Top 8 Best Used Trucks

March 1st, 2019 by

Used trucks can be a great way to save. They give you all the power you need at a price you like. However, looking at all the used trucks out there, you’re starting to wonder which one to choose. How can you decide?

At first glance, every truck seems great. Especially the Silverados. Your friends swear by them.

“Okay, I’ll go with a Silverado,” you think. But then you realize it’s been around a long time. How can you decide which year to choose? If you’re looking at a used Silverado and need a little help deciding, read on.

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The Chevrolet Silverado was introduced in 1999.


1. 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

We decided to start this list off with a classic: the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. What sets this Silverado apart from the rest was this was the first of its kind. While Silverado elements have been used in other trucks, like the Chevrolet C/K, this was the first time the Silverado was given a line all its own.

This classic workhorse had 270 horsepower, 5.3L V8 engine, and torque of 320 lb-ft. It’s the classic that started it all.

2. 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

This was the second generation Silverado. It was completely redesigned inside and out. Improvements included a steeply raked windshield and tighter panel gaps. The biggest improvements were the horsepower and torque. The horsepower was now 315 and the torque was 338.

Kelley Blue Book values this car at $12-15K with most people paying around $14,000.

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This model features a front bench seat with folding center console. It also has a radio system with SXM-AM-FM-CD-AUX, as well as tow hooks, trailer hitch, and hook-up. Unlike previous models, this car has an AUX port, so you can hook up your phone to the car’s speaker system for music, podcasts, and navigation.

Kelley Blue Book values this car at $13-15K, but says the average buyer paid around $14K. If you feel this price is a little out of your reach, don’t worry. Dan Cummins has a special running where you could pay as little as $12,987!

4. 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500used trucks, used Silverado, Chevy Silverado

This model sports such features as a 40/20/40 bench seat with a folding center console. It has a radio system with AM-FM-CD-AUX and cruise control. It also has power windows, locks, mirrors, and 4×4 drive, plus a trailer hitch and hookup with trailer brake controller.

Need a little cruise control? Who doesn’t! Cruise control is especially handy for those long drives on the highway. It keeps you going steady so you can focus on the road ahead.

Kelley Blue Book values this model at $15-18K with most paying about $17K. However, the Dan Cummins deal for this used Silverado is only $16,987.

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Later Silverado models sported such features as back-up cameras and Bluetooth.


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While the overall look of the Silverado hasn’t changed from year to year, their features sure have. The 2013 Silverado has many great features, like front bucket seats and a rear bench seat. This Silverado also has a rear vision camera. The radio system has XM-AM-FM-CD-AUX and on-wheel controls.

One thing people love about this model is the dual climate controls. If you like things a little on the cooler side but your front passenger doesn’t, dual climate controls allow each person to set their temperature. The radio wheel controls are also handy for changing songs or stations quickly and easily.

Kelley Blue Blook values this car at $14-18K with most people paying close to $18K. However, the Dan Cummins deal for this used truck is $17,987.

6. 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500used trucks, used Silverado, Chevy Silverado

This used Silverado has features like front bucket seats with a folding center console. It also has a rear bench seat.

Like to listen to music while you ride? This used truck has a radio system with XM-AM-FM-CD-Bluetooth and on-wheel controls. Bluetooth enables you to connect your phone for easy navigation and music listening. The best part is you don’t need an AUX cord.

Kelley Blue Book values this used Silverado at $20-24K with most people paying about $22K. The Dan Cummins prices comes to about $21,000.

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The Silverado line improves with each year and this model is no different. While it has the classics like front bucket seats and rear bench seat, it also has something new to offer. The My-link color touch-screen infotainment system with SXM-AM-FM-CD-Bluetooth and rear vision camera with on-wheel controls is a great perk.

Trying to fiddle with your phone while driving is a tricky and unsafe thing to do. Enter the touchscreen My-link system. With a touchscreen, you can easily reach the controls and keep your eyes on the road.

Kelley Blue Book values this used truck at $30-$36K with most people paying $34K. The Dan Cummins deal on this car is about $30K.

8. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500used trucks, used Silverado, Chevy Silverado

Even though the Silverado didn’t drive onto the scene until 1999, Chevrolet has been making workhorse trucks since 1918. By 2018 Chevrolet knew how to make a truck people could depend on. The 2018 Silverado has many features like front bucket seats with a folding center console. In addition to the MyLink full-color touchscreen infotainment center with AM-FM-SXM radio, this model has-Apple/Android Car Play for your phone to connect seamlessly to your Silverado.

While Kelley Blue Book Reports that most people pay around $37K for this used Silverado, if you buy from Dan Cummins you could save about $4,000!

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