Top 10 Best Fuel Economy Trucks 2011

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Trucks, the motor vehicles designed to transport cargo or freight, are becoming more and more massively popular in modern life. There are numerous types, power, configuration and mechanism of trucks. However, in the past, “truck” and “fuel-economy” are hardly seen in one phrase. On that day, trucks have been burdened with abysmal fuel assumption. However, things are different these days. Hybrid designs and mid-size cars are brought into one together to build up automobiles used as trucks. These modern trucks are powered by diesel or gasoline for commercial purposes. Here are ten most fuel-efficient 2010 pickups on the market among plenty of trucks out there for you.

 

2011 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup 2W


The Ram 1500 car is powered with Chrysler Pentastar V-8 engine, 3.7 liter V-6 and 280 horsepower. The Hemi engine allows 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 to tow up to 10,250 pounds if equipped.

 


Base Price: $20,600

Base Price: $20,600

 

2011 Dodge Dakota Pickup 2WD


The midsize Dodge pickup is powered with a standard 3.7L Magnum V6, a 4.7L V8 engine, 136-amp alternator and 4-speed automatic VLP transmission.

 


Base Price: $22,755

Base Price: $22,755

 

2011 Chevrolet Colorado 2WD (GMC Canyon 2WD)


The 2011 Colorado Extended Cab 2WD is equipped with standard 2.9-liter, I4, 185-horsepower engine, 5-passenger compact pickup and standard 5-speed manual transmission with overdrive. The engine achieves 25-mpg on the highway and 18-mpg in the city.

 


Base Price: $17,045 ($17,045)

Base Price: $17,045 ($17,045)

 

2011 Nissan Frontier 2WD


The 2011 Nissan Frontier features 21 mpg overall, specifically 23 mpg in the highway and 19 mpg in the city. Frontier’s towing capacity is 3,500 pounds with 4-cylinder and up to 6,500 with the V-6.

 


Base Price: $17,750

Base Price: $17,750

 

2011 Toyota Tacoma 2WD


The 2011 Tacoma is fitted with base 159-hp engine. The affordable pickup shows 25 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg in the city.

 


Base Price: $16,365

Base Price: $16,365

 

2011 Honda Ridgeline Truck 4WD


Honda Ridgeline features Odyssey minivan platform, 4WD drivetrain and 3.5 L V-6 cyl engine.

 


Base Price: $28,900

Base Price: $28,900

 

2011 Toyota Tundra 2WD


The 2011 Tundra comes with no 4WD, smallest engine, 270 hp and 278 lb-ft of torque and entry-level 4.0L V6. 13-16 MPG City and 17-20 MPG Hwy which make the car fuel-efficient.

 


Base Price: $23,935

Base Price: $23,935

 

2011 Suzuki Equator 2WD


The 2011 Equator 2 WD shows up 23 mpg in highway and 19 mpg in the city. The base 152-horsepower 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine tows up the capacity of 3,500 pounds and 6,300 pounds with the V6.

 


Base Price: $17,595

Base Price: $17,595

 

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 15 Hybrid 2WD (GMC Sierra 15 Hybrid 2WD)


The 2011 Silverado features 4.8-liter, V8, 302-horsepower and 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive which achieves 19-mpg on the highway and 14-mpg in the city.

 


Base Price: $38,340 ($38,710)

Base Price: $38,340 ($38,710)

 

2011 Ford Ranger 2WD


The 2011 Ranger 2 is powered with 4.0L SOHC V6 engine and 5-speed manual transmission w/OD. The truck has combined 24 mpg with 27 mpg on the high way and 22 mpg in the city.

 


Base Price: $17,935

Base Price: $17,935

 

 

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This article was published on 2010/12/22