May 30, 2011 Leave a comment
The automotive enthusiasts have at least one reason to get excited this year as the new line of pick-up trucks are on their way for the auto market in 2011. The new models are going to be upgraded as far as the fuel efficiency and the torque are concerned, plus they will be equipped with the complex system of safety features. Some of the most expected models include, among others:
1. 2011 Chevy Silverado HD. This well-known heavy duty truck is going to arrive at the market with a brand new type of chassis, providing incomparably better ride that similar models in the same class. In spite of the fact that the Silverado, with its Duramax 6.6L Turbo Diesel V8 engine, is often referred to as the one of the most powerful heavy duty trucks, its highway fuel efficiency has been even more improved by 11%. It means that drivers are able to go as far as 680 miles without having to stop for gas. The vehicle also contains Trailer Sway Control that ensures greater trailer safety and the Allison six speed transmission. Moreover, 2011 model of Silverados boasts having hill start assist, automatic grade braking and stabilitrak, the features that weren’t included in other 2010 models of vehicles in the same class. As for the price, those willing to buy this truck are going to pay between $21,000 to $39,000.
2. 2011 Ford Super Duty Series. This year’s line is going to be bigger and better, equipped with a new diesel engine, the 6.7L Power Stroke V8 Turbo. Moreover, these trucks are supposed to have the most environmentally-friendly emission rate ever and there is going to be the 80% reduction in nitrogen oxide comparing to the model manufactured in 2010. That’s good news to all environment-concerned car lovers! As for the other features, not included in the models from previous years, the 2011 Super Duty has the turbocharger relocated next to the exhaust manifold, which gives the truck shorter turbo lag and more power. The vehicle varies in price from $28,000 for the Super Duty F-250 XL to $62,000 for the Ford F-450 King Ranch.
3. 2011 Honda Ridgeline is widely known as a comfortable, safe, five-passenger crew cab. This year it is going to come standard with a reinforced body and frame plus a Vehicle Stability Assist system supported with Traction Control to help the driver in dangerous situations. The vehicle has quite an impressive towing capacity as it has built-in Class III trailer hitches, allowing for the maximum 5,000 pounds of towable weight. Although this truck is not the most powerful vehicle in its class, it is durable and can be easily maneuvered, which adds to its value. The Ridgeline is available from $28,000 up to $35,000.
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