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Need something to tow a trailer? Here’s what's on the Irish market

Here we sort through the top jeeps, SUVs and pick-ups for mart visiting farmers

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Leading the way: The Toyota Land Cruiser is the standout seller this year, with more than twice as many sold as any other commercial 4x4

Leading the way: The Toyota Land Cruiser is the standout seller this year, with more than twice as many sold as any other commercial 4x4

The Ford Ranger is nearing the end of its life cycle, and the new one is due to arrive early in 2023

The Ford Ranger is nearing the end of its life cycle, and the new one is due to arrive early in 2023

The smaller, cheaper Suzuki Jimny comes into its own in the field

The smaller, cheaper Suzuki Jimny comes into its own in the field

The Toyota Hilux is renowned for its ruggedness and durability

The Toyota Hilux is renowned for its ruggedness and durability

The new Volkswagen Amarok can be built on the same platform/underpinnings as the Ranger

The new Volkswagen Amarok can be built on the same platform/underpinnings as the Ranger

The Land Rover Defender hardtop is 'more for the businessman wanting to put in an appearance’

The Land Rover Defender hardtop is 'more for the businessman wanting to put in an appearance’

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Leading the way: The Toyota Land Cruiser is the standout seller this year, with more than twice as many sold as any other commercial 4x4

Jeeps have become a steadfast of the farming community. The market has changed over the last few years with the arrival of the crew cab pick-up and the five-seat commercial SUVs.

These have taken over from the two-seat van converted jeep of the past — despite the sometimes-grey area that the five-seat variants leave the driver in. What is commercial and what is personal use?


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