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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.
2008 Truck of the Year Testing & Contenders 2008 Truck of the Year Testing & Contenders
Crisis? What crisis? Even though the price of gas has broken the $3-a-gallon barrier and economy is sputtering (i.e. the mortgage fiasco,... more
2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 Toyota Tundra 4x4 CrewMax Limited Photo Gallery 2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 Toyota Tundra 4x4 CrewMax Limited Photo Gallery
To see more photos of the 2008 Toyota Tundra 4x4 CrewMax Limited from the 2008 Truck of the Year testing, visit TruckTrend.com! more
2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 Toyota Tundra 4x2 DoubleCab Photo Gallery 2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 Toyota Tundra 4x2 DoubleCab Photo Gallery
To see more photos of the 2008 Toyota Tundra 4x2 DoubleCab from the 2008 Truck of the Year testing, visit TruckTrend.com! more
2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 GMC Sierra 3500HD SLT Photo Gallery 2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 GMC Sierra 3500HD SLT Photo Gallery
To see more photos of the 2008 GMC Sierra 3500HD SLT from the 2008 Truck of the Year testing, visit TruckTrend.com! more
2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT Photo Gallery 2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT Photo Gallery
To see more photos of the 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT from the 2008 Truck of the Year testing, visit TruckTrend.com! more
2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 Ford F-450 4x4 King Ranch Photo Gallery 2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 Ford F-450 4x4 King Ranch Photo Gallery
To see more photos of the 2008 Ford F-450 4x4 King Ranch from the 2008 Truck of the Year testing, visit TruckTrend.com! more
2008 Ford F250 4x4 FX4 Photo Gallery 2008 Ford F250 4x4 FX4 Photo Gallery
To see more photos of the 2008 Ford F-250 4x4 FX4 from the 2008 Truck of the Year testing, visit TruckTrend.com! more
2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LT Photo Gallery 2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LT Photo Gallery
To see more photos of the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD LT from the 2008 Truck of the Year testing, visit TruckTrend.com! more
2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Z71 LT 2008 Motor Trend TOTY Contender: 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Z71 LT
To see more photos of the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD from the 2008 Truck of the Year testing, visit TruckTrend.com more
2007 Truck Of The Year Winner: 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2007 Truck Of The Year Winner: 2007 Chevrolet Silverado
Everybody's All-American: Winning Hearts and Minds with Something for Everyone, and All of It Good. more
2007 Motor Trend Truck of the Year photo gallery 2007 Motor Trend Truck of the Year photo gallery
Five trucks were in the running, but only one could emerge as winner of the 2007 Motor Trend Truck of the Year. more
2007 Truck Of The Year Road Test & Review 2007 Truck Of The Year Road Test & Review
A Party Of Five: What are the odds of taking home the trophy when the playing field is small but no less significant? Let's find out! more
Motor Trend Names Redesigned Chevrolet Silverado 2007 Truck Of The Year Motor Trend Names Redesigned Chevrolet Silverado 2007 Truck Of The Year
The 2007 Chevrolet Silverado was one of only five trucks eligible for the Truck of the Year title, and of those five contenders, four... more
2006 Truck of the Year Test and Review 2006 Truck of the Year Test and Review
You could say trucks haven't changed much over the years. Today's trucks are smoother, quieter, more powerful, more efficient, more... more
2006 Truck of the Year Winner: 2006 Honda Ridgeline 2006 Truck of the Year Winner: 2006 Honda Ridgeline
You'd imagine the unanimous vote for the 2006 Honda Ridgeline would be a surprising conclusion to our 2006 Truck of the Year showdown. more
2005 Truck of the Year Testing 2005 Truck of the Year Testing
Meet the evaluate the contenders for this year's award: Hummer H2 SUT, Ford F-250/F-350 Super Duty, Nissan Frontier, Dodge Dakota, and... more
2005 Truck of the Year Winner: Toyota Tacoma 2005 Truck of the Year Winner: Toyota Tacoma
Like you, we appreciate a truck that can take abuse. All too often in the past, that meant some industrial-grade machine with not much more... more
Motor Trend Selects 2005 Truck Of The Year Motor Trend Selects 2005 Truck Of The Year
Each year, Motor Trend evaluates all new eligible pickup trucks and awards the coveted Golden Calipers to the one that most clearly raises... more
Motor Trend 2004 Truck Of The Year Testing Motor Trend 2004 Truck Of The Year Testing
How do you compare a 500-horsepower, Viper-powered Dodge, a four-cylinder GM entry-level truck, Nissan's bodacious, first-ever full-size... more
2004 Truck of the Year Vehicle Specifications 2004 Truck of the Year Vehicle Specifications
Complete specifications and photos of all the trucks included in this year's "Truck of the Year" contest. more
Motor Trend 2004 Truck Of the Year Winner: Ford F-150 Motor Trend 2004 Truck Of the Year Winner: Ford F-150
The question of the decade, at least for Ford Motor Company, must have been "how do we redesign America's best-selling motor vehicle... more
Motor Trend Names 2004 Truck of the Year Motor Trend Names 2004 Truck of the Year
Each year Motor Trend evaluates all the new vehicles, and selects the pickup truck that most clearly raises the bar in the category,... more
Truck of the Year: Toyota Tundra Truck of the Year: Toyota Tundra
For a vehicle segment in which models often go a full decade without a major redesign, there's a lot happening today in the world of... more
2003 Truck of the Year: Dodge Ram Heavy Duty 2003 Truck of the Year: Dodge Ram Heavy Duty
Changing the face of the pickup-truck market--again more
2001 Truck of the Year 2001 Truck of the Year
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