Best Heavy-Duty Trucks of 2024 and 2025

The Edmunds experts test heavy-duty truck contenders on our test track and in the real world. Our ratings assess performance, comfort, technology, utility, value and more. How we rank

Best Heavy-duty trucks

Heavy-duty trucks are immensely capable workhorses that live to tow. They trade some comfort for outright strength, though there's still plenty of luxury on tap.

1st
With a coil-spring suspension that keeps it well-mannered on the pavement, plus a range of powerful engines, the Ram 2500 is both a capable heavy-duty truck and a companionable daily driver. Read full review

MSRP
$46,050 - $87,715
2nd
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 is a smooth-operating heavy-duty pickup that costs thousands less than the competition. If you really need to tow and are OK with an interior that features fewer premium materials than rivals, the Silverado 2500 HD becomes a compelling option. Read full review

MSRP
$43,400 - $71,200
3rd
The GMC Sierra 2500HD is a highly capable heavy-duty truck with lots of extras. But a few things are holding the Sierra back, such as poor ride quality and below-average visibility. Read full review

MSRP
$42,200 - $73,300