Pickup trucks started as a way of life for farmers, tradesmen and other workers. Over the years, they have transformed into much, much more. Style and comfort have come into the picture over recent years, and buying a truck these days means not only looking for workhorse performance, but deciding on what technology and design suits you best. This merging of work and daily use has pushed used trucks to one of the best-selling vehicles every year.
Ford F Series
The Ford F-150 is not only one of the most wanted used trucks in the industry, it is one of the top selling. This popular Ford model has become a standard in today’s search for dependable workhorse trucks. And it has also become a standard to expect improvements and innovation with each passing year. Improvements in fuel efficiency and capabilities, as well as style, comfort and new integrated tech in all models including the regular cab, extended cab and four door SuperCrew, keep customers coming back for more.
Step up to the Ford F-250 Super Duty, and you’ll see a step up in performance, ready to handle massive payloads and towing. This heavy duty truck is not only up to the challenge of any job, it is also comfortable and easy to drive. And comes in varying body styles, powertrain options and trim levels.
Even more robust than the F-250 is the Ford F-350, with the option of two commanding engines – a 6.2-liter gasoline V8 and a 6.7-liter turbodiesel.
With numerous types of used pickup trucks to choose from, Ford provides a mixture of tough utility and looks to meet any driver’s needs.
Chevrolet Silverado Series
One of the next most popular selling used trucks is the Chevy Silverado. Since its inception, it has been one of GM’s best-selling vehicles. And as with other similar full size trucks, the Silverado 1500 is available in many body styles, powertrains, and trim levels. Just like the F-150, the Silverado has transformed in a durable and capable truck merged with an everyday, commuting or family vehicle. It is a solid pick, regardless of how you choose to use it.
The Silverado’s step up to the 2500 and 3500 trucks will also put more power and towing capabilities in your hands. And even with the increased aggressiveness, it continues to be a top choice for family use as well. You’ll find strength, reliability, comfort and safety in any Silverado you step into.
Ram is considered one of the fastest growing truck brands in America. Once identified as the Dodge Ram line of pickups, Ram trucks today stand on their own. In 2010 the Ram brand was created to concentrate on ‘real truck customers’ who require power and longevity in a vehicle.
The Ram 1500 can be configured in a wide range of bed lengths, body styles and trim packages. The versatility of the available options make this version steep competition to other pickup makes.
The Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 take the style and capability of the 1500 even further. With these versions of Ram truck, heavy duty hauling is the standard. Designed and engineered to deliver outstanding performance in the toughest conditions, these trucks will surely impress even the most discerning customers.
How do you decide?
Truck owners tend to be loyal to whatever brand they’ve supported in the past. However, with the improvements in capabilities and technology, it makes sense to explore all options these days. Used trucks are a huge market, and there is surely one out there to fit your needs and wants. But you might be surprised to find out the one best for you may not be what you expected. If you are ready to schedule a test drive, give us a call at (763) 233-0477, send us an email, or just drop by!