What’s the Smallest Pickup Truck Made?

The smallest pickup truck ever made is the Suzuki Carry, which was first released in 1961. It has a tiny footprint of just over 11 feet long and 5 feet wide, and it weighs only 1,320 lbs.

This makes it one of the lightest and most maneuverable pickup trucks on the market. The Carry is powered by a 660cc inline-four engine, making it a capable workhorse for small jobs.

The Suzuki Carry is often compared to the Chevrolet S-10, which was released in 1982. The S-10 has a slightly larger footprint at 11 feet long and 6 feet wide, but it weighs almost twice as much as the Carry at 2,400 lbs. It’s powered by a 2.2L four-cylinder engine, giving it more power for larger jobs than the Carry can provide.

The Ford Ranger is another popular small pickup truck that was released in 1983. It’s slightly more compact than the S-10 with an overall length of 10 feet and width of 5 ½ feet.

But despite its smaller size, the Ranger packs quite a punch with its 2.3L four-cylinder engine producing up to 125 hp. The Ranger also has one of the longest cargo beds in its class at 6 ¼ feet long.

The Toyota Tacoma is another popular small pickup truck that was released in 1995 and continues to be one of the best selling models today. It has an overall length of just under 13 feet and width of 5 ½ feet, making it slightly larger than both the Carry and Ranger but still relatively compact when compared to full-size pickups like the Ford F-150 or Chevrolet Silverado 1500.

The Tacoma is powered by either a 2.7L or 3.5L V6 engine offering up to 278 hp for those needing more power for tougher jobs.


When looking for a small pickup truck with maneuverability and capable performance for smaller jobs, then Suzuki Carry should be near the top of your list as it’s currently considered to be the smallest pickup truck on sale today at just over 11 feet long and 1,320 lbs weight . For those who need more power then Toyota Tacoma should be considered as it offers up to 278 hp from its V6 engines.

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Stephen Dunn