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GWM’s latest Steed 5 represents another leap forward. Does it now finally merit consideration on more than just price?
We set out to give the latest version of GWM’s Steed 5 quite a stern test. At the price (under R250 000) and given its specification, there is little doubt about those elements of the buying proposition. The question is, however, whether the Steed 5 has matured enough to now also make sense to those looking for a leisure vehicle, rather than just a cut-price workhorse.
With double-cab motoring in the South African market as popular as ever, GWM has launched its latest range of pick-ups with an aim of offering an increasingly cash-conscious buyer a more than competent alternative to the often-pricey segment leaders.
In this CAR Special Report we take an in-depth look at the GWM Steed 5 2,5 TCI double-cab 4×2.