Pickup Truck

2016 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra Get MPG-Boosting Mild-Hybrid Tech
2016 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra Get MPG-Boosting Mild-Hybrid Tech

No, the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 and 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 still aren’t moving to downsized engines, or turbocharging. But if you’re in California, you might soon find new mild-hybrid versions at the dealership. For now, these Sierra 1500 and Silverado 1500 trucks, with what’s...Read More»

2016 Ford F-150 Limited
Is There A Ford F-150 Diesel In The Works? And If So, Why Now?

The Ford F-150 is many things: rugged, reliable, and the top-selling vehicle in the U.S. for more than three decades. What it's not -- at least not since the 1980s -- is a diesel, but that could soon change. According to Auto News, diesel models of the F-150 have been spotted at Ford's testing...Read More»

2016 Jeep 75th Anniversary edition complete model lineup
Fiat Chrysler Kills Chrysler 200 & Dodge Dart, Puts Brakes On Alfa Romeo, Ramps Up Jeep

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has updated its current business plan, and...well, let's just say that changes are afoot at FCA, but none of them will catch anyone off-guard. The new plan stems from changes in the global marketplace that position some FCA products for greater success than others. Such...Read More»

2005 Jeep Gladiator concept
Jeep Wrangler Pickup Confirmed: Future Rival To The Ford Ranger?

In the pickup market, toughness matters. So does rugged, iconic, like-no-other styling...such as that of the Jeep Wrangler. Well, then; what about a pickup truck based on the Jeep Wrangler? Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has been considering it for some time—actually for many years, if you...Read More»

2017 Honda Ridgeline, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
2017 Honda Ridgeline Preview Video

The first Honda Ridgeline was a tweener pickup truck--not a compact, and definitely not a full-sizer. It also wasn't a big sales hit, but Honda's hoping to change that the second time around with the new 2017 Ridgeline. ALSO SEE: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Preview Video Back after a two-year hiatus...Read More»

2016 Nissan Titan
2016 Nissan Titan XD Priced From $41,485

Prices for the 2016 Nissan Titan XD will start at $41,485 including destination, the automaker announced today. The XD is the first of a new generation of Nissan full-size pickup trucks to be launched. The XD model in particular has been designed to tackle some heavy-duty needs while narrowly...Read More»

2017 GMC Canyon Denali
Lux Trucks: GMC Canyon Denali, Sierra Denali Ultimate Debut At LA Show

General Motors’ [NYSE: GM] GMC truck brand is expanding its set of luxury-trim Denali offerings to its mid-size Canyon pickups later next year—and even sooner in its full-size Sierra pickup trucks it’s stepping up the luxury package even more with the release of a Sierra Denali...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel pulling Chevy Corvette
2016 Chevy Colorado: V-6 Or Duramax Diesel?

If you have your mind set on skipping past the full-size Silverado (or F-150 or Ram 1500, for that matter) and heading for the somewhat more manageable 2016 Chevrolet Colorado—or the closely related GMC Canyon—you’ll be facing a dilemma: do you get the V-6 gasoline engine, or the...Read More»

2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty
2017 Ford Super Duty Trucks Go Aluminum But Keep Big V-8, V-10 Engines

Last year, Ford rocked the conservative, evolutionary pace of change in the U.S. pickup-truck arena with the introduction of a radically new, aluminum-bodied F-150 family. And now it’s following suit in the heavy-duty segment, with fully redesigned 2017 Ford F-Series Super-Duty trucks that...Read More»

Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Responder Concept for Moab Easter Jeep Safari, 2015
So, Are You Gonna Buy That New Jeep Wrangler Pickup?

Detroit automakers are working overtime to renegotiate their contracts with the UAW. As news of those talks leaks out, so do some intriguing hints about products that may (or may not) lie down the road. ALSO SEE: Holy Crap, The Ford Bronco May Make A Comeback, Too Ford, for example, is considering...Read More»

2016 Toyota Tacoma  -  First Drive, August 2016
2016 Toyota Tacoma: First Drive

Let’s get this out of the way: With the Tacoma, Toyota has the best-selling truck in this segment, and one of the models that retains the best resale value in the entire U.S. market. Its owners are fiercely loyal, and cheerleaders for the brand’s trucks. They’re also the...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Colorado
2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Priced From At Least $33,705

GM has set pricing and final towing specs for the upcoming turbodiesel-powered 2016 Chevrolet Colorado. The new mid-size diesel will be alone in its segment when it goes on sale later this year. Powered by a 2.8-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder engine, the Colorado will be rated at 181 horsepower...Read More»

2016 Ford F-150 Limited
2016 Ford F-150 Limited Ups Technology, Luxury

Only a week after General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] announced a series of updates for its Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 for the 2016 model year, the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has come out with a new range-topping version of its rival F-150. The latest version is called the F-150...Read More»

2016 GMC Sierra 1500
2016 GMC Sierra 1500 First Look

Coming hot on the heels of our first look at the updated 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has dropped the first details on the popular pickup’s GMC cousin, the Sierra 1500. The GMC Sierra range is coming off its best June since 2006, not to mention 12 consecutive...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 First Look

Chevrolet’s current-generation Silverado 1500 was all-new for 2014 but the full-size pickup has already come in for a substantial update, confirming the competitive environment in which the big, burly workhorse operates. The Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] aluminum-bodied F-150 remains...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150 Video Road Test

Quick! Name the best-selling truck, and vehicle, in the U.S. If you said anything other than the Ford F-150, you’re wrong. The F-150's been on top of the sales charts for more than 30 years. And even though Ram, Chevy, and GMC have upped their game, Ford intends to stay number one with its...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Colorado
2015 Chevrolet Colorado Video Road Test

Until this year, the mid-size pickup market was almost completely stagnant for the better part of a decade. The Ford Ranger died, and the Nissan Frontier and the Toyota Tacoma were hardly updated. Now, GM is shaking things up with a pair of new mid-size trucks--the GMC Canyon and this, the new 2015...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
The Car Connection's Best Trucks To Buy 2015

With millions sold each year, the pickup truck is one of the pillars of the auto industry. Only a handful of automakers build pickups--and yet, it can be overwhelming to find one that suits your taste and your budget. It's even more confusing with the arrival of a new generation of mid-size pickups...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
Is The Ford F-150 America's Favorite Luxury Vehicle?

The line between mass-market and luxury vehicles has become fuzzy in recent years. Sure, there are still mainstream, bargain-basement rides like the Nissan Versa, just as there are high-end Bentley Continental GTs for the world's Beckhams, Hiltons, and Kardashians. But between those extremes...Read More»

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