Ford F150 Lineup Claims 2018 TRUCK OF TEXAS Honors

Photos by Kevin McCauley

The 2018 Ford F150 was named the 2018 Truck of Texas by The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) following its major annual event, the Texas Truck Rodeo.  This year, 75 journalists evaluated 64 vehicles in 21 categories, which they tested in both on- and off-road courses on the Longhorn River Ranch and surrounding roadways in Dripping Springs, Texas.

The 2018 award categories and winning vehicles were:

Truck of Texas: 2018 Ford F150

SUV of Texas: 2018 Volvo XC60

CUV of Texas: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Sport

Heavy duty pickup truck: 2018 Ram 2500 Limited Tungsten

Best commercial vehicle: 2018 Nissan Titan King Cab SV

Luxury pickup truck: 2018 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn Southfork

Off-road pickup: 2017 Ford F150 Raptor

Full-size pickup: 2018 Nissan Titan Midnight Edition

Midsize pickup: 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

Best technology: Nissan Pro Pilot

Best connectivity: Volvo XC60

Best powertrain: Volvo XC60

Off-road utility vehicle: 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Recon

Sub-Compact SUV: 2017 Jeep Renegade Desert Hawk

Compact SUV: 2018 Nissan Rogue Platinum

Mid-size Luxury SUV: 2018 Volvo XC60

Compact Luxury SUV: 2018 Infiniti QX30 Premium AWD

Full-size SUV: 2018 Dodge Durango SRT

Mid-size SUV: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk

Compact SUV: 2018 Nissan Rogue Platinum

Full-size CUV: 2018 Mazda CX9 Grand Touring AWD

Mid-size CUV: 2017 Mazda CX5 Grand Touring GT

Compact CUV: 2018 Mazda CX3 Grand Touring FWD

Luxury CUV: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Sport

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