Full-sized pickup trucks are becoming increasingly popular nowadays. Modern pickup trucks are not only excellent for heavy duty work, but also as luxury vehicles. Many people buy pickup trucks as a luxury vehicle as opposed to its true purpose. There are many pickup trucks to choose from, but there are only a few that are top-of-the-line.
These trucks have the best towing and payload capacity and they boast extensive luxury features. Moreover, these trucks provide an excellent gas mileage which is uncommon for large pickup trucks. Let’s look at some of the best full-size pickup trucks of 2014:
2014 Chevrolet Silverado
One of the best pickup trucks of all-time is the Chevy Silverado. This truck has a massive engine and incredible towing capability. The 2014 Chevy Silverado is powered by a top-of-the-line 5.3-liter engine. The engine is a V-type with eight cylinders. To compliment the engine, the company has added a six-speed automatic transmission.
The Silverado produces 355 horsepower and 383 pounds of torque. In addition to being an excellent performer in towing and hauling, the truck is luxurious. The interior uses state-of-the-art noise cancelling technology for a comfortable driving experience. Without a doubt, the Silverado is one of the best large pickup trucks.
2014 Ford F-150
At first glance the F-150 doesn’t seem like much. Compared to the other large pickup trucks in the lineup, the F-150 has a 3.5-liter engine. The engine is a V-type and has six cylinders. The engine of the F-150 may seem smaller than other large trucks, but it produces the same amount of power. The F-150 engine is twin turbocharged.
The addition of the twin turbo gives the F-150 the ability to generate an amazing 365 horsepower. The torque rating for the F-150 is 420 pounds per feet. The engine technology used in the F-150 gives it superb mileage. The F-150 is not only a powerful truck but it has a luxurious interior which boasts classy features.
2014 GMC Sierra
The GMC Sierra is identical to the Silverado when it comes to horsepower, torque and mileage. They are different from each other in design. This large pickup truck is powered by a massive V-type engine with eight cylinders. The displacement of this massive engine is 5.3 liters. The 2014 GMC Sierra engine produces over 350 horsepower and in excess of 380 pounds of torque.
The large engine is combined with a six speed automatic transmission. The interior of the Sierra is a work of art. The seats are comfortable and it is equipped with cabin noise cancelling. The handling of the Sierra is also excellent.
2014 Dodge Ram 1500
The most distinct pickup truck in the lot is the 2014 Dodge Ram 1500. This truck is excellent in terms of engine power, comfort and style. This truck has an air suspension which delivers a super luxury drive. Moreover, it is equipped with a powerful engine which is a 5.7-liter V-8. This engine is rated to produce over 390 horsepower and 407 pounds of torque. The powerful engine is backed up by an eight-speed automatic transmission. Although the Sierra is a close competitor, but the 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 excels in comfort marginally.
If you are in the market for a new pickup truck, you should choose one of the above. These pickup trucks are the best in terms of power, reliability and comfort.