While many people think that electric is the only way to go, the numbers would suggest otherwise. Over 75% of commercial vehicles are fueled by diesel, so you shouldn’t feel like you’re a minority if you’re looking at diesel trucks.
But what are the most popular diesel trucks this year? There are lots of options out there, but we want to help you make the right decision for yourself, whether it’s for personal use or for business.
Keep reading as we take a look at 5 of the best diesel trucks in 2021.
1. Ford F-150
Let’s be honest, it just wouldn’t be a “top diesel trucks” list without featuring the King—the 2021 Ford F-150 maintains the quality and versatility that F-150 owners are used to.
The truck can work well as a commercial vehicle and also as a comfortable family vehicle, hence its popularity. Another reason is the variety of trim levels available to you.
As with most trucks on the market, don’t expect to be saving money on fuel. These vehicles are heavy, and therefore thirsty!
2. Chevrolet Silverado 1500
The Silverado is an excellent workhorse and there won’t be many tasks it won’t manage. It is, however, a love-it-or-hate-it vehicle when it comes to the design. It looks edgy, but in reality, isn’t quite as cutting-edge as it may come across.
The big selling point of this vehicle is the fuel economy. It’s not going to compete with cars, but up against similarly sized trucks, it is one of the best in class.
3. Jeep Gladiator
If you do a lot of off-roading, either as part of your job or as a hobby, it’s hard to look past the Gladiator. It is an absolute beast off-road and there aren’t many that can compete with it.
It’s classed as a mid-size pickup, and with the new 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine, the fuel economy is excellent, delivering a combined 24mpg.
One thing to look out for is the price increase when you start adding options.
4. GMC Canyon
Another mid-size pickup, the GMC Canyon has more pulling power than the other diesel trucks in its class. The diesel trucks are more powerful than the gasoline versions, but they are slower and more expensive.
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5. Ram 2500
One of the biggest and most practical diesel trucks on the market is the Ram 2500. The cabin is roomy, and there is a huge 12-inch touch screen inside, which the family will love.
In terms of value for money, it’s right up there because it’s so versatile but is also well-equipped at all trim levels.
If you’re looking for a good balance of comfort, a refined drive, and pulling power, the Ram 2500 could be your pick.
5 of the Best Diesel Trucks
There are many more diesel trucks on the market, and it’s really down to the individual to decide exactly what it is you want from your vehicle.
One thing you can be sure of, there’s something for everyone, whether it’s a family looking for comfort, or a tradesman looking for a workhorse.
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