As people start dusting off their yard equipment and planning trips to the garden center, the usefulness of a pickup truck quickly becomes evident. But today's trucks aren't mere mulch movers. Pickups are more civilized than ever, making them versatile vehicles for family use, work, and play.
Consumer Reports has pored over the latest incentives to bring you the best discounts on new pickups. This list focuses on full-size pickup trucks—a vehicle class known for its large-scale incentives. Curiously, there are no notable national offers on smaller trucks, despite the Nissan Frontier facing fresh competition and the Toyota Tacoma counting down to its.
To illustrate the available deals, we highlight popular configurations for the trucks, highlighting four-door models with four-wheel drive and in a mid-level trim. Some brands call certain bed and cab sizes by different names, so despite their similar configuration, many of the trucks on this alphabetical list have detailed names that differ from truck to truck. We found that the discount was relatively proportional to the price of the truck, so more you spent, the larger the discount. Most trucks came out to having about a 10-percent savings off sticker price; the Ram 2500 stands out with a potential 15-percent discount.