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If you’re in the market for a pickup truck, oftentimes you’ll find yourself looking at models with little power and a hefty price tag. The trim and extra little special features may be worth the price for some people, but in the end, what you really want is a reliable pickup that won’t cost an arm and a leg.

Using data from AxleGeeks, we found this year’s 10 best pickups to get the job done under $30,000, ranked by payload capacity.

2015 Toyota Tacoma

2015 Toyota Tacoma | AxleGeeks

Double Cab

Payload Capacity: 1,175 lbs
MSRP: $23,075

2015 Toyota Tacoma

2015 Toyota Tacoma | AxleGeeks

Access Cab

Payload Capacity: 1,285 lbs
MSRP: $20,965

2015 Chevrolet Colorado

2015 Chevrolet Colorado | AxleGeeks

Extended Cab

Payload Capacity: 1,410 lbs
MSRP: $20,120

2015 GMC Canyon

2015 GMC Canyon | AxleGeeks

Extended Cab

Payload Capacity: 1,450 lbs
MSRP: $20,995

2015 Chevrolet Colorado

2015 Chevrolet Colorado | AxleGeeks

Crew Cab

Payload Capacity: 1,460 lbs
MSRP: $24,330

2015 GMC Canyon

2015 GMC Canyon | AxleGeeks

Crew Cab

Payload Capacity: 1,490 lbs
MSRP: $25,205

2015 Toyota Tundra

2015 Toyota Tundra | AxleGeeks

Double Cab

Payload Capacity: 1,735 lbs
MSRP: $28,510

2015 Ram 1500

2015 Ram 1500 | AxleGeeks

Quad Cab

Payload Capacity: 1,900 lbs
MSRP: $29,895

2015 GMC Sierra 1500

2015 GMC Sierra 1500 | AxleGeeks

Regular Cab

Payload Capacity: 1,950 lbs
MSRP: $26,670

2015 Toyota Tundra

2015 Toyota Tundra | AxleGeeks

Regular Cab

Payload Capacity: 2,080 lbs
MSRP: $29,120

2015 Toyota Tundra

2015 Toyota Tundra | AxleGeeks

Regular Cab

Payload Capacity: 2,080 lbs
MSRP: $29,120

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 | AxleGeeks

Regular Cab

Payload Capacity: 2,088 lbs
MSRP: $26,105

2015 Nissan Titan

2015 Nissan Titan | AxleGeeks

King Cab

Payload Capacity: 2,102 lbs
MSRP: $29,640

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