At MRT we deal with all kinds of utes every day and thought we should give some hot tips on the best utes in Australia. We have put together this list to show off some of the standout features of the most popular utes in Australia. Included in the list are photos of quality built MRT canopies secured to the best utes on the Australian market. Have a browse and see what utes are offering these days and how you could kit out your ute with an MRT ute canopy.

Toyota Hilux

This versatile all-rounder was last years’ most popular selling ute beating the competition out of the water for its high quality and reliability. Toyota have always been known to make vehicles that refuse to breakdown, they have continued this tradition with the pound for pound most popular ute in the country.

Standout Features –

  • Awesome on-road handling
  • Great regular comfort
  • User friendly controls
  • Big range of models and engine sizes
  • Economical fuel tank
  • Excellent resale value

Toyota Hilux Canopy

toyota hilux ute canopy

 

Ford Ranger

The Wildtrak is a dangerous ute and is the best fit-out of Ford Ranger’s 21 model lineup. For the bigger price tag, you’ll get a 6-speed auto with a punchy 3.2-litre five-cylinder turbo-diesel engine giving huge load haulage.

Standout Features –

  • Sporty / luxury look and feel
  • Heated eight-way power front seats
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Voice control system

 

Ford Ranger Canopy

Ford Ranger Ute Canopy

 

Mitsubishi Triton

The GLX-R is the slickest vehicle of Mitsubishi’s seven ute line-up, don’t let its sporty look fool you, this ute can get some damage done off-road too. The triton packs plenty of space and boasts some of the best safety features on the market.

Standout Features –

  • 205mm of ground clearance
  • Great steering capabilities
  • 2.5-litre turbo-diesel engine
  • Climate control air-conditioning
  • Easy to read multi-function display with barometer, elevation gauge and digital compass.

 

Mitsubishi Triton Canopy

Mitsubishi Triton Ute Canopy

 

Holden Colorado

With its sleek exterior styling and roaring 2.8 litre turbo diesel engine, the Holden Colorado LTZ is a robust workhorse. It has the goods to work on and off road for all your needs. With surprising comfort and utility combined the Colorado punches high within the ute scene.

Standout Features –

  • 3500kg class-leading towing capacity
  • 500Nm torque
  • A tough interior for tools
  • Good off-roading capabilities

Holden Colorado Canopy

 

ISUZU D-MAX

This Thai imported ute has a GPS satellite-navigation including maps for over 10,000 off-road tracks in Australia, plus on-road features such as. Encompassing aggressive new styling and new levels of safety this ute is ticking a lot of the right boxes and competing with some of the more popular branded utes.

Standout Features –

  • 3.0-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine
  • Good fuel economy
  • Touch-screen multimedia system
  • Large cab tray
  • Modern but tough styling
  • Hardwearing leather seats.

ISUZU D-MAX Canopy

Volkswagen Amarok

Superior on-road handling and economical fuel consumption means this ute has become a surprisingly good seller. The Amarok features extremely strong underbody protection for extra security when off-roading. With all the features and specs that a European car manufacturer of this calibre brings.

Standout Features –

  • 2.0-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine
  • Choice of two- and four-door cab-chassis
  • Nine different colours
  • High quality interior fittings
  • Dual-zone climate control,
  • Rear parking sensors and power windows,
  • A multifunction display unit.

Volkswagen Amarok Canopy

Great Wall V200K

This beast will get stuff done, and with a two-tonne towing capacity is still easily the cheapest of all the listed utes. The ute manages to deliver and easy and affordable transition from on-road to off-road. It is becoming increasingly hard to look past Great Wall, with an increase in quality they are starting to become very competitive within the Australian market.

Standout Features –

  • 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine
  • Fuel economy
  • Remote central locking rear bumper
  • Alloy wheels
  • Leather upholstery
  • Great price

That’s it! The best utes on the Australian market and how they stack up. The big boys of Toyota, Ford, Mitsubishi and Holden all seem to still be at the top of the heap. But there are new and interesting brands coming on to the market in a big way, from high end European brands to budget Asian mainland manufacturers. Whatever style takes your fancy it is easy to see that an MRT canopy can transform the look of your ute and bring added functionality and utility to any of the models. Get in touch with our team at one of our showrooms in Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne to see how we can deck out your beast or beauty with a quality made canopy.

 

Our Fitting kits are the perfect option for fitting your brand new toolbox to your ute. All kits include: 4 x Mounting Washers, 4 x Hex Recessed Bolts, 4 x 10mm Washers, 4 x 10mm Nylock Nuts.

We offer fitting services for all of our trays at our Yatala premises: 1 Computer Road, Yatala, QLD, 4220. We also offer the option of purchasing one of our kits which includes All mounting rails and bolts needed to fit the tray to your vehicle.

 

We have a large range of underbody toolboxes to suit every persons need, including our S range specifically designed for 4×4.

Our tail light protectors are the perfect option for keeping your taillights safe from damage.

Aluminium mesh protector – Fits to the front of tray above headboard and protects your vehicles Rear window from being damaged by accidental loading or movement of goods

Made from 76mm Aluminium tube, this rear rack mounts at the rear of the tray in recessed sockets making it removable when not needed.

Made from 22mm aluminium solid tube – these pegs install into the front and rear tubes to help tie off ladders etc

Galvanised steel body with dual aluminium lid, and aluminium faceplate. This drawer installs underneath your tray for extra storage.

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We have either a fixed or sliding window option for our driver side windows.

We have a range of different options available for front and back windows including: fixed and sliding options.

All of our canopies are built standard to 860mm high and we offer the option to upgrade to 1000mm.

Internal frame made with 40mm x 40mm x 2.5mm aluminium box section. We recommend this option if weight carried on the roof is a little more than just ladders, also ideal for those who like to camp in roof top tents as can safely support 300kg on roof when vehicle is stationary.

The canopy clamps are a quick release clamping system that are used to
secure the canopy to your tray without having to bolt through your tray.

Ladder racks are available on all our canopies, if carrying more than just ladders we recommend the internal support option to give a little more carrying capacity on the roof.

We are able to offer a flat Alloy finish on the canopies, this option is best if the canopy is to be powder coated or vinyl wrapped, please not that this finish does show every scratch, imperfection etc.

We have either a fixed or sliding window option for our passenger side windows.

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Our Fitting kits are the perfect option for fitting your brand new toolbox to your ute. All kits include: 2 x plates, 4 x Hex Recessed Bolts, 4 x 10mm Washers, 4 x 10mm Nylock Nuts.

Our Fitting kits are the perfect option for fitting your brand new toolbox to your ute. All kits include: 6 x Plates, 6 x Hex Recessed Bolts, 6 x 10mm Washers, 6 x 10mm Nylock Nuts.

Our keyless entry system includes:
• Control system (with 2 x remotes, 5m Power supply cable, in line fuse)
• 6 x T-Locks
*Does not include connection of power supply to vehicle
See full product here

Our keyless entry system includes: • Control system (with 2 x remotes, 5m Power supply cable, in line fuse) • 2 x T-Locks • Not compatible with 4×4 underbody toolboxes and drawers *Does not include connection of power supply to vehicle See full product here