10 Best Toy Trucks For 2017

Looking to buy the best toy trucks for your kids? Here are the 10 best selling toy trucks for 2017 when it comes to what toy trucks our readers bought on Amazon recently for 2016 and 2017.

10 Best Toy Trucks Comparison Table

PhotoNameDimensionsAge GroupPrice
garbage toy truckBruder Toys MAN Side Loading Toy Garbage Truck20.9 x 7.5 x 10.1 inches36 months - 12 years
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best toys boysBruder Toys MAN Fire Truck18.5 x 6.9 x 9.5 inches4 - 8 years
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best toy trucksTonka Steel Toughest Mighty dump truck19.5 x 11 x 11.38 inches36 months - 15 years
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top garbage toy
Dickie Toys Light and Sound Garbage Truck16 x 5 x 8 inches36 months - 15 years
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tallest toy truckBruder Scania R-Series Liebherr Crane Truck with Lights and Sounds 24.4 x 7.3 x 10.6 inches4 - 10 years
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bruder recycle truck
Bruder Toys MAN Garbage Truck Rear Loading Green17.7 x 6.9 x 8.7 inches3 years and up
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cement toy truckBruder MAN Cement Mixer20.5 x 7.3 x 10.4 inches36 months - 8 years
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toy tow truckTonka Classic Tow Truck13.7 x 6 x 7 inches24 months and up
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toy recycle truckGreen Toys Recycling Truck15 x 6.2 x 7 inches12 months - 10 years
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best truck toyBruder Mack Granite Dump Truck20.9 x 7.3 x 8.9 inches36 months - 10 years
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10 Top Toy Trucks 2016 Reviews


Tonka Toughest Mighty Dump Truck

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We are not surprised to see the Tonka steel dump truck make it as the best selling toy truck for this year too. This is the current version of the age old Tonka dump truck. Many of our readers themselves and their parents have played with Tonka dump truck and now they want their kids to play with it. Tonka doesn’t disappoint this third generation of Tonka toy truck fans. We wish more toys were made in this fashion. It is a high quality, well made dump truck and not the cheap plastic like so many toys seem to be. This is one of the few toy trucks we can recommend without any reservation.

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Bruder MAN Cement Mixer

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Very realistic looking toy cement mixer truck made and marketed by Bruder toys of Germany. Its made to scale of the real Man cement mixer truck.  Like mentioned in our review about Bruder toy cement mixers, its great features include;

  • Has a hand wheel (crank) that turns the cement mixer’s drum and actually moves the contents
  • The drum empties through the chute, which is adjustable
  • Water tank can be filled. Water drains out through the hose.
  • Has a removable bucket,
  • Soft rubber tires with real treads
  • Driver’s cabin can be tilted and able to view engine block
  • Folding outside mirror

Find out more about this Bruder mixer on Amazon here.

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Bruder Toys Man Side Loading Garbage Truck

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This realistic looking, made to scale toy truck by Bruder is one of the best selling toy trucks of all time. We have reviewed it in the past in top 5 Bruder Garbage Truck Models To Compare & Select. Made in Germany and will make excellent toy or valuable gift to a kid aged 3 to 12 year olds.

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Bruder Toys Man Garbage Truck Rear Loading Green

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The made in Germany, Bruder toys are incredibly realistic, made from durable ABS plastic and loved by both kids and adults. Even I love to play with them, they are just so realistic. We have reviewed this truck on our post on Bruder toy garbage trucks, but just have a look at his list of features.

  • Unload the two included refuse bins using the hinged carrier plate in the back of truck.  Then transport the trash into the storage section of the body by manually spinning the screw extruders;
  • Lift tailgate opens and the body inclines to dump the contents.
  • Driver’s cabin can be tilted and view the engine block
  • Folding outside mirrors
  • Soft rubber tires with real thread

No need to describe its looks and functions. Recommended only for 3 years and old, due to small parts and pieces.

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Tonka Mighty Motorized Garbage Truck

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Tonka mighty motorized garbage truck is one of the most popular garbage truck toys. We reviewed in on our post about different types of Tonka Garbage Truck Models. However lately there are some complains about it while many others love it. Its comes from Tonka, known for Tonka Toughness toys so worth checking out its page on Amazon here.

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Tonka Steel Tow Truck

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Like we mentioned in our Tonka steel tow truck review this one has got a 4-position lift, deep-cleated tires and with some steel construction and a yellow and black colorful realistic look like a real tow. Not as big as the Tonka mighty dump truck but still popular and loved by parents who played with the classic Tonka steel tow truck of 1965+ version. All these features and its competitive price make us pick this Tonka tow truck toy as the Best Buy option in our best tow truck toys comparison list.

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Dickie Toys Light and Sound Garbage Truck

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Toy garbage truck seem to be very popular. This is another one good one, and comes at a very reasonable price. Not as detailed or realistic looking as the Bruder garbage trucks but yet good sturdy build and loved by buyers.

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KAWO Children Garbage Truck Sanitation Trucks Toy Car Model with Trashcan

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This Kawo garabe truck is a realistic looking toy truck, filled will functionality of its real life counterpart. Measured more than a foot, (14.5 * 4.9 *7.3 inch and has realistic simulation to the scale model of 1:22 of real truck. Recommendable for 3 years and older.

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Green Toys Recycling Truck

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We were very happy to see this toy truck picking up among toy buyers. Made with 100% recycled plastic milk bottles it is one of the most environmentally friendly plastic toys you can get on the planet. Its a great, durable toy truck and also encourages recycling from early ages in kids. We looked deeply into this truck and other recycled toys by Green toys previously in our review about Green toys. This toy truck also featured in our post on bestselling Toy Garbage Trucks For Kids.

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Tonka Mighty Motorized Fire Truck

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This is the toy fire truck model of the Tonka Mighty Motorized toy truck range. Like the name suggest its motorized and made from a sturdy, high quality plastic. We covered this model in our review about 7 Types of Tonka Fire Truck Toys.

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How this best selling toy truck list was compiled?

One of the ways that we keep on maintaining and updating this Toy Truck Toys website is by linking to quality toy products on Amazon. We earn a small commission from any purchase our readers make from following these links. That way at the end of every month we get a report from Amazon telling us what toy trucks our readers bought. From that report we were able to generate this lists of best sellers.

Our above list was generated from toy truck purchases made by our readers from between January to June 2016. It’s not every toy truck that was bought but these top 10 made up a substantial amount of sales. Thanks for support ToyTruckToys this way. We hope you find this best seller list informative as you consider future purchases.

About December 2016 Update to Best Toy Trucks Comparison List

We updated this list of top 10 toy trucks to reflect popularity, new trends and changes in toy product qualities. So the Tonka Garbage truck, Tonka Fire truck and KAWO garbage truck was removed from the comparison list and replaced with three new best selling toy truck models. All three new best toy trucks happened to be from Bruder Toys who are fast becoming a leader for toy trucks today in the US as well as in Europe. Bruder Toys are German toy trucks, famous for realistic, detailed scale model toys of real world trucks and other vehicles made to highest standards in the industry.

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