List of Canada’s Best Trucks of 2016


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Canada’s Top 10 Best Pickup Trucks of 2016

Find out what the Best Pickup Trucks of 2016 in Canada are as recommended by auto experts. Our panel of Experts has shortlisted different Pickup Trucks in various categories based on various parameters.

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Canada’s Best Pickup Trucks of 2016: Top 10

1. Ford F-Series

Ford F-Series

The Ford F-Series is a series of full-size pickup trucks from the Ford Motor Company which has been sold continuously since 1948. The most popular variant of the F-Series is the F-150. It has been the best-selling vehicle in the United States for the past 32 years, and the best-selling pick-up for 43 years, and the best selling vehicle in Canada, In the tenth generation of the F-series, the F-250 and F-350 changed body style in 1998 and joined the Super Duty series.

Specifications:

Engine:

  • Twin-turbocharged DOHC 24-valve V-6
  • Aluminum block and heads
  • Direct fuel injection

Dimensions:

  • Length: 231.9 in
  • Width: 79.9 in Height: 76.9 in
  • Wheelbase: 145.0 in
  • Curb weight: 5577 lb

Fuel Economy: EPA city/highway driving: 17/23 mpg

Transmission: 6-speed automatic with manual shifting mode

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Balance between capability and efficiency
  • Excellent new 2.7-liter V-6 EcoBoost engine

Negative Reviews:

Not many visual hints of its radical body

2. GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Bold design coupled with a quiet, hard-working interior. Rugged durability built from the frame up and some of the most advanced technology you’ll find in a pickup. Outstanding hauling power coupled with impressive fuel efficiency. All strong reasons why you should hitch your workload to the GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck.

Specifications:

Engine:

  • Pushrod 16-valve V-8
  • Aluminum block and heads

Dimensions:

  • Wheelbase: 143.5 in
  • Length: 229.5 in
  • Width: 80.0 in Height: 74.0 in
  • Curb weight: 5672 lb

Fuel Economy: EPA city/highway driving: 14/20 mpg

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • luxury-car interior
  • Muscle-car motor
  • User-friendly infotainment controls.

Negative Reviews:

No eight-speed automatic transmission.

3. Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Complete Care, our comprehensive owner benefit program, goes above and beyond to ensure you’re satisfied with your 2015 vehicle. Backed by 2 years or 40,000 kilometres of complimentary lube-oil-filter maintenance service, a 3-year /60,000 km* base warranty, and a powertrain component limited warranty of 5 years/160,000 km*, you can be confident you’re getting the most from your investment.

Specifications:

  • Gas Mileage – 18 mpg City/24 mpg Hwy
  • Engine – Gas/Ethanol V6, 4.3L
  • Style Name – Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Drivetrain – Rear Wheel Drive
  • Passenger Capacity – 3
  • Passenger Doors – 2
  • Body StyleRegular Cab Pickup – Standard Bed
  • Transmission – 6-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive and tow/haul mode. Includes
  • Cruise Grade Braking and Powertrain Grade Braking

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Refined ride and handling
  • Comfortable steering
  • Powerful, efficient base V-6

Negative Reviews:

Longer models hard to maneuver

4. Ram 1500

Ram 1500

Built on a legendary history of durability and proven capability, the 2015 Ram 1500 sets the standard for excellence. Choose from an award-winning line of engines, including the Class-Exclusive1 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 that makes Ram the only Light Duty truck in the industry to offer a diesel engine. Inside, you’ll also be greeted by an ergonomic and luxurious cabin that has been recognized as one of Ward’s 10 Best Interiors with the Laramie Longhorn. Sit back in comfort, and let the proven capability of its Segment-Exclusive1 five-link coil spring suspension, Active-LevelTM Four-Corner Air Suspension and RamBox® Cargo Management System handle work, play, and everything in between.

Specifications:

  • Gas Mileage – 17 mpg City/25 mpg Hwy
  • Engine – Regular Unleaded V-6, 3.6 L
  • Style Name – 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box Tradesman
  • Drivetrain – Rear Wheel Drive
  • Passenger Capacity – 3
  • Passenger Doors – 2
  • Body Style – Regular Cab Pickup – Long Bed
  • Transmission- 8-Speed Automatic (845RE)

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Carlike ride
  • Maintains utility
  • Turbodiesel six for fuel economy
  • Excellent interior space and finishes

Negative Reviews:

Air suspension limits compliance on road

5. Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

The 2015 Toyota Tundra is ready to work with impressive towing capacity, choice of 4.6L and 5.7L engines, and Regular, Double Cab, and CrewMax models. Tundra is ready for any project. It’s time to roll up your sleeves.

Specifications:

  • Fuel Effency – (L/100km) – 17.2/12.8 (City/Hwy)
  • Horse Power 381 hp @ 5,600rpm
  • Torque – 401 lb.ft. @ 3,600rpm
  • Engine – 5.7 Litre i-FORCE V8
  • Towing Capacity – 4,760 kg (10,500 lb)
  • Seats – 3
  • Display Audio System with Touchscreen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Backup Camera
  • Front Tow Hooks
  • Heavy Duty Tow Hitch Receiver (5.7L models)
  • Toyota’s Star Safety System

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Generous rear-seat legroom
  • TRD Pro model’s off-road capability

Negative Reviews:

Low fuel economy for the class

6. Nissan Titan

Nissan Titan

Titan’s bold exterior is built to cater to your demands, offering a choice between King Cab or Crew Cab. Add aggressive good looks to the mix and you’ve got the total package.

Specifications:

  • Gas Mileage – 13 mpg City/18 mpg Hwy
  • Engine – Regular Unleaded V-8, 5.6 L
  • Transmission – 5 Speed Automatic
  • Style Name – 2WD King Cab Short Bed S
  • Passenger Capacity – 6
  • Passenger Doors – 4
  • Body Style- Extended Cab Pickup – Standard Bed
  • Drivetrain- Rear Wheel Drive

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Highly capable platform
  • Credible off-road capability
  • Sharp Steering

Negative Reviews:

Poor fuel economy

7. GMC Canyon

GMC Canyon

The 2015 Canyon is an entirely new take on the mid-size truck. Get the best of rugged capability and refinement, substantial power and impressive efficiency. On top of it all is a quiet, comfortable cabin with advanced technology to keep you fully connected. The all-new 2015 Canyon fits everything you have in mind.

Specifiactions:

Engine:

  • DOHC 24-valve V-6,
  • Aluminum block and heads
  • Direct fuel injection

Transmission: 6-speed automatic with manual shifting mode

Dimensions:

  • Length: 212.4 in
  • Width: 74.3 in Height: 70.6 in
  • Passenger/cargo volume: 107.0/41.3 cu ft
  • Curb weight: 4571 lb

Fuel Economy: EPA city/highway: 17/24 mpg

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Well-appointed interior
  • Potent V-6 engine

Negative Reviews:

Prices quickly overlap least expensive

8. Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

The 2015 Toyota Tacoma inherits legendary Toyota Truck heritage, helping it to earn it the Best Retained Value Award from Canadian Black Book for 5 consecutive years. With 4×2 and 4×4, Access and DoubleCab, and manual and automatic transmission options, there’s a Tacoma waiting for you to take it for a ride.

Specifications:

  • Fuel Effency – (L/100km)†
  • Manual – 11.5/9.5 (City/Hwy)
  • Automatic – 12.2/9.9 (City/Hwy)
  • Horse Power – 159 hp @ 5,200rpm
  • Torque – 180 lb.ft. @ 3,800rpm
  • Engine – 2.7 Litre 4-Cylinder
  • Towing Capacity – 1,587 kg (3,500 lb)
  • Seats – 4
  • Air Conditioning
  • 2.7 L 4-cylinder Engine (4.0 L V6 also available)
  • Toyota’s Star Safety System
  • 6.1” Touchscreen Display Audio with AM/FM/CD/ MP3 with USB Input and Bluetooth® Capability
  • Rear Step Bumper
  • Power Windows and Door Locks
  • Removable Tailgate

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Base versions are quite affordable
  • Good resale value
  • Neatly organized controls

Negative Reviews:

Thinly padded seats

9. Nissan Frontier

Nissan Frontier

The Nissan Frontier is a mid-size pickup truck. It is related to the outgoing Nissan Titan full-size pickup and offers good cargo hauling capability as well as off-road chops on certain models

Specifications:

  • Gas Mileage – 19 mpg City/23 mpg Hwy
  • Engine – Regular Unleaded I-4, 2.5 L
  • Style Name – 2WD King Cab I4 Manual S
  • Drivetrain – Rear Wheel Drive
  • Passenger Capacity – 4
  • Body Style – Extended Cab Pickup – Long Bed
  • Transmission- 5-Speed Manual w/OD

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Potent V-6 engine option
  • Sharp pickup looks

Negative Reviews:

Busy, choppy ride

10. Chevrolet Colorado

Chevrolet Colorado

Colorado is reinventing the mid-size pickup from the frame up with cutting edge powertrain technologies, full-size capability and the latest in connectivity technology

Specifications:

  • Engine – DOHC 24-valve V-6
  • Transmission- 6 speed automatic with manual shifting mode

Displacement:

  • 217 cu in, 3564 cc
  • Power: 305 hp @ 6800 rpm
  • Torque: 269 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm

Dimensions:

  • Wheelbase: 140.5 in
  • Length: 224.9 in
  • Width: 74.3 in Height: 70.5 in
  • Passenger/cargo volume: 107.0/49.9 cu ft
  • Curb weight: 4536 lb

Fuel Economy – EPA city/highway: 17/24 mpg

Customer Reviews:

Positive Reviews:

  • Quiet and comfortable
  • Modern features

Negative Reviews:

costly as tested.