Mark Jones
Road Test Editor
5 minute read
20 Nov 2020
4:45 pm

Numbers battle: Toyota Hilux Legend RS v Ford Ranger Thunder

Mark Jones

Which flagship model of South Africa’s favourite two double cabs will take the crown?

The gloves are off again

Ford released the Ranger Thunder into the market and Toyota countered with their Hilux Legend RS as part of their refreshed line-up for 2020. We have already brought you the “Off-road Battle”, and more recently the “Road Test Battle”, now it is time for the definitive “Numbers Battle”. The likes of Nissan’s Navara, Isuzu’s D-Max, Volkswagen Amarok, Mitsubishi’s Triton, and Mazda’s BT-50, to name but a few, have all tried to do battle with the Hilux and failed. It’s really only the Ranger that has been able to give the iconic Toyota a go when it comes to the sales...