2018 Pickup Truck of the Year Specs

Specifications as Tested

Truck Trend Staff
Dec 22, 2017
General   
Vehicle/modelChevrolet Colorado ZR2Ford F-150 PlatinumGMC Sierra 2500HD Denali
Base price (incl. destination, configuration, and powertrain options)$40,940$58,875$68,890
Price as tested$41,935$63,205$71,035
Engine   
TypeNaturally aspirated, direct-injected gasoline V-6Naturally aspirated, direct- and port-injected gasoline V-8Turbocharged, direct-injected diesel V-8
Displacement 3.6L5.0L6.6L
Bore x stroke (in.)3.74x3.383.66x3.654.06x3.90
Compression ratio (:1)11.51216.0
Mfg.'s power rating @ rpm (hp)308 @ 6,800395 @ 5,750445 @ 2,800
Mfg.'s torque rating @ rpm (lb-ft)275 @ 4,000400 @ 4,500910 @ 1,600
Mfg.'s suggested fuel typeRegular unleadedRegular unleadedUltra-low sulfur diesel
Drivetrain   
Transmission8-speed automatic10-speed automatic6-speed automatic
Axle ratio (:1)3.423.313.73
Frame/BodySteel body on ladder frameAluminum body on ladder frameSteel body on ladder frame
Suspension/Axles   
FrontIndependent with coilover shock with DSSV shocks and springsIndependent double-wishbone with coilover gas-pressurized shocks and springsIndependent short/long arm front torsion bar suspension, twin-tube gas-pressurized shocks
RearLeaf-sprung solid axle with DSSV shocksLeaf-sprung solid axle with gas-pressurized shocksSolid-axle leaf spring, twin-tube gas-pressurized shocks
Steering   
TypeElectric power rack-and-pinion steeringElectric power rack-and-pinion steeringHydraulic power recirculating-ball steering
Brakes   
Front 12.2-inch disc13.8-inch disc13.9-inch disc
Rear 12.8-inch disc13.7-inch disc14.2-inch disc
ABS4-wheel4-wheel4-wheel
Wheels/Tires   
Wheels (in.)17x820x8.520x8.5
TiresP265/65R17 all-terrain275/55R20 all-terrainLT265/60R20 all-terrain
Dimensions/Capacities   
Wheelbase (in.)128.5145.0153.7
Overall length (in.)212.4231.9239.5
Overall width (in.)76.779.980.5
Height (in.)72.277.278.2
Track f/r (in.)65.9/65.967.6/67.668.8/37.3
Minimum ground clearance (in.)8.99.49.7
Turning diameter, curb-to-curb (ft.)41.347.851.5
Approach/departure angles (deg.)30.0/23.525.5/26.018.0/23.0
Breakover angle (deg.)23.521.019.0
GVWR (lb)6,1007,00010,000
Payload (lb)1,1002,0802,513
Maximum towing capacity (lb)5,0009,00013,000
Seating455
Fuel capacity (gal.)21.026.036.0
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General   
Vehicle/modelRam 1500 Harvest EditionRam 3500 LimitedToyota Tundra Platinum
Base price (incl. destination, configuration, and powertrain)$47,255$76,785$51,425
Price as tested$47,880$80,070$52,513
Engine   
TypeNaturally aspirated, port-injected gasoline V-8Turbocharged, common-rail diesel I-6Naturally aspirated, port-injected gasoline V-8
Displacement 5.7L6.7L5.7L
Bore x stroke (in.)3.92x3.584.21x4.883.70x4.02
Compression ratio (:1)10.516.210.2
Mfg.'s power rating @ rpm (hp)395 @ 5,600385 @ 2,800381 @ 5,600
Mfg.'s torque rating @ rpm (lb-ft)410 @ 3,950930 @ 1,700401 @ 3,600
Mfg.'s suggested fuel typeRegular unleadedUltra-low sulfur dieselRegular unleaded
Drivetrain   
Transmission8-speed automatic6-speed automatic6-speed automatic
Axle ratio (:1)3.923.424.10
Frame/BodySteel body on ladder frameSteel body on ladder frameSteel body on ladder frame
Suspension/Axles   
FrontIndependent short-long arm with twin-tube shocks and coil springsSolid axle, three-link with coil springsIndependent double-wishbone with gas-charged shocks and coil springs
RearFive-link solid axle with twin-tube shocks and coil springsSolid axle, leaf spring, supplemental airbagsLeaf-sprung solid axle with gas-charged shock absorbers
Steering   
TypeElectric rack-and-pinion Hydraulic recirculating-ballHydraulic rack-and-pinion
Brakes   
Front 13.2-inch disc14.2-inch disc13.9-inch disc
Rear 13.8-inch disc14.1-inch disc13.6-inch disc
ABS4-wheel4-wheel4-wheel
Wheels/Tires   
Wheels (in.)17x720x820x8
TiresLT265/70R17LT285/60R20P275/55R20
Dimensions/Capacities   
Wheelbase (in.)140.5160.4145.7
Overall length (in.)229.0248.4228.9
Overall width (in.)79.479.479.9
Height (in.)77.579.776.2
Track f/r (in.)68.6/67.567.7/67.767.9/67.9
Minimum ground clearance (in.)9.08.710.4
Turning diameter, curb-to-curb (ft.)39.850.644.0
Approach/departure angles (deg.)17.8/24.425.1/25.526.0/16.0
Breakover angle (deg.)20.620.1N/A
GVWR (lb)6,90012,3007,000
Payload (lb)1,5204,0701,530
Maximum towing capacity (lb)10,17016,6008,800
Seating655
Fuel capacity (gal)26.031.038.0
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