The 2011 Dodge Ram has a significant edge over its competition, but the other full-size pickup trucks appeal to wider audiences.
The Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra are among the oldest trucks in this class, but still have nicely balanced ride quality, considerable towing capacity, and well-executed interiors.
The Toyota Tundra struggles with an awkward style inside and out, as well as a unique history of being late to the truck game when it counts.
The Nissan Titan brings up the rear of this group; it's older than the GM trucks, and has an uncertain future since a plan to build a new Titan off the Ram's platform has been scuttled.
The Ford F-150 competes most closely with the Ram on capability, but its blocky styling aside, it doesn't quite have the ride or the steering finesse of the Ram.
|2011 Ram 1500Browse Used Listings||2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500Browse Used Listings||2011 Ford F-150Browse Used Listings||2011 GMC Sierra 1500Browse Used Listings||2011 Toyota TundraBrowse Used Listings|
|13 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||11 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas/Ethanol V6||Gas V6||Gas V6|
|2WD Reg Cab 120.5" ST||2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck||2WD Reg Cab 126" XL||2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck||Reg 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT (Natl)|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Reg Cab 6.3' Bed||Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside||Reg Cab Pickup||Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside||Reg Cab|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic||Automatic||Automatic||Automatic w/OD|