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Lux Trucks: GMC Canyon Denali, Sierra Denali Ultimate Debut At LA Show
Lux Trucks: GMC Canyon Denali, Sierra Denali Ultimate Debut At LA Show

General Motors’ [NYSE: GM] GMC truck brand is expanding its set of luxury-trim Denali offerings to its mid-size Canyon pickups later next year—and even sooner in its full-size Sierra pickup trucks it’s stepping up the luxury package even more with the release of a Sierra Denali...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel pulling Chevy Corvette
2016 Chevy Colorado: V-6 Or Duramax Diesel?

If you have your mind set on skipping past the full-size Silverado (or F-150 or Ram 1500, for that matter) and heading for the somewhat more manageable 2016 Chevrolet Colorado—or the closely related GMC Canyon—you’ll be facing a dilemma: do you get the V-6 gasoline engine, or the...Read More»

2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty
2017 Ford Super Duty Trucks Go Aluminum But Keep Big V-8, V-10 Engines

Last year, Ford rocked the conservative, evolutionary pace of change in the U.S. pickup-truck arena with the introduction of a radically new, aluminum-bodied F-150 family. And now it’s following suit in the heavy-duty segment, with fully redesigned 2017 Ford F-Series Super-Duty trucks that...Read More»

Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Responder Concept for Moab Easter Jeep Safari, 2015
So, Are You Gonna Buy That New Jeep Wrangler Pickup?

Detroit automakers are working overtime to renegotiate their contracts with the UAW. As news of those talks leaks out, so do some intriguing hints about products that may (or may not) lie down the road. ALSO SEE: Holy Crap, The Ford Bronco May Make A Comeback, Too Ford, for example, is considering...Read More»

2016 Toyota Tacoma  -  First Drive, August 2016
2016 Toyota Tacoma: First Drive

Let’s get this out of the way: With the Tacoma, Toyota has the best-selling truck in this segment, and one of the models that retains the best resale value in the entire U.S. market. Its owners are fiercely loyal, and cheerleaders for the brand’s trucks. They’re also the...Read More»

2016 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class
The Best Car Interiors Of 2015

Quality means something a little different to each shopper, so in The Car Connection's reviews, we discuss vehicle quality in every dimension--styling, performance, safety, features, and fuel economy. Nowhere is it more important than in the space available to people and their belongings. That's...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150: Top Full-Size Truck Gas Mileage—Not Counting Diesel

Ford has at last released official EPA fuel economy ratings for its radically redesigned 2015 Ford F-150 pickups, which begin arriving at dealerships this month. The F-150 now has the highest fuel economy ratings—by a smidge—of any full-size gasoline-powered pickup on the U.S. market...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Concept, 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show
Chevrolet Colorado Gets ZR2 Concept With Turbodiesel Power: 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

The Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup is new for 2015, and along with its GMC Canyon twin, it's under consideration for the 2015 North American Truck/Utility of the Year award. Now, GM is showing off a new version--an off-road specialist powered by the upcoming turbodiesel engine due in the trucks...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71
2015 Chevy Colorado Priced From $21,890

The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado will come with a base price of $21,890 when it goes on sale later this year. The Colorado--and its twin, the GMC Canyon--are GM's new mid-size pickup trucks, the replacement for compact trucks GM sold under the same names through the 2012 model year. READ: Why Can't Cars...Read More»

2014 GMC Sierra
2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra Adopt New SAE J2807 Towing Standards

When it comes to pickup trucks, towing capacity has the same importance that fuel economy has with hybrids or driving range has with electric vehicles. Unlike those examples, there has never been any standardization to determine how much weight a vehicle can actually tow. To rectify this, the...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon Earn Top Crash-Test Ratings

The 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevy Suburban, and GMC Tahoe remain among the safest full-size SUVs on the market. That's a fair assessment based on a set of new ratings and results just released from the federal government, which has crash-tested the Tahoe, a body-on-frame SUV that was fully redesigned...Read More»

2014 Ram Power Wagon
Ram Power Wagon Gets More Extreme for 2014

The full-size pickup truck market is a never-ending game of one-upmanship, and the 2014 Ram Power Wagon definitely ups the ante when it comes to off-roading. Now in its third version since being reintroduced in 2005, the 2014 Ram Power Wagon gets a boost for its off-road ruggedness with many of the...Read More»

2015 GMC Canyon live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show preview
2015 GMC Canyon Video Preview: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

If you wanted a mid-size truck before this year, your choices were relegated to two brands: Nissan and Toyota. With the 2015 GMC Canyon and its near-twin, the Chevy Colorado, there's new lifeblood in the segment, with an intriguing diesel option on the way. The Canyon, like the Colorado, gets a...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150 Video Preview: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE:F] is placing a quite extraordinary bet, and it revealed its hand at the 2014 Detroit auto show this week. It's replacing much of the steel in the best-selling vehicle in America, the Ford F-150, with aluminum. With aluminum body panels and structural pieces, Ford hopes the...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71
2015 Chevy Colorado: LA Auto Show Video

The Chevy Colorado will be GM's first mid-size pickup truck, and a companion to the bigger 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500, when it goes on sale next year. Before then, crowds at the 2013 LA Auto Show got their first look at the Colorado, which is set to take on the likes of the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan...Read More»

2014 Nissan Titan
Next Nissan Titan Gets Cummins Turbodiesel V-8

The Nissan Titan will be the second light-duty, full-size pickup truck on the market to get a diesel engine--and it's doing it with the Dodge Ram's old dance partner. Nissan announced yesterday that it had inked a deal with Cummins for that specialty diesel maker to provide Nissan with a new...Read More»

2014 Ford F-150 Tremor
2014 Ford F-150 Tremor: EcoBoost Goes Short-Bed, Short-Cab

The latest addition to the Ford F-150 lineup is the Tremor, a new sport truck coming in the 2014 model year. Ford showed off the new truck today in Dearborn, one of the first models confirmed for the 2014 F-150 lineup. The name Tremor's been applied to Ford trucks and SUVs in the past. In the...Read More»

2014 GMC Sierra 1500
2014 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra V-6 Gas Mileage Official At 18 MPG City

Since our first drives of the 2014 GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado, we've been waiting for GM to release fuel-economy figures for its excellent new V-6 engine. They're out today, and in some official EPA ratings, they rival Chrysler's Ram 1500 and its high-economy special editions. The 4.3-liter V-6...Read More»

2014 GMC Sierra First Drive, Santa Barbara
2014 GMC Sierra: First Drive

Drift north out of the lights of Santa Barbara, and California gets dark quickly, as if it's trying to extinguish the whole idea of Lompoc. Somewhere in those 3G-free hinterlands, we're surrounded by scrubby wilderness, wrapped in the sound of crashing surf, drifting into a rugged sleep. Until we...Read More»

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