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Jason Gonderman

Editor, Truck Trend 792 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’s in Our Trailer Toolbox?
If you own a truck, there’s a high likelihood that you’ll be not only towing a trailer at some point but owning a trailer, as well. We’ve learned a lot from years of hauling trailers around the country and want to take the opportunity to share the tools and other gear that we keep in
Jason GondermanJan 13, 2021
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2021 Ford Bronco Sport First Drive
When rumors started swirling about the return of Bronco, off-road enthusiasts everywhere began getting excited. Then, news of a smaller “baby Bronco” emerged, and the four-wheeling world was cautiously optimistic about what this pint-sized Bronco may be. And then it happened: The Bronco family was fully revealed, and that optimism about what was shown to
Jason GondermanJan 11, 2021
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Most Popular Trucks in 2020
A lot may have changed in 2020, but one thing that remained constant was Americans’ love of the pickup truck. The experts at iSeeCars.com analyzed more than 12.9 million vehicle sales in 2020 and has released a study listing the most popular vehicle overall, by state, and even down to by metropolitan region. The study
Jason GondermanJan 7, 2021
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2021 Nissan Kicks First Drive
Nissan first introduced the Kicks to the U.S. market in 2017 for the 2018 model year. The subcompact crossover was intended to be a hip and fun way to get younger buyers into the Nissan brand. With a starting price under $20,000, it did just that. Now, three years later, the 2021 Nissan Kicks has
Jason GondermanJan 7, 2021
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Trucks with the Best MPG
Talking about the “best” of anything can lead to quite the slippery slope. Thankfully, fuel economy is a rather straightforward subject thanks largely to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA issues a fuel economy rating for all light-duty vehicles and publishes them in the form of city, highway, and combined mileage. Everyone of driving
Jason GondermanJan 6, 2021
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Toyota Trademarks “Grand Highlander”, Could Sequoia Be Heading Out to Pasture?
Hot on the news that Toyota is discontinuing the Land Cruiser after the 2021 model year, the folks at GR86.org have uncovered a recent patent application from Toyota for the “Grand Highlander” name. Filed on December 24, 2020, the application lists use of the name for the United States and Canada. So, what’s the takeaway
Jason GondermanJan 4, 2021
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What’s In Our Overlanding Toolkit?
The world “overlanding” has taken on such an interesting meaning in the recent years. It can be used to describe everything from a simple weekend off-road trip with friends to an expedition around the globe. In either case, it’s important to have an overlanding toolkit with a sufficient supply of tools and parts on board
Jason GondermanDec 29, 2020
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Off-Roading and Towing With Our $90,000 Ford Super Duty
When we last left off, we had introduced our new, 2020 Pickup Truck of the Year award-winning long-term 2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty Limited. The truck sports a 6.7L Power Stroke diesel engine with 1,050 lb-ft of torque and 445 hp and a 10-speed TorqShift automatic transmission. And the truck arrived to us in top-of-the-line
Jason GondermanDec 28, 2020
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Is This the Easiest Way To Move Trailers Around?
If trucks or off-road vehicles are your passion, then there’s a high likelihood that there’s a trailer or two in your life. Speaking from personal experience, I have been towing trailers my entire adult life. If your hobbies involve project trucks, hardcore wheelers, or UTVs, then you likely have a flatbed utility trailer. And if
Jason GondermanDec 23, 2020
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Introducing Levrack: The Best Garage Storage Money Can Buy?
Having an efficient storage solution is arguably more important in the home shop these days than it ever has been before. With more people stuck at home, resurrecting old projects, and building new hobbies, it’s imperative that the garage is clean and organized. Enter the Levrack. Levrack was born out of necessity on a farm
Jason GondermanDec 19, 2020
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2021 John Deere Gator XUV835M First Drive
The UTV and side-by-side market has recently exploded in popularity. Vehicles that were once used on the farm and construction site have now made their way into the mainstream as implements of recreation. And if there’s any manufacturer that has the right to win in this space, it’s John Deere. While John Deere may be
Jason GondermanDec 15, 2020
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Is the 2021 PowerBoost Hybrid the Best F-150 Ever?
Ford recently unveiled its new 2021 Ford F-150. While not a completely new model, the 2021 F-150 benefits from several powertrain updates including the all-new PowerBoost hybrid model, a significantly reworked body with more than 90 percent new sheetmetal, and a completely revamped interior. For a deeper look into all of the features of the
Jason GondermanDec 1, 2020
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The Best Midsize Trucks
Calling anything the best is a big claim and 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 midsize trucks, but rather which trucks are the best in each of six categories. These claims are not subjective; instead, they are based
Jason GondermanNov 25, 2020
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Used Trucks Continue to Increase in Value
It’s been a very strange year, to say the least. One of the more interesting phenomena to come out of the pandemic of 2020 is that used trucks (and used vehicles in general) have become more valuable than ever before. The cause is the weird combination of low dealer inventory of new vehicles due to
Jason GondermanNov 24, 2020
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The Best 1-Ton Trucks
Calling anything the “best” is a big claim, and 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 1-ton trucks, but rather which trucks are the best in each of six categories. These claims are not subjective; instead, they are based
Jason GondermanNov 16, 2020
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