Why is a Bakkie such a popular vehicle in South Africa?

First of all, a bakkie is only known as a “bakkie” in South Africa. Each country seems to have its own term for a bakkie. For example, in Australia they are known as a Ute, short for a utility vehicle and in America they are simply known as a truck.

A very interesting term for a bakkie comes from Japan where they are known as a Pikkuapputorakku.

In South Africa, people of all language groups use the term bakkie, an alternative word for bak, which means bowl in Afrikaans.

But why is a bakkie so popular?

A bakkie is popular due to its ability to transport small to medium loads around easily and efficiently. In addition to this, they can easily be used as a family vehicle. Many businesses also rely on a bakkie or a fleet of bakkies for their day to day operations.

Hire a bakkie

We don’t all have a need to own a bakkie or have access to one on a full-time basis. This is where Dial-A-Truck comes into the picture with a convenient bakkie hire service! We rent out bakkies to private individuals and SME’s alike on a short to medium-term basis.

We even give you the option to hire a bakkie with a driver and an assistant should you have the need for that.

Do you need a Bakkie? Contact Dial-a-Truck for the best Bakkie Hire services in town!

Need more info?

For more information on our bakkie rental service, feel free to visit www.dialatruck.co.za/bakkie-hire, call us on 0861 998 887 or email us at info@dialatruck.co.za.

Our bakkie rental service is offered in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town.

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