Truck Upgrades on a $1000 Budget: The Essentials

A stock truck is nice. So is grandma. But you bought a truck to go places and get stuff done. If you've been wanting to upgrade your truck but didn't think you could do it on a budget, this is the post for you. We've got your budget truck build covered with our $1000 upgrade that'll get you everything you need and want to take your truck to the next level.

Gator SFX Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover From $249.00

A tonneau cover is the most practical accessory a truck owner can put on their vehicle. And though you may be on a budget, it doesn't mean you should sacrifice quality. Enter the Gator SFX Tri-Fold, our best-selling cover. This soft-folding cover keeps the elements out of your truck bed and protects your cargo from prying eyes. Need to haul large items? This cover can be fastened open at the bulkhead to keep it secured open while driving. Tool-free installation only takes about 10 minutes, even for a novice installer. The aluminum frame is backed by a limited lifetime warranty, with a 10-year warranty on the vinyl.

Gator SFX Tri-Fold
Gator SFX Tri-Fold
Gator SFX Tri-Fold
Gator SFX Tri-Fold

Ionic 3-Inch Black Nerf Bars From $174.99

If you're truck didn't come with steps, or if you're just not into the ones it came with, consider upgrading to a nerf bar. Ionic's 3-inch black nerf bars are engineered to be in the exact spot you need them based on the specific model of your truck. Non-slip step pads give you sure footing in any weather, too. A black powder-coat finish pairs with carbon steel construction for good looks and a hefty weight capacity upward of 350 pounds. Backed by a three-year warranty. Prefer a polished look? Check out the stainless version.

Ionic 3-Inch Black Nerf Bars
Ionic 3-Inch Black Nerf Bars
Ionic 3-Inch Black Nerf Bars
Ionic 3-Inch Black Nerf Bars

Covercraft Carhartt Seat Covers From $154.00

Protect your truck's upholstery and keep it looking great with a set of seat covers. Covercraft's Carhartt Seat Covers are another top seller, and for good reason. These semi-custom fit seat covers are breathable and provide your seats with the rugged protection you're looking for while giving your truck cab a custom feel in either brown or gray. They're machine washable and dryer friendly, and they're backed by a two-year warranty. These seat covers are sold by the row, so be sure to order both front and rear covers.

Covercraft Carhartt Seat Covers
Covercraft Carhartt Seat Covers
Covercraft Carhartt Seat Covers
Covercraft Carhartt Seat Covers

Husky Liners WeatherBeater Floor Liners From $61.95

If you've ever spilled anything in your truck or tracked anything into the cab, you know the value of a good floor liner. Husky Liners WeatherBeater Floor Liners have you covered. These liners catch every spill, mud slush from every muddy paw, and every dropped fry, and they keep it all contained within the raised edges and channels so you can keep your focus on the road ahead. Hose them off when you get home and put them back in your truck when dry. Stay-Put Cleats keep them in place. Backed by a limited lifetime warranty.

Husky Liners WeatherBeater Floor Liners
Husky Liners WeatherBeater Floor Liners
Husky Liners WeatherBeater Floor Liners
Husky Liners WeatherBeater Floor Liners

Swing Case Truck Bed Tool Box From $199.00

Whether you use it for tools, an ice chest, a tackle box, or a secret hiding spot, the Swing Case Truck Bed Tool Box by UnderCover is the perfect addition to your truck. It fits perfectly behind your truck bed wheel well and can hold up to 75 pounds of anything you want. The best part? It swings out nearly 180 degrees so you can access what you need without having to keep climbing in and out of your truck bed. It includes a sliding tool tray and is uniquely keyed, too, so you can keep it locked up tight when you need to (like, for example, if you decide to forego the tonneau cover).

UnderCover Swing Case
UnderCover Swing Case
UnderCover Swing Case
UnderCover Swing Case

Gator Truck Bed Mat From $159.00

We use our truck beds for any number of things. Protect your truck bed from scratches and save your knees from abuse with the 3/4-inch thick Gator Truck Bed Mat. Completely engineered from plastic, the fibers on top provide a non-slip surface for cargo, while the closed-cell foam backing gives you the cushion you want. It's resistant to common chemicals like bleach and oil, and because it's plastic you can hose it down for a quick cleanup without the worry of mold or mildew. This bed mat installs easily with 3M automotive tape, and it's backed by a limited lifetime warranty. Tailgate mat sold separately.

Gator Truck Bed Mat
Gator Truck Bed Mat
Gator Truck Bed Mat
Gator Truck Bed Mat

Have questions on any of these products? Chat in or give the experts a call at 877-216-5446. We're here for you and will answer all of your questions. We can also guarantee fitment over the phone or chat so you can be confident that what's in the box will be right the first time.