Doug DeMuro’s business model demands he buy a vehicle after January 1st and write articles about it. Speculation and lobbying for the next vehicle has happily become an annual tradition. But with January only a month away, what should Doug buy? A pickup, that’s what.

Pickups, particularly those used for city driving, get a bad rap. They’re huge, wasteful, genital-compensating barges that should only be driven by those with the bluest collars. They’re even worse than SUVs, which Doug seems to love (Range Rover) and hate (H1).

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But instead of shouting on the internet about the rolling embodiment of Red State America, let’s instead listen to Doug shout about pickups. Doug, please buy a full-size pickup. Show us what urban pickup life is like.