13 pickup trucks in the Philippines you can buy today

So, you’re looking for that perfect pickup truck, and you don’t know where to start? Well, look no further. If you’re looking for that practical truck that can load some cargo, meet your delivery needs, or be able to tow a trailer, then there’s a pickup in the Philippines for you. Or maybe you’re the type of pickup buyer that’s looking for something comfortable and focused on comfort and a mix of utility? You’ll find that truck here. Maybe you like a platform for your off-road adventures, ready for some aftermarket modification, and go-anywhere capability? There’s a truck for you here, for sure.

In this list, we’ll be showing you thirteen pickup trucks that are currently in the local Philippine market, and with corresponding prices. A quick description and a link to the vehicle will be provided for each model, for when you want to inquire about that model that suits your needs. Take note that these prices are official as of this article’s writing, and we try our very best to keep our vehicle specs and prices up to date at all times. Let’s get down to it.

2019 Chevrolet colorado storm

One of the more seasoned veterans on the list is the Chevrolet Colorado. The pickup’s lineage goes back decades with its latest iteration in the Philippines still packing quite a punch. It is one of the more powerful pickup trucks you can get on the market that comes with a choice between two turbo diesel engines. The first is the 2.5-liter that makes 163hp and 380 Nm of torque, while the other is a larger 2.8-liter motor that makes 200hp and 500 Nm of torque. Transmission options for the Golden bowtie pickup come in the form of either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission. It can be had in either 4x2 or 4x4 configurations with a wide selection of variants to choose from that can suit your budget.

2020 Ford Ranger FX4

Another seasoned veteran who recently got an update in January of 2020 is the Ford Ranger. It is one of the more successful pickup trucks in its segment in the Philippines with a wide range of variants to choose from. Powering the Blue Oval workhorse is a selection of two turbo-diesel engines, a 2.2-liter, and a 2.0-liter. The 2.2-liter pushes out 158hp and 385 Nm of torque while the 2.0-lite Biturbo motor produces 210hp and 500 Nm of torque. This makes the Ranger one of the most powerful pickup trucks you can buy in the local market. Its transmission options come in the form of a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic for the 2.2-liter equipped variants. While the Biturbo models get a 10-speed automatic.

2019 Ford Ranger Raptor white

The bigger brother to the Ranger, the Ford Ranger Raptor comes with a more aggressive look and more equipment underneath. The off-road-ready Raptor comes with a plethora of enhancements that help make it the current king of performance pickups in the Philippines. Under the hood lives the 2.0-liter Biturbo motor that is also found in the Ranger, it produces 210hp and 500 Nm of torque mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission that it borrowed from its even bigger brother the  F-150 Raptor.

Ford F-150 Philippines

Rounding up the Blue Oval’s pickup truck line in the Philippine is the Ford F-150. It’s a mammoth of a machine that dwarfs even its hardcore Ranger Raptor brother on the list. It's armed to the teeth with features, the full-size pickup truck features epic proportions in order to fit all those items into a chassis such as this one. Under the hood and differentiating it from its diesel fed brothers is a 3.5-liter gasoline Ecoboost engine that produces 375hp and 637 Nm of torque. Like its Ranger counterparts, it too comes with a 10-speed automatic transmission. It is available both in a 4x2 variant and a 4x4 model. If you want one of the most capable trucks in the Philippine market to date, then the F-150 should be on your list of options.

2021 toyota HIlux

Another updated model on the list is the Toyota Hilux. Toyota Philippines has done an excellent job of updating its venerable workhorse by giving it more power under the hood and by giving it its Toyota Safety Sense technology suite. This makes the Japanese pickup truck one of the safer models on this list. Just like many others on this list, it comes available as either a 4x2 or as a 4x4. Powering the refreshed vehicle is either a 2.4-liter or 2.8-liter turbo diesel motor. The 2.4-liter motor still retains the same output as before coming in with 147hp and 343 Nm of torque, while the 2.8-liter has been updated to produce 201hp and 500 Nm of torque. Transmission options for the pickup truck are a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic. 

Foton Thunder White Philippines

A value-packed pickup workhorse that you should also consider for your list is the Foton Thunder. It comes with a good selection of trim-levels ranging from a 4x2 to a 4x4 model. It comes with a number of safety features and creature comforts as well. Under the hood, you will be getting a 2.8-liter Cummins turbo diesel engine that is mated to a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic. Power output is rated at 113hp and 365 Nm of torque. While modest it's still up to the task for your hauling needs.

2020 Isuzu D-max boondock

A venerable veteran to the list is the Isuzu D-Max. It comes with one of the widest selections of configurations and trim-levels in the pickup truck segment today, ranging from just a cab and chassis, all the way to a full-blown double cab, five-seater option. Whichever variant you choose, the D-Max will be ready to meet your business or cargo hauling needs. Under the hood, comes two turbo-diesel options, a 1.9-liter RZ4E, and the 3.0-liter Bluepower motor. The 1.9-liter motor makes 148hp and 350 Nm of torque, while the bigger 3.0-liter engine makes 175hp and 380 Nm of torque. Transmission options are either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic depending on the model. 

2018 JAC T6

Another affordable and value-packed pickup truck is the JAC T6. It enters the highly competitive segment offering utility and a host of amenities for those who want to transport more than just cargo. It comes with multiple variants and comes with either 4x2 or 4x4 configurations. It is powered by a 1.9-liter turbo diesel engine that makes 135hp and 320 Nm of torque. A single transmission option is available for the pickup truck in the form of a 5-speed manual.

Maxus T60 Philippines Green

A newcomer to the segment the Maxus T60 aims to prove what it's got against its already established competitors. The British origins vehicle is one of the more affordable entries on this list that also features multiple variants ready to accommodate your budget. It comes value-packed with features more often found in mid-range to top of the line offerings in the market. It boasts standard features such as cruise control and keyless entry as just some of the many additions that Maxus has bundled with its pickup truck. The T60 can be had in either a 4x2 or 4x4 configuration with a 2.8-liter turbo diesel engine under its hood. The sole powerplant produces 148hp and 360 Nm of torque and is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The powertrain is on par with its rivals for the mid-range segment, while its price is what makes the vehicle competitive. 

2018 Mazda Bt50

A distant cousin of the Ranger the Mazda BT50 brings with it a more curvy design and a swooping exterior that lends itself to being a good looking pickup. Another veteran of the segment is available in either a 4x2 and 4x4 configuration. It is powered by a 2.2-liter engine that produces 150hp and 375 Nm of torque that is mated to either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. It is important to note that the 4x4 variant comes with a more powerful engine under the hood in the form of a 3.2-liter motor. It produces 200hp and 470 Nm of torque putting it up with the higher powered pickup trucks in its segment.

2019 Mitsubishi Strada

The Mitsubishi Strada brings with it an updated version of its Dynamic shield design along with a slew of new safety features that help keep the vehicle formidable in its segment. The update has removed the older 2.5-liter engine and instead has standardized the 2.4-liter diesel motor for its entire lineup. The 2.4-liter powerplant produces 181hp and 430 Nm of torque which is mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission. Just like the rest of the pickup trucks on the list, the Strada can be had in either a 4x2 or 4x4 configuration.

2019 Nissan Navara

The Nissan Navara offers interested buyers a go-anywhere pedigree in a comfortable and handsome form factor. It has been updated with new safety features in the form of the Nissan Intelligent Mobility system with an addition such as an Around View Monitor. The Navara has cemented itself as a popular choice in the Philippine market thanks to its frugal diesel engine and its comfortable ride. Under the hood, the Nissan pickup truck comes powered by two 2.5-liter turbo diesel engines. The first option makes 163hp and 403 Nm of torque, while the other version makes 190hp and 450 Nm of torque. The Navara like many others on the list can be had in either 4x2 or 4x4 configurations with the latter coming with the more powerful engine output.

2019 SsangYong Musso

The SsangYong Musso offers buyers an alternative option for those who want a pickup truck but with urban styling. The new Musso comes with multiple variants with one of them boasting one of the largest beds available in the market in the Philippines. With the focus on being comfortable, the Musso presents a premium cabin and notable creature comforts such as heated and cooled seats for select variants. Available as both a 4x2 and 4x4 it comes powered by a 2.2-liter turbo diesel engine that generates 179hp and 420 Nm of torque. Being marketed as a luxury pickup truck this could be a top choice for you especially if you are looking for refinement. 

2018 Tata Xenon

Featuring a more traditional and more muscular approach to pickup design, the Tata Xenon markets itself as a workhorse first but comes with the ability to provide an acceptable ride when passengers are involved. It is available in the local market as a 4x2 or as a 4x4 and comes powered by a 2.2-liter turbo diesel engine. The powerplant produces a respectable 148hp and 320 Nm of torque which is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. 

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