Pickup Truck

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Video Road Test
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»

2009 Ford F-150
Survey: Women Prefer Men In Black Ford Pickups, Men Prefer Women In Red BMW Sports Cars

There are a lot of things to consider when buying a new car: What kind of fuel economy does it earn? What safety features does it offer? Will I need to call tech support just to set up the radio? One thing we've never heard folks ask, though, is whether their new ride will be attractive to...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country
2014 Chevrolet Silverado High Country Priced From $45,100

Consumers aiming to step into the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado High Country can expect to pay a premium for the luxury version of Chevy's new full-size truck. Arriving in dealerships this fall, the Chevrolet Silverado High Country will sport a starting price of $45,100 (including destination charge)...Read More»

2014 Ford F-150 fitted with natural-gas readiness package
Ford F-150 To Be Offered Ready For Natural-Gas Conversion

Ford announced today that it would offer an optional natural-gas readiness package the 2014 model of on its popular F-150 pickup truck, equipping the truck to be converted to natural-gas or bi-fuel operation by qualified third-party installers. It's the first half-ton pickup truck to be offered...Read More»

2004 Dodge Ram SRT-10
5 Most Wanted Ram Trucks: 30 Days Of Ram 1500

We're spending this month with a 2013 Ram 1500, but while we're focusing on what makes the full-sizer one of our top-rated pickups, we're also taking a look back into history for the five Chrysler pickup trucks we'd have all over again. The Ram's history is just as cloudy as the past for the big...Read More»

30 Days of the 2013 Ram 1500
30 Days Of The 2013 Ram 1500

With all the high-performance roadsters we take for joyrides, and all the supersedans we cruise, It's easy to forget how good today's full-size pickup trucks have become. We're not going to forget this month, because for the next 30 days, The Car Connection is going in-depth with the 2013 Ram 1500...Read More»

2014 GMC Sierra 1500
Better Gas Prices & Housing Sales Give Trucks & SUVs A Boost

Official auto sales stats won't be released until tomorrow, but early signs point to strong numbers for April -- particularly in the truck and SUV segment. Not so long ago, pickups and SUVs seemed to be caught in a death spiral. With fuel prices edging higher and fuel economy the #1 factor for many...Read More»

2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition
Ford Doubles Down With New 2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition

Ford's looking to capitalize on the success of the F-150 SVT Raptor by adding a new Special Edition model for 2014. The idea of this new trim level is to give customers the ability to make their Raptor even bolder. The new 2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition takes the existing Luxury Package and...Read More»

Kia Mojave concept
Will Your Next Pickup Be A Hyundai?

Pickup sales are booming. In fact, trucks are on track to be the biggest sellers of 2013, thanks to the recovery of the U.S. housing and construction markets. So it should come as no surprise that Hyundai is considering the addition of a pickup to its lineup. If that sounds familiar, it's because...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2014 GMC Sierra, Chevy Silverado: Prices From About $25,000, 23-MPG EPA Highway

The 2014 GMC Sierra and 2014 Chevy Silverado will earn EPA-rated gas mileage figures of as high as 16/23 mpg mpg when they go on sale later this summer, General Motors announced today. The 16/23-mpg figure for the GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado, with the new generation of GM's 5.3-liter V-8, is 1...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500
2014 Ram 1500 Gets 3.0L Diesel

While Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand already claims to deliver best-in-class fuel economy with its Ram 1500 pickup, there’s still room for improvement. In the third quarter of this year, Ram will introduce an industry-first small displacement diesel into its line of half-ton pickups. The...Read More»

2014 Toyota Tundra
2014 Toyota Tundra Full Details: 2013 Chicago Auto Show

The full-size pickup truck market still makes up a large portion of vehicle sales in the U.S., from the job site to the boat landing, American's rely on their trucks. Toyota made a serious play in the American pickup truck industry back in 2007, but a lot has changed since then, and Toyota knows...Read More»

Ford Atlas Concept revealed at 2013 Detroit Auto Show
Ford Likes Turbocharging In Trucks, GM Dodges It: Which Is Better?

The Ford Atlas concept from the Detroit Auto Show, which gives a first glimpse of the all-new, next-generation versions of the F-150 pickup, has a lot of tech and design ideas packed into it. But truck shoppers often need to think about horsepower, torque, payloads, and pulling power first and...Read More»

Ford Atlas Concept
Ford F-150 Atlas Concept: A Transit Pickup Truck Stays In Step In Detroit

The 2013 Detroit Auto Show has already seen the world debut of the 2014 Chevy Silverado and the 2014 GMC Sierra--and to keep itself in the headlines along with its arch-rival, Ford will show a new Atlas truck concept that could predict a new pickup truck to come in the near future. The Atlas...Read More»

2013 Nissan Frontier
2013 Nissan Frontier: Familiar Look, Higher MPG, More Tech Inside

Although full-size trucks (from Ford and Ram especially) have made some major gains in fuel economy over the past years, compact and mid-size pickups have largely been left out of the gas-mileage game. Thankfully that changes this year, with the 2013 Nissan Frontier gaining 1 to 2 mpg across the...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
U.S. Auto Sales Expected To Surpass 15 Million In 2013

Sales reports are still filtering in from 2012, but analysts have already turned their attention to 2013. And we're happy to report, they're making some pretty rosy predictions for the year to come. A report in the Wall Street Journal says that marketing and research firm Polk expects U.S. auto...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Colorado
GM Recalls 2010-2012 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon For Missing Hood Latches

General Motors is recalling certain 2010 through 2012 model year Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups that may lack a secondary hood latch to prevent unexpected hood opening during operation. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of...Read More»

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