If you are in the market to buy a new truck, you probably want to find one that gives you power without hurting your wallet when you have to fill it up. Trucks have developed a reputation for not getting good gas mileage, but that is no longer the case. Here are the five most fuel-efficient trucks on the market.
2016 GMC Canyon Crew Cab
If you tend to do a lot of highway driving, you'll be pleased with the mileage of the 2016 GMC Canyon. This truck will give you 22 mpg in the city, and a shockingly high 31 mpg on the highway. Because of this, Kelley Blue Book has ranked it as the topmost fuel-efficient truck. But that isn't all this truck has to offer. It will also give you a towing capacity of 3,500 lbs to 7,000 lbs. Many consider this truck to be easy to park and a reasonable size while offering a luxury feel that most trucks lack. The MSRP of the 2016 GMC Canyon starts at $25,705.
2016 Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab
The 2016 Ram 1500 is easily one of the most fuel-efficient trucks you'll find in its class. It gives you up to 21 mpg in the city and an amazing 29 mpg on the highway. Not only does it provide you with great fuel economy, but the truck also has a high towing capacity of 4,000 lbs to 8,700 lbs. It also comes equipped with UConnect, which includes SiriusXM radio, hands-free calling, preloaded and downloadable apps, and 3D navigation system. The MSRP of the 2016 Ram 1500 starts at $26,145.
2016 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab
Not only is the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado one of the best trucks to purchase based on quality and price, but it's also one of the most fuel efficient. The 4-cylinder, 2.5-liter engine will give you 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway. The Colorado also has a towing capacity of 7,000 lbs. The truck also has features such as Pandora streaming radio, OnStar RemoteLink, Bluetooth capabilities, and USB connectivity. You can get all of this for an MSRP of $26,515.
2016 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab
When you think about trucks, you probably can't help but think of the Toyota Tacoma. The Tacoma has been around for quite a while, and each year Toyota has improved its gas mileage. This year it's at an all-time high with 19 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. It's two-wheel drive, but still has a towing capacity of 3,500 lbs backed by a 4-cylinder, 2.7-liter engine. This truck also comes with features such as blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alerts, and integrated backup camera. You can find the 2016 Toyota Tacoma for an MSRP of $23,300.
2016 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab
The 2016 Nissan Frontier is one of the most fuel-efficient trucks of this year. This truck will give you 16 mpg in the city and 22 on the highway. While it isn't as high as the other trucks on the list, it does deliver more power. The Frontier has a 4.0-liter V6 engine for all your needs. On top of this, it also provides you with a towing capacity of 3,500 to 6,500 lbs. If you aren't sold yet, it's also the cheapest on the list with an MSRP of $23,000.