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8 of the Best Lifted Trucks for Sale

There are a couple of ways to get a lifted truck. If you own a truck, you can buy a lift kit and install it. Customization is the most affordable way to get a lifted truck and lets you choose the exact lift you want, but your current truck might not have all the desired features. The second way is to buy a used truck that already has a lift kit installed. Buying a previously owned vehicle gives you a few more options but introduces the unknown variables of how well the used truck was cared for and whether the lift kit was correctly installed. Finally, you could search for factory-lifted trucks for sale and drive off the dealership lot in a brand-new truck with a factory-installed lift kit and all the latest features. If that sounds appealing to you, then here are eight of the best lifted trucks on the market today.

#1 – Ford F-150 Raptor R

At the top of the list is the 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R. The F-150 Raptor has been a favorite of off-roaders since it was introduced in 2010, but the new Raptor R takes things to the next level. Powered by a supercharged V8 borrowed from the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, this dune-jumping supertruck boasts 700 hp and 640 lb-ft of torque. However, the Raptor R is a lot more than just a powerful engine shoved in your standard F-150. With a class-leading 13.1 in of ground clearance, it is one of the tallest lifted trucks you can buy from a dealer, and the standard 37-inch tires are the largest you can get on any factory truck. The Raptor R also has a special coil spring rear suspension with a Panhard rod and 14.1 in of travel, perfect for taking to the air.

A silver 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R is shown from the side while jumping over sand.

#2 – Ram 1500 TRX

The Ram 1500 TRX is the original supertruck and turned the lifted truck market on its head when this fire-breathing monster debuted in 2021. Its 6.2L supercharged HEMI V8 engine remains the most powerful option in any factory pickup, with its 702 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque beating even the Raptor R. This level of power lets the TRX rocket to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds at the dragstrip. It is just as impressive off-road, where the truck’s lifted suspension and 11.8 in of ground clearance come into play. The 35-inch all-terrain tires and Bilstein Black Hawk shocks complete the monster truck look and contribute to an unbelievable ride over even the roughest terrain.

#3 – Jeep Gladiator Mojave

Full-size trucks aren’t your only option when you want something with an impressive lift kit. Some of the best lifted trucks for sale are midsize models like the Jeep Gladiator Mojave. This desert-running variant of Jeep’s off-road pickup is effectively a mini-Raptor, built to conquer the dunes. It is so capable in hot, sandy climates that Jeep created the all-new “Desert Rated” badge just for this one model. The trim-exclusive FOX 2.5-inch internal bypass shocks and redesigned suspension geometry provide 11.6 in of ground clearance, and 33-inch all-terrain tires allow it to roll over almost any obstacle. Other than aggressive curb appeal, the only place the Mojave falls short of the full-size supertrucks is its engine options. But if you choose the available 3.0L turbo-diesel, you will still have an impressive 442 lb-ft of torque to play with.

#4 – Ram 2500 Power Wagon

The Ram 2500 Power Wagon is the model of choice for all the lifted truck fans who believe bigger is better. With 14.2 in of ground clearance, it stands a full inch taller than even the F-150 Raptor R and has a bulkier body to boot. Plus, this three-quarter-ton model is unbelievably capable off-road. Among its many performance features, you will find an electronic front sway bar disconnect; a 12,000 lb Warn Zeon bumper-mounted winch, and both front and rear locking differentials. The sole possible downside of this truck is the 6.4L HEMI V8 with “only” 410 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque. If Ram gave this model the 6.7L Cummins turbo-diesel instead, with its 850 lb-ft of torque, it would be perfect for any off-road adventure. Assuming you can find a trail wide enough to fit the imposing Power Wagon.

#5 – Chevy Silverado 1500 ZR2

Chevy was late to the game when it comes to factory-lifted trucks. The Silverado 1500 ZR2 doesn’t offer the same level of raw power found in the Ram TRX or Ford F-150 Raptor R. It does offer an imposing stance with its 11.2 in of ground clearance and 33-inch mud-terrain tires. The Bison special edition goes even further and decks the ZR2 out with a long list of accessories from American Expedition Vehicles, including hot-stamped boron steel skid plates several times stronger than your typical underbody protection. The power plant for this lifted truck is a 6.2L V8 producing 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, which makes the half-ton Silverado 1500 ZR2 more powerful than the three-quarter-ton Ram 2500 Power Wagon. Chevy’s ultimate off-roader also comes with front and rear locking differentials.

#6 – GMC Canyon AT4X

The GMC Canyon was fully redesigned for 2023, and the new model is all about off-roading. In fact, every single trim of the 2023 Canyon comes standard with a two-inch factory lift kit––except for the top AT4X trim, which has a three-inch lift! That extra bit of height and the standard 33-inch mud-terrain tires give the AT4X a full 10.7 in of ground clearance stock. To improve stability and height, the Canyon AT4X has a wider track than the lower trims, rides on Multimatic DSSV spool-valve dampers, and includes front and rear locking differentials. The engine for this midsize off-roader is a 2.7L turbocharged four-cylinder pumping out an impressive 310 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque. While it may not be as visually imposing as some of the other lifted trucks on this list, the Colorado AT4X definitely has the performance chops to satisfy any truck shopper.

A blue 2021 Ford F-250 Tremor is shown from the rear while driving through mud.

#7 – Ford F-250 Tremor

If you want a three-quarter-ton truck with powerful engine options and an impressive factory lift, then your choice model is the Ford F-250 Tremor. Fully redesigned for 2023, the Super Duty offers a ton of new luxury and performance features. The Tremor package can now be optioned with a 12,000 lb Warn winch and includes Ford’s Trail Turn Assist, which will certainly help when maneuvering this beast off-road. The rest of the equipment list is unchanged, including the front suspension lift and 35-inch tires for a solid 10.8 in of ground clearance. Engine options include the 7.3L Godzilla V8 gasoline engine with its best-in-class 430 hp and 485 lb-ft of torque or the jaw-dropping 6.7L Power Stroke turbo-diesel with its 475 hp and 1,050 lb-ft of torque. We’d lean towards the Power Stroke, but the Godzilla is certainly an impressive engine and probably easier to live with.

#8 – Ram 1500 Rebel

A lot of the factory-lifted trucks for sale are highly-specialized models with some pretty imposing price tags. If you want some good ground clearance at a more affordable price, then the Ram 1500 Rebel is an excellent example of what is available. Starting at just over $50,000, it sits in the middle of the pack cost-wise but still comes with a factory lift that gives it 9.8 in of ground clearance. If you opt for the four-corner adjustable air suspension, that increases to 10.8 in of ground clearance. Other off-road features include 33-inch all-terrain tires, a locking rear axle, skid plates, and tow hooks. Powering the truck is a reliable 5.7L HEMI V8 that may no longer be the most powerful engine but is more capable of getting you to your destination.