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Step 3 Choosing your truck

Deciding on your trucks basic spec and layout is simply ‘building’ the type of truck best for your operation. Your truck dealer will guide you though this process, but it is important to understand your options before you start looking at different makes and models.

Buying a brand new truck can allow you to get a vehicle that matches your exact needs and has the lowest running costs. If you are buying a second-hand truck you should also think carefully about its features to make sure that it is right for your business.

What are the main things that will affect fuel economy?

Before you move to the next step, make sure you understand the options available for key truck components and how they can affect fuel economy:

To find out more, see Truck components overview.