2019 Ram Power Wagon Crew Cab
Trucks & SUVs

Truck Sales Outpace All Others During Pandemic

For the month of April, the automotive industry took a huge loss in sales. Although companies offering sales online did not suffer as much as brick and mortar companies, there were still significant shortfalls. The interesting thing though, is that during the global pandemic lockdown, sales of trucks dominated other vehicles for the few sales there actually were. It’s …

Ram 1500 diesel trucks for sale at a car lot.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Shopping for Trucks With a $5k Budget

Buying a new truck every five years or so is not always financially possible. So, used trucks are an option that many people consider. But what if your budget is more like $5,000? What kind of truck is available at that price point, and what pitfalls can be avoided? Don’t spend it all First off, if you are considering purchasing a vehicle with …

2021 GMC Canyon AT4
Trucks & SUVs

What Makes GMC a Premium Truck Brand?

It’s not inaccurate to think of GMC trucks as upscale Chevys. The GMC Sierra and Canyon do share platforms and powertrains with their Chevy counterparts. That’s why Hennessey can make Goliaths out of both Chevy and GMC trucks. However, GMC products do get some trims and features that separate them from Chevy’s vehicles. But, although …

The new 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 on display at the North American International Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

The President of GM Says the Company ‘Doesn’t Believe’ in Aluminum Trucks

Many consumers love trucks because of their excellent durability. With their heavy-duty construction, they make excellent work vehicles. Trucks like the RAM 3500 and the Chevy Silverado 2500HD can tow more than 30,000 pounds when properly equipped. These trucks are traditionally built with steel bodies. However, one automaker has been using other materials. In 2015, …

Buying a Pickup Truck
Trucks & SUVs

Why Would You Buy A Lifestyle Pickup?

We used to call them “windshield cowboys.” You know, the type that looked like he or she was more comfortable driving a lifted 4 x 4 than riding a horse. In fact, they looked like they had never been on a horse. They’re called lifestyle pickups now. Former Mexico President Vicente Fox once said it …

2019 Ford F-150 Limited
Trucks & SUVs

8 New Pickup Trucks Owners Keep the Longest

Value is an important component when searching for new trucks. According to a study conducted by iSeeCars, there are eight truck models that are kept longer than any other trucks on the market. With the average number of years of ownership ranging from eight to nine years, it can provide the kind of value that …

2019 Ram
Trucks & SUVs

2019’s Canceled Pickup Trucks

With trucks as popular as they are, you would think there would not be any that won’t be available after 2019, but you would be wrong. Consolidation, cost savings on the assembly line, or getting ready for an entirely new truck meant cutting back on certain versions manufacturers make leading up to new introductions. As TFL …

2019 Ford Ranger FX2
Trucks & SUVs

Ford Ranger Gets FX2 Off-Road Package

For those of you who want a Ford Ranger with more off-road capability but don’t necessarily need four-wheel drive, Ford finally has a solution. The Ranger FX2 was designed to do exactly that. FX2 Off-Road Package With a more urban market in mind, the FX2 off-road package brings a few changes to the 2020 Ford …

Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
Trucks & SUVs

New Toyota Tundra Truck Coming In 2021

We’ve finally got some Toyota Tundra news to report. Toyota announced today that it is investing $391 million in its truck plant in San Antonio, Texas. That means we are getting closer to the all-new Tundra which we wish was in 2020 as a 2021 model. Unfortunately, it looks like the new Tundra won’t be …