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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

5 Best Pickup Trucks to Beat the Blizzard


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Brace yourself: a blizzard is coming. If you live in the Northeast, we suggest you stay indoors and make sure your liquor cabinet is properly stocked.

 It’s going to be a doozy. But if you absolutely have to make your way around town, might we suggest these 5 pickups as acceptable modes of transportation.

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 photo

One of the most talked about pickups of the year, the Chevrolet Colorado seemingly can do it all. This plucky little truck has grit, four-wheel drive, and even built in Wi-Fi, for when if you get stuck.

trd toyota tacoma double cab pro action photo

If you’re looking for something a little tougher, though, might we suggest an off-roader of the Japanese variety.

 I drove the Tacoma TRD Pro (here’s my review), and it was one of the most nimble off-road pickups around. Hopefully a little snow won’t be too much for it to handle.

ram 1500 outdoorsman crew cab photo

Bigger and badder than both the Colorado and Tacoma combined, the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel has more torque, better mpg, and enough room to keep you and your passengers comfortable in the freezing temperatures.

Ken Block ford f-150 raptortrax photo

If you’re friends with Ken Block — or a wiz at hot-wiring trucks — you can’t go wrong with the F-150 RaptorTRAX. Silly, yes, but this thing was absolutely built for the snow. Blizzard beware.

mercedes-benz g63 amg 6x6 photo

If you have an extra half a million lying around, the Mercedes-Benz 6×6 is the answer to your blizzard worries. It’s huge, it has six wheels, and it runs over anything in its way. This, my friends, is how you conquer some white weather.
Which one would you go for? Let us know in the comments.