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2020 Land Rover Discovery is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show

Watch This Land Rover Discovery Tow A Train

I’ve never been a big fan of the Land Rover brand myself, but I can’t deny how far their team will go to prove how capable their cars really are. A few weeks ago, I had learned about the Dragon Challenge taken on by the Land Rover Sport PHEV, and I have to say I …
An overhead side view of a silver 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Launch Edition in the desert

How Much Can the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Tow?

It’s pretty safe to say the 702-hp output is the new Ram 1500 TRX’s main draw. But pickup trucks, even off-road-focused ones, are used for a variety of tasks. And one of the most important is towing. So how does the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX stack up to the rest of the Ram 1500 lineup, …
Men Pushing Car

How to Voluntarily Repossess Your Vehicle

Times are tough and it’s possible that those car payments that were once affordable have now become unaffordable due to unemployment. If you currently have a car loan have and fallen behind on the payments, then there is a possibility that the lender will take back the car, which is called a “repossession.” However, if …
2019 Ford Ranger FX2 driving down country road

Can a Ranger Tow a Ranger?

The Polaris Ranger and the Ford Ranger are both popular vehicles for their own reasons. In fact, it’s entirely plausible that someone might want both. But before you go down that road, you should make sure your pickup truck can tow your side-by-side. Or else, it’s all in vain. There is absolutely no point in …
A silver Volkswagen New Beetle towing a trailer, parked in front of a mountain range

Can a Passenger Car Be a Good Tow Truck Alternative?

While it has its downsides, a pickup truck does offer several advantages over SUVs and passenger cars. Especially when it comes to towing. However, not every person can house or afford a dedicated tow truck—or even necessarily needs one. And though SUVs can also be used as tow vehicles, they too aren’t always easy to …
2017 F-250 Super Duty 4X4 Crew Cab Platinum

Good Heavy Duty Pickup Trucks for Less Than $10,000?

If you are looking for a big, heavy duty pickup truck for under $10,000 you are already painfully aware that they don’t come easy. What you will mostly find in this price range are either generations back or ragged-out high mileage work trucks. That said, it’s still possible to find one with some towing miles …
2019 Ram 1500 Rebel driving on dirt road

Why Buy a Ram 1500 When You Can Buy a Ram 1500 Classic?

The Ram pickup truck has been a trusted truck for years. But what are the real differences between the new Ram 1500 and the Ram 1500 Classic. The Ram 1500 is an all new generation, while the 1500 Classic is an old faithful. The 2020 Ram 1500 Classic has a bargain starting price point and …
A Ford Super Duty F-350 at the North American International Auto Show

2020 Ford F-350 Super Duty Wins Award

 The Fast Lane Truck on Thursday announced the results of a recent competition for the Best Heavy-Duty Truck. The 2020 Ford F-350 with the Power Stroke V8 came up the winner from amongst the other participants in the pack. For its accomplishment, it receives the Gold Hitch award. Heavy-duty trucks are a class of vehicles often …
GM Chevrolet Silverado trucks are displayed at a car dealership

2020 Chevrolet Silverado Duramax Diesel Wins Award

The Fast Lane Truck announced today the results of a recent competition for the Best Half-Ton Diesel truck. The winner of the awards receives a Golden Hitch. The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Duramax took home the trophy from the competition this year.  The test and the competitors The contestants for the Golden Hitch award were reviewed on performance through the …
Truck tires sit on display during a car and truck show

What are the Best Truck Tires for Towing?

When you hit you the road for a weekend of adventure and making memories with the fam, the last thing you want to worry about is your tires. You are a conscientious driver that already knows your tire choice matters. If you’re towing a camper, boat, or any other type of hobby trailer the tires …
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LTZ Z71 with trailer

Three Tips for Better Mileage While Towing

The freedom of hitching up a trailer and heading out for the weekend is part of the American dream. Camping in a trailer is an amazing way to see the beauty of the United States. It’s a known fact that towing any real weight has a massive impact on the tow vehicle’s miles per gallon. …
2019 GMC Terrain Denali

You Won’t Believe How Much These Two 2015 Compact SUVs Can Tow

Although still impressive, it’s not exactly surprising that the 2015 Jeep Cherokee can tow 4,500 pounds. More recent models boast a capacity of over 7,000 pounds. That’s to be expected from the Cherokee. It is an SUV well known for its strength and versatility. It’s no surprise that the 2015 Audi Q5 comes in right …
2016 GMC Sierra at Miami Beach International Auto Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center

Will GM’s New System Really Make Towing Safer?

Safety features are one of the most important features consumers consider when looking for a new car. Consumers want a vehicle that will hold up in a crash, get them from point A to Z safely, brake well in an emergency, and provide the convenience and comfort of knowing that the car is equipped with …
Jeep Gladiator Rubicon vs. Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro towing tug-of-war

Toyota Tacoma-Jeep Gladiator Tug-Of-War Shows What These Towing Videos Actually Prove

Ever since Tesla showed its Cybertruck pulling an F-150 uphill, towing tug-of-war videos have surged in popularity. One YouTube team even attempted a Tesla-Ford rematch and highlighted how difficult it is to compare ICE trucks with electric ones. But are tests like this actually useful, or pure publicity stunts? Recently, Edmunds.com took two popular off-road …