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Best Full-Size Trucks of 2016

When you’re shopping for trucks, you want something that can do the job efficiently, while also providing comfort and style. Finding a great truck for both work and daily use can be tough, but we’ve found four trucks that stand out among the rest. Here are the top full-size trucks on the market for 2016.

2016 Ford F-150

The Ford F-150 is one of the best-selling trucks in America for a reason. It has seating for six, 18 mpg in the city, 25 mpg on the highway, and an MSRP of $26,500. Other features include hands-free calling, music search and control, LED box lights, remote tailgate release, deployable box side steps, and Sync AppLink. The F-150 comes with a 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine that has 325 horsepower and 375 of torque with a towing capacity of 12,000. Finally, the F-150 has a five-star overall crash test rating with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 also has a towing capacity of 12,000, like the Ford F-150. This truck comes equipped with a 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine with 285 horsepower and 305 lb/ft torque. There are additional engine sizes available if you need a little extra power including a 5.3L V8 and 6.2L V8 engine. The 4.3L engine gets an EPA estimated 24 miles per gallon on the highway and 18 mpg in the city. Other features of the 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 include Chevrolet MyLink, wireless charging, bright LED lighting, an 8-inch diagonal color touch-screen display, and 4G LTE Wi-Fi.

2016 Dodge Ram 1500

The 2016 Ram 1500 was ranked one of the best full-sized trucks according to U.S. News, and there are plenty of reasons to love this truck. With an MSRP starting at $26,145, this model comes equipped with a 3.6L V6 engine, which allows for 240 horsepower and 269 lb/ft of torque. The towing capacity allows you to carry up to 10,690lbs. The Ram 1500’s fuel economy is comparable to the Silverado at 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. Other features that come equipped with the 2016 Ram 1500 include uConnect with 3D maps, 7-inch color touchscreen, and more.

2016 GMC Sierra 1500

The 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 may not be the first truck you think of when you think of full-sized trucks, but all that is about to change when you read about this model. This vehicle comes equipped with a 5.3L V8 engine which gives you 285 horsepower and 305 lb/ft of torque. Plus, it has a maximum curb weight of 4,517lbs and a towing capacity of 5,500. The GMC Sierra 1500 also comes with IntelliLink, Apple Carplay, 4G Wi-Fi hotspot, and the OnStar RemoteLink app. With an MSRP starting at $27,815, this truck is a steal.

Last Updated: July 11, 2017