It’s no secret: American consumers love pickup trucks. Pickup trucks have continued to dominate the market in 2018, with the Ford F-Series continuing to lead the way. As any aftermarket enthusiast already knows, purchasing a pickup is only half of the fun. The real excitement begins
when owners can begin replacing the stock components and prep their
truck for off-road fun. The world of aftermarket truck modifications is
more nuanced and sophisticated than ever, allowing owners to transform
their truck into the backroad beast of their dreams.
cool truck modifications to practical and cheap off-road mods, here’s a
breakdown of some of the best off road upgrades to enhance the
performance, visual appeal, and functionality of any pickup.
The Toyota Tacoma is a midsize pickup truck, has been around for more than 25 years and is one of the most popular models on the road today. Finding the truck that’s the right fit for you requires identifying the features are important to you. The Toyota Tacoma offers two-door and four-door models, two- or four-wheel drive options, and the option of manual or automatic transmission. The Tacoma is known for its solid construction and durability, owner satisfaction, and strong residual value.
it comes to trucks, buying the ride is only half the fun. The other
half is upgrading your truck into the marauding monster of your off-road
Depending on the modifications,
rolling up your sleeves and tackling these aftermarket upgrades at home
can save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars. While there are few
things as rewarding as watching an idea literally take shape, some
projects should be left to the professionals.
Continuing an upward trend in pre-owned auto purchases in recent years, a record 39.2 million used vehicles were sold in 2017, and for good reason. A new vehicle loses more than 67 percent of its value after the first five years of ownership, according to a recent report by Kelley Blue Book. Fortunately, trucks and SUVs retain their value better than many other automotive styles, meaning buying a used pickup could
be a savvy financial investment moving forward -- especially when
comparing manufacturer resale values. Chevrolet recently topped the
Forbes list of estimated best resale value for full-size pickup trucks. In fact, this was the second year in
a row that the Chevrolet Silverado HD earned this honor. Nonetheless,
purchasing a pre-owned vehicle does come with more risk than purchasing a
new vehicle, so knowing
what to look for when buying a used truck can save you lot of money.
you are choosing a truck for your business, you will want to think
carefully about how you will use it and what features you will need.
Shopping for a used pickup truck can be
exciting, however, the process itself -- the sticker shock, test drives,
and haggling -- can also be tiring. Whether you’re a value shopper looking for the best used trucks under $10000 or an off-road enthusiast seeking a rugged 4x4 model,
there are many factors to consider before you shell out any cash. After
all, nobody wants to be stuck with a lemon. Understanding what to look
for beforehand will help you shop smarter rather than harder.
of May 2018, the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) now
requires all new cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs to have “rear view
visibility systems.” The government calls them by the acronym RVS, but
most people know them as backup cameras.
When it comes to choosing a truck, the Toyota Tacoma and Toyota Tundra are
two popular options worth considering. The Tacoma is the top-selling
midsize truck in the United States, selling nearly 200,000 units in
2017. The Tundra is a full-sized truck, with more than 116,000 units
sold in 2017. Which you pick will likely be determined by how you want
to use it.
you’re in the market for a full-sized pickup truck, there are some
great options on the market right now. As welcome as this selection may
be, the sheer variety of available configurations can also be daunting
and frustrating to sift through. Make sure you think first about how you
will be using your truck, and then compare similar configurations to
see how they line up.