Pickup trucks are some of the most popular vehicles on the market right now in the United States. Trucks can be used for towing, moving odd sized pieces of furniture like mattresses, construction work, farming and pleasure. Also because of how they are built, most trucks are capable of being regularly driven off road unlike cars. We will be looking at the top-rated name brand pickup trucks this year:
1. Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab
This vehicle has a high towing capacity and a very decent payload capacity. There are also several different engines available for this truck. Newer models of this truck have 4G LTE Wifi standard. 2020 models also come with a 10-speed automatic transmission as standard for all engines. The 2020 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab does pretty well when it comes to mileage. This truck gets 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.
2. Toyota Tundra Double Cab
What’s new to the 2020 Toyota Tundra Double Cab is an upgraded audio system which now has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. One of the biggest pro’s to this truck is the Toyota Safety Sense driver safety and assist system. This truck has a towing capacity of 9,100 to 10,200 lbs. One of the negatives for this truck is its fuel economy. Most vehicles in this class have seen their fuel economy improve in the past 10 years while this Toyota truck hasn’t seen it.
3. Jeep Gladiator
The Gladiator is designed from get go to operate off road and is very rugged. The vehicle itself is actually a convertible. The vehicle has a 1,700lbs payload capacity and a 7,650lbs towing capacity. One of the nicer things about this truck is that there is an electrical outlet in the bed of the truck for when you’re tailgating. One of the negatives for the Gladiator is the size of its bed. Its bed is only 5 feet long, which is short by the standards of the others.
4. Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD Crew Cab
The 2020 version of this truck has both improved towing and payload capacities. For safety and towing the 15-way camera system is very helpful. The 2020 version of the truck has a new 6.6-liter V8 gasoline engine.
5. Dodge Ram 1500
One of the biggest pluses for the 2020 Dodge Ram 1500 is the mileage it gets. In the city it will get 22 mpg, while on the highway it will get around 32 mpg. It has been recognized for its comfortable seats and ride as well as its rear seat legroom. For a work truck, rear seat legroom is a strong positive. New for 2020 is an optional diesel engine.