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2020 Chevrolet Corvette, Jeep Gladiator, Kia Telluride … You’re the Best

By Kelsey Mays on January 13, 2020

A mid-engine sports car, family SUV and reimagined pickup truck took home coveted awards today from an industrywide group. Read More
All the Pickup Truck News: Truck of the Year Nominees, Ram 1500 Luxuriates, Ford F-Series Sells Big and More

By Brian Normile on January 9, 2020

Each year, Cars.com nominates vehicles for a series of awards, including our overall Best of 2020 award. There’s a separate Pickup Truck of the Year award — a category, unsurprisingly, dominated by... Read More
2020 Pickup Truck of the Year

By Cars.com Editors on January 7, 2020

What’s eligible: All models that are new or significantly revised for the 2020 model year. Criteria: Our watchwords are power, capability and value. Because these pickup trucks are designed to be u... Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Ford Ranger, Toyota Highlander Duke It Out

By Kelsey Mays on January 1, 2020

Amid a holiday week rife with year-end sales and zero-percent financing, Cars.com readers zeroed in on two disparate models: the 2019 Ford Ranger mid-size pickup truck and the 2020 Toyota Highlande... Read More
All the Pickup Truck News: 2019 Ford Ranger Doesn’t Have Great Vibes, Multiple GM Recalls and More

By Brian Normile on December 26, 2019

After driving three different Ford Rangers, we know there’s a lot to like. The only powertrain available — a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine paired to a 10-speed automatic transmission ... Read More
Best New-Car Deals for the Week After Christmas

By Kelsey Mays on December 20, 2019

Day-after-Christmas sales aren’t just for the local department store. The week leading up to New Year’s Eve has historically seen a big push to sell cars, too — a key factor driving December’s elev... Read More
Recall Recap: The 5 Biggest Recalls in November 2019

By Patrick Masterson on December 3, 2019

Nobody likes when things don’t work the way they’re supposed to, especially when it’s the two-ton hunk of car parts sitting in your driveway. That’s why, when a problem beco... Read More
2019 Ford Ranger: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on November 26, 2019

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 72,700 model-year 2019 Ford Ranger pickup trucks manufactured at the Michigan Assembly Plant from June 4, 2018, to Aug. 16, 2019 The Problem: The inline electrical ... Read More
All the Pickup Truck News: GMC Sierra 3500 Towing, Ford Ranger Updates, Ram Rebel Concept and More

By Patrick Masterson on October 31, 2019

While we strive to bring you the latest in pickup truck news both good and bad, we’re also not averse to checking in on older automotive machinery and how it’s holding up. Such was the case this pa... Read More
All the Pickup Truck News: Tacoma Towing, Tesla Truck Time and More

By Patrick Masterson on October 17, 2019

There are many reasons the Toyota Tacoma has long been the mid-size pickup truck sales leader, including off-road capability, particularly in TRD guise, as well as long-term reliability. While towi... Read More
2019 Ford Ranger: Recall Alert

By Jen Burklow on October 15, 2019

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 18,000 model-year 2019 Ford Ranger pickup trucks built at the Michigan Assembly Plant Aug. 1-Sept. 27 The Problem: The climate control blower motor may have been bu... Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Month: Hyundai Palisade, Kia Telluride Throw Down on Outback

By Matt Schmitz on October 6, 2019

Both the Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride SUVs merit a lot of attention in Cars.com’s most popular news stories of the past month, but that’s not all. Check out the full list right here. Read More
All the Pickup Truck News: 2020 Nissan Titan in Texas, Ford Takes Towing Title, Chevy and Ram Black Out and More

By Brian Normile on October 3, 2019

Nissan revealed its refreshed 2020 Titan full-size pickup truck at the 2019 State Fair of Texas in Dallas, and we were there to get you all the details. But we didn’t drive it — yet — because it’s ... Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Honda Accord Hybrid ‘Sips’ Past Honda Ridgeline, Nissan Titan

By Matt Schmitz on October 2, 2019

Not much has changed since the redesign of the Honda Accord Hybrid for the 2018 model year, and that’s a good thing — but what you should know for the 2020 model isn’t the only good thing in this w... Read More
All the Pickup Truck News: Honda Ridgeline Reigns Over Rivals, 2020 Nissan Titan Teased and More

By Brian Normile on September 26, 2019

Topping pickup truck news this week, Cars.com reviewers recently conducted an intensive, weeklong head-to-head-to-head-to-head test of four mid-size pickup trucks and concluded that — in a field of... Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Subaru Outback, Crosstrek Tailgate Honda Ridgeline to the Top

By Matt Schmitz on September 25, 2019

Our tailgate test results for the 2019 Mid-Size Truck Challenge topped our most read news stories of the week, but there’s plenty more to check out down the list. See it all here. Read More
Ready for a Mid-Size Truck? We Rank 4 of the Best

By Joe Wiesenfelder on September 23, 2019

Of all the dozens of multivehicle Challenges we’ve published on Cars.com, we’ve never had one on pickup trucks — until now. We’ve always published truck contests on our sister site, PickupTrucks.co... Read More
How We Chose the Winning Mid-Size Truck

By Mike Hanley on September 23, 2019

Our expert judges spend a week driving and comparing vehicles in the best way anyone can evaluate competitors: back to back. Judges take each truck on identical routes to uncover the little idiosyn... Read More
Ranger, Gladiator, Ridgeline, Canyon: Which Has the Best Bed and Tailgate?

By Mike Hanley on September 23, 2019

Mid-size trucks may not be workhorses like their larger full-size siblings, but they still must be ready to do various jobs when needed. One of the most frequent ways they’re put to work is b... Read More
2019 Mid-Size Truck Challenge: When Less (Displacement) Is More (MPG)

By Brian Wong on September 23, 2019

Take a peek under the hood of our 2019 Mid-Size Truck Challenge participants and it’s clear one of these trucks is not like the other. The GMC Canyon, Jeep Gladiator and Honda Ridgeline have tradit... Read More
All the Pickup Truck News: Ram Power Wagon at Work, Beefed-Up Ford F-150 and Ranger, and More

By Brian Normile on September 19, 2019

The 2019 Ram 2500 Power Wagon is a fantastic off-road truck, and if it’s held back at all, it’s mostly because of its sheer size. But it’s still technically a three-quarter-ton heavy-duty pickup, a... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2019 Ford Ranger?

By Jennifer Newman on September 12, 2019

The verdict: The 2019 Ford Ranger marks the return of a mid-size pickup truck to Ford’s lineup. While the automaker earns an A for returning to a competitive class with this capable truck, there’s ... Read More
The Week in Pickup Truck News: 2020 Ram EcoDiesel MPG, Ford Ranger Boat Towing and More

By Matt Schmitz on August 22, 2019

This week in pickup truck news, we drive the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, tow a boat with the 2019 Ford Ranger, grab a Nissan Titan XD for a fuel economy run and more. Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: Honda CR-V Recall Leaves Subaru Outback Behind

By Matt Schmitz on August 21, 2019

For the second week in a row, a safety recall tops our list of the week’s 10 biggest news stories; this time for the Honda CR-V. Read More
What Car Should You Buy?

By Kelsey Mays on August 20, 2019

What car should you buy? That’s a tricky question. We’ll help lead you to the answer. Read More
2019 Ford Ranger: 7 Things We Like, 4 Things We Don’t

By Nick Kurczewski on August 16, 2019

The 2019 Ford Ranger marks the return of the Blue Oval brand’s small truck back to the U.S. market. Was it worth the wait? We think so, mostly. Here’s what we like and don’t about it. Read More
All the Pickup Truck News: Off-Road Ranger, Ram-enstein, Jeep Gladiator Child Safety and More

By Brian Normile on August 15, 2019

This week in the world of pickup trucks, Ford is adding a budget two-wheel-drive off-road package to the 2020 Ranger, we investigate whether you can build a better Ram 1500 Rebel from Mopar’s deep ... Read More
All the Pickup Truck News: Ford Ranger Quirks, Chevrolet Silverado 1500 MPG and More

By Lauren Leazenby on August 1, 2019

Here’s all the pickup news we’ve picked up at Cars.com and sister site PickupTrucks.com in the past week. Read More
All the Pickup Truck News: Jeep Gladiator Buying Guide, Ford Truck Emoji and More

By Lauren Leazenby on July 18, 2019

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator is indeed one of the most popular mid-size pickup trucks of the year, and with four different configurations, there really is one for everyone. But which trim should you buy... Read More
2019 Ford Ranger: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on July 15, 2019

Approximately 7,600 model-year 2019 Ford Ranger SuperCab pickup trucks are being recalled for right-front seat belt assemblies. Read More
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