Used Pick Up Truck

Written by Abby Luttrell
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The selection of used pickup trucks is tremendous, with a number of top performers you should consider. All the major American car manufacturers put out a solid, dependable 4x4, and there are some sturdy Japanese pickups as well. The Chevrolet Avalanche has a 8.1L V-8 engine that ramps up to 320 HP in the 2500 model. The 1500 model boasts a not-so-shabby 285 HP with a four speed automatic transmission.

Ford Pickup Trucks--A Good Buy New or Used

Ford weighs in with its F-150 and F-250 pickup trucks, and with top ratings for longevity and performance, sure to be winners in the used trucks category. The F-150 has a 202 HP V-6 engine, and the F-250 has the muscle of a 260 HP V-8 engine. The brawny F-350 has a 5.4L V-8 engine with 260 HP, a six speed manual transmission, and maximum trailer weight of 12,500 pounds.

Dodge Rams come in 1500, 2500, and 3500 models. The 1500 Ram has 175 HP, the 2500 has 225 HP. The 3500 ramps up to a 5.7L V-8 engine with 345 HP and a five speed with overdrive. These babies are big-rig influenced, and have been overwhelmingly popular pickup trucks new and used, since their introduction in 1994.

Toyota puts out some great competition with its Tacoma and Tundra models. The Tundra, with its 190 HP V-6 engine and updated suspension, rides like a passenger car, according to industry reviews. But whatever kind of used 4x4 or pickup truck you're looking for, you can find the best prices on the Internet.

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