Is the Chevy El Camino a truck?

The Chevrolet El Camino is a coupé utility vehicle that was produced by Chevrolet between 1959–60 and 1964–1987. Unlike a standard pickup truck, the El Camino was adapted from the standard two-door Chevrolet station wagon platform and integrated the cab and cargo bed into the body.

How much does a El Camino cost?

Make Avg Price YoY
CarGurus Index $30,754 +14.88%
Chevrolet El Camino $27,551 +12.63%
1967 Chevrolet El Camino $32,140 -1.25%
1969 Chevrolet El Camino $34,945 -7.42%

Did Ford make a truck like El Camino?

A: Francie, here’s my initial answer: Yes, the Ford Ranchero, as you say, “Has it all over the Chevy El Camino,” and in my opinion for several reasons. First, the Ford Ranchero debuted in 1957 and never looked back, all the way through its final 1979 production year.

Can you haul in an El Camino?

A Camino is a car with a truck bed, but it still has a cars suspension. It’ll handle more than an S-10, but less than a 1500. With air-ride bags, it’ll handle about the same as a 1500.

What truck looks like an El Camino?

Hyundai’s new unibody pickup is a spiritual successor to the Subaru Baja, Chevy El Camino, and other small car/trucks America has been missing all these years.

Was El Camino a 4×4?

Before any Chevrolet enthusiast says that there was never an El Camino four-wheel-drive, remember while Ford never put a 350 CID Chevy engine in their Deuce coupes, there are a lot of Deuces out there with those mills. Modification is a hot rodder’s middle name.

What is the Dodge version of the El Camino?

The Chrysler competitors to the El Camino and the Ranchero were called the Plymouth Scamp and the Dodge Rampage, and I bet that you’ve never seen one if you were born after 1990.

How much weight can an El Camino hold?

Maximum payload for the El Camino was rated at 1,200 pounds, which seems optimistic. The recommended payload ranged from 650 pounds to 1,150 pounds, depending on the drivetrain, and somewhere in between those numbers, the truth of how much a 1959 El Camino can safely carry probably lies.