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4X4 PICK UP: Information about current double or twin cab pick up models available in the United Kingdom. That also includes the crew cab pick up 4x4.
The 4x4 double cab pickup multipurpose vehicle is well entrenched in the marketplace.
We also look at the main double cab 4x4 pickup trucks. They are 'readily' available in the United Kingdom.
Our research comes from the brief manufacturer's information. It includes a growing database of user's observations.
Note: Pickup trucks - 4x4 double cabs or not - are commercial vehicles. That means they are liable to commercial vehicle VAT.
Some 4x4 pickups also get used as a company car as well. In this case, there will be Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) implications - as in the regulations for tax and company cars. You - or the tax man - may need to decide if your vehicle is a car or a van.
Not all double cab pickups are 4x4. But, we will include those that are not, for comparisons sake. It could well be that you do not need a 4x4 with the added expense that gets incurred.
Those that are 4x4 double cab vehicle can be a bit light on the rear end - unlike their car body counterparts.
Even so, the 4x4 double cab pick-up is a great way to own one of the sports utility models at a lesser cost than a 4x4 car.
Many of the twin cabs are to all intents and purposes, cars from the front, and cars from the interior! (But we won't labour on that point.)
Double cab pickup trucks and crew cab vans are big business, with a large sector of the business market.
This is even more so with public utility companies as well as small businesses. But, employers in the business of transporting staff have a duty of care to meet. They must ensure their staff get transported with efficiency and safety.
The days of banging a few guys in the back of a transit van are long gone - 'legally'. Twin cab or double cab commercials such as pickup trucks are well suited to the task of moving staff and equipment about in one journey.
They also adapt as a way of having a 'car' for private use that can also get used for work by small business employers. Or - a 'truck' that can get used for work, that also doubles as a car for the fishing and golfing trips at the weekend.
Double cabs come into their own with the private user. Most of them want a 4x4 vehicle, but at a lesser cost than the car alternative.
The motor manufacturers are well aware of this market. Thus, they make the interior and exterior of the modern pick up as near to being a car as they can justify.
In simple terms, the pick-up truck has come of age. Manufacturers have been falling over themselves to fill this lucrative gap in the market.
A big thing in the 4x4 double cab's favour is that it holds its value well - providing it gets looked after. Many only get used for short runs for most of their lives. This is something that will need consideration if you decide to buy one of the second hand 4x4 pick ups.
What if you work in the construction trade and use a double cab 4x4 for your business? You will need to take extra care if you want a good re-sale price for your motor.
We are developing a listing and prices of popular pickup trucks available in the United Kingdom. It will include the official pickups models of available 4x4 double cab pick up.