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Truck Spotlight: 2016 Ford F-250 XLT Crew Cab 4X4


Would you believe it if we told you this is one of our strongest selling trucks? It’s absolutely true, and it’s no question why. The Ford F-250 gives customers the best of both worlds: a strong, powerful truck and one that can impress with its style and fuel economy. Gibson Truck World carries so many of the used trucks Orlando customers are demanding, and today’s Truck Spotlight just happens to be one of them.

On The Inside

This workhorse of a truck doesn’t have the flashiest, fanciest entertainment system, but it does have something everyone can enjoy. You’ll be able to listen to your favorite tracks without an issues, and you’ll be able to use the steering wheel controls to make the process that much easier. Sit comfortably on pristine light grey cloth seats, where up to five can sit comfortably.

On the Outside

Rocking a beautiful black paint job, aluminum wheels, and heated mirrors, this truck makes everyone stare with its understated style. You’ll be able to use your truck bed for nearly anything you can imagine as it is lined with a strong liner that has absolutely no blemishes. Sitting on all-season tires with plenty of tread left, this truck is ready to hit the ground running.

Underneath, Where It Counts

Powered by an 8-cylinder 6.2-liter gasoline engine, this 4×4 Ford can take you and your crew everywhere and anywhere. The automatic transmission makes it simple to get out there and get to work, or even play, any day of the week. You’ll be glad to know that there’s still plenty of Factory and Powertrain warranty on this model, with 36k and 60 miles or until July 2018 or 2020, respectively. It even includes our fantastic 12-month bumper-to-bumper warranty, which gives you a full 15-day exchange period.

Would you believe this Ford F-250 only has 25k miles on it and goes for less than 40k? We can hardly believe it ourselves. In fact, if you can find better used trucks Orlando’s been looking for, for less, Gibson Truck World will give you $1,000! Come check this one out for yourself at our lot on 3455 S. Orlando Dr. in Sanford any day of the week!

Grill Guards & Your Truck


Have you considered adding a grill guard to one of used trucks Orlando’s number one used truck dealership, Gibson Truck World, has for sale? They make for excellent additions to already fantastic trucks. Many of our customers regularly add them after purchase, and we certainly support you adding one to yours. Let’s talk about what makes grill guards so great.

The Way it Looks

You’ve seen trucks roaming around rocking a grill guard and have probably said to yourself “Darn, that looks good.” Well, it’s a pretty universal sentiment. Grill guards make trucks look more attractive, more aggressive, and provide a more masculine look. If this were the only reason you wanted to add one to your truck, no one would argue against you, but there’s also more to consider.

The Protection it Provides

It’s in the name: a grill guard functions to protect, or to guard, the front of your truck and to provide a barrier between the fragile headlights and whatever may come their way. If you like to go off-roading or want to feel more protected as you drive around, a grill guard makes an excellent addition.

Easy to Install

Grill guards are made of strong, durable, tubular steel that can resist a lot of pressure and keep everything behind them, including you, a lot safer. They are very easy to install with the help of a professional, and make a great addition to any truck.

As is evident, installing a grill guard on your truck is an excellent way to go because it can add a noticeable touch of style, can help protect you and your family from hazards on the road or off of it, and are quite simple to add to most used trucks in Orlando. If you are interested in getting a truck with a grill guard, we have many that will make you happy. You can contact us by phone at 407-321-0660, online through our chat system, or in person at our location on 3455 S. Orlando Drive in Sanford, which is open seven days of the week!

Protect Your Truck From Man’s Best Friend


We all love our pups, despite how dirty or stinky they may be. If we’ve got some errands to run around town, they’re coming along; it’s just that simple. The issues arise after a while of doing this where the used trucks Orlando residents have purchased start seeing the wear that their dog is causing. Gibson Truck World has come up with a few strategies to keep your truck in pristine condition, no matter how many trips your dog take with you.

Dirty Paws

Dirty paws will wreak havoc on your cloth seats, rendering them worse for wear and lowering your truck’s resale value. Similarly, your dog’s nails can scratch up leather seats and other delicate parts of the interior, including the plastic areas on your dash. The solution is to purchase some seat covers with padding and that are washable. You’ll preserve your truck’s interior and can use the covers all the time or simply when the dog is tagging along.

Shedding Hair

Unless you own a dog that doesn’t shed, getting hairs out once they’ve fallen onto your seats or floor can be a nightmare. Again, seat covers would work wonders in this scenario. If you are opting out of getting some covers, you might want to bring a lint roller along and perhaps a mini vacuum. As for your floor, using some rubber floor mats can help out significantly. Shake them outside once in awhile, or give them a wash to remove all of the hair.

Nosey Dog

Dogs like to stick their heads outside to feel the breeze, because, who doesn’t? But if you’re trying to keep your AC inside or perhaps you need to keep the windows closed for one reason or another, your dog’s nose and mouth will inevitably muck up your window as they attempt to poke their head out. You can’t prevent this, but by carrying a glass cleaner and some wipes with you, you’ll be able to clean up the mess whenever it happens.
For more truck advice, give Gibson Truck World’s truck specialists a call. We’re available for all used trucks Orlando customers seven days a week at 3455 S. Orlando Dr. in Sanford or by phone at 407-321-0660.

Different Jobs Call for Different Trucks


Every working person knows that to do your best at the task at hand, you’ve got to use the appropriate tools. For someone who relies on a truck as an integral part of their job, their most important tool is their truck, so why not find the one that makes most sense for what they need it to do? Gibson Truck World is going to give you a rundown on which used trucks in Orlando work best for a specific type of job.

Haul & Construction Jobs

If your job consists of hauling a lot of material, furniture, or any other heavy objects, you’re going to want a truck that can handle the load. Before making a purchase, check out the specifications for the truck you are interested in and see if its total hauling capacity meets your needs. Be sure to verify its towing capacity, as well, if you intend on pulling a trailer or other vehicle. You’ll also want to be sure that your truck has the necessary power to move all of that weight.

When Comfort Matters

Comfort might be a big factor for you if your job requires that you spend a lot of time inside of your truck, including when you’re driving long distances. You’ll find that spending the time to choose a truck with comfortable seats, perhaps some that are heated and cooled, will be absolutely worth it. Along those lines, you will want a feature-rich entertainment system to play your tunes as you go on your way.

With a Crew

If your job requires you to drive around with a crew, make sure you’re purchasing a truck that can handle the added weight, including all of your crew’s tools, and one that has the adequate space to fit everyone. A mega crew cab with four doors and power windows would be ideal for a four or five person crew, depending on your specific needs.

Before you purchase used trucks in Orlando from Gibson Truck World, determine just what you’ll need to get out of your truck. It’s important to keep in mind how you intend to use the truck in order to make the best decision. The experts at our phone line, online, and in person can help find you the truck that makes most sense for your specific situation. Call us at 407-321-0660, start an online chat now, or visit our location at 3455 S. Orlando Dr. in Sanford seven days a week.

Truck Spotlight: 2016 Ram 3500 Laramie Mega Cab Dually Cummins Diesel Aisin Transmission


This week’s Gibson Truck World Truck Spotlight is being shone on a truck that is so powerful, so breathtaking, and so ready to be yours that we just couldn’t keep it to ourselves! It’s the 2016 Ram 3500 Laramie, one of the latest used trucks Orlando has given us, and it’s ready to rock and roll all the way home with whomever is lucky enough to call it theirs. As an example of class, power, and irrefutable luxury, so let us highlight this beautiful truck.

On the Outside

This truck is a sight to behold. Rocking a sleek and shiny charcoal paint job, this Ram has mastered the ability to command attention without causing a stir. Its chrome details pop out of the subtle, dark background, causing any spectator to shift their eyes towards the stern front grille. Sitting on some lightweight, yet durable aluminum wheels, this truck is ready to roam the roads of Orlando or anywhere else you may choose to take it.

On the Inside

If you’ve never ridden on heated or cooled seats before, you’ve been missing out! Luckily, this truck’s two-tone leather seats can make up for lost time. It’s spacious Mega Cab is packaged with a backup camera and sensors, keyless entry, power sliding rear window, and steering wheel controls, so you will get to know what true luxury feels like as soon as you get in.

Under the Hood, Where It Really Counts

For the power hungry, the famine ends now. This Dually is powered by a 6 cylinder, 6.7-liter Cummins Diesel engine that can handle any modern task with ease. At a mere 422 miles (yes, you read that right), it’s practically brand new. Coupled with an Aisin Automatic Transmission, you won’t even have to worry about shifting any gears as you make your way through town. Driving will be a breeze, as it should be with this level of quality at your fingertips.

Make your way down to Gibson Truck World for the best used trucks Orlando has ever had the pleasure to witness; we guarantee you’ll find something you’ll like! We’re centrally located on 3455 S. Orlando Drive in Sanford for your convenience, so take this baby for a spin as soon as you can. Give us a call at 407-321-0660 if you need any help finding your way here.

7 Things You Should Carry in Your Truck


If you’re the kind of person that takes their truck everywhere they go like most of us at Gibson Truck World, then you’re also the kind of person that should keep on reading. As we go about our day, anything can happen, from the mundane to the truly unexpected, which is why we think it prudent to prepare ourselves for just about any scenario. We think all of the used trucks Orlando residents own should be stocked just like we’re about to show you; it’s simply good advice! Here are the top seven items to carry in your truck at all times:

  1. Spare Tire: “Duh” you say. Well, of course, but along with that spare tire, make sure you’re bringing the jack and tire iron, too.

  2. Jumper Cables: If you’re ever stranded, a friendly driver will likely stop by and give you a hand, but they might not have jumper cables to get you going. Bring your own, just in case.

  3. Snacks: Do you have your favorite snack on hand? There’s nothing like an angry, hungry man or woman stuck in traffic. Make sure you keep hunger at bay with some granola bars and the like.

  4. Water: Don’t get caught dehydrated out on the road, especially not after a long day of work. Keep some water bottles stowed underneath the passenger seat just in case you get thirsty.

  5. Toll Money: We don’t know about you, but getting caught by a surprise toll on the highway makes all of us really upset. While it is not the end of the world, all of us would rather be able to pay our toll with some reserve coins rather than getting the dreaded toll-by-plate envelope in the mail.

  6. Emergency Items: Having an emergency reflector, a flare, and perhaps a first aid kit could come in handy if you’re ever stuck on an isolated patch of asphalt. These items are small enough to not cause a disturbance, so go get them.

  7. Pen & Paper: Despite being in the digital age, a good pen and paper can come in handy when you really need it. Think of all the times you were running late somewhere and forgot to take a pen with you. By keeping one or two in your truck, you’ll always be prepared.

There you have it, folks! The essential accessories any used trucks Orlando owner should keep in stock at all moments. These items will not only save your butt in a pinch, but they’re also very light and will not interfere with anything else you’ve got going in your truck. To see where you could fit these in our Gibson Truck World trucks, simply come to our lot on 3455 S. Orlando Drive in Sanford, or check out the inventory online.

How to Prepare Your Truck for Off-Roading


Off-roading can be a heck of a lot of fun, and we wouldn’t blame you for taking any one of the sweet used trucks at the number one used trucks in Orlando dealership, Gibson Truck World, has for sale on your next outing. We’ve got plenty of trucks that can take a beating and make for an exciting day with your friends, but there are a few things you can do to give yourself the best chance at surviving a muddy situation.

Mud is the Enemy

Our goal is to get muddy, sure, but it is not to get stuck in the mud. If it’s ever happened to you, you know just how troublesome it can be getting out, especially if your truck is not equipped to handle it. This is why today we’re recommending you stay as far from the mud as possible.

Wheels & Tires

Again, we don’t want the mud to come in contact with the truck, if we can help it. Your best bet would be to purchase the tallest and widest tires that your truck can manage to make use of. These will give you as much traction available, while raising the rest of the truck from out of the mud. Find tires that are adequate for your truck’s horsepower, and keep tire pressure low to allow for greater surface area and traction. As for wheels, the lighter, the better; we want to be able to pull ourselves out from the mud easily.

Axles & Suspension

You’re going to need axles that are tough, can be equipped with gears that can spin tires deep in the mud, and that have high ground clearance to maintain as much distance from the mud as possible. As for your suspension, a soft-riding, long-travel suspension will be best as it can transmit more power to the ground where it is needed to push your truck out.


The inside of your truck is important as you will inevitably be getting mud all over it. You want something that is easy to clean and is durable. You can go as drastic as tearing out the carpet and replacing it with a few coats of paint or lining it with rubber mats, or you can simply get some waterproof seat covers and wipe whatever mess happens to get inside.

Preparing used trucks in Orlando owners off-roading is simple: a lot of trucks on Gibson Truck World’s lot will do! But if your intention is to get really aggressive out there, definitely keep our tips in mind, and find the truck that has the parts you’re looking for. Chat with a representative online, or give us a ring at 407-321-0660 if you want to know about the trucks we’ve got that are perfectly suited for your adventures.

Does the Color of Your Truck Matter?


Believe it or not, it really does. The color of your truck can have a significant effect on its resale value, which is something to consider for every owner as nearly all used Ford trucks Orlando owners purchase will be sold once more. Do your best to refrain from purchasing your next truck until you’ve finished reading these Gibson Truck World tips!

It was only a few years ago that white was a color relegated to the bottom of everyone’s list, but boy, has that changed. White is now the most valuable color when it comes to resale value as it is seen as a “classic” color that comes with a lot of benefits. One such benefit is that it reflects more light (and thus heat) than any other color, which is a great thing in our Florida weather.

Colors that have the lowest resale value are orange, green, and gold. The reason that these don’t do well in the resale market is that they don’t have much appeal to any substantial market. They are neither sporty, such as a deep blue or rich red, nor are they popular like charcoal, silver, and black.

Another important, if less significant, factor is… bird poop. Now, we know this sounds silly, but hear us out. Scientific studies have discovered a trend: red cars get pooped on most. This is likely due to the alarm they cause birds as they fly over them. The next two most-affected colors are blue and black, so pick your color wisely! Bird poop can damage the lacquer on your paint job, ultimately decreasing your truck’s shine.

Lastly, color is important to consider when purchasing insurance. Your insurance cost can be $100 more for the brighter, sporty colors, such as red, because they are associated with risky behavior. Ultimately, driving history and other factors are more important, but this does play a role.

As you can see, the color of the used Ford trucks Orlando Gibson Truck World customers are purchasing is very important and worth considering when you make the big decision. We believe in choosing the truck you want, but do keep these tips in mind if you wish to have the upper hand when it comes to reselling your truck. To see all of the trucks we have, including finding the color that matches you, visit our lot on 3455 S. Orlando Dr. in Sanford today!

Truck Spotlight: 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Leather Crew Cab 4X4


The Chevrolet Silverado is a masterpiece of engineering, providing both elegant design and unperturbed performance. Sibling to Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year, the Chevrolet Colorado, this truck has definitely acquired some of its best features. For the best used Chevy trucks in Orlando, Gibson Truck World has got you covered. Let’s explore why today’s Truck Spotlight is so fantastic.

It’s mirror-like black paint job is a stunner and pairs perfectly with the chrome front bumper. The tires have great thread on them still left, keeping you going for many more miles. On the inside, you’ll find quality features, like the gorgeous black leather seating, cruise controls and steering wheel controls, and keyless entry. You have got to see it in person to realize how good of a personal and/or work truck this Silverado makes.

Here are some of the technical stats you should familiarize yourself with to get a good picture of just how great this truck is.

  • Engine: 8 Cylinders, 5.3L, Gasoline

  • Transmission: Automatic

  • Wheel Drive: 4×4

  • Mileage: 10,814

That’s right, this beauty is still under 11,000 miles! In the car and truck world, this truck is still a baby and functions like new. We have inspected it thoroughly, as we do all trucks, and have given it the ever-important road testing it needs to ensure it’s running smooth. But you don’t have to worry about any of that because we’re giving the proud owner of this Silverado our prestigious 12-month bumper-to-bumper warranty, meaning you’ll have one year of free maintenance and 15 full days to exchange it out. Furthermore, this truck still has a factory warranty good until late 2018 and a Powertrain warranty that lasts until 2020!

Come on down and see the work we’ve put into it directly from our shop’s report, and test drive it yourself. We encourage all customers looking to purchase used Chevy trucks in Orlando to visit the Gibson Truck World lot in person, and get to know all of the quality trucks we have on hand. We think this one could be for you, but you’d better hurry; our truck spotlights tend to go quick and for good reason! We’re conveniently located at 3455 S. Orlando Dr. in Sanford, but give us a call if you’ve got any questions for us at 407-321-0660.