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A Guide to the Best 2017 Diesel Trucks

A Guide to the Best Diesel Trucks of 2017

Whether you want the best 2016 diesel trucks or the best 2017 diesel trucks, these are some of the top 10 pickup trucks for towing.

 

Dodge Ram 1500 Diesel

One of the top 10 pickup trucks for towing is the Dodge Ram 1500 diesel. In terms of fuel efficiency, this one is arguably the best of the 2017 diesel trucks with 29 mpg on the highway. The truck has a 3.0-liter, V6 EcoDiesel engine, which is a large part of the great fuel efficiency you get. The Ram 1500 starts at $26,395 and comes with a spacious cabin and a smooth ride. Depending on the cab size you choose, the Ram 1500 seats up to six passengers and comes with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. You'll get up to 395 horsepower and can tow up to 11,000 pounds. Technology features include Bluetooth, an available Wi-Fi hotspot, UConnect technology with touchscreen, and a voice recognition system.

 

Chevrolet Colorado

With a highway fuel economy of 30 mpg, the Chevrolet Colorado is one of the Chevrolet pickups that many people choose when they want a diesel engine. This is one of the Chevrolet pickups that delivers on many fronts. It starts at $20,055 and has a spacious interior, a smooth ride and a deeper cargo bed than its competitors. You can choose from several cab sizes, which seat up to five passengers. Depending on the size of the engine you choose, you can get up to 305 horsepower and a towing capacity of up to 7,700 pounds with 369 pound-feet of torque. The Colorado has plenty of safety features, including a five-star rating in side impact protection, forward collision alert, lane departure alert and air bags.

 

GMC Canyon

GMC Canyon

The GMC Canyon starts at $37,185 and gets a modest 28 mpg on the highway, making it a good choice if you want fuel economy. In addition to the gasoline engine options, the Canyon also has the availability of a 2.8-liter Duramax turbo diesel four-cylinder engine, which increases your horsepower to 305 and that gives you plenty of torque and towing capabilities as well. The cabin of the Canyon is quiet and comfortable and features an infotainment system that allows for music and other functions on the road. Other available features include automatic climate control, remote start and forward collision alert. The car also has many safety features that give it top ratings and is one of the GMC Chevrolet trucks that is a top pick among drivers.

 

Nissan Titan XD

The Nissan Titan XD is essentially the Titan, but with a diesel engine. You'll get about 15 mpg and have the option of a 5.0-liter, V8 turbo diesel engine that offers 310 horsepower and 555 pound-feet of torque. This makes it the best fit if you want something between a full-size and a heavy-duty truck. Despite being such a large truck, there are a variety of luxury upgrades that give you all the comfort you want. Not only does the Nissan Titan XD have some of the best safety features on the market, but it comes with an impressive 5-year warranty. The Nissan Titan XD starts at $37,140.

 

Ford Super Duty

Ford has a good reputation for being reliable and offering the best of the best, and the Ford Super Duty is no exception. In fact, it's often called the best new truck year after year. This truck starts at $41,130 and offers either a 6.2-liter, V8 gasoline engine or a 6.7-liter, V8 turbo diesel engine. That results in a huge 440 horsepower and an impressive 925 pound-feet of torque. The Ford Super Duty has several options when it comes to cab size, including regular, super and crew cab. The fuel economy is pretty good, with the smaller versions getting a bit more gas mileage than the larger ones. You also have the option of adding up to 7 cameras for parking, backing up and a variety of safety features.

 

Ram 2500

Ram 2500

This truck looks very similar to the Dodge Ram 1500, but you can opt for a much more powerful 6.7-liter, 6-cylinder Cummins turbo diesel engine, giving you more power and a higher towing capacity. The Dodge Ram 2500 has 10 trim levels that let you find just the features you need and want in your diesel truck. This truck gets decent gas mileage, has plenty of safety features, including air bags, and is stylish and fun to drive. The Dodge Ram 2500 starts at $51,035.

 

Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD starts at just $38,194 and has one of the most powerful engines on the road. This truck boasts a Vortex 6-liter, V8 engine that runs on gasoline. You also have the choice of a Duramax 6.6-liter turbo diesel V8 engine. You can get up to 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque with this truck, as well as a large towing capacity of up to 18,100 pounds. The gas mileage is decent and is slightly lower with the larger engine. The Silverado 2500 HD has won the J.D. Power award for "Most Dependable Large Heavy Duty Pickup" for two years in a row.

The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD starts at just $38,194 and has one of the most powerful engines on the road. This truck boasts a Vortex 6-liter, V8 engine that runs on gasoline. You also have the choice of a Duramax 6.6-liter turbo diesel V8 engine. You can get up to 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque with this truck, as well as a large towing capacity of up to 18,100 pounds. The gas mileage is decent and is slightly lower with the larger engine. The Silverado 2500 HD has won the J.D. Power award for "Most Dependable Large Heavy Duty Pickup" for two years in a row.

 

GMC Sierra 2500HD

If you're looking for another model of the GMC Chevrolet trucks, the Sierra 2500HD is never a bad choice. This truck starts s at $38,989 and has a Duramax 6.6-liter, V8 engine that offers horsepower and torque very similar to the Silverado 2500. The Sierra is spacious and comfortable inside. Despite being such a large truck, it offers you a smooth and quiet ride through town and on the highway. You get respectable gas mileage and safety features that give you plenty of protection on the road.

If you're looking for another model of the GMC Chevrolet trucks, the Sierra 2500HD is never a bad choice. The 2016 diesel trucks start at $38,989 and has a Duramax 6.6-liter, V8 engine that offers horsepower and torque very similar to the Silverado 2500. The Sierra is spacious and comfortable inside. Despite being such a large truck, it offers you a smooth and quiet ride through town and on the highway. You get respectable gas mileage and safety features that give you plenty of protection on the road.