5 Pickup Trucks That Make The Grade
Good for hauling, these Essex County vehicles get the job done.
If you're in the market for a new or used pickup truck, here are our picks for vehicles that really make the grade this weekend:
1). 2011 Dodge Dakota - Used - MSRP - $23,210 - $33,635
From AOL Autos: The Dakota is available with the choice of 3.7-liter V6 or 4.7-liter V8 engines, four- or five-speed automatic transmissions, two body styles (extended cab or crew cab), two- or four-wheel drive, and four trim levels. The 3.7-liter V6 produces 210 horsepower, while the E85-compatible 4.7-liter V8 makes 302 horsepower. Front and side-curtain airbags and four-wheel anti-lock brakes are standard equipment. Available sound system features include satellite radio, Alpine speaker system and an infotainment system with navigation and 30-gigabyte hard drive. A remote start system and Uconnect wireless connectivity are also available.
Available at DeCozen Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Verona.
2). 2006 Ford F350 Harley Davidson - Used - $24,995
From Cars.com: This dark Toreador Red Crew Cab Pickup is powered by a 6.0L V8 32V DDI OHV Turbo Diesel engine. The truck features part time 4-wheel drive with 4-wheel ABS. The four-door truck features AM/FM stereo with extra equipment available on the XLT includes air conditioning, power windows and locks, cloth seats, cruise control, a tilt steering wheel and a CD player. Power front seats with leather surfaces go into Lariat models.
Available at CarLink in Caldwell.
3). 2012 Toyota Tacoma - Used - MSRP - $17,125 - $28,085
From AOL Autos: Toyota Tacoma is available in Regular Cab, Access Cab (extended cab) and Double Cab (crew cab) body styles, in either two or four wheel drive. Regular and Extra Cabs come with six-foot beds; Double Cabs have the choice of a shorter five-foot bed or a standard-size six-footer. The base engine is a 2.7-liter, 159-hp inline-four mated to a five-speed manual transmission; a four-speed automatic is optional. A 236-hp 4.0-liter V6 is standard on all Double Cabs and optional on 4WD Access Cabs. The V6 is paired with a six-speed manual or five-speed automatic. Standard safety features include four-wheel anti-lock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist, vehicle stability control, traction control, side-impact/side curtain airbags, and active headrests.
Available at Toyota Motor Sales in West Caldwell.
4). 1971 Chevrolet Pickup C 20 - Used - $18,500
Bloomfield. Here's what the owner has to say about the vehicle on Craigslist: 1971 Chevrolet Pick-up Custom 20, Original Engine 350, AT, PS, PB, 74,043 miles, lots of new parts, new interior, Emerald Green Pearl Metallic and White, Call (201) 303-2830.
5). 2001 Ford F-250 4x4 with snow plow - Used - $9,300
Montclair. Here's what the owner has to say about the vehicle on Craigslist: Powerful engine v8 5.4 with western snow plower, very good conditions, runs great, no oil leaks, no smoke, NO warning lights on, price is negotiable, nice truck for work, crew cab, color white, automatic transmission, remote starter. Engine and the transmission is been rebuilt, manual 4x4, manual door,manual window, price reduces 9,300 or best offert. Body 268,000 miles in good shape.