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Pickup perks: Reasons to buy a truck instead of a car

Cheapism Logo By Andrew Lisa of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 15: If you're in the market for a car, maybe it's not a car you need at all — maybe it's not even a crossover or an SUV. When was the last time you hashed over the benefits of owning a pickup? There are plenty of pros to consider and, unlike other classes of vehicles, no other automobile on the road can deliver the unique advantages truck people enjoy every day. If you're not sure why trucks are America's bestselling vehicles year after year and why pickups are more closely associated with U.S. automobile culture than any other vehicle, maybe it's time to give a second look to the rugged frames, open beds, and massive muscles that defined the classic pickup truck.Related: 12 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Buy a Truck

Pickup Perks

If you're in the market for a car, maybe it's not a car you need at all — maybe it's not even a crossover or an SUV. When was the last time you hashed over the benefits of owning a pickup? There are plenty of pros to consider and, unlike other classes of vehicles, no other automobile on the road can deliver the unique advantages truck people enjoy every day. If you're not sure why trucks are America's bestselling vehicles year after year and why pickups are more closely associated with U.S. automobile culture than any other vehicle, maybe it's time to give a second look to the rugged frames, open beds, and massive muscles that defined the classic pickup truck.

Related: 12 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Buy a Truck

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