Since the latest crop of 1/2 ton trucks was launched I’ve fielded a staggering number of questions from viewers asking: Can I replace my old 3/4 ton truck with a new 1/2 ton truck now that they are so capable? As always, the answer isn’t as easy as yes or no.
When Chevy created their new 2.7L turbo truck engine, they decided to go in a different direction than Ford did with their 2.7L Ecoboost V6. Instead of making it a V8 replacement, the Chevy / GMC 2.7L four-cylinder turbocharged engine is designed to be more of an upgrade from a V6 rather than a full-on […]
While we wait for an all-new 1/2-ton RAM truck to launch in the coming few years the RAM 1500 continues on for 2017 and 2018 with just a few tweaks. This week we got our hands on a 2017 Night Edition with the excellent 5.7L HEMI V8 engine. Join me as I compare the RAM […]
We will be driving the new GMC Sierra AT4 pickup truck soon, this is your opportunity to say what you want to know more about.
With towing capacity over 35,000 pounds and the first 10-speed automatic in the segment GMC has turned the tables on Ford and RAM. For the moment.
If you’re shopping for a smaller pickup truck in America you’ve been stuck with options that were less than modern to put it mildly. But all that is changing with a new Ranger from Ford and of course the upcoming Jeep Gladiator which should really put the fox amongst the hens.
GMC’s new AT4 off-road trim includes parts that you can get on your own aftermarket, or on some of their other models as part of various off-road equipment packages. So why get the AT4? Because it’s a little less expensive than the parts piecemeal and vs an aftermarket tweak it’s fully supported by GMC. The […]
I got my hands on America’s two newest mid-size trucks recently which means it’s time to talk about which one is my favorite and which one is right for you! Both come in off-road models but one is certainly more tuned for on-road duty than the other. Is that good or bad? That depends on […]
The Metris, also known as the Vito in Europe is not the luxury Mercedes minivan that some shoppers were hoping for, instead the Metris in both passenger and cargo versions is designed to be the ultimate commercial-grade minivan for shuttles, taxis, painters, plumbers and anyone else who wants a durable van that’s easier to park […]