Pickup Trucks

Best Cars for a Netflix and Chill

By Matt Schmitz on February 8, 2016


CARS.COM — Back in the day, when a frisky fella wanted some alone time with his best girl, he'd just drive up to Blueberry Hill for some "necking" or "parking," in the parlance of the times. Nowadays, the youngsters call… Read More

Best Cars for a Netflix and Chill

By Matt Schmitz on February 8, 2016

CARS.COM — Back in the day, when a frisky fella wanted some alone time with his best girl, he'd just drive up to Blueberry Hill for some "necking" or "parking," in the parlance of the times. Nowadays, the youngsters call… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on February 4, 2016

CARS.COM — Full-size pickup trucks can work well for families with up to three children, and we've had a lot of success fitting three car seats into full-size crew-cab trucks in our Car Seat Checks. The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado's roomy backseat… Read More

FCA to Cut Dodge Dart, Chrysler 200 in Shift to Pickups, Jeeps

By Kelsey Mays on January 28, 2016

CARS.COM — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Wednesday it plans to cut the Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200 sedans as it shifts focus to more-profitable pickup trucks and SUVs. Related: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica: First Look Sergio Marchionne, the automaker's CEO, told… Read More

Texas Truck Showdown 2016: Max Towing

By Matt Schmitz on January 25, 2016

CARS.COM — When it comes to pickup truck sales, the Lone Star State is the undisputed king. So to find the undisputed king of pickup trucks, we dusted off our 10-gallon hats, rounded up a posse and moseyed on down… Read More

5 Million More Inflators, Three Car Brands Join Takata Airbag Recall

By Kelsey Mays on January 22, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today added about 5 million airbag inflators to the growing list of Takata airbag recalls, and said three additional brands — Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen — will become part of the massive ongoing action.… Read More

2016 Toyota Tundra: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on January 21, 2016

CARS.COM — In our Car Seat Checks, full-size trucks have proven that they can easily accommodate three child-safety seats in the backseat, and the 2016 Toyota Tundra crew cab is no exception. This roomy pickup truck easily handled our three… Read More

2016 Detroit Auto Show: What to Expect

By Matt Schmitz on January 7, 2016

CARS.COM — The North American International Auto Show in Detroit is the Cadillac of car exhibitions, one might say with a wink. The time for what is widely considered the nation's most prestigious auto show is upon us once more… Read More

Family-Car Conundrum: Pickup Truck Versus SUV

By Sara Lacey on December 30, 2015

CARS.COM -- When a family decides it needs a rugged new vehicle, thoughts typically turn to SUVs, but for families who are a little more unorthodox, vehicular-ly speaking, there is another consideration: a pickup truck. Related: More Pickup Trucks News… Read More

Study: Women Value Price, Practicality Over Performance, Prestige

By Matt Schmitz on December 22, 2015

Setting aside any debate over the validity — or perhaps lack thereof — of gender roles in society, men and women by some measures have been shown to value different attributes while car shopping. Men prize performance and prestige, while… Read More

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax Diesel Review

By Aaron Bragman on December 10, 2015

With the addition of the powerful, efficient, beautifully integrated Duramax diesel powertrain, the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado becomes quite possibly the world's perfect pickup truck. Find out more in my review.… Read More