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All-New Isuzu D-Max Is Another Pickup We Have On Wish List

It’s too bad that Isuzu left the American landscape at the end of 2008. Had they stuck around we might have pickups like this all-new D-Max. Sometimes mediocre it could at times offer up some great alternatives to Toyota and Nissan. And after seeing the all-new Isuzu D-Max we have yet, another pickup we wish …
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The Mazda BT-50 is the Banned Ford Ranger We Need

Darn it, other countries get the coolest trucks, including the 2021 Mazda BT-50, which we can’t have in the United States. The Mazda BT-50 is a former Ford Ranger based truck that takes work and play to the next level, and we wish we could have it.  Why isn’t the Mazda BT-50 in the United …
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Will US Get the New 2021 Mazda BT-50 Pickup Truck?

We want the Mazda BT-50. Mazda used to sell pickup trucks in the US and it could use a shot in the arm that the BT-50 would give it. But will the US get the new 2021 Mazda BT-50 pickup truck? We’ll get into that in a bit, let’s find out about the BT-50 first. …
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There’s Still Fun to Be Had in These Older SUVs Under $5k

So maybe you’ve got a great daily driver from a recent year that does its job well. It’s reliable, it’s still under warranty –– in fact, it’s all you need. Or is it? What if you could get another vehicle for under $5k that still has tons of miles of fun left in its life. …
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The Isuzu Vehicross: Odd 90s Styling, Genuine Off-Road Racer

The 90s didn’t just see the rise of JDM legends like the Skyline GT-R—it was also when several incredible off-roaders were built. A few, like the Toyota Celica GT4, Nissan Pulsar GTi-R, and Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, were based on passenger cars. Others, like the Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution and Montero, and Toyota MegaCruiser, were SUVs. With …

Top 10 SUVs Everybody Hates-Nobody Wants

The SUV is dominating not only America but all over the globe. It is such a huge segment now that most US vehicle manufacturers have dumped their car lines to make more SUVs and pickups. Nobody saw that coming except the beancounters. They saw the rise and decided it was more profitable to make SUVs …
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The 90s Scandal Consumer Reports Hopes You Forgot About

The automotive world is no stranger to scandals. Some are the result of genuine product flaws or company misrepresentation, such as with Takata’s airbags and Volkswagen’s diesel vehicles. Others, though, like Audi’s unintended acceleration debacle, stemmed from driver error as much as product design. Which begs the question: which category does the Consumer Reports scandal …