GWM Steed 5 Double Cab

Meet the GWM Steed 5 Double Cab. This GWM bakkie is the embodiment of versatility – serving both as a powerful workhorse and a spacious family vehicle. Whether you’re navigating city streets, hauling workloads, or embarking on a family getaway, the Steed 5 Double Cab adapts seamlessly. Beyond its robust exterior design, the interior is crafted for comfort, making every drive a pleasant experience.

Discover the New GWM Steed 5 Double Cab – Where Performance Meets Style!

Couple that with top-tier safety features and remarkable performance, and it’s no surprise the Steed 5 Double Cab is the GWM bakkie for sale that has South Africa buzzing! And for added peace of mind, each purchase comes with Thorp’s exclusive extended warranty of 10 Year/1 Million km, ensuring that you and your bakkie are covered for the long haul.

GWM Steed 5 Double Cab Highlights

Drivetrain 2WD 4WD
Cabin Type Double Cab Double Cab
Engine 2.0L Diesel 2.0L Diesel
Maximum Power (Kw/rpm) 110/4000 110/4000
Maximum Torque (Nm/rpm) 320/1400~2800 320/1400~2800
Transmission 6MT 6MT

GWM Steed 5 Double Cab Specifications


Whether you’re cruising in the city or taking on the great outdoors, the GWM Steed 5 Double Cab ensures powerful performance. Available in two models, each promises outstanding handling:

  • GWM Steed 2.2 Litre Petrol Engine: This model features a 2.2-litre petrol engine that produces 73 kW and 180 Nm of torque. Paired with a smooth five-speed manual transmission, it delivers a fuel consumption rate of 10.2 L/100 km.
  • GWM Steed 2.0 Litre VGT: Power and efficiency come together with GWM’s 2.0L VGT diesel engine. This model boasts 110 kW and 320 Nm of torque. Even more impressive, it has a remarkable fuel consumption of 8.3 L/100 km. The Steed 5 is up for any challenge, making it an enticing GWM double cab for sale in Cape Town. Available in both a 4×2 and 4×4 drivetrain option.

Design (Exterior)

The GWM Steed 5 Double Cab’s design commands attention! It boasts a robust and muscular stance, accentuated by its sporty grille and pronounced contours. But this bakkie is more than just good looks. Engineered with functionality in mind, it’s ready to shoulder hefty workloads of up to 1 tonne, and ensure your cargo is transported effortlessly.

For the adventurous at heart, the tie-down points come in handy, securing gear for camping trips or biking expeditions. The load bin is insulated to offer that extra layer of protection against the elements and everyday wear and tear. It’s clear – the Steed 5 Double Cab is a masterful blend of aesthetics and utility!


Ample head, shoulder, and legroom ensure every passenger travels in comfort, no matter the journey’s length. But it’s not just about space – it’s about practicality too. The interior brims with clever storage solutions, including a padded centre armrest that doubles as a storage box.

When it comes to standard features, the GWM double cab bakkie doesn’t hold back. Enjoy a heated rear window for those chilly mornings, efficient power steering for a smoother ride, and elegant synthetic leather upholstery. Stay refreshed with air conditioning, and enjoy the convenience of electric windows. For entertainment, the radio/CD audio system with USB support ensures your favourite tunes are always at your fingertips.


Safety is at the forefront of the Steed 5 Double Cab’s design. Here’s a closer look at its impressive features:

  • ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) and EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution): These systems work in tandem to prevent wheel lock-up during sudden braking, giving you better control over the vehicle.
  • TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System): Proper tyre pressure helps in preventing tyre-related mishaps and offers a smoother, more fuel-efficient ride.
  • Rear Parking Sensors: Say goodbye to parking woes! These sensors help you manoeuvre in tight spaces, alerting you to any obstacles, ensuring safe parking and reducing the risk of collisions.
  • Driver and Front Passenger Airbags
  • 3-Point Front Seatbelts & Centre Rear Seat
  • Seat Belt Reminder (Driver Seat)
  • Isofix: Installing child seats is made easier with the Isofix system, ensuring they’re securely anchored.
  • Speed-Sensitive Door Locking: As the Steed 5 Double Cab picks up pace, this feature automatically locks the doors, adding an extra layer of security when on the move.
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Automatic Crash Door Unlock Function: In case of an accident, this function automatically unlocks the doors, ensuring a quick and safe exit for all occupants.
235/70R16 Alloy Wheels
Steel Spare Wheel: 235/70R16
Chrome Plated Front Grill
Chrome Plated Outdoor Handles
Boneless Wiper Blades
Side Step
Outer Tie-Down Hooks
Black Interior
Leather Door Trim Panel
Leather Steering Wheel
Adjustable Instrument Cluster Brightness
12V Vehicle Power Outlet
Cigarette Lighter
Radio AM/FM Receiver with USB
6 speakers
ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)
EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution)
TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System)
Parking Sensors: Rear
Driver and Front Passenger Airbags
Height Adjustable Front Seatbelts
3-Point Front Seatbelts & Centre rear seat
Seat Belt Reminder (Driver Seat)
Child Lock
Speed-Sensitive Door Locking
Engine Immobiliser
Remote Control Central Door Lock
Automatic Crash Door Unlock Function

GWM Steed 5 Double Cab Pricing

Steed 2.0 D-Cab S 4×2 MT range from R390,150.00 FREE 10 Year, 1 Million KM Warranty. Exclusive to Thorp.

FREE 10 Year, 1 Million KM Warranty. Exclusive to Thorp.


Here are some frequently asked questions about the GWM Steed 5 Double Cab:

At Thorp GWM, we’re proud to offer the best GWM price in South Africa. Retailing from R382,950 for the 4×2 option and R415,050 for the 4×4 option, we’re delighted to offer specials on this exceptional bakkie from just R336,950.

For such a powerful vehicle, the Steed 5 bakkie has an impressive fuel consumption of just 7,6/100km for the diesel variant.

Our GWM vehicles comewith a FREE 10 Year, 1 Million KM Warranty. Exclusive to Thorp.

The Steed 5 Double Cab is available in both 2.0-litre SX 4×2 6MT and 2.0-litre SX 4×4 6MT formats.

The GWM Steed 5 Double Cab stands out with its mix of affordability, impressive features, and robust performance, making it a top contender among double cab bakkies for sale in Cape Town.

The GWM Steed 2.2 petrol engine is loosely based on the Toyota 3Y engine, which was used in the Hilux up until the end of the 1990s. However, the GWM Steed engine uses more advanced Denso fuel injection instead of a carburettor.

About Thorp GWM South Africa

Thorp GWM in Cape Town is the ultimate destination for those seeking new and used GWM cars for sale. If you’re in the market for a GWM double cab bakkie or any other GWM vehicle, the experienced sales team here at Thorp is ready to help you find your perfect match.

We offer competitive financing options and service plans, as well as a wide range of vehicle services, from routine maintenance to parts replacements. We’re not just a GWM dealership in Cape Town – we’re the one-stop-shop for all your vehicle needs!

We buys cars too, and have three convenient locations in the Western Cape. When it comes to finding the perfect GWM double cab for sale, look no further than Thorp. With our vast inventory, seasoned experts, and commitment to customer satisfaction, it’s clear why we’re the first choice for GWM cars in Cape Town!

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