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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 Ford F-150 (V8)
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The Ford F-150 is a regular cab, extended cab, crew cab offered in 2WD SuperCrew 157" XL, 4WD SuperCrew 157" XL w/HD Payload Pkg, 2WD SuperCab 163" XLT, 4WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg, 2WD SuperCab 145" XLT, 4WD SuperCab 145" STX, 2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg, 2WD SuperCrew 145" XL, 2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT, 4WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat, 4WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch, 2WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg, 2WD SuperCab 145" XL, 2WD SuperCab 145" Lariat, 4WD SuperCab 145" XL, 2WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg, 2WD Reg Cab 126" STX, 2WD Reg Cab 126" XLT, 4WD Reg Cab 145" XL, 2WD SuperCrew 145" Limited, 2WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum, 2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT, 2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat, 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 145" SVT Raptor, 2WD Reg Cab 126" XL, 4WD Reg Cab 126" STX, 4WD SuperCrew 145" XLT, 4WD SuperCrew 145" FX4, 4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD SuperCab 163" XLT, 4WD SuperCab 145" Lariat, 4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT, 4WD Reg Cab 126" XL, 2WD SuperCrew 145" FX2, 2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat, 2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum, 4WD SuperCab 163" XL, 2WD SuperCab 145" STX, 4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg, 4WD Reg Cab 126" FX4, 2WD SuperCrew 145" STX, 4WD SuperCrew 145" Limited, 4WD Reg Cab 145" XL w/HD Payload Pkg, 2WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch, 4WD SuperCrew 145" STX, 4WD SuperCrew 157" XL, 2WD SuperCab 163" XL, 2WD SuperCab 145" FX2, 4WD SuperCab 145" FX4, 4WD SuperCab 145" XLT, 2WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum, 4WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum, 4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat, 4WD SuperCab 133" SVT Raptor, 2WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg, 2WD Reg Cab 145" XL, 2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT, 2WD Reg Cab 126" FX2, 4WD Reg Cab 126" XLT, 2WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch, 2WD SuperCrew 157" XL w/HD Payload Pkg and 2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg. 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
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Ram 1500 (5.7L V8)
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The Ram 1500 is a regular cab, extended cab, crew cab offered in 2WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Sport, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Longhorn, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Longhorn Limited, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Outdoorsman, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Limited, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman, 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Big Horn, 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Lone Star, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Longhorn, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5"Longhorn, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT, 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Lone Star, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Express, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Tradesman, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Longhorn Limited, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman, 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman, 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Big Horn, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Longhorn Limited, 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Tradesman, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Tradesman, 4WD Crew Cab 149" SLT, 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman, 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Big Horn, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Tradesman, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Express, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport, 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Lone Star, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Sport, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport, 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman, 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT, 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Lone Star, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Express, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Express, 4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star, 2WD Crew Cab 149" SLT, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Lone Star, 2WD Crew Cab 149" Outdoorsman, 4WD Crew Cab 149" Longhorn, 4WD Crew Cab SSV, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express, 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" HFE, 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport, 4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Lone Star and 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Big Horn. 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 crew cab Big Horn V8 uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2013
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Nissan Frontier (V6)
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The Nissan Frontier is a extended cab, crew cab offered in 2WD King Cab I4 Manual S, 4WD King Cab Manual PRO-4X, 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto PRO-4X, 4WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SV, 4WD King Cab Manual SV, 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto Desert Runner, 2WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SL, 2WD King Cab V6 Auto Desert Runner, 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto S, 2WD Crew Cab SWB Manual S, 2WD King Cab I4 Auto S, 4WD King Cab Auto SV, 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SV, 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SL, 2WD King Cab I4 Auto SV, 2WD King Cab V6 Auto SV, 4WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SV, 2WD King Cab I4 Manual SV, 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto S, 4WD Crew Cab SWB Manual S, 4WD Crew Cab SWB Manual PRO-4X, 4WD King Cab Auto PRO-4X, 2WD King Cab V6 Manual SV, 2WD Crew Cab SWB Auto SL, 4WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SL, 4WD Crew Cab SWB Manual SV, 2WD Crew Cab SWB Manual SV and 2WD Crew Cab LWB Auto SV. The powertrains include 2.5-liter 4 (152 hp) and 4.0-liter V6 (261 hp) engines, and 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 15 mpg city to 20 mpg highway. The Frontier uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2005
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT (5.3 V8)
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The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a regular cab, extended cab, crew cab offered in 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT, 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/2LZ, 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/3LZ, 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/2LZ, 4WD Crew Cab Short Box Work Truck w/1WT, 4WD Crew Cab Short Box LTZ w/2LZ, 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck w/1WT, 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/3LZ, 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck w/1WT, 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck w/2WT, 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ, 2WD Crew Cab Short Box LTZ w/1LZ, 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/2LT, 4WD Double Cab 143.5" Work Truck w/2WT, 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/3LZ, 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/1LT, 2WD Crew Cab Standard Box LTZ w/2LZ, 4WD Crew Cab Standard Box LT w/1LT, 2WD Double Cab 143.5" Work Truck w/1WT, 4WD Crew Cab Short Box LT w/1LT, 2WD Crew Cab Standard Box LT w/2LT, 4WD Crew Cab Standard Box Work Truck w/1WT, 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/1LT, 2WD Crew Cab Short Box Work Truck w/1WT, 2WD Crew Cab Short Box LT w/2LT, 4WD Crew Cab Short Box Work Truck w/2WT, 4WD Crew Cab Short Box LT w/2LT, 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT, 2WD Crew Cab Standard Box LT w/1LT, 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/3LZ, 4WD Crew Cab Standard Box Work Truck w/2WT, 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck w/2WT, 2WD Crew Cab Short Box Work Truck w/2WT, 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT, 4WD Crew Cab Short Box LTZ w/1LZ, 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ, 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/1LT, 2WD Crew Cab Standard Box LTZ w/1LZ, 4WD Crew Cab Standard Box LTZ w/1LZ, 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/1LT, 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/2LT, 2WD Crew Cab Short Box LT w/1LT, 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/2LT, 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck w/1WT, 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck w/1WT, 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/2LT, 2WD Crew Cab Short Box LTZ w/2LZ, 2WD Crew Cab Standard Box Work Truck w/2WT, 4WD Crew Cab Standard Box LT w/2LT, 4WD Crew Cab Standard Box LTZ w/2LZ, 2WD Double Cab 143.5" Work Truck w/2WT, 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT, 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck w/2WT, 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck w/2WT, 4WD Double Cab 143.5" Work Truck w/1WT and 2WD Crew Cab Standard Box Work Truck w/1WT. The powertrains include 4.3-liter V6 (285 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 Silverado 1500 uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014
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 RTL, 4WD Crew Cab RTS and 4WD Crew Cab SE. 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