- March 7, 2012
10 Best Fuel Efficient PICKUPS
Fuel Efficiency has become the top most concern of drivers all over the world and it is the major factor that influences the vehicle buying decision. People who love PICKUPS will be pleased to read that many fuel-efficient PICKUPS are available in market which offers better mileage and improved performance. Following is the list of “Best Fuel Efficient PICKUPS”;
1. Toyota Tacoma
Very First PICKUP in our list of “Best Fuel Efficient PICKUPS” is Toyota Tacoma, its towing capacity is simply superb i.e. 3,500 pounds and it offers mileage of 21mpg in the City, 25mpg on the Highway and 22mpg Combined. If you are interested to buy this macho vehicle you are free to choose among different body styles, knowing the fact that people love vehicles with appealing and stylish exterior Toyota has modified the exterior of 2012 Toyota Tacoma.
2. Nissan Frontier
Nissan Frontier is among most powerful Nissan Vehicles which is equipped with 2.5L l4 engine with 5-speed manual transmission as standard feature. This stylish and powerful PICKUP is available in King Cab and Crew Cab model and its estimated fuel efficiency is 19mpg in the City, 23mpg on the Highway and 21mpg combined. Nissan Frontier is also available with 4.0L V6 engine as an option that provides mpg value of 16 in the City and 20 on the Highway.
3. Ford F-150
Ford F-150 best selling Truck of USA and reason behind its popularity is its versatility. It is available with 3.7L V6 engine with 6-speed automatic transmission as standard feature and this engine produces 302 hp. F-150 is very fuel-efficient and its estimated mpg value is 17mpg in the city, 23mpg on the highway and 19mpg combined.
4. Chevrolet Colorado
Chevrolet Colorado is available with 2.9L l4 engine with 4-speed automatic transmission as standard engine and its mpg value is 18 in the City, 25 on the Highway and 21 combined. Standard Towing Capacity of Chevrolet Colorado is 4,000 Pound and if you want get PICKUP with improved towing capacity you can choose 3.7L 4-cylinder engine which provide mpg value of 17mpg in the City and 23mpg on the Highway.
5. Suzuki Equator
Suzuki Equator has almost same features as that of Nissan Frontier and it is also available in two models i.e. King Cab and Crew Cab and you will be happy to know that it is less pricey. 2.5L l4 engine with 5-speed manual transmission that produces 152 hp is available as standard engine and its mpg value is 19mpg in the city, 23mpg on the highway and 21mpg combined.
6. Honda Ridgeline
Honda Ridgeline is a stylish and powerful PICKUP which is powered by 3.5L V6 engine with 5-speed automatic transmission as standard engine and its estimated mpg value is 15mpg in the City, 21mpg on the Highway and 17mpg combined. A part from being fuel-efficient it is also very trendy vehicle equipped with state-of-the-art and performance driven features. Honda has used technology of “Variable Torque Management” in Ridgeline to present one of the best vehicles to its loyal customers.
7. Toyota Tundra
Toyota is popular in providing comfortable and stylish vehicles with Toyota Tundra are its practical example because it is a fuel efficient as well as comfortable full-size PICKUP. This PICKUP is available with 4.0L V6 engine with 5 speed automatic transmission as standard engine that delivers 270hp and its estimated mpg value is 16mpg in the City, 20mpg on the Highway and 18mpg combined.
8. Dodge Ram 1500
Dodge Ram 1500 is a wonderful and stylish PICKUP with unique looks. According to needs users can select engine of their choice i.e. 3.7L V6 engine with 4-speed automatic transmission and 5.7L V8 engine with 5-speed automatic transmission. Ram 1500 is among fuel efficient PICKUPS of Dodge and its estimated mpg value is 14mpg in the City, 20mpg on the Highway and 16mpg Combined. Dodge Ram 1500 is available in 9 trim levels and 3 Cab designs.
9. Chevrolet Silverado
2012 model of Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is available with restyled exterior and its towing capacity is simply awesome i.e. 9,100Pounds. Standard engine of 5.3L V8 with 6-speed automatic transmission is very powerful and fuel-economical as well and its estimated mpg value is 15mpg in the City, 22mpg on the Highway and 18mpg Combined.
10. GMC CANYON
The last fuel efficient PICKUP in our list is GMC CANYON which take you best on rough and tough roads. 2012 model of this PICKUP is available with two engines i.e. 2.9L DOHC l-4 4WD and 3.7L DOHC l-5 2WD. Estimates fuel economy of GMC CANYON powered 2.9L engine is 18mpg in the City, 25mpg on the Highway and. On the others side, CANYON equipped with 3.7L DOHC offers fuel estimated mpg of 17in the City and 23 on the Highway.