4x4 Of The Year 2016

On the shortlist for 4X4OTY 2016 were the Hilux, Triton, Fortuner, Prado, Navara and Everest. Roothy went behind the scenes to see just how the winner was decided.

4x4 Of The Year 2015

Our annual 4x4 Of The Year awards have been run and won and the full feature is in the February issue of 4X4 Australia Magazine, on sale now!

John Rooth joined our regular team of experts on the 4x4OTY trip in 2016 and it was bit of learning curve for him to see how the award is judged.

Take a look at some of the behind the scenes action and stay tuned over the coming week as we look at the 4x4OTY finalists and the winning rig.

The results are in, click here to find out who won the 2016 4X4 Of The Year.

best 4x4 of the year 2016 finalists THE FINALISTS
The six best 4x4 vehicles of 2015 battling it out to be crowned 4x4 Of The Year 2016.

best 4x4 of the year 2016 results THE RESULTS
Only one of the six best 4x4s from 2015 can be crowned 4x4 Of The Year 2016

4X4 Of The Year: Tough Dog 4WD Suspension TOUGH DOG SUSPENSION
Tough Dog brought its new Hilux along to the party to show how much of an improvement you can expect with a quality aftermarket suspension kit.

best 4x4 of the year 2016 criteria THE CRITERIA
As always, the vehicles were not judged against each other, but against the established 4X4OTY criteria.

best 4x4 of the year 2016 judges MEET THE JUDGES
With more than 245 years of four-wheel driving experience between them, our judges rate as some of the most experienced in Australia.

best 4x4 of the year 2016 testing track TESTING TRACKS
The 4X4OTY test route must challenge each vehicle’s individual capabilities.

best 4x4 of the year 2017 HOME: 4X4 OF THE YEAR
Finding the best 4x4 in Australia


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