1. Nissan Navara

By a very small margin, the Navara is the most popular pickup in the UK so far this year, with 6926 registrations. It’s available in King Cab and Double Cab forms, the latter being more useful for carrying passenger as there’s more space in the rear.

Fitted only with a 158bhp 2.3-litre diesel engine, the Navara is equal second in terms of length with the Toyota Hilux, and like most of the leading contenders it has a maximum towing capacity of 3,500kg with a braked trailer.

The Navara is not short of honours. It currently holds the Fleet World Best Pickup and What Van? Pickup of the Year titles.