Boasting advanced safety equipment and a design built to last, trucks, especially the Honda and Ford models listed below, are more than just impressive haulers or workhorses that need to be sequestered to the job site or home improvement parking lot. These models, which are all Insurance Institute for Highway Safety award winners, deliver the tech, performance and reliability you want whether you’re on the job or not.
HondaRidgeline Crew Cab
The 2018 Honda Ridgeline is equipped with standard safety systems such as Vehicle Stability Assist™ with Traction Control, Electronic Brake Distribution, Brake Assist and Anti-lock Brake System to help deliver a smooth, responsive ride. It also offers advanced driver-assist technologies such as Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Monitor to reveal hidden dangers and Lane Departure Warning to help you stay between the lines. When equipped with specific headlights and optional front crash prevention, the 2019 Ridgeline is a 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick.
FordF-150 Crew Cab
The Ford F-150 is a legend thanks to its power, durability and capability. And the 2018 model impresses as a 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick when properly equipped with optional front crash prevention technology. The Rear View Camera with Dynamic Hitch Assist is a standard feature while a 360-degree camera with split-view display is available to give you a greater perspective of your surroundings.
FordF-150 Crew Cab
When equipped with optional front crash prevention technology, the 2016 Ford F-150 also earns the distinction of being an IIHS Top Safety Pick. The 2016 model eliminated the stress of guiding a trailer with its industry-first Pro Trailer Backup Assist system.
SuperCrew configurations of the 2015 Ford F-150 earn Top Safety Pick status from the IIHS. When the 2015 model hit the market, it debuted an aluminum-made body, a new frame and a choice of two new powertrains. Its design was updated, too.