The Automobile industry has made life much easier for commuters with the invention of full-size pickup trucks that provide enough hauling power and sturdy versatility to take on demanding duties and navigate even the most difficult terrain.
The cherry on top? You can choose the perfect truck for your lifestyle thanks to a wide range of drivetrain, bed, and interior options.
A full-size truck is one of the few vehicles that can handle both work and recreation.
Having the luxury of many wonderful models to choose from, each with its own set of features, finding the appropriate truck for you and your everyday needs becomes much easier than ever.
Modern versions of these top trucks, as well as the rest of the pickup-truck class, are equally capable of commuting to work and school as towing a fishing boat or hauling a load of mulch.
2021 Ford F-150
With Ford’s achievement in the automobile industry, Expecting less than spectacular from The Ford F-150 becomes impossible as it is one of the most popular pickup trucks, excelling as both a durable work vehicle and a comfortable family cruiser.
Its full-size alloy body offers over 40 cab, engine, and drivetrain configurations
Understandably the F-150 is more expensive than some of its competitors, considering its class-exclusive features which include a full hybrid drivetrain, flat-reclining seats, and an onboard generator.
The Ford F-150 is a 5-seater truck with eight model options to choose from. The XLT SuperCrew 5.5′ Box 4WD is the most popular model, starting at $45,850.
This Four Wheel Drive with a 3.3L V6 engine This F-150 is expected to get 19 miles per gallon in the city and 22 miles per gallon on the highway.
Chevrolet Silverado 2500
This heavy-duty workhorse comes with a 6.0L V8 engine with 360 hp is standard and has an estimated towing capacity (with the standard six-speed automatic transmission) of 14,400 lbs on 2019 models, when properly equipped.
Then there’s the optional 6.6L turbodiesel V8, which offers 450 hp and a staggering 910 lb-ft of torque on 2019 models.
In addition to its performance, Silveradoalso offer Parking sensors, Lane departure warning, Forward collision warning, Leather upholstery and Wireless phone charging.
2021 Toyota Tundra
For those seeking comfort and power, the Toyota Tundra comes in handy as the perfect full-size pickup truck loaded with a beefy standard V-8 powertrain to match and it offers many advanced safety systems, too.
It’s also highly capable when the road ends, in particular the range-topping TRD Pro model with its remote-reservoir dampers and stout underside armor.
This luxurious top-level domestic rigs outclass its rivals when it comes to aesthetics and fuel efficiency. Its driving dynamics is second to none
Another brand that considers luxury and comfort as its top priority is Honda. The Ridgeline is more comfortable than the average midsize pickup, yet it retains nearly all the utility of its workaday rivals.
It’s true that it can’t tow as much or go as far off-road as some traditional trucks, but it’s a durable, practical choice with some tricks up its sleeve.
This four-wheel drive 3.5-liter V6 with 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque delivers sufficient power for regular driving, both on- and off-road.
Acceleration comes swiftly, and the nine-speed automatic transmission operates smoothly, especially in Sport mode.
The Ridgeline can tow up to 5,000 pounds and has a maximum payload of 1,583 pounds.
2021 Ram 1500
Technological advancement, luxurious, fabulous and spacious interior with state of the art infotainment best describe the Ram. Rating it the best is not out of place considering its performance.
Its potent engine lineup includes V6, V8, and diesel options, and a new high-performance TRX model debuts for 2021. The Ram delivers the smoothest ride in the class.
The Ram comes with a variety of engines to choose from a 305-horsepower V6, a 260-horsepower V6 diesel, two 395-horsepower V8s (one of which is a mild-hybrid), and a 702-horsepower supercharged V8 that powers the all-new Ram TRX.
A smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission pairs with every engine.
2021 GMC Sierra 1500
This GMC pickup performs poorly when it comes to towing and hauling due to the powertrain. it V6 engine puts out 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque.
But it can handle some light work and gets the job done in city and highway driving. The same can be said for the optional turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which produces 310 horsepower and 348 pound-feet of torque.
Two V8s are available: a 5.3-liter that produces 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque and a 6.2-liter that puts out 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.
Both V8s feel stronger than the V6 from acceleration and overall power standpoint. The larger V8 moves the Sierra easily in just about all situations, and it unlocks Sierra’s maximum towing capacity.
GMC pickup comes with a turbodiesel that produces 277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.
The diesel is smooth and refined, and it delivers surprisingly quick acceleration if you’re not towing anything.
The V6 is mated with a six-speed automatic transmission. The other engines are mated with eight- or 10-speed automatics