The Great Wall brand has always had two key attributes associated with it – that it’s cheap, and that it’s Chinese.

Now there’s a new pick-up from the brand, the Great Wall Steed – it’s still cheap, it’s still Chinese – but we want to know if it’s any good, this time around. So we got our hands on the most expensive Great Wall Steed you can buy, the 4x4 diesel, which is still very much affordable by dual-cab standards, priced at just $29,990 drive-away. That places it cheaper than the cheapest name-brand utes – if you shop around you can get dual-cab diesel versions of the Mitsubishi Triton, Volkswagen Amarok and Nissan Navara, for example, for less than $40,000.

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    • Panupong Noonil
      Panupong Noonil

      It's a brush up Isuzu,isn't it?

      about 1 day ago
    • Sir Rock And Roll
      Sir Rock And Roll

      These are now $19,999 with a 5 year warranty. Very good value.

      about 13 days ago
    • Ken Broadway
      Ken Broadway In reply to Sir Rock And Roll

      Nissan only gives 3 years or 36K mile warranty

      about 1 day ago
    • Ken Broadway
      Ken Broadway

      I'll be honest, they are coming along pretty well with the GW Steed. I'm looking forward to its entry here in the U.S. The truck market sucks here. You literally see the same 5 or 6 trucks on the road everywhere you go. They are all basically the same...and a normal person can't afford them. It would be refreshing to see a well built truck at an affordable price again.

      about 15 days ago
    • CS Studios
      CS Studios In reply to Ken Broadway

      maybe try import one?

      about 5 days ago
    • Go Clunker
      Go Clunker

      It looks like eastern european cars. Same body from the 80s with "facelifts". JUNK

      about 17 days ago
    • Vitalic Vovk
      Vitalic Vovk

      Восемнадцатого августа текущего года прошло официальное представление нового китайского пикапа Great Wall Cannon / Pao 2019 года. Мы предоставляем вам обзор с фото, ценой, комплектацией и техническими характеристиками нового китайского пикапа Грейт Вол Каннон / Пао 2019 модельного года:

      about 27 days ago
    • Samuel kirk
      Samuel kirk

      idk why haval and GWM cant go past 2.0 engines in there suv's are they such a new company that they still havent built a powerfull engine? they have great cars but bad engines GWM need to open more R&D outside china if they cant make engines in china

      about 3 months ago
    • Andi Lulaj
      Andi Lulaj

      Just get a Patrol or Land Cruiser

      about 4 months ago
    • Koresi Qasevakatini
      Koresi Qasevakatini

      Like the steed but can't bit the wingle7

      about 6 months ago
    • hwetl

      Any luck if it will come with Automatic Transmission?

      about 6 months ago
    • Zografa BG
      Zografa BG

      Great wall is made in Bulgaria

      about 6 months ago
    • OceanBlue

      Looks like a cheap knockoff of Toyota pickup trucks!

      about 7 months ago
    • Yuchao Wang
      Yuchao Wang In reply to OceanBlue

      but it is good for your pocket

      about 4 months ago

      Should be able to buy a preowned 3 year old car for under 5k . 🤔

      about 7 months ago

      Work was chuffed when they found a Great Wall Turbo Diesel Ute for $4500, not even a year later and literally nobody wants to drive the POS, the thing has been bogged in sand so many times because the Turbo has to think for 5 seconds before it realizes you're mashing your foot on the accelerator. I feel bad for anyone that would take these offroading. Literally the old flogged crapped out 90's 2WD Holden Rodeos and Ford Courier Utes we have are far more capable at offroading than that hunk of junk. People have good reason to hate this crap.

      about 7 months ago
    • ابو عيسئ العنزي
      ابو عيسئ العنزي

      ليه ميجبونها للسعوديه زي الموصفات هاذي ديزل وحركات

      about 7 months ago
    • erich84502ify

      The truck looks like a Holden

      about 8 months ago
    • Ederson Santos
      Ederson Santos

      I bought mine brand new in 2013 x200 tdi
      Always serviced on time never spend more than $100 dólars in it I mean I only put fuel in it umm it’s very responsible and won’t to let you down driving in sands

      about 8 months ago
    • Noodles Flawed
      Noodles Flawed

      we brought a Holden Captiva for 47 K leaked dust fit and Finnish problems leather seats are not leather at all. should avoid Korean made cars before Chinese brands in my book

      about 8 months ago
    • SKT Fan
      SKT Fan

      Damn this is beautiful new dual cab.

      about 9 months ago
    • Ironnite12

      Biggest shitboxes on Australian roads today

      about 10 months ago
    • Di Dxpeo
      Di Dxpeo

      It is a mega classic brand in China becuause of its increcibly durable enginnering design compare to its price, I think the same principle aplies to the inernational version, by which I mean :
      For such aan affrotable price, it is really incredible to get such level of durability and engineering excellency!!!
      If you planned on spending only so much on a pickup and you want the BEST OF THE BEST quality in the world, choose Great Wall, it is really the quality king in the lower price range of a pickup, worldwide!

      about 10 months ago
    • Mucha Ho
      Mucha Ho In reply to Di Dxpeo

      @Phil Zappa poor ass soy boy still can't get over the fact that your family got run over n got their skull crashed by Chinese car lmao

      about 4 months ago
    • Phil Zappa
      Phil Zappa In reply to Di Dxpeo

      @Mucha Ho ...only chinese cadre give support to this communist in your own country...TOO dangerous on our roads...

      about 4 months ago
    • Mucha Ho
      Mucha Ho In reply to Di Dxpeo

      @Phil Zappa only broke ass trailer trash trade in their car lmao

      about 7 months ago
    • Phil Zappa
      Phil Zappa In reply to Di Dxpeo

      Its JUNK...poor performance...reliability problems and worth $10 when you trade it in....which you will do soon....

      about 7 months ago
    • Donnie D
      Donnie D

      It will be shit forever, they need to change name to: shit wall.

      about 10 months ago
    • ZMBP

      I have a 2009 Great Wall 240V I bought new. It's been OK with just a few issues. 1, It broke a clutch spring once and it was a slow limp home trying to change gears and 2, it blew a head gasket and it cost almost what it's worth to get the head reconditioned. It struggles to pull a loaded 8x5 trailer up hills. But it has served me well for what I needed it for.
      These new ones look ok and if I wanted more of the same for use I'd consider but I need better towing ability so I'll be looking to a Ford 3.2 Ranger, a Mazda BT50 or a Toyota Hi-Lux SR.

      about 1 year ago
    • CS Studios
      CS Studios In reply to ZMBP

      yeah the earlier year great wall v series was garbage, they worked on them and got them better by 2011 or round about

      about 5 days ago
    • Endz Meet Music
      Endz Meet Music

      Lo l lol lol lol lol lol lol

      about 1 year ago
    • Greg Smith
      Greg Smith

      i can see why you might buy it

      about 1 year ago
    • Larrikin Axe
      Larrikin Axe

      And in 5 years it'll be on a scrap heap or on for 5k with 11 months reg.

      about 1 year ago
    • Ander Galeatxe
      Ander Galeatxe

      I don’t think there is xenophobia against asian cars. This is still bad. It’s getting better, but still no good. Japanese cars are today more trustable than German cars, which are not bad but they have a non justifiable price compared to the failures they show and they are chosen by people who are either show boats or speeders. The American are now at the 3rd place. I think Chinese cars will be growing in credibility for the next decades and who knows in 30 more years we’ll be buying them as we buy Toyota, Honda, Mitsubishi or Nissan.

      about 1 year ago
    • Ben Moore
      Ben Moore In reply to Ander Galeatxe

      Mate there is no Japanese made cars. All the other dual cab utes are either made in Thailand or korea lol. When you buy a ranger or a Hilux or an amorok they are all produced in Thailand.

      about 1 month ago
    • i can seeu
      i can seeu

      I have one of these & just upgraded form my 2011 V240 single cab 4x4!!! And i must say i LOVE IT!! It was my second pic overall on interiors with Hilux being the first!!! but this car has everything & im finding new things about it everyday!! Best thing is i still have 25g to spend how i like!!!

      about 1 year ago
    • Sally Dela cruz
      Sally Dela cruz

      Its D-Max Body

      about 1 year ago
    • Big Al
      Big Al

      I bought a Cheap Chinese Piece of Crap V200 Great Wall second hand nice n cheap.. I use it everyday for work.. tow my caravan with it.. It's been a really good ute.. last few years all i've done is put fuel in it and change the oil and filters...yes it's not as good as some more expensive dual cab 4x4's... but if it blows up 2moro who cares! I've had my moneys worth out of it :)

      about 1 year ago
    • Koi C
      Koi C In reply to Big Al

      Good for your pocket 👍.

      about 4 months ago
    • Joe M
      Joe M

      I lived in Australia for 18 years and I can tell you that if you buy this ute, you're going to get heckled and verbally abused every time you stop at a red light. And your friends are going to hang shit on you (as they say there) every chance they get.

      about 1 year ago