If you're in the market for a cost-effective midsize pickup, chances are high that the GMC Sonoma, in one of its myriad configurations, will serve your needs. Attractive looks, healthy torque from V6 engines, three doors and tons of options make the GMC Sonoma a popular choice. News for 2000 includes improved acceleration and braking along with a handling/trailering suspension that comes standard on four-wheel-drive models. Along with the Chevy S-10, the Sonoma competes with the Ford Ranger, Dodge Dakota, Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier, Mazda B-Series and Isuzu Hombre. Originally introduced in 1994, this truck has been refined and upgraded for the past six years. Recent refinements include more powerful engines, increased trailer ratings, improved suspensions and a greater selection of options, including a third door.