12 Best Pickup Trucks of 2021

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Which Pickup Truck Will Haul Away the Win?

Most pickup trucks are endlessly configurable. Cab size, bed length, and engine size can be combined to create the perfect pickup for your needs. Then there are trim levels and packages to consider adding. It can be tough to compare trucks with so many variables on the table.

But compare them we did. We started with the basics: safety and predicted reliability scores. These make up part of our overall score, and they’re both important to many shoppers. We also looked at the capabilities that draw people to trucks: towing and hauling capacities. Most trucks perform more than job site duties, though, so we took into account ride and handling, as well as interior space, quality, and comfort. Finally, the inclusion of features like infotainment systems and advanced driver assistance suites could put a truck over the top, especially for the lower trim levels. 

When new information becomes available, we update our scores. Any scores mentioned in this slideshow might not match what you find in the most recent reviews.

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