Comprehensive List of 2018 Pickup Trucks with a Manual Transmission

In the world of modern pickup trucks where 8-speed and 10-speed automatic transmissions are becoming the norm, it’s still refreshing to know that some of the pickups are still offering a manual transmission option.

2018 U.S.-Market Pickup Trucks available with a manual transmission

Make/Model (Body style)  Gears Trim Levels (All unless specified)


Colorado 6 2.5L I4


Canyon 6 2.5L I4


Frontier S 5 S model with a 2.4L I4
Frontier 6 4.0L V6 4×2 & 4×4


HD 2500 & 3500 6 6.7L I6 turbo-diesel (350 hp / 660 lb-ft)


Tacoma 5  2.7L I4 4×4
Tacoma 6  3.5L V6 4×2 & 4×4

The majority of trucks with manual transmissions are in the midsize category. There are no half-tons with a manual transmission, and there is just one heavy duty truck with 6 “row your own” gears.

If you are curious about what 2017 and 2018 cars and crossovers still have a manual transmission, check out this Comprehensive list of Cars with a manual transmission on

Here is a direct comparison between a 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro with a 6-speed manual transmission versus a 6-speed automatic.