The 20 Best New Off-Road Pickup Trucks and SUVs Money Can Buy

Many vehicles pose as being off-road-ready. Here are the trucks and SUVs that can actually do it.

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Many cars and trucks like to pose as being “adventure” ready. Commercials show suburban crossovers sliding across scenic dry lake beds, while luxury SUVs offer snow and dirt driving modes for their intricate height-adjustable suspensions that.

For the adventures that most buyers take, the capabilities packed into those vehicles will suffice. But those who plan to traverse desert terrain, clamber over rocks or trudge through apocalyptic snow need a more robust off-roading vehicle.

Like, say, one of the following. Here are 20 of our favorite new off-road-ready pickup trucks and SUVs that you can buy today.

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Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

Powertrain: 3.6-liter V6 / 2.8-liter I-4 diesel

Transmission: 8-speed automatic / 6-speed automatic

Horsepower: 186 / 308

Torque: 275 / 369 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 8.9 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure: 30° / 23.5° / 23.5°

Off-Road Features: Multimatic shocks, two-inch lift, front and rear locking differentials

Base Price: $41,600

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Chevrolet Silverado LT Trail Boss

Powertrain: 5.3-liter V8 / 6.2-liter V8

Transmission: 10-speed automatic

Horsepower: 355 / 420

Torque: 383 / 460 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 10.7 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 27.2° / 20.4° / 25.8°

Off-Road Features: Rancho shocks, two-inch lift, off-road tires

Base Price: $51,100

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Ford Bronco Badlands

Powertrain: 2.3-liter turbo I-4 / 2.7-liter turbo V6

Transmission: 7-speed manual (I-4 only) / 10-speed automatic

Horsepower: 270 / 310

Torque: 310 / 400 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 11.5 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 43.2° / 29.0° / 37.2°

Off-Road Features: Rock Crawl/Baja drive modes, Badlands-specific suspension

Base Price: $42,095

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Ford F-150 Raptor

Powertrain: 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6

Transmission: 10-speed auto

Horsepower: 450

Torque: 510 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 11.5 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 30.2° / 22.9° / 23.1°

Off-Road Features: Fox Racing shocks, Trail Control

Base Price: $53,455

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Ford F-150 Tremor

Powertrain: 3.5-liter V6

Transmission: 10-speed auto

Horsepower: 400

Torque: 500 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 10.9 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 27.6° / 21.2° / 24.3°

Off-Road Features: Raptor-spec bash plate and transfer case, Trail Turn Assist, Trail Control, Trail One Pedal Drive

Base Price: $TBA

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GMC Sierra 1500 AT4

Powertrain: 5.3-liter V8 / 6.2-liter V8 / 3.0-liter turbodiesel I-6

Transmission: 10-speed auto

Horsepower: 270—420

Torque: 383—460 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 10.9 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 28.7° / 20.4° / 27.2°

Off-Road Features: Two-inch lift, Rancho shocks, off-road tires

Base Price: $54,300

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Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

Powertrain: 3.6-liter V6 / 2.0-liter turbo I4 / 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6, 2.0-liter I-4 PHEV / 6.4-liter V8

Transmission: 6-speed manual (3.6L only) / 8-speed auto

Horsepower: 260—470

Torque: 260—470 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 10.8 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 43.9° / 22.6° / 37.0°

Off-Road Features: Rock-Trac 4:1 transfer case, Dana 44 axles, 33-inch all-terrain tires, rock rails, electronic sway bar disconnect

Base Price: $38,715

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Jeep Gladiator Rubicon

Powertrain: 3.6-liter V6 / 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6

Transmission: 6-speed manual (3.6L only), 8-speed auto

Horsepower: 260-285

Torque: 260-442 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 11.1 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 43.4°/ 20.3° / 26.0°

Off-Road Features: Rock-Trac 4:1 transfer case, electronic sway bar disconnect, rock rails, Fox shocks, locking front and rear differentials

Base Price: $43,895

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Land Rover Defender

Powertrain: 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4/3.0-liter turbocharged I-6

Transmission: 8-speed auto

Horsepower: 296 / 395

Torque: 295 / 406 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: Up to 11.5 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 38° / 31° / 40°

Off-Road Features: Long-travel air suspension, Terrain Response 2 drive mode control system, automatic locking differentials

Base Price: $46,100

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Land Rover Range Rover

Powertrain: 3.0-liter turbocharged I-6 / 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 / 5.0-liter supercharged V8 / 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 PHEV

Transmission: 8-speed auto

Horsepower: 254—557

Torque: 365—516 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: Up to 11.7 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 34.7° / 28.2° / 29°

Off-Road Features: Air suspension, Terrain Response 2 drive mode control system, All-Terrain Progress Control

Base Price: $92,000

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Lexus GX 460

Powertrain: 4.6-liter V8

Transmission: 6-speed auto

Horsepower: 301

Torque: 329 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 8.1 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 21° / 21° / 23°

Off-Road Features: Multi-Terrain Select, Crawl Control, Adaptive Variable Suspension

Base Price: $53,250

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Lexus LX 570

Powertrain: 5.7-liter V8

Transmission: 8-speed auto

Horsepower: 383

Torque: 403 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 8.9 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 27° / 27° / 23°

Off-Road Features: Multi-Terrain Select, Crawl Control, Active Height Control

Base Price: $86,730

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Mercedes-Benz
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Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Powertrain: 4.0-liter turbocharged V8

Transmission: 9-speed automatic

Horsepower: 416—577

Torque: 450—627 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 9.5 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 31° / 26° / 30°

Off-Road Features: Three locking differentials, Dynamic Select drive mode controls

Base Price: $131,750

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Nissan Titan Pro-4X

Powertrain: 5.6-liter V8

Transmission: 9-speed auto

Horsepower: 400

Torque: 413 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 9.8 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 22.8° / 21.7° / 26.8°

Off-Road Features: Bilstein shocks, 4-wheel anti-slip braking technology, hill descent control, front skid plate

Base Price: $48,070

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Ram 2500 Power Wagon

Powertrain: 6.4-liter V8

Transmission: 8-speed auto

Horsepower: 410 hp

Torque: 429 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 14.2 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 35° / 25.5° / 26.5°

Off-Road Features: Bilstein shocks, Warn winch, disconnecting front sway bar, hill descent control, locking front and rear differentials

Base Price: $53,535

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FCA US LLC
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Ram 1500 TRX

Powertrain: 6.2-liter supercharged V8

Transmission: 8-speed auto

Horsepower: 702

Torque: 650 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 11.8 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 30.2° / 23.5° / 21.9°

Off-Road Features: Reinforced frame, Bilstein shocks, Baja drive mode, launch control

Base Price: $69,995

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Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro

Powertrain: 4.0-liter V6

Transmission: 5-speed auto

Horsepower: 270

Torque: 278 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 9.6 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 33° / 19.8° / 26°

Off-Road Features: Fox shocks, TRD-tuned suspension, skid plate

Base Price: $36,590

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Toyota
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Toyota Land Cruiser

Powertrain: 5.7-liter V8

Transmission: 8-speed automatic

Horsepower: 381

Torque: 401 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 8.9 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 32° / 21° / 24°

Off-Road Features: KDSS suspension, limited slip-differential, Multi-Terrain-Select, Crawl Control, Off-Road Turn Assist, Multi-Terrain Monitor

Base Price: $85,655

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Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

Powertrain: 2.7-liter I-4 / 3.6-liter V6

Transmission: 6-speed automatic / 6-speed manual

Horsepower: 161 / 278

Torque: 181 / 265 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 9.4 in

Approach/Breakover/Departure Angles: 31° / 23.9° / 29°

Off-Road Features: Fox shocks, skid plate, Rigid Industries Fog Lights

Base Price: $26,255

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Toyota Tundra TRD Pro

Powertrain: 5.7-liter V8

Transmission: 6-speed automatic

Horsepower: 381

Torque: 401 lb-ft

Ground Clearance: 10.6 in

EPA Fuel Economy: 13 mpg city, 17 mpg highway

Off-Road Features: TRD-tuned Fox Suspension, skid plate,

Base Price: $48,925

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