Extra vans than final 12 months
Pickup vans usually battle to attain high marks on this type of analysis, partly due to their workhorse use instances. To maintain prices down, there are nonetheless some primary fashions that serve on job websites as work vans, and the existence of that phase will possible imply that regardless of the advances, you most likely will not have the ability to spec a regular-cab work truck with the fanciest headlights and crash-prevention tech. That being mentioned, our No. 1-ranked truck, the Ford F-150, joined the No. 2-ranked Ram 1500 crew cab this 12 months within the TSP award class. Notably, solely extended- and crew-cab F-150s with sure headlights certified.
F-150 fashions are straightforward to tell apart: if they’ve LED expertise of some type, they earn an appropriate or good ranking, but when they seem to be a base mannequin XL or XLT with halogen headlights, they earn a poor ranking. Entrance crash prevention programs are normal on the Ford and earn the best ranking in vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-pedestrian checks. The Ram 1500 quad cab follows the same method, “superior” (center rating) ranking for fashions with the LED projector headlights and non-obligatory front-crash prevention tech discovered within the Superior Security Group bundle.