2015 Nissan Frontier, Xterra Pricing Announced

2015 Nissan Frontier, Xterra Pricing Announced
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Nissan has revealed pricing for its 2015 model year Frontier and Xterra models. Continue Reading...

Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner Gets Cummins Power

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Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner Gets Cummins Power
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Hoping to gauge customer interest, Nissan is displaying a “project” version of its Frontier mid-size pickup with a 2.8-liter Cummins four-cylinder diesel engine.  Continue Reading...

Next Nissan Frontier May use Diesel or Hybrid Power

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Next Nissan Frontier May use Diesel or Hybrid Power
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Nissan has already announced that the next-generation Titan half-ton pickup will use a 5.0-liter diesel V8 engine, and it looks like the brand’s smaller pickup, the Frontier, may also be in line for a diesel powerplant.  Continue Reading...

Top 10 Trucks for the Working Man (or Woman)

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Top 10 Trucks for the Working Man (or Woman)
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Several months back we posted an epic Top 10 list highlighting some of the priciest, most opulent and downright ludicrous pickups available on the market. Vehicles like the Cadillac Escalade EXT and Harley-Davidson F-150 are but a couple of the high-brow haulers we featured. Those vehicles – and we hesitate to call them trucks –… Continue Reading...

Ford, Chrysler Looking to Get Back in Small Pickup Market?

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Ford, Chrysler Looking to Get Back in Small Pickup Market?
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The Ford F-150, Chevy Silverado, Ram 1500 and Toyota Tundra have all seen updates in the past year, but what about smaller pickups which are seen as more affordable and fuel efficient? Well, they may be on the way back to relevance. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars With the Largest Declines in Dependability

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Top 10 Cars With the Largest Declines in Dependability
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Quality is an ever-moving target; it’s something automakers have to constantly monitor. And like the Mongol hordes conquering vast swaths of Asia in the 13th century, problems can easily overwhelm an unsuspecting company’s defenses. Like arrows toppling a mighty war elephant, just a few small issues can devastate even the most reliable vehicle on the… Continue Reading...

Where Did The Compact Pickups Go?

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Where Did The Compact Pickups Go?
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Bigger isn’t always better, although domestic automakers are pretending not to hear you when it comes to compact pickups. Why? Continue Reading...

Top 10 Best Selling Pickup Trucks in America

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Top 10 Best Selling Pickup Trucks in America
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The pickup truck is an icon that embodies the working spirit. It’s every blue collar employee’s calling card and farmer’s best friend. Truck buyers grow especially close to their vehicles as trucks are a  key tool in earning a living, depending on them to last through days and years of service. Continue Reading...

Next Gen Nissan Trucks Still Years Away

Next Gen Nissan Trucks Still Years Away
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After reports of the next-generation Nissan Titan being delayed with a possibility of not bowing until 2014, it appears the Japanese automaker is still several years away from debuting its new trucks. Nissan had hoped a new Titan would be on the market by now, but Chrysler‘s bankruptcy and subsequent Fiat takeover caused a deal on… Continue Reading...

Nissan Expected to Gain Sales in Small Truck Segment

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Nissan Expected to Gain Sales in Small Truck Segment
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However, given its expertise in smaller trucks, Nissan really has a chance, at least in the short term to reap the benefits of the Ranger’s departure, especially now that the Frontier, besides its global status, is an established player and increasingly profitable due to its longevity in the marketplace. Continue Reading...

Toyota, Lexus Top Kelley Blue Book 2012 Resale Value Brands

Toyota, Lexus Top Kelley Blue Book 2012 Resale Value Brands
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Kelley Blue Book has announced the winners of their 2012 Best Resale Value Awards with Toyota being the best resale value brand and their luxury counterpart, Lexus, topping best resale value luxury brand. Coming out on top of the list of this year’s top 10 best resale value vehicles however is (In order from first… Continue Reading...

Updated Toyota Tacoma Arriving In October

Updated Toyota Tacoma Arriving In October
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The compact pickup segment is interesting because major updates are rare compared to other sectors of the auto industry. The RAM Dakota hasn’t received a refreshed look since 2007, and the Nissan Frontier hasn’t changed since 2005. The outgoing Ford Ranger hasn’t really changed since 1998. This isn’t the same story for the Toyota Tacoma… Continue Reading...

General Motors To Develop Compact Pickup On Global Platform, With Thai Expertise

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General Motors To Develop Compact Pickup On Global Platform, With Thai Expertise
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With the Ford Ranger having left the building, General Motors is capitalizing on the death of a legend by going full steam ahead with the development of their next compact pickups, which will replace the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon. While the Ranger will be sold in markets across the globe, save for the United… Continue Reading...

Nissan To Recall 605,000 Vehicles For Steering, Battery Issues

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Nissan To Recall 605,000 Vehicles For Steering, Battery Issues
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Nissan is set to recall 605,000 vehicles over defects with the steering system and vehicle batteries. The recall will comprise of 303,000 Frontiers, 283,000 Xterras and 18,500 Sentras from the year 2000 to the year 2010. The affected vehicles reside in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Argentina and Mexico, with 85 percent of the cars… Continue Reading...

Nissan to Recall 48,000 Trucks and SUVs for Suspension Problems

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Nissan to Recall 48,000 Trucks and SUVs for Suspension Problems
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Nissan is preparing to recall 48,700 trucks and SUVs for issues relating to the suspension on the U.S.-built vehicles. Some of, but not all 2010 Nissan Armada, Frontier, Titan, Pathfinder, Xterra and Infiniti QX56 models are expected to be involved in the recall. No official recall has been issued yet, however, as Nissan awaits information… Continue Reading...