The pick-up truck is practically part of the American landscape. Pick-up trucks even built the American landscape, depending on which part you're looking at. Lots of people pick their truck based on their gut -- because their granddad worked at Ford, or because their dad drove a Ram. But for people who want to sit a spell and think things through, there are a lot of options out there. Different trucks have different strengths, and they're changing more often than we realize. Here are some of the best.