Vincentric Announces 2018 Best Values for Pickups


Several popular pickup trucks took top honors in the recently announced 2018 Vincentric Best Value in America Awards.

Now in their 14th year, Vincentric's Best Value in America Awards are based on data collected from more than 3,000 vehicle configurations in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., using a range of annual mileage thresholds and insurance profiles. Although engine choice is factored into the data collection, it is not specified for any of the winners. The awards attempt to predict which vehicles are likely to offer the lowest cost of ownership during the next five years based on eight cost factors: depreciation, fees and taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, opportunity cost and repairs.

Three of the 2018 winners in the five pickup truck categories are previous winners. We've listed them from first to third place for each category.

Small/Mid-Size Pickup

  1. Toyota Tacoma (repeat winner)
  2. Honda Ridgeline
  3. GMC Canyon

Full-Size Half Ton

  1. Ford F-150
  2. Toyota Tundra
  3. Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Full-Size Three-Quarter Ton

  1. Chevrolet Silverado 2500 repeat winner)
  2. Ram 2500
  3. GMC Sierra 2500

Full-Size One Ton

  1. Ram 3500
  2. Ford F-350
  3. Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Truck Brand

  1. Ford (repeat winner)

For a full list of winners and more details, visit Vincentric.

Manufacturer image above; photo by Evan Sears below




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