Pickup Trucks

2019 Ford Ranger vs. 2019 Chevrolet Colorado: Compare Trucks
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 Toyota Tundra crash test
IIHS: Pickup trucks skimp on passenger-side safety

A round of crash-test results released Thursday by the IIHS show that even the newest pickup truck designs aren't as safe for front-seat passengers as they are for drivers. Most of the new trucks tested by the IIHS, including the redesigned 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and 2019 GMC Sierra, produced...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»

2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon
Ram Heavy Duty pickup trucks recalled for potential steering linkage separation

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a recall last week to address a steering linkage that could separate and cause a loss of control on nearly 575,000 Ram Heavy Duty trucks. The NHTSA approved the recall Jan. 25. In total, the new recall covers 573,876 Ram HD models spanning the 2013-2017 model years...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 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock
2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock fights for pickup truck buyers on a budget

With its 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock, Ram revives an historic name for a special edition of its last-generation pickup truck. While there's a redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck in dealers, the Warlock package is exclusively available on the old model that was renamed Ram 1500 Classic for the...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 Ford Ranger
2020 Ford Ranger recalled for shifter that could pop out of park

The 2020 Ford Ranger only began to reach dealership lots last month, but the automaker said Wednesday it will recall about 3,500 trucks in North America. Ford said that there is potential for drivers to shift the truck's gear lever out of park while the car is off and without a foot on the brake...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»

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD debuts: A heavy lugger among pickup trucks

Though it might look like a diesel locomotive, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD isn't likely to apply for a job at Amtrak any time soon. It won't be for lack of trying. The 2020 Silverado HD unveiled Tuesday at a General Motors assembly plant in Flint, Michigan, is capable of towing up to 35,500...Read More»

2020 Ford Super Duty F-250 King Ranch
2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty revealed: Gasser steps up

The updated Ford F-Series 2020 Super Duty battle the redesigned Ram Heavy Duty and Chevrolet Silverado HD pickup trucks with a newly optional 7.3-liter V-8 gasoline engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission. The new 7.3-liter V-8 engine joins a carried-over 6.2-liter gas V-8 base engine and an...Read More»

 2019 Ram 1500 North Edition
2019 Ram 1500 recalled over potential steering fault

A faulty fastener that may lead to the loss of power steering prompted Fiat Chrysler Automobiles last week to issue a recall for its 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck. The defective part is a battery ground circuit fastener, the automaker said. About 160,000 2019 Ram 1500 models are affected. FCA said...Read More»

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