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10 Best Used Pickups Under $15,000

The prices of new pickup trucks can get pretty crazy. If you like the idea of a modern pickup truck with nice options and a roomy cabin, a used pickup truck can give you a nice discount compared to a new one. Here are the 10 best pickup trucks you can find on Autotrader under $15,000.

1.  2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche

2011 Chevrolet Avalanche Front Right Side in Orange

The famously versatile Chevrolet Avalanche has the ability to switch between a roomy two-row SUV and a utilitarian pickup truck. This family-friendly truck is mechanically similar to the Chevy Suburban full-size SUV with the added utility of a truck bed. Find a Chevrolet Avalanche for sale

2. 2009-2012 Chevrolet Colorado

2012 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Front Left Side in Red

The original Chevy Colorado was an honest compact pickup truck. Its base engine was good on gas for a truck and it was available with a strong V8 engine. Also worth considering is the mechanically identical GMC Canyon from the same era. Find a Chevrolet Colorado for sale

3. 2007-2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Front Left Side in Black

The GMT900 generation of the Chevrolet Silverado is in a sweet spot of value in full-size pickups. This truck got an update for the 2010 model year resulting in updated V8 engines. The ride is comfortable and refined while the interior quality is nicer than you might expect. Find a Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for sale

4. 2011-2014 Ford F-150

2014 Ford F-150

The range of available engines in the Ford F-150 got a huge update in 2011. Not only were the base V6 and available V8 brand new, but the twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 became available. On top of its excellent engines, the F-150 benefits from a nice interior and great safety ratings. Find a Ford F-150 for sale

5. 2007-2013 GMC Sierra 1500

2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Front Right Side in Black

The GMC Sierra is the mechanical twin of the Chevrolet Silverado. The Sierra has a different personality than its Chevy cousin and offers a more classy and upscale appearance inside and out, especially in the luxurious Denali trim. Find a GMC Sierra 1500 for sale

6. 2008-2011 Honda Ridgeline

2010 Honda Ridgeline Front Right Side in Silver

The quirky Honda Ridgeline is an unusual pickup truck for its car-like unibody construction and front-wheel drive (or all-wheel drive) drivetrain. These details make the Ridgeline drive like a comfortable crossover SUV plus it has interesting features like an in-bed trunk and dual-action tailgate. Find a Honda Ridgeline for sale

7. 2008-2014 Nissan Titan

2014 Nissan Titan Front Right Side in Red

The Nissan Titan is a rugged full-size pickup with a standard V8 engine in every trim. It was also pretty high-tech in its day with available features including Bluetooth, a DVD player, parking sensors, and more. It also has pretty sharp steering and composed handling for a big truck. Find a Nissan Titan for sale

8. 2011-2015 Ram 1500

2015 Ram 1500 Front in Black

The Ram 1500 that launched Ram as its own brand has a muscular appearance that is aging well. The Ram’s tough, stand-out look is backed up by a strong range of engines like the capable Hemi V8. It can also get pretty luxurious in the upper trims like the Laramie Longhorn model. Find a Ram 1500 for sale

9. 2012-2015 Toyota Tacoma

2015 Toyota Tacoma Front in Orange

The Toyota Tacoma is a fan favorite for its proven durability and excellent off-road capabilities when equipped with four-wheel drive. The Tacoma also boasts a nice list of standard features and strong payload and towing capabilities with the available V6 engine. Find a Toyota Tacoma for sale

10. 2010-2013 Toyota Tundra

2013 Toyota Tundra Profile in Black

The Toyota Tundra holds up the Toyota truck reputation for outstanding reliability. This is part of what makes it a great buy on the used market. It’s available with muscular V8 engine options that you can count on to last for many more miles to come. Find a Toyota Tundra for sale

10 Best Used Pickup Trucks Under $15,000

1. 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche
2. 2009-2012 Chevrolet Colorado
3. 2007-2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
4. 2011-2014 Ford F-150
5. 2007-2013 GMC Sierra 1500
6. 2008-2011 Honda Ridgeline
7. 2008-2014 Nissan Titan
8. 2011-2015 Ram 1500
9. 2012-2015 Toyota Tacoma
10. 2010-2013 Toyota Tundra

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Eric Brandt
Eric Brandt is an author specializing in Oversteer content, new car reviews, and finding the best car, truck, and SUV deals each month. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Eric can often be found exploring the north woods on his 1983 Honda Gold Wing when the weather allows it. Father of four, husband of one, and unapologetic minivan enthusiast. Eric mastered driving stick by having a 3-cylinder Chevy... Read More

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