Massive and Powerful: 2021 GMC Sierra 2500HD

2021 GMC Sierra 2500HD

The GMC Sierra comes in standard and heavy-duty applications. GM is one of three domestic brands with heavy-duty pickup trucks. These models are typically measured by gross vehicle weight ratings of at least 10,000 pounds. Under the GM banner, there are Chevrolet and GMC branded trucks, the latter marketed under … Read more

Highlights of the 2020 Ford Edge

The Ford Edge is a midsize, two-row utility vehicle, one of the earliest models in what was once a segment dominated by three-row models. The 2020 Edge is part of the second-generation line introduced for the 2015 model year. This year, dual-zone climate control is now standard. Also, the audio … Read more

Introducing the Fourth-Generation Toyota Highlander

  We, consumers, are enamored by crossover utility vehicles, which have largely replaced sedans and minivans as the family vehicle of choice. Big on passenger space and cargo room, crossover SUVs have simply won us over. In the midsize sector, there are some two dozen models to consider, with three-seat … Read more

Truck Payload and Towing:
What’s the Difference?

Shop for a pickup truck and you’ll find a bunch of numbers associated with that vehicle. And we’re not just talking about sticker price, packages, and options. Indeed, the numbers that count most for some include payload and towing. The first one may be more of a mystery than the … Read more

2019 Chevrolet Silverado & a Turbo Four

Chevrolet surprised us this year with a new engine for the Silverado and, no, it isn’t the 3.0-liter inline-six turbo-diesel we’ve long expected. Yes, that compression-ignition engine is on its way, but it isn’t due until this summer. What Chevrolet rolled out with the all-new 2019 Silverado is a turbocharged … Read more

Midnight Edition: 2018 Nissan Titan

On the road with the Titan of all trucks. Pickup trucks are the meat of the auto industry, supplying the profits manufacturers need to shore up their operations. This fact is much more pertinent to the traditional US truck manufacturers — GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler — than to competitors … Read more

Care Tips for Your New Vehicle

How to keep your vehicle running smoothly for years to come. You have just driven off the dealer’s lot and are in possession of your first new car in some time, perhaps in many years. Likely, you will own this vehicle for the long haul, perhaps keeping it for a … Read more

Bigly Pickup Truck: Nissan Titan Crew Cab

Nissan’s all-new Titan strikes a responsive chord. Of the six major automakers with a presence in the US, Nissan is easily outpacing the other five. General Motors, Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota and Honda looked on in envy last year as Nissan posted double-digit sales gains. Even as the market begins … Read more

Luxury Refreshed: 2015 Lincoln Navigator

New front and rear fascias plus an EcoBoost engine. A 2015 Lincoln Navigator in Java metallic. You have to hand it to Lincoln. They just redesigned their traditional body-on-frame Navigator sport utility vehicle and gas prices have dropped to the lowest levels we have seen in five years. Oh, there … Read more

At a Glance: 2.7-Liter Ford EcoBoost Engine

New EcoBoost engine makes the power grade. The 2015 model year will bring yet another new engine to the Ford product line, a 2.7-liter V-6. That engine follows four-cylinder engines displacing at 1.5- and 2.3-liters, being utilized in the Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKC respectively, as well as in other … Read more

What Your Breakdown Cover Policy Offers

At some point you may need roadside assistance if your car suffers a mechanical failure, leaving you stranded. Most new cars come with breakdown coverage for the first few years of ownership, but once that warranty is up you will need to shop for a breakdown cover policy that is … Read more

2013 Toyota Venza: The Camry Wagon You Wanted

Beefy wagon offers utility and three trim levels. Toyota hasn’t offered a Camry wagon since the 1990s, a small loss for most consumers as the Toyota Sienna minivan and a host of SUVs have made up for the lost utility. Still, Toyota knows that consumers may want something a bit … Read more