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Truck of the Year Awards

The annual Motor Trend Truck of the Year Award features significant input from the editors of Truck Trend magazine and is given to the vehicle that best represents exceptional value, superiority in its class, and most significant developments on the truck scene each year. Inside you’ll find reviews of all the vehicle candidates, insight into the exhaustive testing process, photos, and more information on the Truck of the Year winner.
2014 Motor Trend Truck of the Year: Ram 1500 2014 Motor Trend Truck of the Year: Ram 1500
RedAlert! Working Smarter Instead Of Harder: One of the questions we ponder at any Motor Trend "of the Year" event is whether a vehicle is... more
2014 Motor Trend Truck of the Year Contenders 2014 Motor Trend Truck of the Year Contenders
Strength In Numbers: Four Categories of Contenders Make Up The Largest Slate Ever more
2013 Truck of the Year Winner: Ram 1500 2013 Truck of the Year Winner: Ram 1500
The variety of trim levels offered by Ram can give you everything from a very basic work truck to a near-luxury vehicle with performance... more
2013 Truck of the Year Contenders 2013 Truck of the Year Contenders
Anyone who follows the ups and downs of the pickup-truck industry knows that the last five years have been brutal. When the Great Recession... more
2012 Truck of the Year Winner: Ford F-150 2012 Truck of the Year Winner: Ford F-150
Ford offers an enormous variety of configurations and designs, making the truck tailorable to just about any need. It's the combination of... more
Video: 2012 Motor Trend Truck of the Year Announcement Replay Video: 2012 Motor Trend Truck of the Year Announcement Replay
Watch the Replay from our Live Webcast Event more
2012 Truck of the Year Wallpaper: Ford F-150 2012 Truck of the Year Wallpaper: Ford F-150
Download your favorite desktop wallpaper from Motor Trend's 2012 Truck of the year winner, the 2012 Ford F-150. more
2012 Truck of the Year Contenders 2012 Truck of the Year Contenders
Model-year 2012 is more punctuated by pointed improvements than dramatic change. There are four contenders, the Ford F-150, the Nissan NV,... more
2011 Truck Of The Year Winner: Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500HD 2011 Truck Of The Year Winner: Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500HD
In the heavy-duty truck world, capability is most important. Folks like to brag about numbers -- horsepower, torque, and payload and towing... more
2011 Motor Trend Truck Of The Year Contenders 2011 Motor Trend Truck Of The Year Contenders
Heavy Weight Champs: Float like a butterfly, sting like hHD. This year, it's a heavy-duty title fight. more
2010 Truck of the Year Winner: Ram Heavy Duty 2500/3500 2010 Truck of the Year Winner: Ram Heavy Duty 2500/3500
StarPower: The Hardest-Working Truck In Tow Business. The Ram Heavy Duty is the first to market, and it's already ahead of the game. more
Motor Trend's '93 Truck Of The Year Motor Trend's '93 Truck Of The Year
The Best Of Three more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2010: Factory Power Runner Truck Trend's Best In Class 2010: Factory Power Runner
These aren't rational vehicles. They aren't know for towing capacity or off-road capability. They are about going fast and having fun. more
Variety Show: The 2010 Truck of the Year Contenders Variety Show: The 2010 Truck of the Year Contenders
This Year Specialty Vehicles Are The Name Of The Game; Four Qualified: the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, the Ford Transit Connect, the Ram Heavy... more
2010 TOTY Contender Photo Gallery: 2010 Ram Heavy Duty 2500/3500 2010 TOTY Contender Photo Gallery: 2010 Ram Heavy Duty 2500/3500
Click here to see extra photos of our 2010 Truck of the Year Contender, the 2010 Ram Heavy Duty 2500/3500! more
2010 TOTY Contender Photo Gallery: 2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor 2010 TOTY Contender Photo Gallery: 2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
Click here to see extra photos of our 2010 Truck of the Year Contender, the 2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor! more
2009 Motor Trend Truck of the Year: Ford F-150 2009 Motor Trend Truck of the Year: Ford F-150
Roll of the Dice: Ford bets the farm on its best truck yet more
2009 Truck of the Year Contender Wallpapers: Ford F-150, Dodge Ram, Hummer H3T, and Suzuki Equator 2009 Truck of the Year Contender Wallpapers: Ford F-150, Dodge Ram, Hummer H3T, and Suzuki Equator
Download your favorite desktop wallpaper of the 2009 Ford F-150, Dodge Ram, Hummer H3T, and Suzuki Equator from the 2009 Truck of the Year... more
2009 Truck of the Year Contender Wallpapers: Ford F-150, Dodge Ram, Hummer H3T, and Suzuki Equator 2009 Truck of the Year Contender Wallpapers: Ford F-150, Dodge Ram, Hummer H3T, and Suzuki Equator
Download your favorite desktop wallpaper of the 2009 Ford F-150, Dodge Ram, Hummer H3T, and Suzuki Equator from the 2009 Truck of the Year... more
2008 Truck of the Year Winner: Toyota Tundra 2008 Truck of the Year Winner: Toyota Tundra
The new Toyota Tundra is now ready to take on any American-made pickup truck--on all levels. more
2009 Motor Trend Truck of the Year Testing and Finalists 2009 Motor Trend Truck of the Year Testing and Finalists
A Quantum of Solace: Outstanding players in a hostile environment - This is a helluva time to be in the truck business. more
2009 Truck of the Year Testing Video 2009 Truck of the Year Testing Video
We performed our testing at Chrysler's Arizona Proving Grounds which stands as a dedicated truck development facility. more
2009 TOTY Contender: 2009 Suzuki Equator Photo Gallery 2009 TOTY Contender: 2009 Suzuki Equator Photo Gallery
Check out our exclusive 2009 Truck of the Year contender photo gallery of the 2009 Suzuki Equator! more
2009 TOTY Contender: 2009 Suzuki Equator Photo Gallery 2009 TOTY Contender: 2009 Suzuki Equator Photo Gallery
Check out our exclusive 2009 Truck of the Year contender photo gallery of the 2009 Suzuki Equator! more
2009 TOTY Contender: 2009 Hummer H3t Photo Gallery 2009 TOTY Contender: 2009 Hummer H3t Photo Gallery
Check out our exclusive 2009 Truck of the Year contender photo gallery of the 2009 Hummer H3t! more
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