-seater ute is a single cab that possesses a tray size that is the largest. It is the best choice if you have plans to carry large-size items. However, if you intend to carry passengers yet still need a big tray, the ideal selection would be the king cab. Also referred to as the extra cab or a freestyle cab, this ute seats four passengers. If you are on the look-out for a family ute, you can buy a dual cab due to its five-seater capacity and SUV-like interior.

2WD or 4WD

A lot of utes can be had in a two-wheel drive or a four-wheel drive. If your ute is on the road most of the time, you will need a two-wheel drive. It is similarly a cost-effective choice. Are you looking to have off-road camping or you plan of towing tons of heavy loads? You might need a four-wheel drive.

Most drivers buy a ute due to its ability to pull and carry a heavy load. It is thus critical to know a ute’s towing capacity and payload. Doing so helps you do the job.

The greatest load a ute can carry is what we refer to as a payload. Spread across the vehicle, the load includes the luggage and passengers. A two-wheel drive is best for this purpose especially if you require a ute to carry big-sized items such as a pallet. Do you want to go on a camping trip with your family or a group of friends and you are to bring with you a dirt bike? The four-wheel drive is the best choice for the job.

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All in all, whether you are searching for a lift-off ute canopy or a basic ute, always check your needs and budget. Doing so helps you choose which ute is perfect for you.

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