5 Reasons Pickup Trucks are More Popular Than Cars

reasons-pickup-trucks-more-popular-than-cars-1There’s nothing else that can quite do what a truck can. Pickup trucks have grown in popularity and there are many reasons why.

1. Pickup Trucks can Handle It All.

All it takes is a couch or armoire that needs to be moved from “here” to “there,” and next thing you know, you’re thinking you really should own a pickup truck. There are so many other activities that a pickup truck is perfect for:

  • Trucks are the perfect weekend adventure vehicle.
  • Trucks have the power to tow whatever you need.
  • Trucks haul everything from groceries to lumber to tools.
  • Trucks are a camper’s dream.
  • Pickup trucks help you work hard and when it’s time to relax, they help you do that too!

Think of all the incredibly cool things you could be doing with a pickup truck that are impossible with the car you’re now driving.

2. Pickup Trucks are Ideal for Work.

A lot more businesses are discovering that trucks are better than cars for business.

Even if your business isn’t about hauling big items, a pickup truck provides all the comfort of a car but is versatile enough to handle all the tough stuff. That means hauling tools, building supplies, and stuff otherwise too heavy or too dirty for your average car trunk.

 3. Pickup Trucks are Your Best Friend in the Snow.

Hello, Colorado. We do get a lot of snow, right?

Winter tires on a sedan or a small hatchback will only get you so far. If the snow is deep enough, you can literally high-center a car in deep snow on the road once it gets packed underneath. With the additional ground clearance afforded by a pickup truck, fording 10 inches of fresh plow is no problem.

4. Pickup Trucks Allow You to Take the Road Less Traveled.

The best off-road pickup trucks will give the most rugged SUVs a run for their money, even when that running occurs on the Colorado’s toughest rocks and trails. They’ll also deliver the cargo-carrying benefits of an open bed for when you don’t really want to leave it all behind.

There are tons of mapped two-track roads, and getting to trailheads is very different than finishing said trail. The off-road traction of a locking four-wheel-drive system will ensure you keep moving rather than waiting on the next guy coming up the trail to help. Ground clearance is also helpful in reducing cringe-inducing frame impacts.

5. Pickup Trucks Continue to Grow in Popularity.

In many areas of Colorado the truck is just the preferred lifestyle look. Trucks now account for 16.4% of U.S. vehicle sales. That’s up from 15.3% in 2016.

Trucks are the backbone of the construction industry. Pickups also have become increasingly popular as everyday family vehicles.

Today’s trucks are safer, more comfortable, and they handle much better than they once did. With the aid of technology, they’re even easier to navigate in tight spaces.

Pickup Trucks Provide More Bang for Your Buck.

Pickup trucks are affordable. Used pickup truck models are especially affordable and often retain their value. At Dye Autos, we’ve got a large inventory of affordable pickup trucks for every budget.

Are you ready to take advantage of all these pickup truck benefits (and more)? Call us at (303) 286-1665.