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Jason Gonderman

Editor, Truck Trend 824 Articles

Jason Gonderman was born and raised in sunny Southern California and picked up the passion for trucks very early on. He started out in this business as the online editor for FOUR WHEELER and 4-WHEEL & OFF-ROAD before moving into the feature editor position at DIESEL POWER. Carrying a deep love for new trucks, Jason soon transitioned to the editor position at TRUCK TREND, which is where he is today, working just a few offices away from his wife, Monica. He brings a wealth of experience to the team, particularly when it comes to off-road driving talent.

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What Is the Ford King Ranch?
By now we’re sure everyone reading this is at least somewhat familiar with Ford’s King Ranch trim package. This Texas-ranch-themed package saw its debut with the 2001 F-150 pickup and has been a staple of Ford’s lineup ever since, adding King Ranch to Super Duty line in 2003 and then to Expedition in 2005. Today,
Jason GondermanMay 6, 2021
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The Best 3/4-Ton Pickup Trucks: Towing, Payload, Power, and More
Calling anything the “best” is a big claim, one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. With that in mind, we’ve taken care to pull together a list of not the best overall 3/4-ton trucks, but rather which trucks are the best in each of six categories. These claims are not subjective; instead, they are based on
Jason GondermanMay 6, 2021
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Fastest Production Trucks for 2021
Historically, pickups have never been much for speed. Sure, there were performance models like Chevy’s 454 SS, the GMC Syclone, Ram’s SRT-10 1500 Viper truck, and of course Ford’s F-150 Lightning. These trucks would all run from 0 to 60 mph in about 5 seconds. Technology has come a long way since these trucks’ heyday
Jason GondermanApr 29, 2021
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Powering Our Silverado Project With Odyssey Extreme Series Batteries
It’s not the most glamorous part of any project, but a high-quality battery is arguably one of the most important. From starting the engine to powering accessories, a truck’s battery is one of the hardest-working components. Add in the stress from starting a high-performance, high-compression diesel engine; the added demands of high-power electrical accessories such
Jason GondermanApr 28, 2021
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Is The Plug-In Hybrid 4xe The Best Jeep Wrangler Ever?
As the newest, and arguably most exotic, drivetrain in the Wrangler lineup we were excited to finally get to jump behind the wheel of the new 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe (pronounced four-by-e). Being a plug-in electric hybrid, the Wrangler 4xe combines the company’s already fabulous turbocharged 2.0L I-4 engine with an electric motor and a
Jason GondermanApr 26, 2021
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2021 Nissan Rogue SL: Driven
Nissan has been on a roll lately, launching all-new or significantly redesigned versions of the company’s most popular models at a blistering pace. One of the most important among these was the extensively redesigned 2021 Rogue, which debuted in late 2020. The new 2021 Rogue, which is Nissan’s best-selling vehicle in the U.S., benefited from
Jason GondermanApr 22, 2021
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What Is The Difference Between GMC And Chevy?
If you’re like us there’s a good chance that you’ve looked at GM’s portfolio of pickup trucks at some point and wondered what exactly the difference between GMC and Chevy is. Don’t worry, we’re all in good company as this is one question that has plagued truck buyers for decades. Thankfully, the answer is more
Jason GondermanApr 22, 2021
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Testing Fuel Economy And DEF Range With Our 2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty
It’s always a good thing when the time comes for one of our quarterly long-term vehicle reports and we genuinely have nothing to say. During the past three months we’ve managed to log 5,441 additional miles on our 2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty Limited and can say with authority that we have almost no complaints.
Jason GondermanApr 16, 2021
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2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz First Look
It’s not every day that an automaker gets to create an entirely new category of vehicle. Or at least create a new category within their own lineup of vehicles. However, that seems to be exactly what Hyundai has done with the introduction of the all-new 2022 Santa Cruz sport activity vehicle. The 2022 Santa Cruz
Jason GondermanApr 15, 2021
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GM Announces All-Electric Silverado EV To Be Built Alongside Hummer At Factory Zero
We knew it was coming. In fact, we’ve heard GM President Mark Reuss reference the forthcoming all-electric Silverado pickup in presentations prior. However, at a joint presentation at GM’s Detorit-Hamtramck assembly plant, Plant Zero, Reuss officially confirmed that the all-electric Silverado EV pickup is coming soon will be assembled alongside the GMC Hummer EV pickup
Jason GondermanApr 6, 2021
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All-New 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV: First Look
Hot on the heels of GMC’s revival of the Hummer brand as an all-electric performance off-road subbrand with the launch of the 2022 GMC Hummer EV pickup in late 2020 comes the latest addition to GMC’s supertruck lineup: the 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV. The GMC Hummer EV SUV made its public debut during the
Jason GondermanApr 5, 2021
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What’s it Like to Drive a $250,000 Armored Hennessey Velociraptor?
What do you get when you combine the power and performance of a Hennessey VelociRaptor 600 with the nearly impenetrable cocoon of protection offered by AddArmor? Read on to find out! What Is the Hennessey VelociRaptor 600? Hennessey Performance produces several models of tuned Ford F-150 Raptor, from the more basic VelociRaptor 600 to the
Jason GondermanApr 3, 2021
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Hyundai Teases Its New 2022 Santa Cruz Sport Adventure Vehicle
It’s hard to believe that we’ve been talking about the Hyundai Santa Cruz for more than six years. What first debuted as a concept at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit finally appears poised for production. After much anticipation, Hyundai has just dropped a group of new teaser sketches. It also announced
Jason GondermanMar 31, 2021
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Best Upfitter Switches
Let’s talk about “upfitting;” a term that isn’t necessarily “new” to the truck scene, but, it’s definitely being used more often, especially since the advent of overlanding. Upfitting is a hybrid type of word–a cross between upgrading and outfitting—that describes taking a stock rig and setting it up with accessories and gear that are necessary
K.J. JonesMar 29, 2021
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Best Half-Ton Trucks
Calling anything the “best” is a big claim, and one that should not be taken lightly. While we wish we could test every one of these vehicles and claims it’s just not possible with the sheer number of truck configurations pickup manufacturers are putting out these days. So instead, we’ve compiled a list of the
Jason GondermanMar 25, 2021
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