pickup trucks

2015 Ford F-150 Review

By Joe Bruzek on August 21, 2015


The switch to aluminum sheet metal is most apparent in how the redesigned 2015 Ford F-150 rides and drives like a much smaller, more agile truck than its competitors. Find out more in my review.… Read More

2015 Ford F-150 Review

By Joe Bruzek on August 21, 2015

The switch to aluminum sheet metal is most apparent in how the redesigned 2015 Ford F-150 rides and drives like a much smaller, more agile truck than its competitors. Find out more in my review.… Read More

PickupTrucks.com Breaks in New-for-2016 Toyota Tacoma

By Matt Schmitz on August 17, 2015

It's been a decade since Toyota last redesigned its best-selling midsize pickup truck — not that Tacoma buyers seemed to mind much judging by its continued popularity. But the wait is over as of the 2016 model year, and the… Read More

FCA Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Over Hacking

By Matt Schmitz on July 24, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a voluntary recall today that addresses concerns over remote hacking of some of its vehicles. The company says the network itself has been repaired as of July 23, so the specific hack can't occur. Related: Hackers… Read More

GMC Sierra 1500 Gets New Look for 2016

By Matt Schmitz on July 16, 2015

With the restyled 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 having revealed itself already this week, GM-pickup-truck family member the 2016 GMC Sierra is now following suit. The revised 2016 Sierra — slated to go on sale this fall — boasts front and… Read More

Chevy Gives Silverado New Look, Transmission for 2016

By David Thomas on July 13, 2015

Truck sales are booming and to stay competitive Chevrolet has rolled out an updated Silverado 1500 for 2016. It has a new look up front, some new tech inside and a new eight-speed transmission available under the hood. Read all… Read More

Recall Alert: 2006-2010 Hummer H3, 2009-2010 Hummer H3T

By Matt Schmitz on July 10, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 165,000 model-year 2006-10 Hummer H3 SUVs manufactured between Feb. 5, 2005, and May 24, 2010; and 2009-10 Hummer H3T pickup trucks manufactured between May 21, 2008, and May 24, 2010 The Problem: The connector module that controls… Read More

2015 Ford F-150 SuperCab: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on July 9, 2015

In crew-cab form, the 2015 Ford F-150 SuperCrew easily passed our Car Seat Check. Its roomy backseat not only fit three car seats, but the pickup truck's 43.9 inches of rear legroom easily handled space-eating rear-facing car seats too. This time,… Read More

IIHS Rates Latch Access in 102 Cars; Only 3 Earn Top Ratings

By Jennifer Newman on June 18, 2015

At Cars.com, we've been evaluating car-seat fit and ease of installation using a vehicle's Latch system for more than five years and reporting our findings in our Car Seat Checks. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is now conducting similar… Read More

2015 GMC Canyon Review

By Joe Bruzek on June 8, 2015

There's no denying the 2015 GMC Canyon is a game-changer — mainly because the minimally changed Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier have allowed the midsize truck segment to go stale over the past decade. The Canyon offers modern technology worthy… Read More

Mazda Expands Takata Airbag Recall

By Jennifer Geiger on June 8, 2015

The list of vehicles affected by the Takata airbag recall continues to grow. Mazda announced an expansion of the number of Mazda6 cars affected and added a new vehicle to the list: the B-Series pickup truck, formerly under a regional… Read More