Top 6 Trucks of 2021

2021 is here, and with the new year comes new automobiles. Today we would like to talk about the top 6 new trucks hitting the market. These are the top 6 model year 2021 trucks that you should seriously consider when deciding on a new truck purchase. Every one of these pickup trucks is going to offer some amount of bed space, and power for towing, but even with these similarities, each truck will have its own unique design and features. Before you choose your next truck, browse our top 6 picks for the best trucks of 2021!

Ford F-150:

The 2021 Ford F-150 builds upon the already incredible Ford truck that came before with all new features and improvements.  The F-150 Tremor is the latest and greatest from Ford. With all the power and towing capacity of the F-150, the Tremor is clearly an upgrade with enhanced off road capabilities. The F-150 has 6 base models, the XL, XLT, LARIAT, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited, all offering power a comfort. We will focus on the base model, the F-150 XL.

The F-150 XL starts at $29,000, a great base price for such an incredible truck. Some key features to mention are pre-collision assist with automatic braking, 3.3 Ti-VCT V6 Engine, and a minimum 23 Gallon fuel tank. On top of these standard features, you can choose optional add-ons and improvements, such as a 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 Engine, or an expanded 36 gallon fuel tank. Whether you choose the excellent standard features, or upgrade, you’ll have a truck that meets your demands, and lasts you a long time.

Toyota Tacoma:

Another classic pick up truck for your consideration, the Toyota Tacoma is a great truck for your driving and hauling needs. The Tacoma also has 6 models, the SR, the SR5, the TRD Sport, the TRD Off-Road, The Tacoma Limited, and the TRD Pro. All models have seating for five (except for the base SR). The Tacoma SR starts at $26,150 (although there is some price variation based on features).

The Toyota Tacoma SR has an estimated 20 mpg, which, while not the highest of pickup trucks, is still a good deal more than many other large trucks on the road. The Tacoma also comes with Toyota’s no cost maintenance plan, as well as their 24-hour roadside assistance. With a choice between the standard 6-ft. bed and a shorter 5-ft bed, you can ensure you have the space you need. The Tacoma offers a choice between tow engines, the 3.5 liter V6 direct-Injection Atkinson Cycle Engine with 278 hp, or the 3.5 liter v6 DOHC 24-Valve Direct-Injection Atkinson Cycle Engine. Both engines offer great horsepower and towing power.

GMC Canyon:

The 2021 GMC Canyon is next up on our list. A “small” pickup truck, according to GMC, however don’t let that fool you.  The GMC Canyon is a powerhouse, and holds its own among the trucks on our list. If you need a truck that offers comfort and the strength to get the job done, then look no further, the GMC Canyon could be the truck for you.  The standard Canyon starts at $26,400, and like any vehicle has several add-ons for you to choose from.

Some key features we think you should take note of and consider adding to your Canyon are the available 308 HP v6 3.6 Liter Engine, The Off-Road suspension, advanced technology options, such as Apple Carplay compatibility and Lane Departure warning systems.  Some premium options are heated front seats, heated steering wheel, additional lumbar support, and leather upholstery. The GMC Canyon is truly a beast of a truck, and well worth the investment.

Chevrolet Silverado:

The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado is the latest pick-up truck from Chevy. Starting at $28,900, the Silverado boasts power and comfort. The 2021 Silverado has a maximum available trailering of 13,300 pounds, and maximum bed payload of 2,280 pounds, and gets a maximum of 23/33 mpg.

The Chevy Silverado offers more than just towing power alone.  With a comfortable interior, the Chevy can make it seem like you are in a luxury sedan and not the beast of a truck it is. The Chevy Silverado has three different available cabin sizes, from the largest Crew Cabin, the medium sized double cabin, and the smallest single cabin.  It is up to you to decide on less bed space and more cabin space or vice versa. Whatever you choose you won’t be disappointed in the performance of your 2021 Chevy Silverado.

RAM 1500:

The RAM 1500 is the basic model of the 2021 RAM lineup. However, don’t confuse basic with average. The Ram 1500 model starts at $31,895.  The RAM 1500 is a “light duty” pickup truck, but will still perform with the power expected of a RAM truck.  If you are looking for a truck that can haul construction equipment, or a trailer, or even a boat, the RAM 1500 is the truck to do so. The Ram 1500 offers power at an affordable price.

The 2021 Ram 1500 comes standard with a 3.6-L V6 engine. This engine offers up to 305 horsepower. Choose the optional Hemi V8 engine for increased horse power, this should get you closer to 395 hp. Not only do you get great horsepower, the V6 engine offers about 7,730 pounds of towing capacity. If you spring for the upgrade you can see up to 12,750 pounds of towing capacity. Fuel efficiency is also a factor to consider. The RAM 1500 offers 25 (Highway) mpg, and a 20 (city) mpg. While this may seem low for fuel efficiency, its still greater then some of the other gas guzzlers out there, and this vehicle offers power to spare, so a little less fuel efficiency is to be expected.

Nissan Titan:

The Nissan Titan may be last on our list but it is certainly not least. The Nissan Titan has incredible capabilities. Towing power up to 11,040 pounds, 400 horsepower, automatic emergency braking capabilities, as well as rear automatic breaking. The Nissan Titan has some of the best standard and extra features of any truck out there. The Titan starts at $36,550, which can of course go higher with extra add-ons.

The Nissan Titan King Cab S comes standard with a 5.6 liter Direct injection Gasoline (DIG) DOHC 32-Valve V8 engine with up to 400 horsepower. The Nissan safety shield which contains the aforementioned safety braking measures, a touch screen display in the cabin, and Apple CarPlay integration.

All of the trucks mentioned here are great options if you are looking for your next pickup truck. All you need to do is make a choice and decide which of these incredible trucks is right for you.