Pickup Trucks

Will the VW Tarok concept pickup be sold in the US?
Will the VW Tarok concept pickup be sold in the US?

It's hardly shaped like one, but the Volkswagen Tarok concept pickup bound for the 2019 New York auto show is a balloon. More specifically, it's a trial balloon for the automaker to gauge appetite and interest in a VW-branded pickup in the U.S. The Tarok is already scheduled to be built and sold in...Read More»

2020 Jeep Gladiator
2020 Jeep Gladiator vs. 2019 Toyota Tacoma: Compare Trucks

It’s hard to imagine two more versatile vehicles than the 2019 Toyota Tacoma and the 2020 Jeep Gladiator. These two pickup trucks offer seating for five in a pinch, plenty of storage, good towing ability, and serious off-road chops. Neither is perfect, but we think the Jeep Gladiator is more...Read More»

2020 Jeep Gladiator
2019 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2020 Jeep Gladiator: Compare Trucks

If you must have round headlights and a seven-slot grille, Jeep now offers three ways to get your fix. The 2019 Jeep Wrangler is offered in short- and long-wheelbase configurations with two or four side doors. The new 2020 Jeep Gladiator joins the automaker’s showrooms as much more than just...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger vs. 2020 Jeep Gladiator: Compare Trucks

Pickup buyers have two new choices now that Ford and Jeep are back in the mid-size truck market. The 2020 Jeep Gladiator and 2019 Ford Ranger go about hauling in distinctly different ways. The Jeep delivers tremendous off-road capability and rugged style at the expense of refinement. It’s...Read More»

2020 Jeep Gladiator, 2018 LA Auto Show
2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup truck will cost more than $60K fully loaded

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup truck will cost at least $35,040 when it goes on sale in May, the automaker said Saturday. The 2020 Gladiator costs about $5,500 more than the base 2019 Jeep Wrangler two-door and about $2,000 more than the Wrangler four-door. Jeep has not announced pricing for the...Read More»

2020 Jeep Gladiator
First drive review: 2020 Jeep Gladiator truck tackles off-road terrain that competitors can't

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator does more with more. There’s nothing subtle, dainty, or delicate about Jeep’s first pickup truck in 25 years, and it’s that dogged refusal to acquiesce to slippery lines and soft suspension tuning that sets the 2020 Jeep Gladiator apart from competitors...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 diesel engine nabs best-in-class power figures

The new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 funneled into dealerships last year, but this summer, the pickup will offer a light-duty diesel engine for the first time in over a decade—and it earns bragging rights for topping Ford and Ram. Chevrolet confirmed this week that the 2019 Silverado's...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger vs. 2019 Chevrolet Colorado: Compare Trucks

Not long ago, evolution of the pickup truck species left reality and normal-sized parking spaces behind. “Full size” doesn’t apply anymore, “supersize” does. That’s left white space for so-called mid-size pickups like the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado and 2019 Ford...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger Black Appearance Package
2019 Ford Ranger Black Appearance Package turns lights out on mid-size pickup truck

The 2019 Ford Ranger's optional Black Appearance Package announced Monday dresses the automaker's new mid-size pickup truck with dark-finish wheels and exterior trim. It's not just about looks: the package includes a few functional upgrades. For $1,995, the package includes glossy black 18-inch...Read More»

2019 Ford F-150
2019 Ford F-150 vs. 2019 Ford Ranger: Compare Trucks

Walking into a Ford dealer and picking out a pickup truck isn’t easy anymore. The 2019 Ford Ranger mid-size truck and 2019 Ford F-150 full-size pickup overlap in more ways than some shoppers might expect. Overall, we rate the 2019 F-150 and 6.5 and the 2019 Ranger at 5.8 on our scale that...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2019 Ford Ranger: Compare Trucks

Maybe you have a small business and need a truck to haul tools? Maybe you spend a lot of time outdoors and need a truck to haul gear? Maybe you like the freedom of an open bed or a tall ride height? Maybe we ask too many questions. Mid-size trucks like the 2019 Ford Ranger and 2019 Toyota Tacoma...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger vs. 2019 Nissan Frontier: Compare Trucks

In pitting the 2019 Ford Ranger against the 2019 Nissan Frontier against one other, we find ourselves comparing the newest mid-size pickup truck on the market with the elder statesman of (relatively) inexpensive haulers. The Ranger was revived for 2019 while the Frontier’s design hasn’t...Read More»

2020 Ford Super Duty F-250 King Ranch
Big power, big choices: Tips for buying a new heavy-duty truck

With great towing comes great power. When Minneapolis resident Jesse Rask upgraded his camper to a 12,000-pound, 37-foot trailer, his beloved 2007 Nissan Titan just wasn’t up to the task. “I loved that truck, loved it,” he said. “But it just couldn’t tow.” His...Read More»

2019 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty
First Drive: 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 heavy duty puts 1,000 lb-ft of torque to work with confidence

The 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty trucks can tow up to 35,100 pounds and can boast a turbodiesel with 1,000 pound-feet of torque, but they do even more than those massive numbers indicate. The theme with the latest, big daddy Ram is more: More power. More gears. More technology. More...Read More»

2019 Dodge Durango
FCA pushes for more truck and SUV production; Ram 1500 Classic, Dodge Durango may stick around

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may sell the Dodge Durango and Ram 1500 Classic beyond this year as part of the automaker's push unveiled Tuesday to sell trucks and SUVs to eager buyers in North America. The automaker announced a sweeping $4.5 billion investment plan that could hire up to 6,500 new...Read More»

2019 Ram 2500, 2019 Detroit auto show
2019 Ram Heavy Duty pickup truck will cost $35,090 to start

The least expensive version of the redesigned 2019 Ram Heavy Duty pickup truck will cost $350 more than the outgoing model, the truckmaker said Tuesday. For $35,090 including a mandatory (and hefty) $1,695 destination charge, the 2019 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty Tradesman trim level in regular-cab...Read More»

2019 Honda Ridgeline
Honda Ridgeline recalled for fuel pump that may crack when exposed to car wash soap

Keeping a car clean is usually a good thing, but not when it comes to certain Honda Ridgeline pickup trucks. The Honda pickup is subject to a new recall to rectify a faulty fuel pump that could crack when exposed to certain car-wash detergents. The recall approved by the NHTSA this week covers...Read More»

2013 Ford F-150
1.5M Ford F-150 pickup trucks recalled over transmission problem

Ford Motor Company said Wednesday that it will recall about 1.3 million full-size pickup trucks in the U.S. to fix a software issue that could cause their automatic transmissions to abruptly downshift. The recall affects 2011-2013 Ford F-150 pickup trucks built with 6-speed automatic transmissions...Read More»

2019 Ram 1500 Multifunction Tailgate, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
All aboard: 2019 Ram 1500 debuts new "barn door" tailgate

Pickup truck tailgates no longer simply open, close, lock, and unlock. The 2019 Ram 1500 soon will be available with a tailgate that can either drop down or be opened in a 60/40 split, similar to barn doors. The truckmaker debuted the new tailgate setup Wednesday ahead of the 2019 Chicago Auto...Read More»

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