The Ford F-350 Super Duty, Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, Ford F-250 Super Duty and Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD are effective pickup truck models for towing, according to Edmunds.com. Apart from being of steady build, these vehicles have impressive standard towing capacities of between 13,000 pounds and
The towing capacity of a pickup truck is the maximum weight that vehicle can pull. It can vary from 7,450 pounds to as high as 30,000 pounds, depending on brand, model and method of measurement.
Old tow trucks can be purchased on craigslist.org and ebay.com, as well as other car dealerships and private sellers online. It is advisable that caution is taken before purchasing vehicles online.
The length of a pickup truck varies by style and manufacturer, but a typical traditional pickup is about 17 feet long, according to GMC. Both cabs and boxes come in longer and shorter sizes.
The 2015 GMC Canyon is ranked as number one in its category by the U.S. News and World Report, as of February 2015. This truck offers a luxurious interior in addition to a fuel economy of 20 mpg city and 27 mpg highway.
To read a truck towing capacity chart, learn the terms and abbreviations used in the chart, such as max towing and GCVW. Max towing is the maximum trailer weight a vehicle can tow, while GCVW stands for gross combined vehicle weight, the maximum total weight for that vehicle.
Tops for pickup trucks are sold by Cap World, Tonneau Covers World and CARiD. Cap World and Tonneau Covers World focus on specific types of tops, while CARiD offers both options.
The top rated new pickup truck is the 2015 Ram 1500, according to US News. It's overall US News' score is ranked as 9.1, and the critic rating is 9.4. Other top ranked new trucks include the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500, and Toyota Tundra.
There are many places a person can sell a pickup truck, including Auto Trader and Kelley Blue Book. Auto Trader also lets people trade and price their vehicles.
Some common pickup truck jobs include hauling, delivery, yard work and cleaning. These jobs all make use of a pickup truck’s capacity for storing and transporting items.