Pickup trucks are great for life in Paducah, Kentucky. Whether you like to take the trailer or camper out into the woods of the Appalachians or the boat down to Dale Hollow or Kentucky Lake, you’ll want the power and capability of a durable, reliable pickup.
The only problem? New trucks are among the most expensive new vehicles on the market. But because trucks are built to last, they are often your best bet when buying used. When you buy a used truck, you avoid the major depreciation hit and get it at a much lower price — but can expect for it to run for years to come.
Below are some of the best-quality used trucks for towing. Visit Chip Wynn Motors to get behind the wheel of your favorite.
The F-150 has been America’s best-selling pickup for over four decades—and for good reason. If you go with the 2014 model, you can expect up to 11,300 pounds of towing capacity and the innovative tailgate step.
Now discontinued, the Chevrolet Avalanche offered pickup truck power but the amenities of a full-size SUV, since it was built on the Tahoe/Suburban platform. Enjoy up to 8,100 pounds of towing capability in the 2011 model.
Chevrolet Silverado 1500
The Silverado 1500 is America’s most reliable pickup truck, with more Silverados still on the road than any other truck, based on three decades of vehicle registration data. The 2014 model offers up to 13,900 pounds of towing.
Toyota is known for making high-quality vehicles, and that extends to the Tundra, which once made headlines for towing the space shuttle Endeavour. With the used 2016 Tundra, you can expect to two up to 10,500 pounds.
Looking for something smaller? The midsize GMC Canyon boasts an optional diesel. In the 2016 model, this made for an impressive 7,700 pounds of towing capacity.