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PICK-ME-UPPER: Catch GWM's Steed 5 line-up at the 2013 Joburg motor show during Oct 18-26. Image: Quickpic

Johannesburg - Great Wall Motors is set for a Chinese takeover at the 2013 Joburg motor show. Check out the latest Steed pick-up line-up.

GWM claims it has a bakkie for every occasion from the single-cab workhorse to the Double Cab 2.0 VGT 4x4 Lux double cab

Priced from only R207 900 (2.4-litre petrol 4x2 Lux), the Steed 5 represents one of the best value offerings on the local market, irrespective of the derivative being considered, according to the automaker.


All Steed 5 Double-Cab models have 16” wheels, wheelarch extensions, front and rear fog lights and chrome door handles and exterior mirrors. It features a double-insulated load box with several tie-down hooks and a payload rating of more than a tonne. A cab protector is fitted to all models, along with outer tie-down hooks and a rear step bumper.

Comfort treats include power steering, remote audio controls, radio/CD/MP3 player with USB input, aircon, electric windows and mirrors, height-adjustable steering wheel and leather seats. Safety goodies include dual front airbags, anti-lock brake system with electronic brake-pressure distribution, along with remote central locking and an immobiliser.

The double cab range has three engine offerings including a 100kW/200Nm 2.4-litre petrol, 80kW/300Nm 2.5-litre TCI turbodiesel and the range-topping 110kW/310Nm two-litre VGT turbodiesel. Five-speed manual gearboxes with low-range on 4x4 models are fitted to the 2.4 petrol and 2.5 TCI models, while the 2.0 VGT has a six-speed manual transmission.


Mirroring the specification levels of the Double Cab models, the Steed 5 Single Cab is also offered in the Lux grade, but offers individual bucket seats. It also has the dame engine line-up as the double cab.

The double-insulated load bay has a payload rating of more than 1.2 tonnes. Furthermore, measuring 2.08m x 1.5m x 46cm, the load bay can accommodate big objects.

The Steed 5 line-up is available through GWM’s extensive network of 70 nationwide dealers. All Steed 5 bakkies has a three-year or 100 000km warranty and a two-year 24-hour roadside assistance.

2.2i Workhorse Single Cab R144 900
2.2i Double Cab Lux R176 900
2.4i Single Cab Lux 4x2 R169 900
2.4i Single Cab Lux 4x4 R188 900
2.5 TCI Single Cab Lux 4x2 R194 900
2.5 TCI Single Cab Lux 4x4 R215 900
2.0 VGT Single Cab Lux 4x2 R209 900
2.0 VGT Single Cab Lux 4x4  R239 900
2.4i Double Cab Lux 4x2 R207 900
2.4i Double Cab Lux 4x4 R219 900
2.5 TCI Double Cab 4x2 R224 900
2.5 TCI Double Cab 4x4 R244 900
2.0 VGT Double Cab 4x2 R245 900
2.0 VGT Double Cab 4x4 R272 900

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