If it’s time for a new car, you may be considering a pickup truck. Full of power, and great with tough jobs, a truck could be exactly what you’re looking for. There are plenty of reasons to invest in a truck, but five in particular stand out. If you need help convincing yourself to buy a truck, look no further. The following list will help you decide if a pickup truck is right for you.
Get Your Job Done
If you do odd jobs, work in construction, work in landscaping, or take on any other similar pursuit, you’ll find that having a truck helps you get your work done. Need lumber? You don’t need to have it delivered or pay to rent a truck. You can use the truck you already own. Even odd jobs around your yard, like cutting down trees, hauling out old leaves, and other tasks, will be made infinitely easier with your own pick up truck.
We already mentioned dead leaves. Besides work and yard work, you can use your pickup to move–literally–anything (as long as it fits). Installing residential metal roofing? Transport it yourself. Moving apartments? You can fit most of your stuff in the truck, especially if you’re willing to take more than one trip. That way, you can save money on a U-Haul, or skip the U-Haul altogether.
You can use your truck whenever you need to haul, tow, or move… but you can also lend it to your friends. The guy or girl with the truck is really nice to have around come moving season, and you’ll find that you earn quite a few favors with your friends, just because you have your truck. You can be a really nice person, but you can also call those favors in later when you need them. “Hey. Remember when I moved your fridge?”
Have More Space
A truck grants you way more packing space than a car. A family road trip is easier to pack for, and you can pack your camping gear in the back, instead of trying to tie your canoe to the top of the car. Plus, you can pack stuff you might otherwise have left behind–it’s easier to roadtrip in a truck than in a smart car. Hauling or towing, you’ll be grateful you have that extra room.
Drive More Safely
In a truck, anything can hit you, and you’ll be safer. A fender bender with that little car behind you? You’re fine. They’re crumpled. In a truck, you’ll experience less impact in an accident, even serious ones. If a past accident has you worried on the road, or you want to feel good about driving your toddlers on the freeway, a pick up truck is the perfect chance to drive in both safety and power.
Trucks are powerful. You might feel like the type to own a truck (manly, camo, outdoorsman) or you may feel like you’ve got nothing in common with the truck crowd. Either way, you can head to a Chevrolet dealership in Thompsontown, PA and start looking today. A truck is still a perfect vehicle for you and your family when it comes to space, friends, and safety.