Apr 9, 2024, 04:40 PM IST

Top 8 Cheapest Diesel Trucks

Emily Horn

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1. 2024 Ford Maverick XL  

Starting at $24,995, the Ford Maverick XL leads the pack in affordability. It’s a unibody truck that combines traditional styling with a turbocharged base engine offering 250 horsepower. 

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2. 2024 Hyundai Santa Cruz 

Priced at $27,985, the Hyundai Santa Cruz breaks from traditional truck design with a unibody structure, resulting in improved fuel economy and carlike handling.  

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3. 2024 Chevrolet Colorado 

At $30,695, the Chevrolet Colorado is the most affordable midsize truck, praised for its value across various trim levels. The base model features a detuned version of Chevy's 2.7-liter V-6 four-cylinder turbo engine, producing 237 hp.

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4. 2024 Nissan Frontier  

With a starting price of $31,425, the Nissan Frontier offers good towing capacity and attractive looks. However, it's noted for being less refined compared to other trucks in its segment​.

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5. 2024 Toyota Tacoma 

The Tacoma, starting at $32,995, remains a popular choice thanks to its updated engines, transmission, and trim levels for the 2024 model year, despite its base engine being less powerful than some rivals.

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6. 2024 Ford Ranger XL 

Priced from $34,265, the new-generation Ford Ranger promises extensive customization options and includes both extended and crew cab versions. Its base engine is a 2.3-liter turbocharged I-4 producing 270 hp​.

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7. 2024 Ford F-150 

Starting at $35,830, the F-150 is America’s best-selling vehicle and the cheapest full-size pickup. It features a 2.7-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine with 325 horsepower.

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8. 2024 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 

With a base price of $37,195, the Silverado 1500 is known for its excellent towing and payload capacities, powered by a 2.7-liter turbocharged inline-four engine.

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