Top-Rated 2021 Trucks in Appeal According to Consumers
Pickup trucks serve dual purposes. That’s why today's trucks include car-like amenities while providing all of the towing and hauling capability you expect. No matter how you plan to use your next truck, it is likely that you are interested in one that performs well for its owners. And that's what this article is all about. It lists and describes the 2021 model-year trucks that are most appealing to their owners.
So, how do we know that? A lot of research and analysis, that's how.
Each year J.D. Power asks verified owners of new pickup trucks about their experience with their vehicles. This data is compiled into the annual J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study, which measures vehicle owners' feelings about how their vehicles perform in a wide variety of circumstances. From the consumer responses, J.D. Power computes an overall APEAL index score for each model, measured on a 1,000-point scale. The higher the truck's index score, the better it is in terms of overall appeal.
Listed below, you will find the 11 highest-rated, most appealing 2021 truck models, as rated by their owners. The list includes all the truck categories, and the vehicles are listed in ascending order of owner appeal. That means you'll find the most appealing pickup truck at the end of the list.