Pickuptrucks.com's 2011 $30,000 Shootout: Results

Pickuptrucks.com asked each half-ton truck-maker to send them its best vehicle, with just one condition: keep the price under $30,000. Tested were the Chevy Silverado, Nissan Titan, Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra and Ram 1500. See what three trucks came out on top.

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Extreme Traction-Control Test
As part of the 2008 PickupTrucks.com Half-Ton Shootout, PickupTrucks.com put six half-ton pickups from Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Nissan and Toyota through an extreme traction-control test that simulated icy road conditions to find out which trucks had the best traction control. For more information, visit PickupTrucks.com.





2012 Ultimate 4x4 Shootout
After our Duel in the Desert challenge in which Mopar's Ram Runner beat the Ford SVT Raptor, we decided to let truck makers offer us their biggest and baddest off-road trucks for our Ultimate 4X4 Shootout. The contestants are the 2012 Ford SVT Raptor, 2012 Nissan Frontier Pro-4X, 2012 Ram Power Wagon ST and 2012 Toyota Tacoma TRD Baja. Each pickup competed in a grueling list of off-road and on-road challenges.





2013 Light Duty Challenge
Pickuptrucks.com asked half-ton truck-makers to send them their best 4WD model with 4 doors, 8,500 lbs towing capability, and cost under $45,000. Tested were the Chevy Silverado, Nissan Titan, Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra, Ram 1500 and GMC Sierra.





Quarter-Mile Drag Races (Loaded)
As part of the 2008 PickupTrucks.com Half-Ton Shootout, PickupTrucks.com raced six half-ton pickups from Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Nissan and Toyota in a quarter-mile race with 6,500-pound trailers attached to find out which truck was the most powerful on level ground. For more information, visit PickupTrucks.com.




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