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Best Used Full-Size Trucks Under $20,000

Full-size trucks are awesome for their strong capability, commanding style, and sometimes surprising levels of luxury. However, new pickup trucks can get awfully expensive. If you’re looking for a good bargain on a used full-size truck, you’re in the right place.

Here are 10 of the best used full-size trucks you can find on Autotrader for under $20,000.

1. 2016 Toyota Tundra

2016 Toyota Tundra

The Toyota Tundra doesn’t get as much attention as its more popular American competitors, but it’s definitely worth a look. It has a standard V8 engine, rock-solid reliability, and very roomy back seats in the Double Cab and CrewMax configurations making it suitable as a family vehicle. The infotainment system got a big update for 2016 making that a good model year to shop for. Find a Toyota Tundra for sale

2. 2014 Ford F-150

2014 Ford F-150

There are good reasons why the Ford F-150 is a consistent best-seller. It has an excellent lineup of engines ranging from the frugal base V6 to multiple V8 options and even a twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 that combines muscle with efficiency in a satisfying way. This rugged truck has all of the capability and dependability you could want from an American full-size pickup. Find a Ford F-150 for sale

3. 2017 Ram 1500

2017 Ram 1500

The Ram 1500 is a big truck with a big personality. It has a muscular design that makes it stand out from its more boxy competitors and it has the muscle under the hood to back it up. The V6 and V8 engine options are fantastic and there’s an EcoDiesel V6 option that returns excellent fuel economy. The ride is smooth and comfortable making this truck as good for highway cruising as it is at heavy lifting. Find a Ram 1500 for sale

4. 2017 Ford F-150

2017 Ford F-150

If you don’t mind going with one of the lower trims, then the 2017 Ford F-150 is a great buy in used full-size trucks. This Ford does just about everything well. It has a trusty and efficient base V6 engine, excellent safety scores, low ownership costs, and strong capabilities. For a no-nonsense truck that will get the job done, a 2017 F-150 in the XL or XLT trim is a great bargain. Find a Ford F-150 for sale

5. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 is another modern truck that you can get in one of the lower trims in this price range. It has impressive towing and payload capabilities, even from the base V6 engine which is pretty good on gas. Inside the comfortable cabin, there’s a modern, user-friendly infotainment system. There’s even a mild-hybrid eAssist package available for the affordable LT trim which boosts fuel economy. Find a Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for sale

6. 2018 GMC Sierra 1500

2018 GMC Sierra 1500

The GMC Sierra 1500 is the corporate cousin of the Chevy Silverado 1500. The truck is just as good as its Chevy stablemate, but has a different aesthetic that could be considered a bit classier. Unfortunately, you won’t find a range-topping Denali model in this price range, but the more affordable models are still very nice. They have well-designed, comfortable interiors plus strong capabilities that make it the best of both worlds. Find a GMC Sierra 1500 for sale

7. 2015 Nissan Titan

2015 Nissan Titan

The Nissan Titan is an often-overlooked used full-size truck, but it’s worth consideration. It has a strong standard V8 engine and the handling is surprisingly nimble for such a big truck. If you can find one in this price range, we recommend the PRO-4X trim. It’s an off-road-ready model with standard four-wheel drive, a locking rear differential, and a cool appearance package. It also adds creature comforts like front captain’s chairs and a modern infotainment system with Bluetooth. Find a Nissan Titan for sale

8. 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche

2013 Chevrolet Avalanche

Based on the Chevy Suburban full-size SUV, the Chevrolet Avalanche is a unique truck. It can transform from a long-bed, two-seater, full-size truck to a roomy family SUV with seating for five. If you’re looking for versatility, you’ll find it in spades with a used Avalanche. Power is strong from the standard V8 engine and the ride is as smooth and comfy as you’d want in a big, family-friendly SUV. Find a Chevrolet Avalance for sale

9. 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Classic 1500HD

The previous generation of the Chevy Silverado carried over into 2007 as the Silverado “Classic.” This unique configuration was the Silverado Classic 1500HD. It gave the truck the capabilities of a heavy-duty truck without the hulking size of one of its big ¾-ton brothers. These trucks command a high price on the used market for being over a decade old, but the capability and dependability makes it worth it. Find a Chevrolet Silverado Classic for sale

10. 2006 Dodge Ram SRT-10

If off-roading isn’t your thing and you’re not planning on doing a lot of towing and hauling, then the 2006 Dodge Ram SRT-10 may be right up your alley. Tuned for street performance, this truck is powered by a 500-horsepower 8.3-liter V10 engine sourced from the Dodge Viper of the time. It has an aesthetic that refuses to be ignored and a stunning 0-60 mph time of 5.3 seconds. Find a Dodge Ram SRT-10 for sale

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