The Best Midsize Pickup Trucks
If you're shopping for a midsize pickup truck, now is a great time as there's lots of competition among manufacturers in this space.
If you need help figuring out which models you should consider, check out PickupTrucks.com's Midsize Pickups Truck Comparison article which was released this week. They go over each model below and highlight the key differences between each one.
Here are the results:
No. 1: 2016 GMC Canyon SLE
No. 2: 2017 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E
No. 3: 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Z71
No. 4: 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road
No. 5: 2016 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X
The biggest surprise was how well the #2 Honda Ridgeline performed.
3 Steps Every Car Buyer Needs to Take to Save Maximum MoneyThe key to getting the best deal is to gather price or lease bids from as many local dealers as possible. Then shop that best price around until no one can beat it. Here are the steps:
Step 1 Get Prices From My Trusted NetworkSelect the vehicle you're interested in to see if there are local dealers in my network who will provide you with their best upfront price. You will get direct access to an internet sales manager who you can further negotiate with online (no need to visit dealership).
Step 2 Get Prices From TrueCar / CarsDirectTrueCar, and CarsDirect are my top 2 online price quote recommendations. These services show you pre-negotiated prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually pretty decent. But remember, you can still negotiate further.
Step 3 Complete my ChecklistFollow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.
- Gregg Fidan
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