New Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon on Tap

GMC Canyon 2022

My, how much things have changed! Ten years ago, the midsize pickup truck market was seeing a steady decline. For instance, Ford ended the production of the Ranger for the US market, while GM abandoned the segment where it had previously offered two models. Even the Ram Dakota would only … Read more

The Off-Road-Worthy GMC Canyon AT4

2022 GMC Canyon AT4

GMC’s off-road Canyon AT4 proves itself. The GMC Canyon is a midsize pickup truck and a strong alternative to the larger GMC Sierra 1500. The current-generation model was introduced in 2015 and has received several updates since. A new model is in the offing for next year, but the 2022 … Read more

A Whole Lot of Awesome:
Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison

A tricked-out truck for the midsize range. Chevrolet just raised the bar in the midsize performance pickup truck category by introducing its latest model, the Colorado ZR2 Bison. The Bison builds on the off-road-ready ZR2 thanks to a collaboration Chevrolet has with American Expedition Vehicles (AEV), a premium off-road aftermarket … Read more

New Pickup Truck Shopping Tips

Find the right truck at the right price. If you are in the market for a new pickup truck, you may be considering a brand you are already familiar with. That’s a sensible approach as pickup truck buyers are typically brand loyal. In particular, they are more likely to stick … Read more

Used Cars: Where the Bargains Are

Bargains on used cars are available if you know where to look. The average price of a new car is approximately $35,000 according to Kelley Blue Book, a price point that’s well beyond the reach of many car shoppers. One way to avoid that high cost is to settle for … Read more

Premium Truck: GMC Canyon Denali Crew Cab 4×4

GMC brings luxury touches to its midsize pickup truck. It’s been three years since GMC reintroduced its midsize Canyon pickup truck, this brand’s equivalent of the Chevrolet Colorado. Both trucks have been an overwhelming success for GM and the segment’s renewal follows that achievement. Yes, the Toyota Tacoma remains the … Read more

Honda Ridgeline Strikes Back!

2017 Honda Ridgeline

An all-new Honda Ridgeline is poised to hit the market. The latest iteration is conventionally styled while retaining its unibody construction. The Honda Ridgeline returns this spring after a two-year hiatus. The second-generation midsize pickup truck model debuted at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week, making … Read more

King of the Pickup Trucks? Why, That Would be GM.

GM sells more pickup trucks in the US than any other manufacturer. 2015 Chevrolet Silverado Extended Cab. For the 39th consecutive year, the Ford F-Series was the best selling pickup truck model. For 2015, Ford sold 780,354 units of its full-size truck in the US, once again besting all comers. … Read more

Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Earns 31 MPG EPA Rating

A positive spotlight shines on the GMC Canyon and the Chevrolet Colorado, a pair of midsize pickup trucks with an available turbo-diesel engine. In light of the Volkswagen diesel scandal, GM has managed to undergo extra scrutiny of its new-to-the-US-market turbo-diesel engine and has emerged with both its reputation and … Read more

Return of the Ford Ranger?

Updated Aug. 27, 2015, to reflect information about a second model, the Ford Bronco. Ford may build the Bronco (concept pictured) and the Ranger at its Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, pending talks with the UAW. By now, you probably have heard reports that the UAW and the Ford Motor … Read more

Sneak Peek: 2016 Toyota Tacoma

See Also — Revealed: 2016 Toyota Tacoma Earlier this week, Toyota hosted yours truly at an automotive event by which the automaker introduced the 2016 Toyota Tacoma to the media. While the introduction was terrific for the assembled horde, there is both good news and bad news for me to … Read more

GM Beats Ford in Pickup Truck Sales

The Ford F-Series is the indisputable sales leader by model, but GM has the upper hand in overall pickup sales. Looming changes in the segment, including the dissolution of the “chicken tax” may shake up the market further. Chevrolet Silverado sales are outpacing the market in 2015. It has been … Read more

GMC Canyon: Smaller Truck, Big Amenities

The GMC Canyon is nothing less than a brute, a robust midsize pickup truck sold in 4×2 and 4×4 configurations. The Canyon and its Chevrolet Colorado sibling were brought back to the market in 2015 after a three-year hiatus — both models compete in a sector dominated last year by … Read more

2015 Chevrolet Colorado: Much Anticipated Arrival

It is a fact that GM needs a pickup truck hit. Its current generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models are new for 2014, but the six-year-old Ford F-150 continues to outsell these two models by more than 100,000 units annually. Where GM can expect to enjoy some gains has … Read more

Nissan Strikes Back With Frontier Diesel Runner

Concept truck features a 2.8-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel engine. GM will be muscling back into the small pickup truck segment this year, by reintroducing its Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon models. That move will put the sales squeeze on the two remaining models in this shrinking class: the Toyota Tacoma … Read more

2015 GMC Canyon: Big Truck Styling Cues

At the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, GM unveiled the 2015 GMC Canyon, a midsize pickup truck. It is an all-new model that along with the Chevrolet Colorado puts GM back in the midsize truck game. The Canyon was last produced in 2012; the new model continues … Read more