Tag Archives: Pickup Trucks

Watch A Boulder Remind A Ford Ranger Owner That Payload Capacities Are A Real Thing

I know that the specs listed about trucks are just long columns of boring numbers, but those numbers actually do have some meaning in the messy real world. The amount of weight you can comfortably place in the bed of the truck, the payload, that’s one of those numbers. Even though neither that boulder or that Ranger

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My Hot Take Of The Day Is That Big Pickup Trucks Are A Plague And Should Not Be Sold For Daily Driving

Listen. I didn’t want to have to be the one to say this, but I’m going to be the one to say it. Big pickup trucks should not be allowed on the roads as a casual everyday driving vehicle.

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The 2019 GMC Sierra Elevation Is A Four-Cylinder Pickup With A Face You Won’t Forget

GMC just debuted a new version of the 2019 GMC Sierra called the “Elevation,” and not only is it damn good looking, but it also comes stock with an all-new 2.7-liter turbocharged inline-four engine, and can be optioned with an “X31" off-road package.

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The Ram TRX Is A Beast That’s Coming To Eat Your Raptor

What do you get when you want to lunch on a Raptor? You get a Tyrannosaurus Rex, naturally. This is the Ram TRX, complete with at least 575 horsepower, and Ram parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles just confirmed it’s going into production.

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There’s A Discount War On For Outgoing Trucks Thanks To Fancy New Ones

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.

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I’m Trading My Prius For A Cheap Pickup! What Car Should I Buy?

Alex wrecked his Prius, but he is using this as an opportunity to get what he has always wanted: a pickup truck. The only hangup is that his budget is tight, and we all know finding a good truck for cheap is not easy. What car should he buy?

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Now This Is How You Turn The New Nissan Titan Into A Real Off-Roader

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD ’s Cummins diesel engine weighs about 900 pounds. That makes this one hell of a trustfall for the ICON’s new suspension system here. We’re waiting to hear how it looked after landing, but I’m just stoked somebody had the balls to get hangtime in this monster!

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GM Will Outsource Vans To Make More Mid-Sized Trucks

General Motors will start delegating construction of Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans to heavy truck outfit Navistar in 2017. GM says they want more room in their own factories to increase production on Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks.

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When You’re Helping Someone Move But Actually You Hate Them

One of the worst pitfalls of pickup truck ownership? Every time “a friend” needs something moved, you’re on deck to doll out the favor. This guy won’t have that problem anymore.

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Is The Car-Based Pickup Truck Doomed To Be A Cyclical Fad?

The small, sometimes wrong-wheel drive,“car-based truck” a la the El Camino has come and gone. And come back. And faded back into obscurity. This platform has been perennially popular in Australia, why won’t it stick around in the U.S.?

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