a silver 2003 Toyota Tundra in an outdoor press photo
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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 …

The Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road parked in the wilderness
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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 …

The front passenger side of a yellow and white 1979 Ford F-150 Raptor restomod by Sweet Brothers
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1979 Ford F-150 Raptor Pickup Truck Does Exist, Sort of

Old pickup trucks are cool. Modern technology makes them better. At least that is the message sent out by the Sweet Brothers Restomods. They craftily combined a 1979 Ford F-150 pickup truck and a 2014 Ford Raptor to prove their point. So, in essence, a 1979 Ford Raptor does exist, sort of. The age-old question …

The 2021 Ford Ranger on the trails
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Don’t Count on the 2021 Ford Ranger Being Reliable

Have you ever walked into a car dealership and asked the salesperson to show you the least reliable pickup on the lot? Probably not. And why would you? No one wants to buy a pickup only to find out that it’s not at all reliable. Unfortunately, when it comes to the Ford Ranger, it’s not …

2021 Toyota Tundra with mountains in the distance
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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 …

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How Reliable Is the 2021 Toyota Tacoma?

The Toyota Tacoma has a reputation for being a reliable workhorse. It’s no wonder then that it’s become a leader in the pickup segment. But when it comes to the 2021 Toyota Tacoma, does that reliable reputation hold true? Let’s find out. Determining the Toyota Tacoma’s reliability ratings If you’re hoping to find out just …

The driver's side front quarter of a silver Fisker Ocean electric SUV
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Why is Fisker Teasing Its Electric Pickup Now?

Henrik Fisker, the head of Fisker, Inc., has been a busy person. During 2020 he shopped his all-electric premium SUV around until he found a suitable partner to build. During that time, he also teased that there would be additional vehicles coming to the Fisker lineup. Then, just a little over a week ago, he …

2017 Toyota Tacoma being driven up a gravel hill
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These Reliable Used Pickups Have Stood the Test of Time According to Consumer Reports

There’s no denying that pickups are popular, especially among used car shoppers. Despite the segment’s popularity, though, not all pickup trucks have proven themselves to be reliable. Fortunately, Consumer Reports’ data can be pretty helpful if you’re in the market for a reliable used pickup. 2020 Chevrolet Colorado The Chevrolet Colorado doesn’t boast the best …

2016 Toyota Tacoma in the wilderness
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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 gray 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid towing a boat
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Don’t Avoid the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid if You Want a Work Truck

When you think of the Ford F-150, chances are you’re envisioning a V8-powered truck capable of on-road and off-road performance. As a result, the introduction of the Ford F-150 Hybrid naturally raises some questions. This is because a significant portion of F-150 owners actually use their trucks to work. To figure out how the new …

A grey 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost towing a boat on highway
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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
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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, …

2020 Mopar-Modified RAM 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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2020 Ram 1500 Takes on the Autobahn – Hemi V8 on Open Road

The growl of a V8 Hemi is something that causes many to smile. The legacy of these muscle-bound engines that have carried the Hemi name has even permeated the racing world to become legends. In short, Hemis are known for being horsepower and torque monsters. So, a Ram 1500 with a Hemi makes sense. Horsepower …

The 2021 GMC Sierra 1500
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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 …

GMC Sierra 2500 HD Denali parked in gravel
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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
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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
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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
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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 …

2019 Ram 3500HD
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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 …

A photo of the Rezvani Hercules 6X6 in the desert.
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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 …

2020 Nissan TITAN PRO-4X pickup truck parked on sandy road
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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 …

2021 Ford F-150 driving through a forest
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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 …

The Ford Ranger is a small but capable pickup truck.
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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
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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 …