As the 2011 models start to roll out and some big name trucks start to hit the market, readers should be aware of some of the standouts and what they offer the buyer. Whether it’s a heavy duty or a pickup the buyer is looking for, there’s a truck out there for everyone. Here’s a list of some of the best 2011 trucks that will be released in the Fall of 2010 and what they offer.
2011 Ford F150 SVT Raptor
The 2011 Raptor has received some big upgrades from earlier models and comes with plenty of customizable options, allowing buyers to pay for exactly what they want in an off-road specialty vehicle. With a bigger, better engine and powertrain, along with a new cab configuration, the Raptor makes a new for itself in the Ford family. It boasts a sleek design, but comes with a 15 mpg city/21 mpg highway . The price tag isn’t too pretty however, coming in at a whopping starting price of $38,020.
2011 Dodge Ram 1500
The new Dodge Ram comes onto the market with plenty of options and customizations that give the buyer control over what they spend their money on. With an even stronger engine than the 2010 version, the Ram is sure to raise some eyebrows. It comes with an estimated 14 mpg city/20 mpg highway fuel economy. The Ram also boasts a comfortable ride and a strong towing capacity of over 10,250 pounds. Coming in at around a $22,000 starting price, the Ram should be one of the biggest sellers on the truck market in the 2010-2011 year.
2011 Ford Super Duty
One of the biggest and toughest heavy duty trucks on the market, the Super Duty comes with two options in the way of an engine based on how much torque is wanted. Its all-new power-train gives the Super Duty a class leading tow capacity of 24,400 pounds as well as a class-leading 390 horsepower. The starting price for the Super Duty comes in at around $28,995. The fuel economy has also improved his last year, coming with an estimated 16 mpg city/21 mpg highway.
2011 Chevy Silverado HD
With the ability to tow 21,700 pounds and a payload of 6,635 pounds, the Silverado is arguably the strongest heavy duty trucks on the market. The Silverado comes with plenty of strength and torque, but is somewhat lacking when it comes to new, flashier designs compared to the Ford and Dodge trucks. The price starts at $28,960, which rivals the Ford Super Duty. It comes with an estimated 14 mpg city/18 mpg highway fuel economy.
2011 GMC Sierra HD
Coming from the same makers as the Silverado, the Sierra is very similar in both inside specifics as well as outside specifics. It boasts the same tow and payload as the Silverado, and isn’t as flashy as the Ford of Dodge trucks. The price starts at $28,960, which also rivals the Ford Super Duty. It comes with the same fuel economy as the Silverado. The main difference between the Sierra and the Silverado is the exterior design, which comes down to the buyer preference rather than quality.
So there are the five of the best trucks that will be hitting the market in Fall of 2010 and how they standout to buyers who are looking for their next new truck. I hope that this preview helps buyers find the truck that’s right for them, either a heavy duty or a pickup.