Which Full-Size American Pick-Up Will Do The Work For You? by:Jim R Myers
Today there is not an automaker in the world that is not doing its best to keep its head of above water
. If you are in the market for a full size truck such as the Ford F150 then you are in luck. These high priced gas-guzzlers are being offered at base invoice prices and zero percent interest by all Detroit automakers. Ford is offering zero percent interest for forty-eight months and GMC is offering zero percent interest for up to sixty months. Ford offers the F150 with multiple trim options as there full sized truck, Chevrolet offers the Silverado and Dodge offers the Ram.
The Ford F150 has been around since 1948 and has been the best selling full size truck and vehicle in the United States for twenty-three years. It was redesigned this year (2009) and has been given rave reviews by the press and driver alike. It comes with top marks for reliability, safety, interior, exterior and performance. This truck was meant to be able run a business from it has a wi fi capability, hanging file storage, and ability to print and create invoices. It is priced at twenty one thousand for the basic model all the way up to thirty nine thousand dollars depending on the trim options. It gets low marks for gas mileage though getting 14 mpg city and 19 mpg highway.
The Chevrolet Silverado comes in ranked second by reviewers. It is hard to find anything less than a glowing review for the Silverado. It gets high marks for all around rug ability, reliability, and safety. It lacks a lot of redesigned trim options of the Ford F150 and is priced about the same twenty thousand for the basic model and forty thousand for the highest end model. It gets 14 mpg city and 21 mpg highway.
Dodge offers the Ram as their full size pickup truck. It has been redesigned for 2009 Dodge stuck its aggressive styling from the past. Dodge has added or rather taken off a few pounds here and there where they could, adding an aluminum hood redesigned leaf springs and lighter rear axle. The all-new Dodge Ram is priced at twenty one to forty thousand dollars depending on the trim options. It gets 14 mpg city and 21 highway still making it a gas hog. Share:
If you are looking into a used full sized pick up bring a mechanic to inspect it. You can never tell by just looking at or driving what headaches are just around the corner.