Hottest Truck To Buy In 2022
It’s strange that we think of trucks as “nice looking” these days. After all, the truck was designed to be nothing more than a vehicle for transporting goods from point A to point B. Like a forklift, crane, or saw, the truck was designed to be an industrial tool for farmers, bricklayers, construction workers, and others. That is all there is to it.
Things, on the other hand, can and do change dramatically. If you spend some time driving down a Texas highway, you’ll see more empty trucks than you can shake a smoked brisket at (also, if you’re in Texas, try the brisket). Even if they’re never going to transport cinder blocks, tow a boat, or hit whoops in the desert, automakers are eager, if not frantic, to sell a truck to anyone who wants to drive one home. As a result, when it comes to selling pickups, styling both inside and out is more important than ever. The typical role of a truck is shifting even further with electric trucks like the MotorTrend truck of the year Rivian R1T and others. Let’s have a look at some of the most attractive trucks on the market right now.
Best Looking Trucks on Sale in 2022
- Hottest Truck To Buy In 2022
- 14. 2022 Rivian R1T
- 13. 2022 Nissan Frontier Pro-4X
- 12. 2022 Ford Lightning
- 11. 2022 Ram 1500 with the G/T Package
- 10. 2022 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison
- 9. 2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
- 8. 2022 Ram Power Wagon
- 7. 2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
- 6. 2022 GMC Hummer EV
- 5. 2021 Shelby F-150 Super Snake
- 4. 2022 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2
- 3. 2022 GMC Sierra AT4X
- 2. 2022 Ram TRX Ignition Edition
- 1. 2022 Ford Raptor 37
14. 2022 Rivian R1T
By now, you’ve probably heard about the Rivian R1T electric vehicle, which will be released in 2022. It’s the world’s first mass-produced electric pickup truck, and it’s not too obnoxious to look at. Its futuristic front design may be a turnoff for some, but it is unlike any other truck on the market. Motor Trend drove one on a cross-country road trip and came back as complete Rivian R1T believers, given that this is the electric vehicle that will change everything. As the Rivian moves from prototype to production, only time will tell how well it will be received by customers and how well it will hold up in real-world settings.
13. 2022 Nissan Frontier Pro-4X
Did you hear what I said? For model year 2022, Nissan is releasing a whole new Frontier midsize truck, and it’s not awful looking. The 2022 Nissan Frontier Pro-4X top-tier model, in particular, hits our list of best-looking trucks. It won’t rule the midsize class or the off-roading segment, but it does cram more modern technology into its new, hulking body for a reasonable price.
With tall shoulders and a fresh face, the Nissan Frontier Pro-4X looks modern and sculpted. Despite the fact that we haven’t seen many on the road yet, you’re well aware that the new Frontier differs from the old. The off-road-focused Pro-4X looks strong and has a posture that will entice truck aficionados to take a closer look—as well as a sophisticated cabin with a 9.0-inch display.
12. 2022 Ford Lightning
Welcome to 2022, for those who bemoan the Lightning name being resurrected just to be used on an electric vehicle. We apologise; if a classic, street-oriented performance supercharged Lightning was available, it would undoubtedly be on our list. The non-sporty, totally electric truck The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning joins the list of best-looking trucks because, unlike some of its competitors, it appears like a fine, typical, classy truck. Exteriors that are odd, unusual, and puke-worthy are not required when using electric power. Fortunately, manufacturers are recognising that when it comes to EV trucks, buyers may prefer the mundane over some bizarre science experiment.
On paper, the EV F-150 has a lot going for it: a 2,000-pound payload, 10,000-pound towing capacity, 563 horsepower, 775 pound-feet of torque, a 300-mile range, and a 0-60 mph time of 4.4 seconds. The best part is that it comes with a frunk (front trunk) that can accommodate 400 pounds. Ford says its electric F-150 is going to start at $41,669, a tremendously reasonable entry point. If the electric Ford truck can deliver on its promises, it’ll be one heck of a silent truck. But we’ll still miss the OG SVT Lightning
11. 2022 Ram 1500 with the G/T Package
The Ram 1500, which has been redesigned for model year 2019, is a stunning vehicle that has won Truck Trend and MotorTrend’s Truck of the Year awards. Since then, Ram has saturated the market with a slew of limited-edition Rams. We chose the G/T Package for the 2022 Ram 1500 Laramie and Rebel trims configured as Crew Cabs for this list of best-looking trucks (with the 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 and eTorque). The sport performance hood, unique graphics, bucket seats, a metal pedal kit, steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters, a console-mounted performance shifter, Uconnect performance pages, and a factory-installed Mopar cold-air intake and cat-back exhaust system are all included with these trucks. The G/T Package gives you a sporty attitude as well as a boost in performance. That’s something we can’t argue with.
10. 2022 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison
Some could argue that the Chevy Colorado doesn’t belong on a list of the best-looking trucks on its own. The 2022 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison, on the other hand, is no ordinary Colorado; its muscular add-ons earn it a slot. It’s as if GM handed the keys to your already capable Colorado ZR2 (equipped with Multimatic DSSV shocks, 31-inch off-road tyres, skid plates, rock sliders, and locking front and rear differentials) to the experts at American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) to further customise with extensive armour (boron steel bumpers and skid plates) and other visual identifiers (wheels, fender flares), resulting in a midsize off-roader that’ Instead, Chevy will undertake the work, which means you won’t have to build your own overland equipment, which is wonderful news for explorers who want to get in and go right now.
9. 2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
To be honest, midsize trucks are similar to plain vanilla yoghurt. They aren’t huge, but neither are they insignificant. They accomplish their job, but they aren’t particularly noticeable. One of the few exceptions is the 2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro. The Tacoma TRD Pro is a popular midsize off-road truck that was introduced for the 2015 model year. It has the appearance of being both classic and futuristic at the same time. No one would knock a Tacoma TRD Pro out of the driveway if it materialised out of nowhere one morning. They’re pretty much irresistible with their bash ‘n thrash endurance (and indestructible). It also comes with a six-speed manual transmission, which earns it some extra points.
A little more lift (increasing rebound travel, approach, departure, and breakover angles), new black TRD wheels, debossed TRD Pro stampings, and more are among the changes to the redesigned Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro for 2022. You won’t be able to miss a 2022 Toyota Tacoma TRD.
8. 2022 Ram Power Wagon
The Ram Heavy Duty vehicle, especially a Cummins Mega Cab model, is a foregone conclusion on this list of best-looking trucks. (To be fair, the Ford Super Duty, Chevrolet Silverado HD, and GMC Sierra HD also belong here, but it would make our list too long.) When it comes to the current Cummins, Power Stroke, and Duramax diesel truck lineups, or the gasoline alternatives, there are no bad options.)
The 2022 Ram 2500 Power Wagon, on the other hand, has a special place in our hearts, and you know where all the local Power Wagons are, just like the others on our list. They’re awe-inspiring. The 6.4-liter Hemi V-8 gas-powered off-roader is ideal for winding backroads.
The Ram Power Wagon can be equipped with premium leather seating surfaces, an electronic transfer case, and a full centre console for model year 2022. There’s a Difficulty Level
7. 2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
Everything between the Tundra’s front and rear bumpers (and, well, those bumpers themselves) is brand new for 2022. We all adore the comfort, consistency, and nostalgia that the Toyota Tundra has brought over years and years of modest adjustments. The rear leaf springs have been replaced with a five-link suspension, and the V-8 has been replaced with two 3.4-liter turbocharged V-6 engines. We’re responding well to these large-scale changes, and the vehicle we’ve designed for 2022 is extremely attractive.
With TRD Pro skidplates throughout, Fox 2.5-inch-diameter internal bypass dampers with external reservoirs, latest generation Toyota Crawl Control, TRD Pro grille (with orange LED clearance lights and an LED light bar), and more, the 2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro, Toyota’s flagship Tundra, appears ready to tackle tough terrain. As a non-optional bonus, the TRD Pro also gets a Digital Camo pattern on the fender flares, grille, rear bumper, and seats.
6. 2022 GMC Hummer EV
What truck can make the big Ford F-450 dually from 2021 look cute? The Hummer EV is an electric vehicle. The 2022 GMC Hummer EV is not a small electric truck, and in the world of trucks, that puts it on our list of best-looking trucks. An Edition 1 model, fully loaded, weighs 9,046 pounds of pure American girth—but no emissions, at least. The Hummer EV pickup truck is a bit of a contrast, with a brain that pays homage to the electrification of the automobile and a body that pays homage to the original Hummer’s huge, larger-than-life, I-rule-the-road attitude. That’s something we appreciate.
5. 2021 Shelby F-150 Super Snake
This list of best-looking vehicles includes a number of off-road trucks, owing to the overwhelming number of off-road versions compared to street truck choices. But trust us when we say that we adore all trucks, especially Shelby’s. Don’t you think the new 2021 Ford F-150 looks pretty awesome slammed? The Shelby Ford F-150 Super Snake, a stunning muscle truck, reaffirms this point. The Whipple-supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 gives it 775 horsepower, making it Shelby’s most powerful performance street truck ever. The lowered truck sits on low-profile Toyo Proxes wrapped in 22-inch Shelby chrome alloy wheels. Do you want a real sport truck look and feel with the two-door Super Snake Sport, or do you want a four-door Super Snake with more utility and people-moving ability? We go with the two-door since we’re all in.
4. 2022 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2
What can we say, off-road trucks are attractive. It’s quite straightforward. Chevy has introduced another off-road vehicle to its lineup, joining Ford and Ram in doing so. Chevrolet released the 2022 Silverado 1500 ZR2 as part of the 2022 Silverado facelift. Fans of bow ties, rejoice. It’s very new, but from what we’ve seen, it appears to be a really nice truck. It doesn’t have a wider track width or more wheel travel than the Raptor and TRX, but it does offer a more aggressive appearance. Multimatic DSSV dampers, front and rear locking differentials, Terrain mode, a high-clearance front bumper, a 13.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and many other features are included. It’s driven by a 6.2-liter V-8 engine that produces 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.
3. 2022 GMC Sierra AT4X
The updated 2022 GMC Sierra 1500, notably the brand new AT4X model, must be included on any list of best-looking trucks. There is a segment of GM supporters that prefer the GMC trucks’ more classic look to the more edgy, polarising Chevy Silverado. They may be the same truck below, but the front ends are unmistakably different.
Wherever it goes, a sleek, athletic truck like the 2022 GMC Sierra AT4X off-road variant will earn compliments. The proportions are natural, and the style confirms all we imagine a truck should be and look like in our hearts. It’s impossible not to be pleased to have something like this in your driveway.
2. 2022 Ram TRX Ignition Edition
Let’s be honest about it. Nobody expected Ram to produce an off-road Ram 1500 with high horsepower and broad fenders to compete with the Ford Raptor. Sure, as a concept truck, but as a production vehicle? We were enraged that Ram would tease such a delectable treat. Then Ram produced it—a hot rod off-road truck that earned Truck of the Year accolades from both MotorTrend and Truck Trend right away.
The Ram 1500 TRX, which was introduced for model year 2021, has the appearance and walks the walk, and any truck aficionado knows where all the local TRXs are. The TRX is, in our biassed opinion, one of the best entries to the truck market in recent history, powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 Hellcat (not Hellcat) engine producing an incredible 702 horsepower and wrapped in off-road gear.
The 2022 Ram 1500 TRX Ignition Edition will be available for the second year, and will be distinguished by its Ignition Orange bodywork and distinctive graphics.
1. 2022 Ford Raptor 37
The Ford F-150 Raptor is the go-to when it comes to factory-prepped go-fast off-road pickups. Ford has controlled the specialised desert market with an off-the-shelf mainstream pre-runner since its beginnings. Its beefed-modified suspension, wide fenders, and functional skidplates throughout—all fitted to the best-selling F-150 platform—add up to a highly sought-after pickup with excellent resale value.
The third-generation Raptor debuted in 2021, and it’s a dang fine-looking vehicle; the new Ford F-150’s front end, which debuted in 2021, is quite gorgeous and sophisticated. Its 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine produces 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque. There’s also a Raptor 37, which is a variation with 37×12.5R17BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A tyres, which off-roaders have been clamouring for. According to rumours, the one gripe, that the V-6 in the second and third generation Raptors makes them sound wheezy, will be addressed with a Raptor R powered by a big V-8.