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5 Best Pickup Trucks to Buy This Summer

Posted at Sun, Apr 26, 2020 10:30 AM

When it comes to a Summer truck, most of our customers look for something that works hard, plays hard, and provides a comfortable drive home. The best pickup trucksat our Epsom, NH dealership not only have the capability to tow your boat and haul everything you need for a weekend getaway. They boast beautiful interiors , great handling, and the latest tech and safety features to keep the entire family happy.

Finding a great price on these pickups can be difficult though, particularly with robust demand for both compact and full-size pickups these past few years. It’s a competitive market, which is why we’re giving you our recommendations for the Top 5 Summer Trucks on Our Lot.

5. Ram 1500
This excellent pickup from RAM offers an affordable, reliable entry point to our list. These trucks can usually be found for a great deal. But don’t worry, they still offer modern safety features and amenities, giving you a great value for your dollar. While the Ram 1500 might not be able to tow quite as much as it’s heavy duty brethren, it can still get a boat or small camper where you need them to go, all while riding in style.

4. Ford F-150
A classic name in the truck business, we’ve given the number 4 spot to Ford F-150 series for their versatility, ease of repair, and some of the recent additions to the F-150 lineup. These changes include technology updates and upgraded EcoBoost engines for better performance.

3. GMC Sierra 1500
We have been impressed with the Sierra 1500 for awhile, especially after all of the most recent updates to these reliable trucks. The addition of a capless fuel fill system as a standard feature across every model and trim level, with the exception of trucks ordered as pickup box delete.

For the exterior, customers will see a new set of all-season blackwall tires and a new set of tri-mode power steps that provide bed access and have a foot-activated running side board.

For the interior, the Sierra saw even more changes. These include Low Speed Mitigation Braking added to the Enhanced Driver Alert Package, 8-inch IntelliLink (IO5 and IO6) systems now include Android Auto, high-performance LED headlamps with GMC signature LED lighting, and an SLT Crew Cab Premium Plus Package now includes trailer brake controller.

2. Toyota Tundra
Off-road performance and rugged reliability tipped the scales in favor of the Tundra over many competitors. While this stylish truck offers some great interior upgrades to their cabins, the true standout features come down to this truck’s impressive performance. These pickups come standard with a 4.6 liter V-8 engine that puts out 310 hp with 327 lb-ft of torque. That's plenty of power for most medium-duty jobs and camping trips with the crew. Plus, if you need a little more power, you can opt for a 5.7 liter V-8 with 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque. What you end up with is a truck that delivers great handling with impressive towing capacity, allowing you to take your camper wherever you need it to go.

1. Chevy SIlverado
For the number one spot, we had to choose a pickup that could do it all and offer enough options to customize it to your personal needs. That’s why we went with the versatile Chevrolet Silverado pickup as our top choice. This truck delivers a smooth ride, decent fuel economy, a modern infotainment system, driver assistance features, great safety ratings, and a tough frame. With safety offerings like lane departure warning, forward collision warning, and parking sensors, you\ll have less to worry about during long drives in new places. Plus, there is a Silverado that can pull whatever camper you throw it’s way. That means your family is ready to road trip in style this summer, with a Chevy Silverado.

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