Pickup Trucks

2022 Ford Maverick vs 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Compare Trucks
2022 Ford Maverick vs 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Compare Trucks

The 2022 Ford Maverick and 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz resurrect a small truck segment that had been dormant for more than a decade. Both of these crossover-based vehicles give shoppers an open bed and a more adventurous edge than compact crossover SUVs that fill roads like construction zones in...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick
2022 Ford Maverick buzzes the tower for hybrid trucks

The 2022 Ford Maverick touches down as a small pickup truck powered by a standard hybrid engine with an estimated 40 mpg around town, Ford announced Wednesday. Just like "Top Gun: Maverick" returns to the big screen later this year, the 2022 Ford Maverick dusts off its forgettable past as a compact...Read More»

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz
2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz pickup gets crossover-like fuel economy

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz bridges the gap between the utility of a small pickup and the convenience and comfort of a compact crossover SUV. Fortunately, its fuel economy figures released Monday lean more toward crossover than pickup. The EPA posted 21 mpg city, 27 highway, 23 combined for the...Read More»

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning strikes electric truck market

A new Lightning is coming, and with it Ford shocks the pickup truck segment it has dominated for more than four decades. On Wednesday, the truckmaker debuted the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck with a 10,000-pound towing capacity, an estimated 300-mile range, and an estimated 0-60...Read More»

2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD gets 6-way tailgate

The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500HD pickup trucks now offer heavy duty options when it comes to loading the bed. GM brings its Multi-Flex Tailgate first offered on the GMC Sierra AT4 and made available on the Silverado 1500 last year to its heavy duty lineup, Chevy announced Monday. On the...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150 tow technology
Ford's Onboard Scale: How it works and how much it costs on the 2021 Ford F-150

Ford is doing to towing what the automatic transmission did to the manual: Make it easy enough for anyone to operate. Three new features announced Wednesday on the 2021 Ford F-150 aim to reduce towing guesswork. One will measure payload; the second measures tongue weight; and the third is the very...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71
2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon recalled again for power steering issue

GM has expanded an earlier recall of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon mid-size pickup trucks, the NHTSA announced Monday. A poor electrical connection subject to corrosion in the power steering system can cause the affected vehicles to lose power steering assist and make steering...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Chevy Silverado electric pickup truck planned with 400-mile range

General Motors confirmed on Tuesday that the Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup truck will get an all-electric version based on the Hummer EV pickup truck due by the end of this year. An electric version of GM's bestselling vehicle would be built and sold concurrently with the gas- or...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150 vs 2021 Ram 1500
2021 Ford F-150 vs 2021 Ram 1500: Compare Trucks

Last year, the Ram 1500 nearly overtook the Chevrolet Silverado as the second bestselling vehicle in the U.S. This year, both full-size trucks face an upward climb in catching the redesigned 2021 Ford-150, the undisputed king of the hill. The 2021 Ram 1500 balances between a smooth, ride with...Read More»

2022 Ford Super Duty Lariat Tremor with Sport Appearance Package
2022 Ford Super Duty gets 12-inch touchscreen and appearance upgrades

The 2022 Ford Super Duty F-250 comes with a larger available touchscreen and new appearance packages, Ford announced on Monday. The Super Duty comes in F-250, F-350, and F-450 model, each with three cab sizes, and it offers single or dual-rear-wheel configurations. It carries over mostly unchanged...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid
Review update: 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid generates value through its generator

“Artists lead and hacks ask for a show of hands,” Steve Jobs said in the biopic of the same name. Like Jobs, Ford’s leading the pickup race with the innovative 2021 F-150 Hybrid while the other truck makers are hacking to keep pace. Ford spokesperson Dawn McKenzie told me that...Read More»

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 diesel
GM, Mercedes recall newer trucks, SUVs for Continental tire failure

General Motors and Mercedes-Benz are recalling newer trucks and SUVs equipped with Continental tires for a potential break in the sidewall that increase the risk of a crash, the NHTSA announced Monday. Continental said in a statement that the tires were cured too long and "may experience a carcass...Read More»

2021 Honda Ridgeline
First drive: 2021 Honda Ridgeline bridges crossover comfort with pickup truck capability

It feels like the Honda Ridgeline always has something to prove. The mid-size pickup truck rides on a unibody car platform that buffer trucks might shame as soft, even though that’s what makes it so good. I see you, Ridgeline, and I hear the imposter syndrome, but understand this: you are...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150 towing
2021 Ford F-150 recalled for loose windshield; F-Series payload overstated

Ford on Monday announced two recalls for its bestselling 2021 F-150 pickup truck and 2020-2021 Ford F-Series Super Duty truck lineup. Redesigned for 2021, Ford F-150 models built in Dearborn from Oct. 27, 2020 to Feb. 3, 2021, are being recalled because the front windshields can come loose. The...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
GM confirms 6M trucks and SUVs recalled with Takata passenger airbags

General Motors last week announced the specific model years included in its expanded recall of vehicles equipped with faulty passenger airbags. The contentious recall of nearly 6 million full-size SUVs and pickup trucks equipped with Takata airbag inflators was ordered by the NHTSA in late...Read More»

2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Nissan launches 2022 Pathfinder, 2022 Frontier with new bods, same bones

Nissan on Thursday debuted the redesigned 2022 Pathfinder SUV and 2022 Frontier mid-size pickup truck. The simultaneous launch comes after pandemic-induced delays that caused the Pathfinder to skip the 2021 model year and for Nissan to move the redesigned Frontier from the 2021 to the 2022 model...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150 Raptor vs. 2021 Ram 1500 TRX
2021 Ford F-150 Raptor vs. 2021 Ram 1500 TRX: Compare Trucks

The Ford F-150 Raptor has been roaming the planet for years, unchallenged and unrivaled. That all changed last year when FCA (now Stellantis) shoved the Dodge Hellcat’s supercharged V-8 engine into a pickup truck to create the Ram 1500 TRX. Ford responded by launching a new Raptor today. Both...Read More»

2021 Nissan Titan tested by IIHS
2021 Nissan Titan performs worse in crash tests: IIHS

The 2021 Nissan Titan full-size pickup truck took a step backward in crash test ratings, but took a step forward in preventing crashes, according to the latest findings by the IIHS released on Tuesday. The nonprofit safety group funded by the insurance industry found that the Titan crew cab...Read More»

2020 Nissan Frontier
Nissan confirms Frontier pickup truck will carry over until 2022 redesign

The 2021 Nissan Frontier mid-size pickup truck will be a carry-over model until the redesigned 2022 model debuts early this year, Nissan confirmed to The Car Connection on Monday. "The all-new 2022 Nissan Frontier will debut in early 2021," Nissan spokesperson Kevin Raftery said via email. "A model...Read More»

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