A mini truck is a motor vehicle meeting the requirements of the Japanese “Kei Jidosha” classification or designation, used or maintained primarily for the transportation of property and having four wheels, an engine displacement of 660cc or less, an overall length of 130 inches or less, an overall height of 78 inches or less, and overall width of 60 inches or less.
UTV prices are through the roof, and mini trucks are an affordable alternative.
Our trucks offer a weather proof alternative to a UTV with available hydraulic dump bed to air conditioned and heated cabs, you can remain comfortable bringing up the fresh buck, or firewood or even the grandkids, whatever the cargo our 4.5 x 6 ft beds with drop sides all around make easy work of it while the driver stays comfortable and dry.
Mini trucks have a reputation of being relatively reliable, in general, and you shouldn’t worry about buying a used one for your own use. However, as with all things, some are more reliable than others.
So which is the most reliable mini truck? It really comes down to sticking to one of the top manufacturers, because they are all very reliable. While each have their own pluses and minuses, the most reliable brands you’re likely to find are:
Any of these brands will serve you well. And if none of these four work for you, you can’t go wrong with the Honda models. While they don’t have quite the reputation of those above, they are well known for their reliability.
One thing a lot of people may wonder is how long mini trucks last. Usually, you can expect these vehicles to last around 90,000 miles or more. There are many reports from people who have imported used mini trucks into North America and pushed their trucks beyond 155,000 miles, and sometimes even past 215,000 miles.
In many states, although not currently in Kentucky, it is in legislation to be allowed on 55 mph and less roads. It can be driven on rural roads as a farm use vehicle.