WEATHERFORD, Texas — The votes are in and it’s official, Ford has earned its fourth consecutive “Truck of Texas” title.

In October, members of the Texas Auto Writers Association gathered in Weatherford for the annual Truck Rodeo of Texas where we put more than 60 2008 model trucks, SUVs and crossovers to the test on a specially designed course and voted on the best of the best.

The Ford F-250 Harley-Davidson truck earned top honors and the “Truck of Texas” title while the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid earned the title of “SUV of Texas.” GM also earned the “Best Truck Line of Texas” honors.

TRUCK OF TEXAS:

1st: Ford F-250 Harley-Davidson

2nd: Chevrolet Silverado 1500

3rd: GMC Sierra Denali

SUV OF TEXAS:

1st: Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid

2nd: Toyota Land Cruiser

3rd: Hummer H3 Alpha

BEST TRUCK LINE OF TEXAS:

1st: General Motors

2nd: Ford

3rd: Toyota

The Winners by Categories:

OUTSTANDING

FEATURE

1st: Ford Tailgate Step

2nd: Ford Sync

3rd: Tahoe Hybrid Technology

FULL-SIZE SPORT UTILITY VEHICLE

1st: Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid

2nd: Jeep Grand Cherokee CRD

3rd: Toyota Land Cruiser

MID-SIZE SPORT UTILITY VEHICLE

1st: Hummer H3 Alpha

2nd: Nissan Pathfinder

3rd: Jeep Liberty Sport 4x4

COMPACT SPORT UTILITY VEHICLE

1st: Mercury Mariner Hybrid

2nd: Land Rover LR2 HSE

3rd: Honda CR-V

FULL-SIZE LUXURY SPORT UTILITY VEHICLE

1st: Cadillac Escalade AWD

2nd: Lincoln Navigator

3rd: Toyota Land Cruiser

MID-SIZE LUXURY SPORT UTILITY VEHICLE

1st: Mercedes ML 320 CDI

2nd: Volkswagen Touareg 2 V8

3rd: Acura MDX

LUXURY CROSSOVER

UTILITY VEHICLE

1st: Lincoln MKX

2nd: Volvo XC70

MID-SIZE CROSSOVER UTILITY VEHICLE

1st: GMC Acadia AWS SLT 1

2nd: Mazda CX-9

3rd: Toyota Highlander Hybrid

COMPACT CROSSOVER UTILITY VEHICLE

1st: Ford Edge

2nd: Saturn Vue XR Awd

3rd: Mazda Tribute

FULL-SIZE PICKUP TRUCK

1st: GMC Sierra Denali

2nd: Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

3rd: Ford F-150 Limited

MID-SIZE PICKUP TRUCK

1st: Dodge Dakota CrewCab TRX 4x4

2nd: Ford Explorer Sport Trac

3rd: Toyota Tacoma Double Cab

LUXURY PICKUP TRUCK

1st: Lincoln Mark LT

2nd: Cadillac Escalade EXT

3rd: Toyota Tundra Lucchese

HEAVY DUTY PICKUP

1st: Ford F-250 Harley-Davidson

2nd: Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Quad Cab

3rd: GMC Sierra 3500 HG