So you want to go off-roading and need a good place to start. While most trucks and SUVs on sale today can tackle a dirt back road straight from the dealer lot there a few prerequisites for any off-road vehicle consideration. It must come with a strong engine featuring plenty of torque, a rigid and robust chassis, four-wheel-drive, and suspension that can take rough ground in its stride.
There’s plenty of choices out there, whether you want something just for the weekend camping or fishing trips, a workhorse that can tackle any dirty job you can throw at it, or something luxurious but adventurous.
The best trucks and SUV’s for off-road include the Ram TRX, Land Rover Defender, Ford Raptor, Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro, Jeep Wrangler (It’s the quintessential off-roader) or the Nissan Titan XD Pro-4X and many more are great for for taking on roads less traveled.