Pickup Trucks

2022-2023 Toyota Tacoma recalled for child seat anchor weakness
2022-2023 Toyota Tacoma recalled for child seat anchor weakness

A child safety seat anchor in new versions of the Toyota Tacoma mid-size pickup truck may not be safe at all, according to a recall order disclosed by the NHTSA on Tuesday. Welds on the upper child seat anchors can be loose enough to be moved by hand, prompting Toyota to recall 75,316 Tacomas from...Read More»

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2022 Toyota Tundra recalled for crossed wires

Toyota announced on Wednesday the recall of 31,400 new Tundra pickup trucks because the backup camera can project a forward-facing image when the trucks are put in reverse. This is the third recall for the redesigned 2022 Tundra, and the second recall relating to the Panoramic View Monitor (PVM)...Read More»

Nissan recalls Frontier, Titan pickup trucks for rollaway risk post thumbnail
Nissan recalls Frontier, Titan pickup trucks for rollaway risk

Newer Nissan pickup trucks equipped with a 9-speed automatic transmission are being recalled because the trucks can roll away despite being in the "Park" position, the NHTSA disclosed Tuesday. When owners shift the truck into Park, the parking pawl in the transmission may not engage. The driver...Read More»

Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 Ecodiesels recalled for power loss post thumbnail
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 Ecodiesels recalled for power loss

Stellantis is recalling 138,645 SUVs and trucks equipped with a 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine. Dubbed Ecodiesel, the engine has a fuel pump that can block the flow of fuel and lead to power loss while driving, the NHTSA disclosed on Monday. The recall affects the 2014-2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV...Read More»

Test drive: 2022 Ford Maverick right sizes the pickup truck post thumbnail
Test drive: 2022 Ford Maverick right sizes the pickup truck

To this day I still remember riding in the back of my buddy’s dad’s red 1980’s Ford Ranger with the red interior. Even as a kid those back seats were small with little to no leg room. Compact pickup trucks used to dot America’s roadways, but they mostly disappeared from...Read More»

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Test drive: 2022 Nissan Frontier aims for traditionalists

My mother, or anyone in my family, will tell you I’m a bit resistant to embracing change. It’s hard. The latest Nissan Frontier is designed for people like me. With a TCC Rating of 5.6 out of 10, the 2022 Nissan Frontier outranks every direct mid-size pickup truck competitor on paper...Read More»

2023 Ford F-150 Rattler presents a more accessible off-road truck post thumbnail
2023 Ford F-150 Rattler presents a more accessible off-road truck

Ford introduced a new Rattler package for the 2023 Ford F-150 pickup truck that bridges the gap between the base XL truck and the FX4 off-road variant, the company announced Tuesday. By adding yet another package option to America's bestselling vehicle, Ford simplifies the most configurable vehicle...Read More»

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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning rated at up to 320 miles of range

The EPA has certified the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck at up to 320 miles of range, the automaker announced Monday. Ford had been expecting the electric version of America's bestselling vehicle for more than 40 years to have a peak range of 300 miles. The 2022 Ford F-150...Read More»

Review update: 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTD LT Trailboss delivers tale of two trucks post thumbnail
Review update: 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTD LT Trailboss delivers tale of two trucks

Chevy has complicated the 2022 Silverado 1500 buying process even more than the usual configurations and options. There will be two trucks sold on dealer lots, both 2022 models, one with updates inside and out, and the other carrying over unchanged from 2021. The carryover 2022 Silverado 1500 will...Read More»

Why buying a 2022 Chevy Silverado is so confusing post thumbnail
Why buying a 2022 Chevy Silverado is so confusing

Not all 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500s will be built equally or even be the same truck. Some models will wear the refreshed changes for the new model year, while the carryover Silverado will be called an LTD model. Both trucks will be 2022 Chevrolet Silverados. Confused? So are we. Chevrolet...Read More»

Ford recalls nearly 250,000 Super Duty trucks for fractured driveshaft  post thumbnail
Ford recalls nearly 250,000 Super Duty trucks for fractured driveshaft

Ford is recalling the 2017-2022 Ford Super Duty pickup truck for a potential fracture in the aluminum driveshaft. The recall encompasses 247,445 extended cab and crew cab F-250 and F-350 models equipped with gas engines, according to a notice posted by the NHTSA on Wednesday. Heat and noise...Read More»

Electric pickup trucks: A complete guide post thumbnail
Electric pickup trucks: A complete guide

Electric pickup trucks are no longer a prospect: they are a reality. With Tuesday's additional teaser of the Ram 1500 EV due for 2024, that leaves only the Nissan Titan as a full-size pickup truck without any electrification. The 2022 Tundra can be had as a hybrid, but Ford, Chevy, GMC, and Ram all...Read More»

2022 Toyota Tundra hybrid: Estimated 22 mpg combined, price range of $53,995 to $75,225 post thumbnail
2022 Toyota Tundra hybrid: Estimated 22 mpg combined, price range of $53,995 to $75,225

Toyota announced pricing and fuel economy for its first electrified pickup truck on Tuesday. The 2022 Toyota Tundra hybrid with its i-Force Max powertrain will cost $3,400 more than similarly equipped gas models and get an estimated 22 mpg combined, which is 2 mpg better than the gas-only truck...Read More»

Review update: 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz packs style and utility in a compact package post thumbnail
Review update: 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz packs style and utility in a compact package

The year is 2022 and Hyundai makes a kind of pickup truck. Watch out world, it’s a whole new era. Hyundai’s not looking to take on the Ford F-150 or Chevrolet Silverado. It’s not even aiming for the Ford Ranger or Honda Ridgeline. With the 2022 Santa Cruz, Hyundai’s circled...Read More»

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning vs. 2024 Chevy Silverado EV: Compare Electric Trucks post thumbnail
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning vs. 2024 Chevy Silverado EV: Compare Electric Trucks

America's bestselling pickup trucks have plugged into the electric age with battery electric variants launching sooner rather than later. Following the lead of the Rivian R1T pickup, the Ford F-150 Lightning and Chevrolet Silverado EV provide all of the full-size truck utility consumers expect with...Read More»

Ford Maverick Hybrid: How we'd equip our Best Car To Buy 2022 winner post thumbnail
Ford Maverick Hybrid: How we'd equip our Best Car To Buy 2022 winner

The 2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid is an automotive unicorn. The compact pickup truck costs less than half of the average new utility vehicle, is more efficient than most cars, and is so sought after that you might have as hard a time locating it as you would a unicorn. Even though Ford's smash hit won...Read More»

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Ford F-150 recalled for two separate issues

Ford announced last month two recalls of the bestselling Ford F-150 pickup truck. The first and larger recall involves new Ford F-150 pickup trucks in crew cab configurations equipped with four-wheel drive and the 5.5-foot short bed. Certain 2021-2022 models equipped with the 302A equipment group...Read More»

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Ford Maverick: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2022

The 2022 Ford Maverick wins The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2022 award. The compact pickup truck with a crew cab and a small bed beat out five finalists out of dozens of new or redesigned vehicles we tested in 2021. It met our criteria of costing less than $50,000 and coming standard with...Read More»

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Ford Maverick: Best Pickup Truck To Buy 2022

It follows that our Best Car To Buy 2022 overall winner—the 2022 Ford Maverick compact pickup truck—would also win its segment. But the Best Pickup Truck To Buy 2022 award necessitates some explaining. The 2022 Rivian R1T electric pickup truck tops our TCC Rating system with a 9.0 out...Read More»

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