They’re more against the bud­get than each other, to learn just what a mod­est dol­lar does and doesn’t buy when choos­ing Chi­nese

New Zealand LCV - - FEATURE -

in a faux ‘pleather’ ma­te­rial, span­ning to the dash and doors, with the Lux­ury model fea­tur­ing key­less en­try and start­ing, along with am­ple stor­age space and prac­ti­cal­ity, with a large, lock­able glove­box and stor­age on top of the dash and pop-out cuphold­ers.

It’s not only prac­ti­cal­ity that el­e­vates the in­te­rior; it’s the amount of space in gen­eral, with the back seat ac­com­mo­dat­ing three adults com­fort­ably with an abun­dance of leg room.

Be­hind the wheel, the eye is im­me­di­ately drawn to­wards the large, colour­ful 10-inch touch­screen that of­fers a range of menus and in­for­ma­tion; there’s also Blue­tooth and two USB ports. While the sys­tem de­liv­ers a large re­vers­ing cam­era screen and ac­tive turn­ing guide lines, it falls short in a few ar­eas, lack­ing func­tion­al­ity and in­tu­itive­ness

What bud­get ute tour would be com­plete with­out a trip to The Ware­house? Sadly no flat-pack fur­ni­ture to­day.

Above left & right: Through the cor­ners, both utes han­dle sur­pris­ingly well with less body roll than ex­pected. Though the Great Wall’s ride qual­ity proves su­pe­rior, the LDV’S sus­pen­sion is both harsh and floaty, its only real weak point.

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