Range Rover Sport SVR Off Road
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Why Are Range Rovers so Expensive and Are They Worth It?

Land Rover’s Range Rover may be one of the reasons so many people associate SUVs with luxury and status. It combined the go-anywhere capability of the original Land Rover with on-road refinement and a quality interior. Decades later, it’s still a very refined and competent SUV on pavement and over muddy grass. Although considering it’s …

IIHS developing new crash test
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Trucks and SUVs Force Change in IIHS Safety Tests

You know in Chernobyl when the radiation dosimeters go off-the-scale because they can’t accurately measure what’s flying around the room? That’s kind of what’s happening with trucks and SUVs when it comes to crash tests right now. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has come forward and admitted it needs a new safety test. The …

2020 Ram 1500 Tradesman
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Jeep Gladiator and Ram 1500 Are First Trucks on the Car and Driver 10Best List

Both the Jeep Gladiator and Ram 1500 are proving to be significant players in the pickup truck market. The Gladiator proves an out-the-box off-roader can also make a good work truck. And the Ram 1500—along with its heavy-duty siblings—have already won awards for serving up both utility and luxury. Now, Car and Driver has named …

2019 Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition
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Buy This Ram 1500, Not the Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition

Some special-edition Ram 1500 trucks, like the Mossy Oak Edition, are indeed special; some aren’t. One example of the latter is the Ram 1500 Kentucky Derby Edition. It was brought out to commemorate the race’s 144th running, and Ram’s 9th time as the race’s official truck. But this limited-edition isn’t a particularly savvy purchase. Instead …

2018 NICB Most Stolen Vehicles Report
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Owners of these Most Stolen Trucks May Need to Keep on the Lookout

The National Insurance Crime Bureau recently released its annual “Most Stolen Vehicles” report, and some truck owners may need to look out for thieves. The NICB does reveal that vehicle theft in the US is down overall. But that’s of little comfort to somehow who just had their expensive pride-and-joy jacked. The NICB’s Hot Wheels …

2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
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What’s the Difference Between Gas and Diesel Truck Maintenance?

Diesel trucks are quite different from gasoline ones. That means home mechanics have to keep a few things in mind before wrenching on them. That’s in addition to the other considerations required for pickup truck maintenance. But diesel truck maintenance isn’t terrifyingly-complicated, as long as you keep a few things in mind. Glow plugs, not …

2019 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Trail Runner
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2020 Chevrolet Colorado: Least Reliable New Vehicle You Can Buy Says Consumer Reports

The Chevrolet Colorado is a popular mid-size pickup truck to both modify and take off-road. Both of these are activities that can be harsh on a truck’s components. But, in day-to-day situations, the Chevy Colorado shouldn’t suffer such a level of stress. However, that’s not what Consumer Reports has found. Consumer Reports considers the 2020 …

2019 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition
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Buy This Ford F-150, Not the Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition

When it comes to American icons, the Ford F-150 and Harley-Davidson motorcycles rank pretty high on the recognition factor. So, it should come as no surprise that Ford and H-D have partnered before to make F-150 Harley-Davidson special-edition trucks. Although not truly ‘limited’, from 2002-2012 more than 70,000 H-D-themed F-150s were produced. The latest Harley-Davidson …

2019 GMC Sierra Denali CarbonPro Edition
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Consumer Reports Gives These Kind of Models the Wait to Buy Label

When you buy something new, you expect it to work. Vehicles are no different. Especially with pickup trucks—whether on a job site or in the ‘burbs, people depend on reliable trucks. But designing and building a car or truck isn’t easy. And sometimes, problems show up; some minor, some catastrophic. Especially in brand-new, redesigned models. …

2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty Mac Truck
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The Pros and Cons of Bigger Truck Wheels

One of the most important things to improve before taking your truck off-roading is ground clearance. This keeps your truck’s underbody—and all its mechanical components—from hitting big rocks and other obstacles. In addition, as factory off-roaders like the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 demonstrate, adding ground clearance improves approach and departure angles, letting the truck crawl over …

Lamborghini LM002
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What’s the Real Difference in a Classic and Vintage Truck?

Classic pickups are becoming more popular. Whether it’s the increasingly expensive luxuries offered on modern trucks or visions from Instagram off-roaders, isn’t precisely clear. But the older trucks’ simpler designs, while important to keep in mind, clearly play into it. But as these trucks’ presence becomes more prevalent, there might be a growing issue to …

Massive Winter Storm Brings Snow And Heavy Winds Across Large Swath Of Eastern Seaboard
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Consumer Reports Says These Are the Best and Worst Truck Snow Tires

Although not every pickup truck is used for plowing, many truck owners are familiar with winter’s dangers. For them, snow and ice don’t mean work stops—they just mean wearing more layers and driving more carefully. Snow tires (or ‘winter tires’) help with the last part. Even with all-wheel or four-wheel drive, snow tires are a …