While the LDV lags a lit­tle be­hind the top dogs, it proves ad­e­quate on merit and out­stand­ing on value

New Zealand LCV - - FEATURE -

Its specs match the Great Wall across all the manda­to­ries such as ABS, along with EBD and Emer­gency Brake As­sist. It also has a Blind Spot Mon­i­tor, Hill De­scent Con­trol, Hill Start As­sist, Sta­bil­ity and Trac­tion Con­trol Sys­tems and Elec­tronic Diff Lock.

On top of that, T60 has Roll Move­ment In­ter­ven­tion (RMI), six airbags, tyre pres­sure mon­i­tor­ing, front and rear fog lights, park­ing sen­sors and side steps.

Want­ing to com­pete with the con­ven­tional mid-priced utes from the likes of Mazda, Nis­san, Isuzu and Mazda, and maybe en­tice a few buy­ers away from them, the T60’s cabin fol­lows the phi­los­o­phy of cham­pagne taste on a beer bud­get. Over­all it’s im­pres­sive, and man­ages to pro­vide the look, feel, com­fort and fea­tures of utes $10-$20k more.

The T60 is try­ing to be a cheaper ver­sion of the big play­ers in the ute mar­ket and this is ap­par­ent in­side. The seats repli­cate de­sign el­e­ments of big-brand utes, done

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