Kelley Blue Book tests every truck on the market and rates them based on their merits. Here are the 12 trucks that top the charts for our editors and scored high with the staff when it comes to capacity, reliability, comfort, technology and more. 2021 Toyota Tundra Expert Rating: 3.9 / 5 Toyota Tundra presents a good value on full-size pickup trucks. It has the solid reliability that ToyotaTM trucks are famous for, -0.18%. It also offers modern technology, spacious seats, and great power from its standard V-8 engine.
For a midsize truck that’s a little different, consider the Jeep Gladiator. It has the distinctive military-inspired styling of the Wrangler with the added functionality of a truck bed. It also has the off-road abilities you’d expect from a Jeep and comes standard with four-wheel drive. Don’t Miss: Cars That Cost Over $ 200,0002021 Chevrolet Colorado Expert Rating: 4.1 / 5 The capable Chevy Colorado is a midsize truck with three engine options, including a diesel. An update for the 2021 model year brings a revised styling that gives it a tougher look, especially on the off-road-ready ZR2. There are also new features and appearance options. 2021 GMC Canyon Expert Rating: 4.2 / 5 The GMC Canyon is the mechanical twin of the Chevy Colorado. It’s got a more chiseled look, especially with the styling update for 2021. GMC added an AT4 trim with off-road enhancements like skid plates, an off-road suspension, and standard four-wheel drive. 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Expert Rating: 4.2 / 5 The GMC Sierra 1500 is as stylish and tough as ever. This truck brings premium style to the full-size truck segment, especially the luxurious Denali trim. One of Sierra’s standout innovations is the MultiPro six-function tailgate. There are also good towing features like hitch guidance and a trailer tire pressure monitoring system. 2021 Honda Ridgeline Expert Rating: 4.3 / 5
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There is nothing else on the market that looks like the Honda HMC, + 2.71% Ridgeline. That’s why we like it. It’s a midsize pickup that has the roomy cabin and smooth ride of a crossover. A mid-cycle update for 2021 gives the Ridgeline a more traditional pickup look while retaining its unique unibody architecture. 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Expert Rating: 4.3 / 5 A variety of engine and equipment options make the Chevy Silverado 1500 one of the most versatile trucks available. With a four-turbo, diesel, V6, and two available V8s, there’s a Silverado for everyone. For 2021, the six-function Multi-Flex tailgate was added as an option on the Silverado. Read more: Everything you need to know about full-size trucks 2021 Ford Ranger Expert Rating: 4.4 / 5 The capable Ford F, + 5.59% Ranger impresses with a class-leading maximum payload and towing rating of 7,500 lbs. The midsize Ranger picks up some new option packages for 2021 like the Tremor Off-Road Package. The Tremor adds a raised suspension with Fox components, off-road tires and an auxiliary power package. 2021 Ram 1500 Expert Rating: 4.5 / 5 The Ram 1500 is a full-size truck that does just about everything right. It is elegant, comfortable and can be very luxurious in the superior finishes. The wacky 702-horsepower TRX model joined the lineup for 2021, but more tame V6s and non-supercharged V8s are excellent too. They offer a satisfactory combination of capacity and efficiency. 2021 Toyota Tacoma Expert Rating: 4.6 / 5 The capable and durable Toyota Tacoma is a favorite with off-road enthusiasts and an ongoing leader in resale value. The Tacoma gets some small changes for 2021, like new appearance packages and automatic climate control standard on V6 models. 2021 Ford F-150 Expert Rating: 4.7 / 5 The highest-rated truck, the best-selling Ford F-150, is all-new for 2021. It holds the crown in class-leading maximum towing and hauling capabilities. Ford boasts a robust engine lineup, an easy-to-use infotainment system, and sleek styling. The interior is spacious and comfortable while remaining decidedly trucker. The new F-150 even offers a feature that allows you to use this truck as a generator. This story was originally published on KBB.com.