Pickup Trucks

Review update: 2020 Honda Ridgeline pickup is stuck in the middle
Review update: 2020 Honda Ridgeline pickup is stuck in the middle

Pickup trucks should be an extremely rational purchase. Like, garbage bag- and skim milk-type rational. But the most rational pickup of them all doesn’t get a second thought. Why? The 2020 Honda Ridgeline is our highest rated mid-size pickup—by a large margin, actually. That’s in...Read More»

2020 Jeep Gladiator
Review update: 2020 Jeep Gladiator Sport makes for a more useful Wrangler

The Jeep Gladiator is like a Wrangler, except it has a bed and enough towing capacity to haul a boat. And it’s only slightly less capable off-road than the Jeep Wrangler. Set to square off with the Ford Ranger, Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, and Nissan Frontier, the Gladiator’s...Read More»

2020 Toyota Tundra 1794 edition
2018-2020 Toyota Tundra full-size pickups recalled for dull turn signals

The 2018-2020 Toyota Tundra full-size pickup truck has been recalled for an issue with the LED headlights, the automaker announced in paperwork filed with the NHTSA earlier this month. The front turn signal bulbs in the headlight assembly were designed incorrectly, resulting in the wrong filament...Read More»

2021 Jeep Gladiator EcoDiesel
2021 Jeep Gladiator EcoDiesel first look: more grunt, more miles

The pairing was highly eventual, but also highly anticipated. On Friday, Jeep announced that its 2021 Gladiator pickup would be available with an optional 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 plucked from the Ram 1500 pickup and Wrangler SUV. In the Gladiator, the turbodiesel will make 260 horsepower and 442...Read More»

2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail
2021 Toyota 4Runner updated, Trail editions return, and TRD Pros get spacey

The 2021 Toyota 4Runner will get sharper eyes, fleeter feet, a new edition, and a fresh paint job in a bid to keep the aging SUV fresh. Those changes also will include a new Lunar Rock color across the TRD Pro off-road lineup and the return of the Trail edition to the Tacoma and Tundra pickups, as...Read More»

2020 Ford Ranger equipped with Ford Performance accessory packages
Built Ford tough, tougher, or toughest? Ranger pickup adds available off-road hardware

New versions of the Ford Ranger mid-size pickup can be fitted with ascending levels of off-road hardware at dealerships, the automaker announced Tuesday. The first two of three off-road packages will be available at dealers in August. The third off-road package won't be available until next summer...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150
Ram 1500 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150: How the trucks compare on paper

Full-size trucks are a big deal. The three offerings from Detroit-based truckmakers square off for buyers' interest and money surely, but also loyalty. Among shoppers, truck buyers are some of the most loyal to their chosen brands. Ford, General Motors, and Ram square off in an annual royal rumble...Read More»

Teaser for 2021 Ford F-150 debuting on June 25, 2020
New 2021 Ford F-150 promises several surprises

When the new 2021 Ford F-150 pickup debuts online on June 25, it may come with more surprises than a hybrid or all-electric version. The bestselling pickup will add a sleeper-seat, according to Reuters. In addition to the lay-flat passenger seat, the 2021 F-150 is expected to add over-the-air...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Colorado Z71
2021 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size truck updated with a new trim, new packages, and a heavy-duty look

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup truck comes with a new Custom Special Edition, a beefed-up ZR2, the return of the ZR2 Bison, and the return of the 2.8-liter turbodiesel inline-4. All Colorados get cosmetic upgrades to the front and rear, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen is standard on all...Read More»

2020 Ram 1500 “Built to Serve Edition”
Limited run, 2020 Ram 1500 "Built to Serve" truck honors Navy

The second installment of Ram's special edition pickups to honor five branches of the U.S. military will hit dealers soon, the truckmaker announced Thursday. The 2020 Ram 1500 "Built to Serve" truck will honor the U.S. Navy, and it follows a similar package released last year for the Army. Like...Read More»

Ford F-Series electric truck prototype
All-electric Ford F-150 pickup truck coming within 24 months, exec says

A fully electric Ford F-150 pickup truck will arrive in the U.S. within the next two years, Ford Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley told investors Wednesday. The executive outlined some of the automaker's future plans with Ford CEO Jim Hackett during a call hosted by Deutsche Bank. Discussion of...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Carhartt Edition
2021 Chevy Silverado, 2021 GMC Sierra heavy-duty pickups adding tony, tough new versions

General Motors has big plans for its twin heavy-duty haulers when they go on sale for the 2021 model year. Order guides detail off-road focused and luxury versions of both pickups are coming to dealers soon. A spokesman for General Motors didn't comment on the new trucks. The 2021 Chevrolet...Read More»

2020 Toyota Tundra 1794 edition
Review update: The 2020 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition asks what you need in a truck

Does a pickup truck need a head-up display, 12.0-inch touchscreen, or an 8.0-inch LCD screen in the gauge cluster? Does the bed need fancy storage containers or a reconfigurable tailgate? These are the questions the Toyota Tundra poses. The Tundra’s far more basic and offers none of the...Read More»

2020 Nissan Frontier
2020 Nissan Frontier mid-size pickup starts at $27,885 for new V-6, but old body

It's been a long time coming. The updated 2020 Nissan Frontier comes with an updated price of $27,885 that effectively ends the $20,000 budget-truck era. The 2020 Nissan Frontier mid-size pickup averages about $2,000 more than the outgoing V-6 models, the automaker announced Tuesday. Nissan...Read More»

2020 Ford F-150
Pickup trucks outsell cars for the first time, and it may not be temporary

The Ford F-150, Ram 1500, and Chevy Silverado have been the best-selling light vehicles in America for a long time, but for the first time ever, the pickup truck segment as a whole outsold the car segment in the month of April, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. The difference was by a large margin...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger and F-150 with self-leveling kit
2020 Ford Ranger vs. 2020 Ford F-150: Compare Trucks

In most places, bigger is considered better. This should apply to pickup trucks, too, but half-ton trucks like the 2020 Ford F-150 are America’s preferred vehicle of choice over massive heavy duties. While the F-150 might be the right-size truck, the 2020 Ford Ranger mid-size truck presents...Read More»

2020 Nissan Titan Pro-4X
Review update: 2020 Nissan Titan Pro-4X off-road pickup truck is lost and that's good

Get lost isn’t the worst thing I’ll hear all day, not by a long shot. Thirty-one minutes from my doorstep in Colorado is nowhere. I like that. Off-road pickups like the 2020 Nissan Titan Pro-4X tell me to “get lost.” Done deal. There’s a small but growing sub-set of...Read More»

2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
2020 Ford Ranger vs. 2020 Toyota Tacoma: Compare Trucks

Mid-size pickup trucks are the new sport utility vehicles. Owning one also makes you one of the most popular people in the neighborhood. The 2020 Ford Ranger and 2020 Toyota Tacoma fulfill their sporting utility in similar ways and earn an identical TCC Ratings of 5.0 out of 10. But that’s...Read More»

2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave and 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro
Rock of ages: 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave challenges the 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro in a gravel pit

It’s a story as old as time, of young upstarts ranging from Oedipus Rex to Lightning McQueen, aiming to unseat the wily but fading veteran. So it is with the 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave and the 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro. Launched for 2020, the Jeep Gladiator brings off-road bona fides with...Read More»

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