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GWM UTE 2021

The 2021 GWM UTE range of configurations is currently priced from $31,999. Our most recent review of the 2021 GWM UTE resulted in a score of 7 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Contributing Journalist Mark Oastler had this to say at the time: The Cannon is a huge advance over any previous GWM ute offering, yet it retains temptingly low pricing. There’s still room for improvement, particularly in steering and engine refinement, but for less than $40K the highly-equipped Cannon-L offers real value for budget-priced ute buyers. It also fires a warning shot about GWM’s potential as a major player in this segment, given the giant leap forward that the Cannon represents. Reminds us of those Japanese and Korean brands with their funny names which few took seriously - at first.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Mark Oastler liked most about this particular version of the GWM UTE: Spacious interior, Standard equipment, 7 years/unlimited km warranty

The 2021 GWM UTE carries a braked towing capacity of up to 3000 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

GWM UTE 2021 Price and Specs

The GWM UTE 2021 is currently available from $31,999 for the UTE Cannon (4X4) up to $45,990 for the UTE Cannon-X (4X4).

Pricing guides

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GWM UTE Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
Cannon (4X2) Ute 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $27,400 $36,300
Cannon (4X4) Ute 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $27,100 $35,860
Cannon-L (4X4) Ute 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $26,500 $35,090
Cannon-X (4X4) Ute 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $32,000 $41,910
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GWM UTE 2021 Colours

The GWM Ute comes in Pure White, Pittsburgh Silver, Scarlet Red, Blue Saphire and Crystal Black.

  • Pure White
  • Pittsburgh Silver
  • Blue Saphire
  • Scarlet Red
  • Crystal Black
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

GWM UTE 2021 Accessories

At the time of writing, the accessories list is pretty skinny for the new GWM Ute, but you can get an optional towbar with wiring and electronic brake controller. There will presumably be more, like a canopy, floor mats and maybe a bullbar and nudge bar, too.

GWM UTE 2021 Interior

Better than a lot of equivalently priced used utes out there, and with a more high-tech edge, too. There's a 9.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone mirroring tech, and a 3.5-inch digital instrument cluster with trip computer and digital speedo.

There is fake leather trim on the two lower grade models, while quilted (real) leather adorns the top spec version. It looks amazing.

GWM UTE 2021 Seats

The GWM Ute range is dual-cab only, with five seats in all versions. The top-spec model gets a clever 60:40 split-fold rear seat with an armrest, while the other versions have a bench with fold-up base and fold-down rear sections.

All GWM Utes have dual ISOFIX and two top-tether points for child seats.

GWM UTE 2021 Speed

There is no claimed 0-100km/h acceleration time for the GWM Ute, but in some unofficial testing, I saw about 10.5 seconds.

GWM UTE 2021 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the GWM UTE 2021 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Should I buy the 2021 Great Wall Cannon X Ute?

    You’re in a bit of a spot here, Rod, because you want vehicle that can handle beach driving every now and then (so, a four-wheel-drive) but one that will spend the bulk of its time in an urban setting. That means a vehicle with a diesel engine is not your ideal solution, yet the vast majority of four-wheel-drive utes are, indeed, diesel powered.

    Diesel is a problem for folks like you because modern diesel engines don’t appreciate being used for short, urban journeys. The fact is, these modern diesels are fitted with diesel particulate filters (DPFs) which aim to clean up the tailpipe emissions. That’s fair enough, but when driven in an urban environment without a good run at highway speeds every few weeks, the DPF can clog up and that’s when the problems – and repairs costs – start.

    Beyond that, a diesel can easily cost more to service and maintain over the long term, even if it gets more kilometres per tank than a petrol. You might just find that, in an overall sense, the diesel will be costlier to own and run.

    Perhaps a better alternative for you is an SUV with a petrol engine and all-wheel-drive. These won’t have the low-ratios of a four-wheel-drive ute for heavy-duty off-roading, but they should be able to handle loose surfaces like a sandy track down to a fishing spot. The catch is that if you do get an SUV stuck on the beach, you won’t get much sympathy for taking the vehicle out of its depth (literally). Perhaps an older four-wheel-drive with a petrol engine would be your best bet. Look at vehicles like a 2015 to 2017 Toyota HiLux ute which was available with four-wheel-drive and a very handy four-litre petrol V6 engine. That way, you’ll get both the driveline and the engine that best matches your requirements.


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GWM UTE 2021 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2021 GWM UTE are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1934mm x 1886mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the GWM UTE 2021 Dimensions  include 1886mm height, 1934mm width, 5410mm length.
GWM UTE Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
Cannon (4X2) Ute 1886x1934x5410 mm 194 mm
Cannon (4X4) Ute 1886x1934x5410 mm 194 mm
Cannon-L (4X4) Ute 1886x1934x5410 mm 194 mm
Cannon-X (4X4) Ute 1886x1934x5410 mm 194 mm
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GWM UTE 2021 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2021 GWM UTE is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The GWM UTE currently offers fuel consumption from 8.3 to 9.4L/100km. The GWM UTE is available with the following fuel type: Diesel.

GWM UTE Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
Cannon (4X2) Ute 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 8.3L/100km
Cannon (4X4) Ute 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 9.4L/100km
Cannon-L (4X4) Ute 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 9.4L/100km
Cannon-X (4X4) Ute 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 9.4L/100km
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GWM UTE 2021 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2021 GWM UTE will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

GWM UTE Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
Cannon (4X2) Ute 265x60 R18 265x60 R18
Cannon (4X4) Ute 265x60 R18 265x60 R18
Cannon-L (4X4) Ute 265x60 R18 265x60 R18
Cannon-X (4X4) Ute 265x60 R18 265x60 R18
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