April’s Best Full-Size Truck Purchase and Lease Deals

General Motors is offering trucks with large cash allowances this April, while Ford and Nissan are delivering low monthly lease offers. Buyers can save thousands on Chevrolet and GMC trucks or pay less than $200 per month on a new Nissan Titan.

Trucks.com compiled a list of deals that represent the best value for consumers. Incentives vary by region, so check with a local dealership. And don’t be afraid to negotiate.

The deals in this article are valid through at least April 30, although some may be extended.

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Deal: 0 percent financing for 72 months

2018 Chevrolet Silverado (Photo: Chevrolet)

2018 Chevrolet Silverado (Photo: Chevrolet)

Chevrolet is offering deep discounts on 2018 Silverados in an effort to move them off dealer lots and make way for more 2019 models. Buyers can choose among five cab/box combinations, either two- or four-wheel drive and four available engines.

Chevrolet sells the Silverado in eight trims: WT, LS, Custom, LT, LTZ, LTZ71 and High Country. There also are available trailering and appearance packages, including the popular All Star Edition, which adds a 10-way power-adjustable driver seat, remote start, rear window defogger and dual zone automatic climate control.

This offer, billed the Silverado Sell Down, is for buyers who finance through GM Financial.

2019 Ford F-150 XL

Deal: $239 per month for 24 months with $3,839 due at signing

2018 Ford F-150 XL

2018 Ford F-150 XL (Photo: Ford)

This offer on the 2019 Ford F-150 XL configured with a SuperCab and four-wheel drive includes the STX and Sport Package. The Sport Package includes 20-inch machined-aluminum wheels, all-season tires, fog lamps, manual lumbar support, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, two USB ports and an 8-inch touch screen. The model in this offer has an MSRP of around $41,000.

This offer is for trade-in customers and current lessees only. It comes with a 21,00-mile limit and expires July 1.

2019 Toyota Tundra SR5

Deal: $369 per month for 36 months with $1,999 due at signing

2019 toyota tundra sr5

2019 Toyota Tundra SR5 (Photo: Toyota)

The midgrade Tundra SR5 is powered by a 310-horsepower 4.6-liter V8 engine that isn’t as fuel-efficient as its rivals. It comes in two-wheel drive and has automatic limited-slip differential. The truck comes standard with a suite of safety technology.

This offer on the Toyota Tundra SR5 with two-wheel drive and a 5-foot-5inch bed expires April 30.

2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn/Lone Star

Deal: Up to $12,689 in total value

2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn/Lone Star 4x2

2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn/Lone Star 4×2. (Photo: Ram)

The Ram 1500 was completely redesigned for 2019 and has many attributes that set it apart from the competition, including best-in-class rear legroom and in-floor storage. The model in this offer has a 3.6-liter V6 engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

This deal for the Ram 1500 Big Horn/Lone Star 4×4 with a 5-foot-7-inch box includes an average dealer discount of $4,089 along with a $2,300 Big Horn Package Discount, $5,300 in various bonus cash opportunities and a $1,000 in truck owner conquest incentive on diesel vehicles.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500

Deal: $12,280 in total value

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 (Photo: GMC)

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 (Photo: GMC)

The GMC Sierra is a competitive pickup truck for buyers looking for a more elegant choice, although its capability lacks slightly compared with its peers. The model in this offer is the 2018 Sierra 1500 SLT with four-wheel drive, a crew cab and the SLT Premium Plus Package, which includes chrome assist steps, polished aluminum wheels and Bose premium audio.

This offer includes a $7,550 purchase allowance, $1,250 option package discount and a $3,480 price reduction below MSRP. Qualified buyers must finance through GM Financial by April 30 to be eligible for this deal.

2018 Nissan Titan

Deal: $0 down payment, 0 percent financing for 36 months, no monthly payments for 90 days, $2,187 in package savings

2018 Nissan Titan XD SL

2018 Nissan Titan (Photo: Nissan)

The 2018 Nissan Titan is a good truck for weekend warriors. All Titan models are powered by a 5.6-liter V8 engine that delivers 390 horsepower and 394 pound-feet of torque. It’s not particularly fuel-efficient, however. The truck comes in either rear- or part-time four-wheel drive. It has a double-wishbone suspension in the front and a multi-leaf rear suspension. Trim levels include S, SV, Pro-4X, SL and Platinum Reserve grades and starts at $35,680 before incentives.

This offer on the 2018 Nissan Titan expires April 30.

2019 Chevrolet Silverado Custom

Deal: $289 per month for 36 months with $5,719 due at signing

2019 Chevrolet Silverado Custom

2019 Chevrolet Silverado Custom (Photo: Chevrolet)

The redesigned 2019 Chevrolet Silverado is a more capable take on the beloved full-size truck. Its base 4.3-liter V6 engine delivers 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque. The Custom trim adds a 7-inch touch screen, LED taillamps, 20-inch silver-painted aluminum wheels, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to the offerings in the base WT grade.

This offer on the Silverado 1500 Custom with a crew cab, two-wheel drive and Custom Value Package expires April 30 and comes with a 30,000-mile limit. Current lessees of select 2014 model year and newer General Motors vehicles only pay $3,719 at signing.

2019 Ram 1500 Classic Big Horn

Deal: Average $17,500 in total value

2019 Ram 1500 Classic Big Horn

2019 Ram 1500 Classic Big Horn (Photo: Ram)

Ram carried over the last generation body style into the new model year and dubbed it the Ram 1500 Classic. The midgrade trim in this offer is powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. It has a 10-way power-adjustable driver seat and a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, 20-inch aluminum chrome-clad wheels, fog lamps, LED bed lighting and a 26-gallon fuel tank. The model in this deal has a crew cab, two-wheel drive and a 5-foot-7-inch box.

This offer includes an average dealer discount of $6,250, $3,000 Big Horn package discount and $8,250 in bonus/customer cash. It expires April 30.

2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT

Deal: $5,500 in total value

2019 GMC Sierra SLT (Photo: GMC)

The redesigned GMC Sierra 1500 is stronger and more capable than its predecessor. The model in this offer is powered by a 5.3-liter V8 engine with Dynamic Fuel Management and comes standard with GMC’s MultiPro Tailgate, high-intensity LED headlamps and taillamps, the Traction Select System and a trailering system. It can tow up to 12,200 pounds.

This deal includes a $4,500 purchase allowance and $1,000 option package discount on the Sierra 1500 SLT with four-wheel drive, a crew cab and the SLT Premium Plus Package. To qualify for this offer, buyers must finance through GM Financial by April 30.

2019 Nissan Titan

Deal: $191 per month for 24 months with $3,972 due at signing

2019 Nissan Titan

2019 Nissan Titan (Photo: Nissan)

This low-cost, short-term lease on the Nissan Titan makes the truck worth a test drive, especially if you don’t need massive towing or hauling capability. New for 2019, the Titan has a 7-inch infotainment touch screen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capability and an additional USB port. Nissan’s Rear Door Alert system is standard on the model.

The deal is for the Titan S with a crew cab, four-wheel drive, splash guards and floor mats. It expires April 30 and comes with a 10,000-mile annual limit.

Eileen Falkenberg-Hull April 11, 2019
GMC and Chevrolet are offering deep discounts on the Canyon and Colorado, and Nissan has good deals on Frontier that won’t cost a lot up front.

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