With pickup trucks continuing to dominate the sales charts, these do-it-all vehicles continue to win over thousands of local buyers every month. Not only can a modern truck ferry the family around in comfort, but the best large trucks can carry and tow enormous loads without breaking a sweat. Plus, the very latest trailering technologies and camera systems make towing as easy and safe as it has ever been.
The top truck manufacturers have built something for everyone. You can take your pick from gasoline or diesel, single- or dual-rear-wheel configurations, short or long beds, or regular cabs and crew cabs. This doesn’t even take into account different trims and optional packages, making for enough choice to confuse even the savviest shoppers.
Fortunately, our ranking of the top-rated segment offerings provides a convenient overview of the class leaders and the more middle-of-the-road alternatives. By delving into individual model reviews, you can get instant information about towing capacities, power outputs, fuel economy, and seating configurations. If you haven’t begun drawing up your shortlist yet, this is the best place to start.