Tag: Trucks

An Outdoorsier GMC Canyon Waits in the Wings

<img data-attachment-id="1575155" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-GMC-Canyon-SLT-Diesel.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2017 GMC Canyon SLT Diesel" data-image-description=" Image: GMC ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-GMC-Canyon-SLT-Diesel-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-GMC-Canyon-SLT-Diesel-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1575155 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-GMC-Canyon-SLT-Diesel-610×407.jpeg” alt=”2017 GMC Canyon SLT Diesel – Image: GMC” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-GMC-Canyon-SLT-Diesel-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-GMC-Canyon-SLT-Diesel-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-GMC-Canyon-SLT-Diesel-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-GMC-Canyon-SLT-Diesel-768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-GMC-Canyon-SLT-Diesel-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-GMC-Canyon-SLT-Diesel.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Adventurous types looking for off-road fun from […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Very Expensive Luxury SUVs From 1990

<img data-attachment-id="1685056" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x.jpg" data-orig-size="820,615" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer" data-image-description=" https://wagonmaster.com/products/1989-final-series-jeep-grand-wagoneer-4×4-iv-1970 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1685056 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/20181025_162641_1_e6bc0543-a547-4e43-9747-04e80d6090f3_820x.jpg 820w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Our last couple of Buy/Drive/Burn posts covered two different flavors of compact Japanese SUVs from the 1990s. […]

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Ram Sets Price for 2020 EcoDiesel Pickups

Fresh off giving Chevy a good drubbing in the American sales race, Ram has announced pricing for its new batch of EcoDiesel half-ton pickup trucks. We’ll save you a click and tell you above the fold that the cheapest way to get into a new Ram EcoDiesel is by way of two-wheel drive Tradesman wearing […]

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It Takes Two: Ford’s Ranger FX2 Is (Mainly) an On-roader With Off-road Looks

In all fairness, the newly announced FX2 Package does boost the off-road cred of the two-wheel drive Ford Ranger, albeit modestly. If memory serves this writer correctly, RWD trucks can be a load of fun in the rough, assuming that backcountry trail isn’t too slick, greasy, or soupy. An obvious ploy to capture the hearts […]

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Nissan Less Committed to Pickups, With Good Reason

Nissan won’t be extending the same commitment it has for small cars to its full-size pickup line. The automaker recently told U.S. dealers that it would begin scaling back its Titan offerings, partly due to a new Titan looming on the horizon. Nissan intends to unveil the new pickup in the fall. Meanwhile, existing Titan […]

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Oil Is Out: Nissan Readies a Refreshed, Diesel-free Titan Line

Far from being the first choice among full-size truck buyers, the Nissan Titan and Titan XD are at least earning attention from their builders — and the latest alteration will earn a chorus of boos from those who worship at the altar of all things Cummins. With a refreshed lineup on the way, Nissan has confirmed […]

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GM: Pickup Profit Is Paramount, but Expect a Sales Rebound

<img data-attachment-id="1678044" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="GM Flint Investment silverado flilnt assembly" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1678044 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/GMFlintInvestment01-061219.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Unlike the botched launch of Ram’s new-for-2019 1500 pickup, General Motors from the very […]

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Classic-er: With No Midsize in Sight, Ram’s 1500 Holdover Stands to Live On

For those of you who value, um, value in your pickup purchase, there’s good news. Ram’s 1500 Classic, the name given to the previous-generation half-ton that soldiers on alongside the new-for-2019 1500, shows no signs of impending death. Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley made that point abundantly clear during an earnings call last week. Debuting for […]

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2020 Ford Super Duty’s New 7.3-liter V8 Approved for 430 Horsepower

Earlier this year, Ford teased a bunch of updates for its 2020 F-Series Super Duty pickups — including the all-new 7.3-liter V8 the automaker planned on offering. Timed perfectly to coincide with the exact moment we forgot the motor was supposed to be coming, Ford released some specs this week. They don’t look half bad. Designed to […]

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Flurry of Trademark Applications Points to Ford Ranger Trim Buffet

Do you find yourself wishing Ford turned up the heat on the Ranger pickup, perhaps offering customers a choice of powerplants and greater diversity in appearances? You’re likely in luck. According to U.S. trademark applications filed late this month, the Blue Oval has just gotten started with its new midsizer, though anyone waiting patiently for […]

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Ford Extends One Million Pound Middle Finger at Tesla

Elon Musk certainly hasn’t been kind towards Ford in the past, talking about how the Dearborn truck plant is like a morgue. It’s a bold move considering his cars are assembled outdoors in a tent, but that hasn’t stopped the Twitter man from tweeting. He even recently claimed the Tesla all-electric pickup truck will be […]

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Rare Rides: A Micro Machine, the Off-roading 1967 Ferves Ranger

<img data-attachment-id="1682318" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480.jpg" data-orig-size="640,360" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1967 Ferves Ranger" data-image-description=" https://www.autoscout24.com/offers/ferrari-others-ferves-ranger-ferrari-veicoli-speciali-gasoline-orange-d2179482-dc01-6a19-e053-e250040a12c4?cldtidx=6&fbclid=IwAR37lR6vnqdHV3vIIyNg6PImpSBr-2YslEFRuces-yEwEIZ8TfHz-17zo48 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682318 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/640×480.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ever wanted a microscopic multipurpose off-road car that’s not much larger than a lawnmower? Well have we got a […]

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Rare Rides: An All-wheel Drive Chevrolet Astro RV From 1991

<img data-attachment-id="1682028" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1200" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1991 Provan Tiger GT" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1991-Tiger-GT-Provan-AWD-Class-B-Camper-Van-Pop-Top-Only-15-299-Acutal-Miles-/264392238546?oid=264365339653 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1682028 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/s-l1600-1-1.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The Rare Rides series has touched on recreational vehicles twice in the past, when it featured […]

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Nissan Recalls 91,000 Titan Pickups Over Electrical Woes

<img data-attachment-id="1681996" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/19TITAN_Pro4X-5-source-e1563483261632.jpg" data-orig-size="2472,1648" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Nissan","camera":"","caption":"All 2019 TITAN and TITAN XD models are covered by Nissan\u2019s \u201cAmerica\u2019s Best Truck Warranty\u201d3 \u2013 featuring bumper-to-bumper coverage of 5-years\/100,000-miles, whichever comes first. Vehicles covered by the new warranty, which includes basic and powertrain coverage, include all TITAN V8 gasoline-powered models and diesel and V8 gasoline-powered 2019 TITAN […]

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup Truck Already Dead: Report

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup truck is the company’s attempt to get in on the growing pickup truck market on a global scale. Based on Nissan’s Navarra, it’s a premium mid-sized offering available in select markets that are not the United States. If the latest reports are true, it’s also a dead product. Automotive News Europe recently […]

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Ford Teasing Probable Pickup Emoji

<img data-attachment-id="1681704" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262.png" data-orig-size="860,515" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="ford emoji teaser" data-image-description=" ford/youtube ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-450×269.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-610×365.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1681704″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-610×365.png” alt width=”610″ height=”365″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-610×365.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-75×45.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-450×269.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-768×460.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262-120×72.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ford-emoji-teaser-e1563302906262.png 860w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ford was teasing a new pickup truck on Tuesday. No, it’s not the Bronco-based one we mentioned […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Three-door Japanese SUVs in 1989

<img data-attachment-id="1681596" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1067" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1989 Nissan Terrano/Pathfinder" data-image-description=" Nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681596 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Nissan-Terrano-3.0-1987-4.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Do you remember what the compact SUV market looked like in 1989? Me either. But it was […]

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Fire Risk: GM Recalls 160,000 Canadian Pickups, No News on U.S. Models

<img data-attachment-id="1427105" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,854" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2016 Chevrolet Silverado crew cab blue" data-image-description=" Image: Chevrolet ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1427105″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-610×407.jpeg” alt=”2016 Chevrolet Silverado crew cab blue” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Chevrolet-Silverado-crew-cab-blue.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> General Motors is issuing a recall on select […]

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Ford to Use VW Electric Vehicle Platform in Europe, Truck Collaboration on Track

Developing electric cars for scale in Europe takes time, money, resources and commitment. Volkswagen has the new, advanced MEB architecture designed just for that purpose. There are other automakers, though, who need to have an option. For Ford, that answer was simple. They already are working with VW on several projects, so it makes sense […]

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QOTD: Trucking Awful Nineties Design From Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1632332" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,630" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320" data-image-description=" Image: Mercedes-Benz ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1632332 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”320″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-610×320.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-450×236.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-768×403.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images-120×63.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/images.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last week, in our Wednesday QOTD post, we switched over to the darker side of truck and […]

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