The Best Truck Buys of 2017

Looking for the highest-rated, best all-around, truck models for the 2017 year? We’ve found them – and they are certainly impressive.

Whether you are searching for a pickup truck to pull a trailer, haul feed sacks, products from the hardware store, plow through deep snow, or simply ride, the range any one of these powerful machines are sure to please.

So pull up a chair and imagine the ride of your life while considering which of these beauties will soon belong to you. We have listed, in alphabetical order and according to their highest power and capabilities, the top-voted trucks for 2017. What makes them exceptional?

  1.     Chevrolet Colorado

The Chevrolet Colorado offers a towing capacity between 3,500 and 7,000 pounds. It’s comfortable and roomy extended crew-cab comes in two bed-lengths to fit your specific needs. Offering a six-speed manual transmission or automatic, rear- or all-wheel drive, this vehicle is ready to take you anywhere on- or off-road. Boasting 22 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway, this is one impressive truck.

  1.     Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a truck that meets the needs of most any cowboy, but additionally offers a smooth ride, superior handling, quiet cabin, and spacious seating. With a towing capacity of 12,500 pounds, this truck comes in three options of a maximum crew cab, a double cab, or a regular. In addition, it offers three different-sized beds depending on your needs; 5 inch 8 feet, 6 inch 6 feet, or an 8 foot bed. It’s sure to haul all your horses and their feed with its maximum towing capacity between 5,500 and 9,400 pounds, and an impressive mileage of 18 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway.

  1.     Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

On the ranch, the job, or on the open road, this vehicle is sure to perform to your greatest expectations. The Silverado’s 2500 HD diesel has a towing capacity between 13,000 and 14,500 pounds with a six-speed automatic standard transmission. With several cab and bed sizes to choose from, including rear-wheel or four-wheel drive and an impressive horsepower of 322 to 445, this is a truck that your friends will drool over.

  1.     Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD

Claiming the crown of Chevrolet trucks, the 3500HD has a maximum payload of 7153 pounds and a towing capacity of 23,200 pounds. With three cab and two bed styles to choose from, the Silverado 3500HD is an impressive vehicle with a smooth ride, spacious cabin, and comfortable seating.

  1.     Ford F-150

With the name of Ford, you know it’s going to be tough. The outstanding F-150 is sure not to disappoint with its smooth ride and maximum capacity between 5,000 and 10,500 pounds. With three cabin and bed sizes available, this classic Ford does its name proud. Boasting 19 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highway, it’s a truck that will take you around town or out on the range with ease.

  1.     Ford F-250 Super Duty

The Ford F-250, with its powerful engine and maximum payload capacity between 3,305 and 4,267 pounds, is a stand-out vehicle among its competitors. With a tow rating between 12,300 and 13,300 pounds, its smooth and quiet ride makes this vehicle a powerhouse of a gentle giant.

  1.     Ford F-350 Super Duty

The Ford F-350 Super Duty lives up to its name. With three cabin and bed sizes to choose from, this vehicle means business wherever it goes. It offers a stunning towing capacity between 12,000 and 12,700 pounds, meaning it can complete any job you ask of it.

  1.     Honda Ridgeline

The Honda Ridgeline will surprise all the competition. Not what most would expect from a Honda, this truck comes to the plate and serves it up with power and justice. The spacious cabin, smooth ride, and ample storage space makes this truck head-and-shoulders above many others. With an impressive towing capacity of between 3,500 and 5,000 pounds, the Honda Ridgeline will work harder than you would expect. In addition, its bed-mounted speakers are an entertaining plus while you are working alongside this vehicle. Gaining 19 miles per gallon in the city and 26 on the highway, the Ridgeline is sure to impress.

When searching for a truck to work with you, there is a great deal to consider. Our top selection for 2017 will keep up with all your expectations.

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Jeremy Kaplan

A 50-something year old lifestyle, career, and education blogger based in Atlanta, Georgia. Years of experience in the office setting working with others and still loving it year-after-year.

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