What a difference a year makes. Full-size trucks, mid-size trucks, and compact trucks survived last year's gas price spike to live another day. The notion of what a work truck is has evolved. Confused? Don't sweat it. We sort it out for you right here, including specs on all the new models, and our famous tongue-in-cheek star ratings. Let the shopping begin.

STAR RATINGS:

Beats Walking *
For Your Neighbors **
Right On The Money ***
Fuel For Your Soul ****
Drive Before You Die *****

2010 Cadillac Escalade/EXT
2010 Chevrolet Avalanche
2010 Chevrolet Colorado
2010 Chevrolet Silverado
2010 Chevrolet Silverado HD
2010 Dodge Dakota
2010 Dodge Ram 1500
2010 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 HD
2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
2010 Ford F-150
2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
2011 Ford F-250/350/450 Super Duty
2010 Ford Ranger
2010 GMC Canyon
2010 GMC Sierra/Sierra Denali
2010 GMC Sierra HD
2010 Honda Ridgeline
2010 Hummer H3/H3T
2010 Mahindra Pickup
2010 Nissan Frontier
2010 Nissan Titan
2010 Suzuki Equator
2010 Toyota Tacoma
2010 Toyota Tundra