It should go without saying that America loves its pickup trucks. There are millions of die-hard Ford F-Series, Chevy Silverado, and Ram fans out there who have been buying the things for years, and couldn’t imagine driving anything else. To them, automakers might as well stop building anything else. But as a nation, we aren’t too prideful. Hell, we’re even benevolent enough to buy a smaller Japanese truck now and again!
So while the best-fulling full sized are firmly entrenched in the top positions, there’s also a little room for the Chevy Colorado, Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Titan, and a few more. But despite the truck market largely being the same as it’s always been, there have been a few models that have come and gone over the years too. Chances are you remember the Ford Ranger, Chevy S-10, Dodge Dakota, and Toyota Truck. But there are others that have been largely lost to history, and we’d like to give them their due.
From hilariously bad to just a case of wrong-place-wrong-time, we took a look back at the last 50 years of pickup truck history and found 10 workhorses that didn’t have much staying power.