Competition is especially hot among full-size pickups, at a time when sales also happen to be way down.
The Nissan Titan soldiers on as a truck aimed at personal use, with some still-innovative cargo solutions and good performance.
The Chevy Silverado and its nearly identical sibling, the GMC Sierra, have made waves for their very attractive, functional interiors and new standards of ride and handling, and they have an especially efficient line of V-8 engines.
Both the best-selling Ford F-150 and Dodge Ram have been redesigned for 2009; the F-150 gets a new interior and improved refinement, while the Ram has some segment-leading tech and entertainment features inside, along with vastly improved ride and handling.
|2009 Toyota Tundra||2008 Ford F-150||2008 Nissan Titan|
|$22,490Browse Used Listings||$17,900Browse Used Listings||$24,390Browse Used Listings|
|13 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 17 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas V8|
|Reg 4.0L V6 5-Speed AT (SE)||2WD Reg Cab 126" XL||2WD King Cab SWB XE|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Reg Cab||Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside||King Cab|
|Automatic w/OD||Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD|