New U.S. Postal Mail Service Truck by Oshkosh
Automotive News

Oshkosh is Making the New USPS Trucks Look Weird

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is finally getting some new trucks. However, the new mail trucks are about to look pretty strange compared to the old ones. While the old USPS trucks look like classic milk or tiny ice cream trucks, they’re about to become freakishly futuristic.  Oshkosh is designing weird USPS trucks  Alright, so …

2010 Toyota Tundra cruising down the road
Trucks & SUVs

5 of the Most Reliable Trucks for Under $10,000

Unlike cars and SUVs, buying a reliable used truck can be tricky because they’re typically used for working on a construction job site or other heavy lifting and towing duties. And if you’re shopping for a reliable truck on a strict budget, then you might think that your options are limited. But don’t worry, there …

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 …

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?  …

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 …

A black 2021 Toyota Avalon driving in the snow
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is Toyotathon Worth it?

Every year, Toyota runs this campaign. The company gives consumers a certain amount of time to buy or lease a Toyota car, truck, or SUV with added deals and incentives. If you are hoping to get behind the wheel of a Toyota Avalon, 2021 Toyota Corolla, Toyota Tacoma, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Sienna, or one of …

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 …

Nissan Titan XD
Tips, Tricks & Trends

How Much Does Lifting Your Truck Cost?

Are you looking to do some serious off-road driving in your truck and need some extra clearance? Or do you just want to look cool as you effortlessly glide over the speed bumps at the local grocery store parking lot? Either way, you’ll need to lift your truck. However, there are different ways to go …

the 2021 TRD Pro lineup in lunar rock in a sandy scene
Trucks & SUVs

What’s So Great About Toyota Trucks and SUVs?

Toyota trucks and SUVs enjoy a reputation for being hardy and reliable. There are several options. From the luxurious Land Cruiser climber to the tough Tacoma trail truck, there is a long-lasting and capable Toyota pickup truck or SUV for pretty much anyone. But what makes them so great? Sure, we’ve seen videos of people …

A photo of the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX outdoors.
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 …

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 …

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 …

2019 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Trail Runner
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Fuel-Efficient Trucks

Aside from SUVs, trucks are among the most popular vehicles among American car buyers. And while most truck buyers will pay the most attention to facts and figures like a truck’s tow rating, payload capacity, and other handy features, one feature that might be overlooked is fuel economy. After all, why would you care about …

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 …

A blue 2019 Ford Raptor is powering through on a dirt road.

Owner of New Ford Raptor Surprised by $10,000 Damage In A Day

Hailstorms are annoying. Sometimes, they can even be dangerous and destructive. One 2020 Ford Raptor owner discovered this first hand. He was, of course, very excited to buy his pickup, only to become disheartened by a hailstorm the next day. He and his wife were safe. But, the new Raptor took a beating. The hail …

Ram pickup trucks for sale at a dealership
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 …

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 …

Tesla Semi Truck will produce zero emissions
Hybrids & Electrics

Tesla vs. Daimler: Diesel Truck Takeover

As the push moves stronger in the direction toward electric vehicle technology, the race for electric-powered commercial trucking transportation heats up. Eventually, electric semis will take over our heavy-duty diesel trucks. Who will dominate the market? Daimler or Tesla? For now, it’s looking like a tossup: Tesla vs. Daimler. Whose electric tech will take over …

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 …

a white Ram work truck on the job
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Complained About Pickup Trucks

Pickup trucks are the most popular segment in the US. People love their trucks. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they aren’t complaining. There are a few popular truck models that have a larger number of complaints than the rest. The trucks on this list are the most complained about pickup trucks, according to CarComplaints.com. GMC …

2021 Nissan Ariya parked on street
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is Nissan a Japanese Car Company?

Nissan Motor Companies is a popular car maker in the US. It is also popular in other countries such as China, Russia, and Mexico. In fact, according to Wikipedia, in 2014 Nissan was the largest auto manufacturer in North America. So where does Nissan originally hail from? Is Nissan a Japanese car company? What does …

2020 Toyota Tacoma off-roading in sand
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is Toyota a Japanese Car Company?

Toyota is one of the best-selling car brands on the planet. Nearly everyone everywhere can conjure up the image of a specific model when they hear the Toyota name. But where did it all begin? Surely this legendary automaker has a history. Is Toyota a Japanese car company? The Toyoda Group It started out with …

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

Can the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Out-GOAT the 2021 Ford Bronco?

The much-awaited release of the 2021 Ford Bronco approaches. Yes, we’ve seen the debut. We’ve pre-ordered the Bronco and we can’t wait to get behind the wheel and head out into the horizon. But does the newly unveiled Ram 1500 TRX Baja-inspired truck threaten the Bronco way of life? If the TRX dominates the Bronco …

An overhead side view of a silver 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Launch Edition in the desert
Trucks & SUVs

Is the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Faster Than the Ram SRT-10?

The 2021 Ram 1500 TRX has been the biggest news of the week. And why wouldn’t it be? After all, it has a supercharged V8 that produces over 700 horsepower and enough ground clearance and suspension travel to get you almost anywhere. But what you might not remember is that there was a Ram truck …