Despite all the media attention surrounding hybrid and electric vehicles, this is still a country that loves a good pickup truck. These days, there are even more choices with higher quality than ever before. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the 10 Top Trucks To Buy In 2013. From the Big Three to some up-and-coming imports, click through to find the one that’s right for you.
2013 Ford F-150: Even with all the new competitors vying for its throne, the Ford F-150 is still what we think of when we think about American trucks. Starting at $23,000, it’s priced right, looks tough and comes with enough options to customize to your heart’s content. We can’t wait to see how the newly-unveiled Ford Atlas makes it to production, but until then, the 2013 F-150 remains an iconic and capable truck for any situation. Find local Ford F-150 Clearance Pricing and Blue Book Values
2014 Chevrolet Silverado: Rather than reinvent the wheel, General Motors designers took the iconic Chevrolet Silverado design and made it both more aggressive and more efficient for the new 2014 model. That attitude extends to every part of the Silverado, which is available with three different engines that are packed with technology to make all of them tough enough to handle your project and clean enough to give any truck a run for its money at the pump. Chevrolet dealers will be stocked with the 2014 Silverado by this summer, and it should be worth the wait. Find local Chevrolet Silverado Clearance Pricing and Blue Book Values
2014 GMC Sierra: Do you find yourself thinking that the 2014 Silverado is just a bit… uncivilized? That’s where the 2014 GMC Sierra comes in. The two trucks share many of the same qualities – including the three engines – but the Sierra takes things to another level when it comes to refinement, luxury and ride quality. Everything is softer, quieter and simply nicer inside. Plus, with a Z71 off-road suspension and Hill Descent Control, the 2014 Sierra can get you out of any jam. Capable, with an extra touch of class. Find local GMC Sierra Clearance Pricing and Blue Book Values
2013 Toyota Tundra: It’s not exactly pretty, it’s not exactly cheap. It’s not exactly luxurious, and it’s not exactly economical. But all in all, the 2013 Toyota Tundra is certainly one of the best pickup trucks you can haul hay-bales in or tow boats with or whatever it is that fuels the need for a truck in your life. Whether you choose the V6 or V8 engine, Toyota reliability ensures that they’ll last you a lifetime, while the interior is spacious to a point that befits its model name. The Toyota Tundra faces stiff competition, but it’s carved out a niche for itself and with good reason. Find local Toyota Tundra Clearance Pricing and Blue Book Values
2013 Ford Super Duty: If you’re looking for a beefy pickup, the Ram Heavy Duty is the looker but the 2013 Ford Super Duty is the total package. Built for the build site, the Ford Super Duty has the best combination of torque, towing capacity and overall capability when you need it most. It can take a beating, or if you’re looking at an absolutely lush model like the King Ranch, can look good doing it. Find local Ford Super Duty Clearance Pricing and Blue Book Values
2013 Honda Ridgeline: With the Chevrolet Avalanche finally out of production, the 2013 Honda Ridgeline stands along in the crossover pickup category. The Ridgeline could use a little refresh itself, with outdated hard plastics and lackluster power, but it does a commendable job of toeing the line between car and truck. Safety and reliability are on full display in the 2013 Honda Ridgeline, and innovative storage combines with a comfortable ride to create an attractive total package. No matter the reason you’re looking for the extra space, the Ridgeline delivers and will probably be doing so for a long while to come. Find local Honda Ridgeline Clearance Pricing and Blue Book Values
2013 Nissan Titan: There isn’t room for everybody at the top, and the 2013 Titan unfortunately finds itself as the odd man out. The 2013 Nissan Titan actually sports pretty impressive performance, but its styling and efficiency and interior quality are all rather outdated. It can also run a little on the expensive side, with base models clocking in just a hair under $30,000. We’re due for a new Nissan Titan coming soon, but in the meantime, you could use that fact to talk a pretty nice chunk of change off the sticker price of a 2013 Titan. Find local Nissan Titan Clearance Pricing and Blue Book Values
2013 Ram 1500: The Ford F150 may be the stereotypical American pickup truck, but the 2013 Ram 1500 is the reigning Truck Of The Year and the posterchild and good old-fashioned U.S.A. bad-assery. There is tons of attitude leaking out of that massive front grille and aggressive front fascia, alluding to best-in-class power and efficiency from a dynamic V6 engine. A diesel may be available soon, and of course, you can always opt for the V8 Hemi. This is one truck that packs a punch, with grace and value and luxury to match. Find local Ram 1500 Clearance Pricing and Blue Book Values
2013 Nissan Frontier: Don’t expect any frills here. What you get with the 2013 Nissan Frontier is no-nonsense utility and genuine driving excitement in a package that’s more attractive than its compact pickup competitors. It’s the most complete offering in a segment that no longer includes the Ford Ranger or Dodge Dakota, so if you’re looking for a small truck, the Frontier is your obvious choice. Just so long as you don’t mind a chintzy plastic interior. Find local Nissan Frontier Clearance Pricing and Blue Book Values
2013 Toyota Tacoma: Unless you work in a mine or eat lunch atop a fifty-story steel girder, the small but versatile 2013 Toyota Tacoma is probably more than enough truck for your needs. Available with a thrifty four-cylinder or a playful V6, the Tacoma is a blast to drive and also packs the value and reliability that Toyota has built its name on. Configure your choice of cabs, drivetrains and transmissions and the right 2013 Tacoma is out there for you. Find local Toyota Tacoma Clearance Pricing and Blue Book Values
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