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The Top 3 Most Expensive Pickup Trucks of 2021 According to U.S. News

There’s no denying that pickup trucks these days are on the more expensive side of things. In fact, there are several pickups on the market today that will have you spending upwards of $50,000. Some will even have you spending more, including the most expensive pickup trucks of 2021.

The most expensive pickup trucks of 2021 sure will cost you

2021 Ford F-150 parked at an event
2021 Ford F-150 | Nic Antaya/Getty Images

According to U.S. News & World Report, trucks these days are more capable and more luxurious. Climb the trim levels for certain pickups and U.S. News reports, you’ll come across people-pleasing amenities like leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, large touch screen displays, wireless smartphone connectivity, and premium audio systems.

In some instances, U.S. News reports, a pickup’s most expensive trim level may be geared toward high-performance or even taking on the trails. Either way, you can expect to spend a pretty penny when buying a new pickup.

But when it comes to the most expensive pickup trucks of 2021? U.S. News reports that the 2021 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve, the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX, and the 2021 Ford F-150 are among the most expensive pickup trucks of the year.

The 2021 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve will have you spending nearly $60,000

A 2021 Nissan Titan towing an Airstream trailer
2021 Nissan Titan | Nissan

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There’s no getting around it. The 2021 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve is expensive. In fact, opting for this range-topping trim level will have you spending $56,140. The good news is that choosing this range-topping trim level means spoiling yourself with plenty of features.

Being that the 2021 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve is one of the most expensive pickup trucks of 2021, you can count on it to come outfitted with sought-after amenities like premium leather-appointed seats, heated and cooled front seats, Nissan Door to Door Navigation with Premium Traffic, and a Wi-Fi hotspot. 

Choose the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX for a high-performance pickup that costs a pretty penny

A Black 2021 Ram 1500 TRX on the trails
2021 Ram 1500 TRX | Stellantis

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Chances are you’ve heard of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX. Car and Driver reports that this high-performance pickup makes for an impressive machine. Car and Driver also included it in its 2021 10Best list and gave it an Editors’ Choice award.

As you already know, the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX is also one of the most expensive pickup trucks of 2021. At its most expensive, U.S. News reports that this pickup will cost you approximately $70,095.

The good news is that the TRX is more than one of the most expensive pickup trucks of 2021. As it turns out, it’s also one of the quickest. In fact, U.S. News reports that this year’s model will “rocket you from zero to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds.”

U.S. News reports the 2021 Ford F-150 Limited is the most expensive pickup truck of 2021

A 2021 Ford F-150 driving down a field lined road
2021 Ford F-150 | Ford

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As for the most expensive pickup truck of 2021? Technically that honor goes to the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX, especially if you choose to outfit it with additional packages and features. But without tacking on those added packages and amenities? 

U.S. News reports that the 2021 Ford F-150 Limited is the most expensive pickup truck of 2021. Sure, the Ford F-150 Limited will set you back $70,825, but it will get you features like Pro Power Onboard, heated and ventilated front bucket seats with Active Motion, a 360-degree camera package, a premium audio system, and a wireless charging pad.

The good news is that there are more affordable options out there

Chances are, you’re not looking to break the bank when shopping for your next pickup truck. The good news is that there are plenty of more affordable options out there, even if you’re in the market for a full-size pickup truck. So if you don’t want to spend more than $50,000 on your next pickup? Don’t worry. You don’t have to.