Pickup trucks are often considered utilitarian vehicles, but some of the new models in 2020 take the features and conveniences on pickup trucks to the next level. From better safety technology to revamped engine design, there are many innovative features on the best pickup trucks of 2020.
Here are some of the innovative features to look for in the most popular pickup trucks this year:
This amazing pickup truck is one of the best pickup trucks of 2020. And these features prove it.
- EcoBoost Power
The popular pickup truck is updated with a new, 3.5L 450 horsepower V6 EcoBoost engine that provides it with more power. The truck also comes with a dual exhaust system that enhances its performance and makes it .
The new, redesigned tailgate for the Ford-150 provides a step and handle when the tailgate is raised. They appear in a cubby in the upper edge of the tailgate. When you lower the tailgate, it forms a step and a supporting pole between the ground and folded tailgate.
The new 2020 Ford Ranger is upgraded with lots of new safety and infotainment features that truck enthusiasts are sure to love. Some of these technological upgrades include
- Blind-spot monitoring
- 4G LTE connectivity
- Compatibility with Alexa
- Automatic braking and pedestrian sensing
- Lane-keeping assistance and blind-spot monitoring
- Premium surround sound
These three features make this pickup truck a great buy:
- Heads-Up Display
A heads-up display shows the vehicle’s speed and a visual of the navigation system on a screen. It’s being increasingly adopted by all models of pickup trucks. However, the GMC Sierra’s heads-up display goes a step further and shows safety notifications, such as lane departure and collision warnings as well. At 15 inches (diagonally), the heads-up display on the GMC Sierra is the largest among pickup trucks.
- Carbon-Fibre Bed
The carbon fiber bed was an update on the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 and replaced the steel bed, floor, and panel. Lightweight and fancy, it protects the truck’s interior from scratches, bumps, and corrosion. The carbon fiber bed also claims to be 62 pounds lighter than the average steel bed used for trucks.
- Multipro Tailgate
The Multipro tailgate for the GMC Sierra is made of aluminum and is designed to function in six different ways. The tailgate can fold down, as usual, you can convert it into a step, or use it as a device to extend the bed. This feature, however, is optional. Multipro tailgates are available only for the SLT, AT4 and Denali trims in the 2019 and later Sierra pickup trucks, and can be left out if you want a normal tailgate.
For years, the cross-haired grille has been a defining feature of the Ram 1500 pickup truck. But the 2019 update, which focuses on an aerodynamic front end, features a brand-new, redesigned grille. These new grille spitters and shutters automatically lower themselves when the car is driving at a speed of 35 MPH or more. Apart from this new front end, the Ram 1500 has undergone a 225-pound reduction in body weight. A lighter body coupled with aerodynamic features gives the Ram 1500 unmatched fuel efficiency, making it one of the best pickup trucks of 2020.