Some popular mid-size pickup trucks include the Toyota Tacoma, the Chevrolet Colorado and the GMC Canyon. Some popular full-size pickup trucks include the Chevrolet Silverado, the Dodge Ram and the Ford F-150.
The 2015 Toyota Tacoma has good fuel economy and strong off-road performance, but doesn't have the most comfortable seats for a pickup truck, according to Edmunds.com. The site praises the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado for its high-tech features and good fuel efficiency, but knocks it for its high price and subpar off-road performance.
The 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 has an excellent automatic transmission, but also the disadvantage of only modest acceleration, according to Car and Driver. The publication found the 2015 Ford F-150 powerful, fuel-efficient and very comfortable, but criticized its use of aluminum panels, which are more expensive to repair than the steel panels that most pickups use.