Consumer Reports: These 2 Popular Pickup Trucks Have the Best Deals to Save Money

Are you shopping around for a good deal on a new 2022 pickup truck? With high inflation, trucks are more expensive than ever. However, you can still save money with incentives. Consumer Reports put out a list of the best new car deals, and two popular pickup truck models make the cut: the 2022 Ram 1500 full-size truck and the 2022 Ford Ranger midsize truck. 

Consumer Reports highlights specials on the 2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn and 2022 Ford Ranger XLT

Silver 2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn pickup truck with sunset, highlighting Consumer Reports best deals to save money
2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn | Ram

The 2022 Ram 1500 and 2022 Ford Ranger are leading choices for their respective pickup truck classes. For its best deals list, Consumer Reports highlights specials for these two trims:

  • 2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD
  • 2022 Ford Ranger XLT SuperCab 6′ Box 4WD

The Ram 1500 Big Horn and Ranger XLT make the list of best deals not only for how much money you can save. They also make the list because they are recommended trucks by Consumer Reports. The sales incentives are for February 2022. However, like many car specials, they could be extended. If you’re interested in buying either of these two trucks, then be sure to check with your local dealer for the most up-to-date prices.

Money-saving incentives for the 2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn XLT

According to Consumer Reports, you save up to 7% off the $33,350 MSRP for the 2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab 4WD. Other specials for the Ram 1500, depending on the trim level, include 2.9% APR financing plus $2,000 in bonus cash. Another money-saving incentive is $3,500 in bonus cash.

As one of its recommended full-size pickup trucks, Consumer Reports has many positive things to say about the 2022 Ram 1500:

“Compared to the competition, the Ram 1500 remains a kinder, gentler pickup truck in this crowded field. This generation drops pounds, improves fuel economy, adds more room for passengers, and raises the bar for interior packaging. In fact, the Ram can satisfy the needs of even the most demanding commercial driver while providing surprising levels of comfort and tranquility.”

– Consumer Reports

Save money with a deal on the 2022 Ford Ranger XLT

Driver's side front angle view of blue 2022 Ford Ranger XLT pickup truck, a Consumer Reports best deal to save money
2022 Ford Ranger XLT | Ford

Consumer Reports says that you can save up to 6% off the $33,250 MSRP for the 2022 Ford Ranger XLT SuperCab 6′ Box 4WD. One reason why Ford offers a good incentive for the 2022 Ranger could be that the automaker looks ahead to the 2023 Ranger, which has a thorough redesign. There’s much anticipation for the redesigned 2023 Ranger. As a result, this might soften demand for the 2022 Ranger.

This is what Consumer Reports has to say about the 2022 Ford Ranger:

“The Ranger is distinguished by its strong powertrain and standard automatic emergency braking (AEB). Under its tough, rugged appearance, we found a relatively quiet and fuel-efficient machine compromised by a punishing ride, clumsy handling, and a few ill-designed controls.”

– Consumer Reports

As illustrated by the Consumer Reports best deals list, you can still save money with a vehicle incentive despite the ravages of inflation. With deals for the 2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn and 2022 Ford Ranger XLT, you don’t have to obliterate your bank account when you buy a pickup truck.

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