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Below lists a selection of Pickup trucks that have been reviewed by our expert engineering staff. Consumer Reports operates the largest and most sophisticated independent automobile testing center devoted to the consumer interest anywhere in the world. All cars that are tested, about 80 per year, are bought anonymously and driven for thousands of miles each. The evaluation regimen consists of more than 50 individual tests. Learn more about each of the Pickup trucks that Consumer Reports tests and reviews.
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Ram 1500 (5.7 V8)
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The Ram 1500 is a regular cab, extended cab, crew cab offered in 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT, 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Lone Star, 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Lone Star, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Express, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Longhorn, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Tradesman, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Outdoorsman, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie, 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Big Horn, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Express, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Outdoorsman, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Limited, 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Tradesman, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Longhorn Limited, 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman, 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Big Horn, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman, 4WD Crew Cab 149" SLT, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Sport, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express, 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT, 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Big Horn, 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Big Horn, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5"Longhorn, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Longhorn, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Express, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Longhorn Limited, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Longhorn Limited, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Lone Star, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Tradesman, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman, 2WD Crew Cab 149" SLT, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Lone Star, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Lone Star, 4WD Crew Cab SSV, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" HFE, 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman, 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT, 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT, 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Lone Star, 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Express, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Tradesman, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Sport and 4WD Crew Cab 149" Longhorn. The powertrains include 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel (240 hp), 3.6-liter V6 (305 hp) and 5.7-liter V8 (395 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 8-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear, part-time, or permanent 4WD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 15 mpg city to 21 mpg highway. The 1500 uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2013
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the GMC Sierra 1500 (5.3 V8)
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The GMC Sierra 1500 is a regular cab, extended cab, crew cab offered in 2WD Regular Cab 133.0" SLE, 4WD Regular Cab 133.0" SLE, 4WD Double Cab 143.5", 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" Denali, 2WD Double Cab 143.5" SLT, 2WD Crew Cab Short Box, 4WD Regular Cab 133.0", 4WD Crew Cab Standard Box, 4WD Crew Cab Standard Box SLT, 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" Denali, 2WD Crew Cab Standard Box SLE, 2WD Double Cab 143.5" SLE, 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali, 4WD Double Cab 143.5" SLE, 4WD Double Cab 143.5" SLT, 4WD Crew Cab Short Box SLE, 4WD Crew Cab Short Box SLT, 2WD Crew Cab Standard Box, 2WD Regular Cab 133.0", 2WD Crew Cab Short Box SLE, 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Denali, 2WD Crew Cab Standard Box SLT, 2WD Double Cab 143.5", 2WD Crew Cab Short Box SLT, 4WD Crew Cab Short Box, 2WD Regular Cab 119.0" SLE, 4WD Regular Cab 119.0" SLE, 4WD Crew Cab Standard Box SLE, 2WD Regular Cab 119.0" and 4WD Regular Cab 119.0". The powertrains include 4.3-liter V6 (195 hp), 5.3-liter V8 (355 hp) and 6.2-liter V8 (420 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear, part-time, or selectable 4WD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 16 mpg city to 22 mpg highway. The Sierra 1500 uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Toyota Tacoma (V6)
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The Toyota Tacoma is a regular cab, extended cab, crew cab offered in 4WD Access Cab I4 MT (Natl), 4WD Access Cab V6 MT (Natl), 2WD Reg Cab I4 AT (Natl), 2WD Double Cab I4 AT (Natl), 4WD Double Cab LB V6 AT (Natl), 2WD Access Cab I4 AT PreRunner (Natl), 2WD Double Cab LB V6 AT PreRunner (Natl), 2WD Access Cab V6 AT PreRunner (Natl), 4WD Access Cab V6 AT (Natl), 4WD Reg Cab I4 AT (Natl), 4WD Access Cab I4 AT (Natl), 4WD Double Cab V6 AT (Natl), 2WD Reg Cab I4 MT (Natl), 2WD Access Cab I4 MT (Natl), 2WD Double Cab I4 AT PreRunner (Natl), 2WD Double Cab V6 AT PreRunner (Natl), 4WD Double Cab V6 MT (Natl), 2WD Access Cab I4 AT (Natl) and 4WD Reg Cab I4 MT (Natl). The powertrains include 2.7-liter 4 (159 hp) and 4.0-liter V6 (236 hp) engines, and 4-speed automatic, 5-speed automatic, 5-speed manual and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Rear or part-time 4WD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 16 mpg city to 21 mpg highway. The Tacoma uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Honda Ridgeline
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The Honda Ridgeline is a crew cab offered in 4WD Crew Cab RT, 4WD Crew Cab Sport, 4WD Crew Cab RTL w/Navi, 4WD Crew Cab RTS, 4WD Crew Cab SE and 4WD Crew Cab RTL. The powertrains include 3.5-liter V6 (250 hp) engines, and 5-speed automatic transmissions. It is AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 16 mpg city to 21 mpg highway. The Ridgeline uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2006
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Ford F-150 (V8)
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The Ford F-150 is a regular cab, extended cab, crew cab offered in 2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT, 2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD SuperCrew 157" XL, 2WD SuperCrew 145" XL, 2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT, 2WD SuperCrew 157" XL, 2WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch, 4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat, 2WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg, 2WD SuperCab 145" XL, 4WD SuperCab 145" XL, 4WD SuperCab 145" FX4, 2WD Reg Cab 126" XL, 4WD Reg Cab 145" XL, 4WD SuperCrew 145" STX, 4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD SuperCab 133" SVT Raptor, 4WD SuperCab 145" STX, 2WD Reg Cab 145" XL, 2WD Reg Cab 126" XLT, 2WD SuperCrew 145" Limited, 2WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum, 2WD SuperCrew 157" XL w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD SuperCrew 145" XL, 4WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch, 4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT, 4WD SuperCrew 157" FX4, 4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch, 2WD SuperCab 145" STX, 2WD SuperCab 145" XLT, 4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT, 4WD Reg Cab 126" XL, 2WD SuperCrew 145" STX, 2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat, 4WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum, 4WD SuperCab 163" XL, 4WD SuperCab 145" Lariat, 2WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg, 2WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch, 4WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat, 4WD SuperCrew 145" SVT Raptor, 2WD SuperCab 163" XL, 4WD SuperCab 163" XLT, 4WD SuperCab 145" XLT, 2WD Reg Cab 126" FX2, 4WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD Reg Cab 126" STX, 4WD Reg Cab 126" XLT, 2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat, 2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT, 2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg, 2WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum, 4WD SuperCrew 145" XLT, 4WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum, 2WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg, 2WD Reg Cab 126" STX, 4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD Reg Cab 126" FX4, 2WD SuperCrew 145" FX2, 2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD SuperCrew 145" FX4, 4WD SuperCrew 145" Limited, 4WD SuperCrew 157" XL w/HD Payload Pkg, 2WD SuperCab 163" XLT, 2WD SuperCab 145" FX2 and 2WD SuperCab 145" Lariat. The powertrains include 3.5-liter V6 turbo (365 hp), 3.7-liter V6 (302 hp), 5.0-liter V8 (360 hp) and 6.2-liter V8 (411 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear or part-time 4WD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 14 mpg city to 19 mpg highway. The F-150 crew cab XLT V8 uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2011