For tasks too heavy for F-150, Silverado 1500, or RAM 1500, you’ll need one of the best ¾ ton trucks. What’s more, you’ll likely want the abundant torque of their available diesel powerplants as well. When it comes to heavy hauling, nothing beats the torque of a diesel. While many cite horsepower, torque is what sets a vehicle into motion. Yes, horsepower is important too; as it keeps the vehicle moving once torque has done its job. Perusing these listings, you’ll note the best ¾ ton trucks all post highly significant torque numbers, and further, the higher those torque numbers, the higher their maximum towing capacities. Without question, for heavier hauling, a ¾ ton pickup is the true workhorse you’ll need.