In the heavy-duty segment, it also seems buyers are also willing to pay more for trucks loaded with creature comforts. Among GMC’s Sierra HD line, the luxury lined Denali is accounting for 35 percent of total sales last year, versus 15 percent in 2010. Continue Reading...
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Now, with air suspension, the idea is to significantly reduce that compromise, providing a setup that’s able to cope with a wide variety of conditions. Continue Reading...
The plan is to move the Sierra more upmarket, with a greater list of standard equipment, more distinctive sheetmetal and corresponding higher sticker prices. Continue Reading...
The reason, is to allow time for the General to re-tool these facilities so they can switch over to the updated 2013 full-size pickups, of which production is scheduled to begin during the latter half of next year. Continue Reading...
However those plans, which reportedly would have seen a revamped Titan rolled out in 2013 have now been pushed back at least a year. Continue Reading...
This is something Motor Trend magazine duly noted, during it’s annual truck of the year test for 2012 models. When all was said and done, the F-150 scored a solid lead over rival contenders, including Nissan’s new full-size van, the NV and the Ram HD Laramie Longhorn. Continue Reading...
In keeping with the rugged outdoors theme, the Realtree rides on 35-inch off road tires and 18-inch wheels, plus boasts a custom rear cap for storing hunting and fishing gear, as well as one-off front bumper and winch, for dealing with sticky situations. Continue Reading...
In addition the entire Ford truck line was also named best in Texas for the 12 consecutive year, in recognition of best-in-class durability and capability. Continue Reading...
Like other Laramie trimmed Ram trucks, the Power Wagon version sports all the creature comforts one could ask for, including a woodgrain dash, leather seats, dual zone air conditioning, premium sound system and on the outside, plenty of chrome gingerbread, including the grille, bumper and exterior mirrors among other things. Continue Reading...
The full-size Titan, the so-called Sport Appearance Package adds body colored bumpers, Dark Hyper Silver grille, black step rails, a set of 20-inch alloy wheels and a lockable storage compartment inside the bed. Moving to the cabin, the SAP adds white faced gauges and seats with special ‘Titan’ embroidery. Continue Reading...
lthough only offered as a no frills truck, which means just two-wheel drive, a regular cab and eight foot box, the Heavy Duty Tradesman is essentially a half-ton, entry-level rig with 3/4 ton cargo and towing capacity Continue Reading...
On the greasy bit front, Ford has added electronic locking rear differentials on trucks equipped with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost and 5.0-liter V-8 engines, as well as an updated 4×4 system with a fully automatic selection mode. Continue Reading...
Other new features include a now standard trailer sway control and hill start assist on all Silverados bar the Hybrid, as well as a new hard drive based, optional navigation system (dispensing the need for clumsy discs). Continue Reading...
And when the dust finally settled, the GMC Sierra HD 3500 was judged the overall winner. “The GMC Sierra led with best-in-class performance, with wins in almost every test we put the trucks through,” declared Pickup Trucks.com’s editor Mike Levine. Continue Reading...
During the first six months of this year, six-cylinders accounted for around 35 percent of all F-150 sales, now the total is around 56 percent, with 41 percent of those being EcoBoosts (the remainder are 3.7-liter base V-6s). Continue Reading...
As a result, the automaker is recalling certain 2004-2011 Ford Ranger pickups, 2002-07 Super Duty pickups, including F-250 through F-550 models, as well as 2002-05 Excursion SUVs. Continue Reading...
This would mean an improvement of 3.5 mpg per year, instead of the 5 mpg increments required by passenger cars and smaller trucks and SUVs. Continue Reading...
This marks the second time in less than year that Chrysler has had to recall trucks for tie rod ends, a previous one was issued back in December, that affected heavy-duty 4500 and 5500 chassis cab trucks. Continue Reading...
In terms of engineering and styling, it’s rumored the new trucks will be powered by updated pushrod V-8s, including a new 5.3 that will sport both active fuel management and direct injection, along with a development of the 6.2. Continue Reading...
Both facilities will be idled beginning July 4, for a two week period, as quoted by GM spokesman Tom Wickham, speaking with news source Bloomberg. Continue Reading...
According to sources, Ram is seriously considering the feature, though on the larger trucks the Ram Box would be part of a longer 6 foot 4-inch bed (it’s 5 feet 7 inches on the 1500 trucks). Continue Reading...
If you add the cost of all this additional stuff, then by the time you’re done, you’re probably looking at close $50,000 by the time you’ve added the cost of the truck, the taxes and labor charges. Continue Reading...
However substantial gains in fuel economy have already been achieved, the diesel is said to currently allow a 2WD Titan to achieve around 28 miles per gallon, a sizeable improvement on the V-8 truck’s 13/18 mpg (city/highway). Continue Reading...
A recall has been issued for a number of 2007-11 model year Tundras because they may have incorrectly calibrated TPMS systems, preventing warning lights from operating when tire pressures are low. Continue Reading...