5. 2017 Honda Ridgeline

The 2017 Honda Ridgeline might be a Pilot underneath, but it functions like a truck, and that's all most buyers will care about.

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The Ridgeline has an in-bed auto system, enough power for a big-screen TV and a huge integrated cooler.

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It really is a tailgater's dream.

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4. 2017 Ford F-series Super Duty

The 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks are the best-selling work trucks in America, and with good reason. These babies are towing beasts.

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Maximum payload is 7,630 pounds, up nearly 600 pounds from the 2016 model.

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And if you need help backing up that trailer, the guidance system makes it a snap with overlaid graphics to let you know which way to turn the wheel.

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3. 2016 Ram Rebel

We had a blast in the 2016 Ram Rebel. It's got off-road capabilities, on-road manners and it looks badass.

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Off-road goodies include a 1-inch lift, Bilstein shocks and meaty, 33-inch Toyo Open Country A/T tires.

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And the bonus? An available 5.7-liter V8, good for 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque. Yes, ma'am, we'll take it!

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2. 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is always welcome in the Roadshow garage, especially in TRD Pro trim. With bigger Fox shocks, Goodyear Wrangler rubber over 16-inch wheels and a 1/4-inch kid plate this Taco is ready for action.

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The Crawl Control function can unbury the truck, even if it's stuck up to the axles. You can also use it to maintain a constant speed while you just concentrate on steering around obstacles. Or over them. You decide.

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The best part: It's available in a six-speed manual for ultimate truck control.

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1. 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

We waited a long time to drive the 2017 Ford Raptor and it did not disappoint.

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A new 3.5-liter V6 engine produces 450 horsepower and a whopping 510 pound-feet of torque.

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The Raptor also boasts a 10-speed automatic transmission, six selectable terrain modes and (my favorite) 13 inches of travel in the front and 13.9 inches of travel in the rear. Yowza!

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