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For both work and play, a pickup truck is a sensible choice if you need a vehicle that's as rugged as it is adventurous. And with so many models to choose from, you can find a used pickup truck that suits your needs at CarMax. Trucks are typically offered in a range of cab configurations and bed sizes, so you can find something with seating for two people, six people, or any number between.

And if you like to take your travels off the beaten path, some used pickup trucks are even equipped with four-wheel drive to give you added confidence and traction behind the wheel. Combine this with features like built-in bed lighting, spray-in bedliners, and convenient cargo management systems on some models—and it's easy to see how the right pickup truck can help you tackle your biggest projects.

Whether you're looking for a light- or heavy-duty pickup truck, you can find popular models from Ford, RAM, Chevrolet, GMC, Nissan, and other popular brands.

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Q: What is the difference between the RAM 1500 and the RAM 2500?

A: The main difference between these two models is towing capacity and payload. The RAM 1500 is considered a full-size pickup truck, with its 2017 model offering a maximum towing capacity of 10,620 lbs. when properly equipped.1 Meanwhile, the 2017 RAM 2500 heavy-duty pickup truck can tow up to 17,980 lbs. when properly equipped.1

Q: How much can the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado tow?

A: When properly equipped, the 2018 Silverado can tow up to 12,500 lbs.¹

Q: What cab configurations are offered on the 2015 Nissan Frontier?

A: The 2015 Frontier is offered in two cab configurations: a two- or four-passenger extended cab and a five-passenger crew cab.

Q: What kind of fuel economy does the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado get?

A: Fuel economy will depend on a few factors, including engine size and whether the model is rear- or four-wheel drive. The rear-wheel-drive 2019 Colorado Base trim with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission gets an EPA-estimated 22 mpg combined.2 Meanwhile, four-wheel-drive 2019 Colorado models equipped with a 3.6L V6 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission get an EPA-estimated 19 mpg combined.2

Q: Does the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 have a V6 or V8 engine?

A: A 4.3L V6 engine is standard on the Sierra 1500 base trim, although two V8 engines (a 5.3L and 6.2L) are offered on some trims.

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

2Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates for when vehicle sold as new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions and vehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. See

Pickup Trucks: Popular Models

The pickup truck that's right for you will depend on a few things. First, are you looking for a midsize, full-size, or heavy-duty pickup truck? If you prefer the easy maneuverability and handling of a midsize truck, check out popular models like the Chevrolet Colorado or Nissan Frontier.

If you need more space and utility, a full-size pickup like the RAM 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, or Ford F150 are all compelling options. And when the job calls for some serious hauling and towing capabilities, the heavy-duty Dodge Ram 2500 is a must-see.

Many pickup trucks also offer range-topping trims that are downright luxurious, so you don't have to sacrifice comfort for brawny power. Take a look, for example, at a used GMC Sierra 1500 Denali, which comes with features ranging from 20-inch wheels and heated leather seats to parking sensors on its 2017 model.

No matter what you're looking for in a pickup truck, we encourage you to check out some of these popular pickup truck models below:

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