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Benefits of Driving a Pickup Truck


When you begin your search for a new vehicle, you’ll find you have many options to choose from. From cars and SUVs to pickup trucks, you’ll have to decide which vehicle type is the best choice for you and your specific driving needs. One type that stands out from the others is the pickup truck. Everybody loves a pickup truck, and here in Canada, they always come in handy. From towing and hauling to being able to drive off-road and on snow-covered roads with more confidence, a pickup truck has a lot of qualities to offer. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of driving a pickup truck and what we found to be the top five reasons for owning one, so you can decide if it’s the right vehicle choice for you.


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5 Reasons to Buy a Pickup Truck


  1. Towing power. If you have a job where you need to tow on a daily basis, or if you own a boat, RV or trailer, a pickup truck offers the power needed to tow with ease. Some heavy-duty pickups also offer a fifth-wheel tow option that gives you even more towing power than conventional trailering can.
  2. Hauling power. A pickup truck offers the power and durability to haul large and heavy payloads. Pickups are designed and built to handle large payloads. From their strongly made frames to their durable beds, you’ll find what you need to haul when choosing a pickup truck.
  3. Four-wheel drive. When you buy a pickup truck, you’ll have the option of getting increased traction control on off-road surfaces and snow, rain and ice-covered roads when opting for four-wheel drive.
  4. Be seen more easily. With the larger size of pickup trucks, other drivers will be able to see you more clearly and from further away. This can help provide additional safety as your chance of someone pulling out in front of you goes down.
  5. Safer. Pickup trucks are big, and with their size comes improved safety protection. Some experts argue that they are safer than other types of vehicles because the larger engine underneath the hood helps provide increased safety protection when involved in a frontal collision. A driver in a pickup truck also sits up higher when driving, which can offer you a greater view of the road and other traffic.


If you’re in the market for a new pickup truck, please consider Southside Dodge when you’re ready to buy. Our dealership can help provide you with the information you need to make a smart and informed buying decision, so you can get behind the wheel of a new pickup truck that has all the qualities you’re looking for at a price you can afford.


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