Pickup Trucks

What's New for 2022: Honda
What's New for 2022: Honda

Big changes are coming for Honda in the near future, but for the 2022 model year Honda revitalizes its smallest and most recognizable car, the Honda Civic. The brand's longest running nameplate, introduced in 1973, celebrates its 11th generation in sedan, hatchback, Si, and Type R variants, though...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat Hybrid
2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid pickup truck gets 42 mpg

The 2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid pickup truck has exceeded Ford's earlier fuel economy estimates, with an "EPA-estimated" 42 mpg city rating, the automaker announced Thursday—indicating that the numbers aren't yet finalized, but nearly so. Ford had previously targeted 40 mpg city. Not only is...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick
2022 Ford Maverick vs 2022 Nissan Frontier vs 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz: A tale of 3 trucks

Three new small pickup trucks have launched over the past three months, and we drove them all. Together, they tell us a lot about the U.S. market’s headlong scramble into trucks of all sizes and types. We think the 2022 Ford Maverick will be a smash hit, the 2022 Nissan Frontier should...Read More»

2022 Toyota Tundra
First drive: 2022 Toyota Tundra tackles a Texas-sized problem of old age with a good new truck

The state of Texas proudly plants one boot in its independent past and its other boot in a future built on individual freedoms. It’s a fitting setting to drive the new 2022 Toyota Tundra full-size pickup truck. Beyond San Antonio, not far from the backyard of Toyota Motor North American...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150 Platinum off-road
2021 Ford F-150 joins Ram 1500 with Top Safety Pick

The redesigned 2021 Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck earned a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS, the insurance-industry funded safety agency announced Tuesday. The award applies for crew and extended cab models, but not the regular cab. The bestselling vehicle in the U.S. earned top "Good" marks on...Read More»

2021 Ford Ranger Tremor, left, and 2021 Honda Ridgeline HPD, right
2021 Honda Ridgeline vs 2021 Ford Ranger: Compare Trucks

The redesigned Honda Ridgeline squares off against an old foe in the 2021 Ford Ranger. The challenge in deciding between these two mid-size trucks might be all the other new trucks coming to market, ranging from the small 2022 Ford Maverick hybrid to the electric 2022 Rivian R1T. The difference...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick
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 Rivian R1T
Skip the dealer: How to buy a Rivian R1T or R1S

The first Rivian R1T electric pickup trucks finally started rolling off the factory floor in Normal, Illinois, in mid-September, but they won't be heading to dealerships, now or later. Instead, Rivian follows a similar path as Tesla, Polestar, and other electric vehicle companies by forgoing the...Read More»

2019 Toyota Tundra
2018-2021 Toyota Tundra recalled for increased fire risk

The 2018-2021 Toyota Tundra full-size pickup truck has been recalled for halogen headlights that can overheat and increase the risk of fire to other parts of the truck, Toyota disclosed in paperwork to the NHTSA made public on Monday. The recall affects 158,489 trucks equipped with halogen...Read More»

Honda TrailSport logo
Honda TrailSport trim elbows into off-road segment

A new TrailSport trim will buff up Honda's light trucks by the end of the year, the automaker announced Tuesday. The cosmetic appearance package will be followed in subsequent years by increased ground clearance and off-road suspensions, unlike any Honda passenger vehicle on sale today. The...Read More»

2022 Ford Ranger Splash Pacakge
2022 Ford Ranger Splash dives into deep end of '90s nostalgia

The Ford Ranger Splash returns, but without the flare-side bed walls that last made a splash in the '90s. The 2022 Ford Ranger Splash will be offered as an appearance package, and as a rotating cast of limited editions showcasing a unique body color, Ford announced Wednesday. Closing out this...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150
2021 Ford F-150 extended cab recalled for seat belt issue

Ford will recall of certain models of the 2021 F-150 for a misrouted seat belt that may not restrain a passenger in a crash, the NHTSA announced today. The recall is limited only to extended cab body styles that Ford calls SuperCab. The regular cab and crew cab (SuperCrew) body styles are not...Read More»

2022 Nissan Frontier
2022 Nissan Frontier: Big changes, small price hike to $29,015

The redesigned 2022 Nissan Frontier arrives with modern changes and a modest price increase. At $29,015, including $1,175 destination, the 2022 Frontier S King Cab is $650 more than outgoing model that had been around since 2005. The most significant change in the mid-size pickup truck's 17-year...Read More»

2022 Toyota Tundra
Redesigned 2022 Toyota Tundra teases a modern truck

Toyota continues the art of seduction with its latest teaser for the redesigned 2022 Toyota Tundra. The pickup truck is a big deal, not just in terms of size but for Toyota to stay relevant in a segment that ranges from near six-figure luxury landships to electric beacons of the near future. The...Read More»

Cadillac Super Cruise with automatic lane change
GM expands Super Cruise to 2022 Silverado, 2022 Sierra pickup trucks

GM continues to roll out its Super Cruise hands-free driving system to more vehicles and with more features, the automaker announced Friday. Super Cruise expands to eight vehicles for 2022 and can be used while towing. “The additional Super Cruise-enabled vehicles and new features are an...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick
5 things to know about the 2022 Ford Maverick

The 2022 Ford Maverick small pickup truck made its first public appearance at the Chicago Auto Show last week. The Maverick appeared to confirm its bona fides as a small pickup truck, and not just a compact crossover with a bed or a puny pickup from the 1980s and ’90s. We won’t know how...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy
Review update: 2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy sets the bar for three-row SUVs

The Hyundai Palisade deserves another look. Overshadowed by its sibling, the Kia Telluride, the Palisade has been on the sideline despite its distinct design, slightly better packaging, and comfortable suspension tuning. When the three-row SUVs from the Korean automakers debuted for the 2020 model...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
GM recalls Silverado and Sierra HD diesels again for block-heater issue

GM is recalling Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Heavy Duty trucks equipped with a Duramax diesel engine and an optional engine-block heater. A short circuit in the connection to the block heater could cause a fire, the NHTSA disclosed this week. The short circuit can cause a fire if the block...Read More»

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz
2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz pickup gets crossover-like fuel economy and $25,175 starting price

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 lean more toward crossover than pickup and its pricing, released Tuesday, also makes the Santa Cruz even more...Read More»

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