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Trucks & SUVs

Best Handling 2021 Pickup Trucks According to Consumer Reports

While shopping for brand-new pickup trucks, you’re often bombarded with luxury extras, towing capacities, and endless trim levels. However, a major part of these brand-new trucks that is often ignored is how they handle. Thankfully Consumer Reports tested most of the 2021 model trucks available and subjected them to an identical road test. As a …

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

Which Diesel Pickup Trucks Get the Best Gas Mileage?

Shopping for a diesel pickup truck and curious which model offers the best gas 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 gas mileage? According to research from Car …

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 …

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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 …

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

The Most Common Diesel Truck Problems

There are plenty of perks to owning a diesel-powered truck. They often deliver higher fuel-efficiency ratings, are able to tow more, and allegedly last longer than gas-powered engines do. That’s not to say you shouldn’t expect some problems along the way. So, why not familiarize yourself with some of the most common diesel truck problems?  …

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

Recall Alert: The 2020 Nissan Titan Could Be a Major Fire Risk

As far as full-size pickup trucks go, the 2020 Nissan Titan is a bit of a sales underdog. Despite this, the Titan routinely impresses during real-world road tests. However, as of late, Nissan’s full-size truck has been suffering some major setbacks. Last week, we learned of a recall involving stalling engines. However, a new report …

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Trucks & SUVs

This Vital 2021 Ford F-150 Feature Is Getting Too Expensive

One of the main appeals of the 2021 Ford F-150 is its excellent towing capacity. However, with so many engine options available, you’ll have to option your F-150 just right to get the most out of your truck. According to Motor1, achieving those impressive figures has gotten more expensive thanks to a recent price increase …

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 …

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

Why Is the 2020 Nissan Titan a Sales Flop?

The 2020 Nissan Titan competes in one of the most cutthroat segments of the auto industry. As far as full-size pickup trucks go, you have the established favorites from Ford, Chevy, and Ram. However, even the aging Toyota Tundra has managed to carve a lane for itself. However, the Nissan Titan, on the other hand, …

The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500
Trucks & SUVs

Why Is the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 So Unreliable?

As far as full-size pickup trucks go, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 has all of the requirements to be great. Aside from offering a luxury interior, the Sierra has various engine options and impressive safety tech. Despite this, a new survey conducted by Consumer Reports found that the GMC Sierra 1500 is one of the …

2019 Ram 1500 Rebel driving on dirt road
Trucks & SUVs

It’s A Terribly Expensive Time to Buy A Used Truck

Hold on to your wallet. If you’re looking for a used truck right now, then you could lose a lot more money than expected. Used pickup truck prices are skyrocketing right now. It seems like prices are making major jumps in the blink of an eye.  Prices keep growing  I know what you’re thinking. If …

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 red Ram 1500 TRX at speed on a dusty desert trail
Trucks & SUVs

This 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Left a Ford Raptor in the Dust

The unveiling of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX brought a 702-hp supercharged pickup truck to the masses. While the TRX is an impressive off-roader, the Hellcat-powered pickup truck has incredible straight-line speed. To test this, the team over at The Fast Lane Truck decided to pit the newly-released Ram against some established competition from Ford …

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 wanted to hate it. I wanted to …

2020 Chevrolet Silverado Diesel driving on a farm
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Is Surprisingly Unreliable

As far as brand-new pickup trucks go, the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 is one of the most compelling offerings. With various engine configurations, Chevy’s full-size truck aims to please a wide range of buyers. However, with so many options available, they can’t all be winners. In a recent list published by Consumer Reports, the Silverado …

2001 Toyota Tacoma like this red one parked near the shore is the best used pickup truck to buy
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Best Used Toyota Tacoma Model Years According to Consumer Reports

The Toyota Tacoma’s road manners are rarely praised. It’s a Toyota pickup truck designed for workhorse purposes. Plus, it’s a bonafide rock crawling machine, especially in the purpose-built TRD-tuned versions. However, it’s also a pricey compact pickup truck option. For many, buying a used Toyota Tacoma pickup truck is more practical for their budget. These …

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Trucks & SUVs

Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?

As the pickup truck evolved, it moved into position as America’s favorite automobile choice. With utilitarian roots, trucks and their pickup beds have been helping farmers and ranchers for nearly a century. Popular pickup trucks like the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado, or Ram 1500 have become more than a cowboy’s chariot. Today, families in city …

A photo of the Rezvani Hercules 6X6 in the desert.
Trucks & SUVs

The Rezvani Hercules 6×6 Costs $225,000 and Develops up to 1,300 HP

The Rezvani Hercules 6×6 is, without a doubt, one of the wildest pickup trucks we’ve ever seen. For starters, the Jeep-based Hercules has six wheels, military-inspired styling, and FOX off-roading suspension. The Rezvani isn’t cheap, however, given that it starts at $225,000. There’s even a Military trim that starts at $325,000 and includes bulletproof windows …

2021 Ford F-150 driving through a forest
Trucks & SUVs

Don’t Pay for Your 2021 Ford F-150 Until Next Year

If you are in the market for a brand-new pickup truck, chances are you’ve at least considered the 2021 Ford F-150. To entice you further, Ford has implemented a new financing deal. In short, you’ll be able to defer your F-150 payments for 90 days. This means that you can drive your brand-new truck for …

Dodge Ram pickup truck in the last model year before the ram trucks change
Trucks & SUVs

The Ram Pickup Truck Started a Revolution

The American pickup truck is the most popular vehicle on the road today. We have the iconic Ford F-150 and Honda’s Ridgeline––the unibody underdog. A pickup truck moves people and stuff in rugged style and utilitarian ease. Today, trucks aren’t just for hard work. They have evolved into luxurious limousines. In fact, the modern pickup …

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 …

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Trucks & SUVs

The Most Complained About Ram Pickup Trucks

The Ram pickup truck continues to enjoy popularity after separating from Dodge. Since the 2010 model year, Ram Trucks has been its own entity. The lineup still includes the standard half-ton pickup––the Ram 1500 pickup truck. We also see the Ram 1500 Classic, which retains the old body style, and the heavy duty pickup trucks …

The Nissan Titan is the largest pickup available from the Japanese manufacturer.
Trucks & SUVs

No One Wants to Buy These Worst-Selling Trucks

2020 has been a tough year for auto sales, especially pickup trucks. Today we’re looking at the three worst-selling trucks in the United States. GoodCarBadCar published its U.S. pickup truck sales figures for the second quarter of 2020, highlighting the most affected models. Not everything is dreary; however, two models managed to increase sales compared …

Bengal off-road pickup truck RV by Tiger Adventure Vehicles on a dirt road
Marine & RVs

This Siberian Design Tiger Camper Gets Slashed by the Bengal

Sometimes the best way to experience nature is by going deep in an off-road vehicle. The fall camping season is here. What better way to go out into the will than, well, inside of an off-road pickup truck that’s also a motorhome? If you’re yearning to leave the concrete behind, you know it’s not always …

2020 GMC Sierra Elevation parked in grass
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Complained About GMC Trucks and SUVs

GMC is an iconic American benchmark when it comes to auto brands. It’s the corporate counterpart to Chevrolet, so many of its trucks and SUVs like the Yukon and the Sierra are similar to some of the Chevy models we are familiar with. However, it does stand alone and its production vehicles maintain their own …

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

Buying Your Pickup Truck: Timing Matters

As we close up the whirlwind that is 2020, buying a new pickup truck may be on your mind. Should you just go out to the dealer and pull the plug? Or does a waiting game help close a better deal? How does timing affect the end result of buying your pickup truck? Don’t rush …

A red 2021 Jeep Gladiator sits atop of rocks.
Trucks & SUVs

Nissan Frontier vs. Jeep Gladiator: Fair to Compare?

The Nissan Frontier is a global benchmark in the compact pickup truck segment. Jeep’s release of the Jeep Gladiator has definitely added something new to our choices when it comes to buying a compact pickup truck. The 2020 Jeep Gladiator is more expensive than the 2020 Nissan Frontier, but how else do these two pickup …

Ford Expedition towing a camper trailer
Trucks & SUVs

3 SUVs as Capable as a Pickup Truck

Pickup trucks have their purpose. They are capable and utilitarian, boasting the undeniable utilitarian benefits of a truck bed. They are also fierce towing machines. But for many families, a large three-row SUV like the Ford Expedition may be a better option. When it comes to towing and hauling, these 3 SUVs are the best …

A Toyota Tundra TRD Pro on display at an auto show
Trucks & SUVs

Most Complained About Toyota Trucks

Toyota truck complaints aren’t isolated to only the pickup trucks. Toyota also offers a lineup of SUVs on truck platforms that fall into the category, too. In fact, the two pickup trucks aren’t the highest two for most complaints. So which of those body-on-frame SUVs made it onto the list of Toyota’s top most complained …

Honda Ridgeline Black Edition parked in front of the horizon
Trucks & SUVs

The Honda Ridgeline Doesn’t Need a Truck Skeleton

If you ever compare the Honda Ridgeline to the Toyota Tacoma, one of the biggest differences you’ll find is the skeleton or internal platform of these pickups. And, while the Toyota Tacoma may be a bit more off-road capable, the Honda Ridgeline is no slouch. Plus, it offers an incredible daily driving experience. In fact, …