pickup trucks

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

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

2015 Ram 1500 Rebel: First Drive

By Jen Burklow on May 19, 2015

Mark Williams, editor of Cars.com's sister site PickupTrucks.com, had a chance to put the new 2015 Ram 1500 Rebel through its paces on off-road trails in Arizona. Find out more details on what he calls the truckmaker's "most trail-capable and… Read More

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Review

By Aaron Bragman on April 21, 2015

The new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado may be smaller than a full-size pickup, but it's no small truck; it provides much of the style, features and capabilities of its bigger brothers for much less money. Find out more in my review.… Read More

New Ford F-150 Earns NHTSA Five-Star Crash-Test Rating

By Aaron Bragman on April 16, 2015

The new all-aluminum 2015 Ford F-150 pickup truck has been an early hit, building on what was already a perennial best-seller for decades. But with that aluminum structure came the question: How will it perform in crash tests? Aluminum is… Read More

2015 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Photo Gallery (24 Photos)

By Jennifer Geiger on April 14, 2015

There's an all-new Toyota Tacoma coming for 2016, but the brand's off-road-oriented model is new for 2015. The Tacoma TRD Pro includes add-ons like longer and stronger front coils, remote-reservoir high-performance Bilstein shocks, a special grille and black-label TRD logos… Read More

PickupTrucks.com: 2015 Midsize Challenge

By Jen Burklow on April 13, 2015

We put the four 2015 model-year midsize pickup trucks through a battery of grueling acceleration, braking and mileage tests — empty and loaded. We even did some "dirt time" in them at an off-road track and asked in-market pickup owners… Read More


2014 Ram 2500 Review

By Jennifer Geiger on February 26, 2015

"The Ram 2500 with the 6.4-liter Hemi is a great-looking pickup with lots of capability, and it has one of my favorite interiors on the market. It certainly provides buyers with an efficient, powerful gasoline alternative to the Cummins diesel… Read More