Originally Posted by turbospartan
I literally don't know anything about them, but what about something like a Chevy Colorado truck?
Small so it should get "ok" MPG, but still utilitarian enough to haul your gear and a few of your bros if you get a 4 door version.
Plus they look pretty sweet if you put a cap on the back, like so:
They do look nice but I'd buy a Tacoma before one of those if you ever plan on doing any real off-roading.