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Three Tips to Help You Choose Which Pickup is Best For You

Are you in the market for a pickup truck? These vehicles are powerful, convenient, and fun to drive. Here are three tips for choosing a pickup truck.

2014 Chevy Silverado

The first thing you want to think about before shopping for a pickup truck is whether you want to shop for new or used. New pickup trucks will feature the latest technology, a manufacturer’s warranty, and little to no mileage. However, new pickup trucks are notably more expensive and lose their value quickly. On the other hand, pre-owned pickup trucks hold their value for years. They are also more affordable. With that being said, used pickup trucks also have higher mileage and have been through more wear and tear.

Once you’ve decided between new or used, you want to think about how you intend to use your pickup truck. Trucks are incredibly versatile. They can be used as a work vehicle, a towing vehicle, a daily commuter vehicle, a family vehicle, a recreational vehicle, and so much more. If you need to use your pickup truck for towing heavy loads or transporting large cargo, you want to pick a pickup truck that has a payload and towing capacity that meets your needs. On the other hand, if you plan on using your pickup truck for weekend adventures or off-roading, you want to select a truck that is designed to tackle various terrain with ease. If you want to use your pickup truck as a family vehicle, cabin size is key.

The third tip for buying a pickup truck is deciding on cab size. If you want to use your pickup truck for transporting your loved ones, you need enough space to meet their needs. Some pickup trucks only come with a front-row bench seat. If you need more seating, look for pickup trucks with two rows of seats. You may even want to find a pickup truck with four doors and side steps to make sure your passengers are accommodated as possible. On the other hand, if you’re using your pickup truck for transporting cargo, you may favor a large bed over a big cabin.

Consider these tips when you’re shopping at The Truck Junction. We carry a wide variety of pre-owned pickup trucks that are sure to work for your lifestyle and your budget. To learn more about the vehicles we have on our lot, visit our website or give us a call at 941-927-8785. The Truck Junction is located at 4791 Clark Road in Sarasota, and we look forward to seeing you here soon.