When work needs to get done, people who do that work often choose a pickup truck as the tool to help them. These days, trucks are more family-focused than ever — but there’s still a capability element that comes with a truck that an SUV just can’t provide. What is that element?
The bed. That’s right, the pickup truck bed is what makes a truck a truck. It can be used for all sorts of things, like lugging lumber to a job site, bringing a new washing machine home from Home Depot, or hauling a snowmobile up to the mountains on the weekend. Like the pickup truck itself, the bed isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. Depending on many factors, the bed can vary in both length and the amount of stuff it can hold inside it. So how do you sort it all out?
Here’s a guide to help you understand the differing bed lengths and which trucks are available with each bed size.