These smaller trucks have the right mix of ruggedness and style.

Best Small Trucks, Ranked | CarMax

Pickup trucks are great for carrying all of your gear, as well as your passengers. But you don’t always need a monster of a truck. What to do?

Looking for some help to narrow down your options when it comes to a small truck purchase? We've already taken care of some of the research for you.

These seven trucks were best sellers at CarMax stores between May 1, 2018 and October 31, 2018.

  1. Toyota Tacoma
    Best Small Trucks, Ranked: Toyota Tacoma | CarMax
  2. Nissan Frontier
    Best Small Trucks, Ranked: Nissan Frontier | CarMax
  3. Chevrolet Colorado
    Best Small Trucks, Ranked: Chevrolet Colorado | CarMax
  4. GMC Canyon
    Best Small Trucks, Ranked: GMC Canyon | CarMax
  5. Ford Ranger
    Best Small Trucks, Ranked: Ford Ranger | CarMax
  6. Honda Ridgeline
    Best Small Trucks, Ranked: Honda Ridgeline | CarMax

With a smaller-sized or midsize pickup truck, you can still enjoy some substantial towing capacity, when properly equipped1, and cargo storage—along with greater fuel economy and maneuverability in even the smallest of urban spaces. In many ways, small pickup trucks offer the best of both worlds!

And of the SUVs on this list, there are several here that’ll fit into most any parking space while up to five passengers can fit inside — while still giving you a cargo area in the back, pickup-truck style.

Whether you're looking for a bare-bones work truck or something loaded with features, one of these small trucks is sure to appeal to you. Now, browse CarMax to find your top picks for sale near you and start scheduling some test drives!

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1Various factors may impact towing capacity, including weight of passengers, cargo, and options/accessories.
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