A silver 2021 Ram 1500 Laramie pickup truck parked on wet asphalt at the foot of a cliff
Trucks & SUVs

How Many Miles Will a Ram 1500 Last?

If you’re on the hunt for a capable pickup, odds are you’ve got the Ram 1500 somewhere on your list of trucks to check out. And why not? The Ram 1500 boasts a smooth ride, an amenity-laden interior, and can tow up to 12,750-pounds when properly equipped. But how many miles will a Ram 1500 …

The Chevy Silverado parked in the wilderness
Trucks & SUVs

How Many Miles Will a Chevy Silverado Last?

There’s a lot to like about the Chevy Silverado. Opt for its diesel engine, and this year’s model offers some pretty impressive fuel economy ratings. This year’s Silverado can tow up to 13,300-pounds when properly equipped too. But how many miles will a Chevy Silverado last? After all, as much as the Silverado may have …

a silver 2003 Toyota Tundra in an outdoor press photo
Trucks & SUVs

Beware of These 5 Used Pickup Truck Models With Problems

When you are searching for a used truck, you definitely want something high quality that proves to be a reliable pickup truck. We’ve cross-referenced a few different sources to bring you a list of trucks to avoid. If you’re shopping, steer clear of these five used pickup truck models with problems. According to autoevolution, these …

2021 Ford F-150 driving down a country road
Trucks & SUVs

How Many Miles Will A Ford F-150 Last?

The Ford F-150 has a lot going for it. It is America’s bestselling pickup truck after all. But how many miles can you actually expect a Ford F-150 to last? Let’s find out. Is the Ford F-150 a reliable truck? If it’s a reliable pickup truck that you’re after, the Ford F-150 may not be …

An image of a Ram 1500 parked outside on a field.
Trucks & SUVs

Which Diesel Pickup Trucks Get the Best Fuel Mileage?

Shopping for a diesel pickup truck and curious which model offers the best fuel mileage? Then we’ve got some good news for you. According to the EPA, there are multiple diesel-powered pickup trucks capable of delivering some pretty impressive fuel economy ratings. Do diesel pickup trucks get better fuel mileage? According to research from Car …

The Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road parked in the wilderness
Trucks & SUVs

The Last Pickups You Can Still Buy with a Manual Transmission

While the shift from manual transmissions to automatic ones has been steadfast, several vehicles can still be had with a manual transmission. But unfortunately, when it comes to shopping for a pickup with a manual transmission, there aren’t that many choices left. In fact, at this point? There are only two pickup trucks you can …

2021 Toyota Tundra in the mountains
Trucks & SUVs

These Long-Lasting Pickups Are Ready to Go the Distance

Buying a new pickup truck is a costly investment. So why not buy one that’s predicted to last? Fortunately, finding a long-lasting pickup isn’t all that difficult. Because, according to iSee Cars, there are several pickup trucks predicted to last for more than 200,000-miles. The Honda Ridgeline is the longest-lasting pickup available The Honda Ridgeline …

Chevrolet Silverado Diesel driving on a highway near a mountain
Trucks & SUVs

Is Buying a Diesel Truck Worth It?

When it comes to shopping for a new pickup, you’re going to find that several models are also available with a diesel engine under the hood. But, you may be wondering, is buying a diesel truck actually worth it? Let’s find out. What are the benefits of buying a diesel truck? According to TruckTrend, there …

An image of a Ram 1500 parked outside on a field.
Trucks & SUVs

What You Should Know Before Buying a Used Diesel Truck

You’re in the market for a used truck but don’t want a gas-powered one. Unless you’re ready to make the jump to an electric pickup, that means buying a used diesel truck. But what do you need to know about buying a used diesel truck before actually finalizing your purchase?  How to properly inspect a …

An image of a Ram 1500 parked outside on a field.
Trucks & SUVs

The Best Diesel Trucks of 2021 According to U.S. News

You want a diesel truck, but you aren’t quite sure which one is the right fit for you. If that sounds familiar, then you’re in luck. Because we recently stumbled upon U.S. News & World Reports’ list of the ‘Best Diesel Trucks of 2021’ and are here to tell you all about the highest-ranking models …

GMC Sierra Denali - the first offering of the Denali line on a heavy-duty GMC pickup truck
Trucks & SUVs

Simple Affordable Pickup Trucks Are Terrible and I Want One

Simple and affordable new pickup trucks have been missing from the automotive landscape for many years. In large part, the consumer rejected them in favor of trucks with many features even the basest trims today. Sadly, the absence of simple and affordable pickup trucks, as terrible as they were, is noticeable to little old me. …

2021 Ford Ranger Tremor rock crawling
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Ford Ranger Is No Sissy

It’s been three years since the Ford Ranger made its triumphant return. Now having arrived in the 2021 model year, the 2021 Ford Ranger continues to position itself as a modestly priced pickup that’s capable of, well, kind of a lot. Not only can this year’s new model tow a pretty impressive amount, but its …

2021 Toyota Tundra with mountains in the distance
Trucks & SUVs

How Reliable Is the 2021 Toyota Tundra?

Reliability is pretty important when it comes to shopping for a new pickup truck. After all, who wants to buy a brand new pickup that they can’t actually depend on? Not many people, you have to assume. Fortunately, when it comes to the 2021 Toyota Tundra, this year’s new model has earned itself some pretty …

RV camper drives on road with winter landscape
Tips, Tricks & Trends

How to Winterize Your Diesel Engine

Winter is upon us. Depending on where you live and what you drive, you may have varying levels of experience with “winterizing” your home, RV, Motorcycle, or even car. Winterizing, for those who may not know, is the process of preparing your gear for sustained low temperatures. Diesel-powered vehicles are particularly vulnerable to low temperatures. …

2016 Toyota Tacoma in the wilderness
Trucks & SUVs

Saving Money on a Used Toyota Tacoma Model Is Almost Laughable

Toyota Tacoma compact pickup trucks appeal to a certain crowd of truck buyers. Those that want a good reliable pickup truck that will last a long time often turn to Toyota trucks because of the reputation there for reliability. They aren’t exactly the cheapest options, though––especially if you want one of the specialized off-road trims …

A grey 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost towing a boat on highway
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Ford F-150 Super Crew Cuts Cost by Giving You Less

The Ford F-150 is by far the best-selling pickup truck in the U.S. As a result, even the tiniest subtraction of features can easily save Ford millions of dollars per year. For the 2021 F-150, the American carmaker decided to cut costs by removing small features. According to Motor1, these small but important decisions likely …

GMC Sierra 2500 HD Denali parked in gravel
Trucks & SUVs

2020 Pickup Truck Awards: Rated and Ranked

If you are shopping 2020 pickup trucks, you may want to know which trucks earned awards from J.D. Power. Here, we’ve brought all the new pickup truck options that received awards for the 2020 model year. Here’s a rundown of all the trucks that this prestigious publication deemed worthy of receiving an award. Pickup trucks …

A 2021 Toyota Tacoma parked on sand
Trucks & SUVs

I Just Can’t Hate the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

If you’ve read any articles about the Toyota Tacoma, you’ve likely read that its road manners are lousy. You may have read that the interior is riddled with hard plastics and that it feels dated. When I received the 2021 Toyota TRD Pro as a press car I felt pressure to hate it like all …

an overland build all starts with a G-wagon like this one proving its off-road prowess in the sand
Trucks & SUVs

Really? A $4,500 G-Wagon?

Yes, we’ve heard the Post Malone song. We know the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon is a cool SUV. But it’s also out of reach in terms of pricing for most people. While we get that its crazy price tag is part of why people covet this big Mercedes truck, we can’t help but wonder. Is there a …

2019 Ram 3500HD
Trucks & SUVs

Heavy Duty Diesel Truck Standoff: Ram vs. Ford

Trucks are an incredibly popular choice for U.S. buyers. Not everyone needs a heavy duty truck with a big diesel engine. But for those who do, there are a few options out there. Two of the primary choices for people that want a big ol’ heavy hauler are the Ram 2500 or 3500 and the …

2020 Nissan TITAN PRO-4X pickup truck parked on sandy road
Trucks & SUVs

3 Good Reasons You Don’t Need a 2020 Nissan Titan in Your Life

The Nissan Titan has been one of the lesser competitors in the full-size pickup truck space. Others like the Ford F-150 and the Ram 1500 pickup trucks dominate the market. For several model years, critics complained of dated tech and a lack of sheer strength and capability compared with other half-ton trucks. It hasn’t exactly …

Jeep FC Concept
Trucks & SUVs

Bring Back the Cabover Pickup Truck … to Save the Children?

Considering the reputation they have for getting poor fuel economy, it makes sense that pickup truck owners have to worry about new laws and taxes eventually making them impossible to own. Forget gas prices. If states started taxing drivers based on road wear, your super-heavy truck just got much, much more expensive to keep on …

A Ford Ranger pickup is seen during the Vienna Car Show press preview at Messe Wien, as part of Vienna Holiday Fair, on January 15, 2020 in Vienna, Austria.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2020 Ford Ranger Is the Cheapest New Truck for a Reason

“Cheap” doesn’t always mean “worst.” Some things are simple and honest and thusly, cheap. Often, what makes a vehicle expensive is a long list of options, expensive materials, and piles of performance or engineering feats. The 2020 Ford Ranger doesn’t have any of these things.  Kelly Blue Book made a list of the cheapest pickup …

A photo of the Toyota Tundra outdoors.
Trucks & SUVs

3 Reasons Why You Don’t Need a Toyota Tundra in Your Life

The Toyota Tundra has been in production for over 20 years and is the brand’s first full-size pick-up. It’s powerful, it’s capable, and it’s dead-on reliable, however, if you don’t need all of the capability that the Tundra has to offer, then you probably don’t really need one at all. We’ve spent some time with …

The Ford Ranger is a small but capable pickup truck.
Trucks & SUVs

The Real Reason Trucks Are so Popular

In recent years, the pickup truck and SUV segment has grown exponentially. In this Roadshow video, the host goes into a bit of history and explains why sedans are becoming a thing of the past. Pickup trucks are a roaring and rugged offering in today’s market. As they say in the video, “pickup trucks and …

GMC Sierra Harley-Davidson edition
Trucks & SUVs

Is GMC Tricking You Into Buying Pickup Trucks?

GMC pickup trucks have lately been marketed as a ‘premium’ level truck brand. According to this article on Good Car Bad Car, it’s all about perception. The marketing team at GMC saw a window and took the opportunity to fill a hole in the segment. Whether the trucks are actually more premium than the mainstream …