The heavy-duty pickup market has heated up again with work truck sales and major improvements by Ford, GM and Dodge. PickupTrucks.com compared 3/4- and 1-ton models in rigorous tests and recommends the 2011 Ford F250 with gasoline engine, 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD with diesel engine, and GMC Sierra Denali 3500HD with diesel engine.
Ford and GM have both introduced potent new diesel engines
Ford has also introduced a new gas V-8
Ford and Chrysler have made major exterior and interior changes
GM has given its trucks all-new underpinnings and suspensions