Ad Radar
Facebook Icon 17X17
Twitter Icon 17X17
Truck Trend

Consumer Features

Read consumer feature articles from Truck Trend magazine online including industry news, editorials, truck tips and tricks, towing products and gear, vehicle buying tips, and more.
Your 2013 EPA Window Sticker Your 2013 EPA Window Sticker
Letter Grades Nixed for New-Look Fuel Economy Label. Here's a breakdown of the new sticker, which goes into effect for the 2013 model year. more
Do It Yourself: Optima Battery Do It Yourself: Optima Battery
Better Battery Adds Confidence. If your truck is five or six years old and the battery hasn't been replaced, you should start thinking... more
Editor's Desk: Good News, Bad News about Diesel Editor's Desk: Good News, Bad News about Diesel
If you told me 10 years ago that diesel technology would come as far as it has, I wouldn't have believed you. more
Whale Watching: Signs of the Time; Ford C-Max Turbodiesel Whale Watching: Signs of the Time; Ford C-Max Turbodiesel
Feds mandated road-sign updates with 2012 to 2018 deadlines and I spent a chunk of time driving a Turbodiesel Ford C-Max around snowbanks... more
Behind the Scenes: Touring Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. Behind the Scenes: Touring Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc.
Super Green: Taking "Zero Landfill" to a Whole Other Level more
Do It Yourself: Ram HD Mopar Side Steps Do It Yourself: Ram HD Mopar Side Steps
Stepping Up Without Embarrassing Yourself: These steps bolt on without any drilling or welding as if they were made for the Ram. more
Get a Grip: 4WD vs AWD Get a Grip: 4WD vs AWD
What are Four-Wheel-Drive and All-Wheel-Drive Vehicles All About? We take a look at the basic assets and strengths of 4WD and AWD systems,... more
Celebrity Drive: Brian Deegan, Motocross Legend Celebrity Drive: Brian Deegan, Motocross Legend
Two-Wheel Superstar Turns to Four-Wheel Racing and his Big Ford Truck: Motocross racer Brian Deegan, who still has the competitive bug, has... more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Passenger Van Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Passenger Van
For now, most of the vans are the same as last year. more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Factory Power Runner Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Factory Power Runner
These aren't rational vehicles. They aren't known for towing capacity or off-road capability. They're about going fast and having fun. more
Ford Credits Sync; Chevy Catches Up Ford Credits Sync; Chevy Catches Up
GM Will Finally Offer Voice-Activated Entertainment more
Whale Watching: Proactive or Reactive Whale Watching: Proactive or Reactive
Auto Shows give me a headache. That's my reaction to auto show season. Perhaps I'll be proactive and skip it next year more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Midsize SUV Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Midsize SUV
For the midsize SUVs for Best in Class, we had to set a cutoff point, so it made the most sense to categorize midsize models as having at... more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: AWD Crossover Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: AWD Crossover
This is the hottest category on the market, with the most segment-straddling models. he crossover category is a tough one to define, but... more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Compact SUV, AWD/4WD Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Compact SUV, AWD/4WD
For those who don't want a large SUV and don't need three rows, there are plenty of options. These value-packed SUVs and crossovers have... more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Full-Size SUV Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Full-Size SUV
This category is exclusively for body-on-frame sport/utes that tow nearly 9000 pounds and have room for three rows. more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Compact Pickup Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Compact Pickup
Again, not a lot has changed in this segment. more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Crew Cab Pickup, 2WD Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Crew Cab Pickup, 2WD
It seems everything qualifies for this category, from compacts to heavy-duty models, and even one that's based on an SUV platform. We... more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Hard-core 4x4 Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Hard-core 4x4
How can you compare the slow-crawling, go-anywhere capability of some of these vehicles with the high-flying, fast-paced Baja style of the... more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Topline Power Puller Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Topline Power Puller
These are the big daddies of the passenger-truck world. more
Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Work Truck Truck Trend's Best In Class 2011: Work Truck
These are the pickups you'll see on construction sites. The regular-cab fleet trucks are expected to work hard and take abuse every day. more
Star Tourers: Meet Some of the Most Famous Trucks on the Big and Small Screen Star Tourers: Meet Some of the Most Famous Trucks on the Big and Small Screen
Here are some of our favorite trucks and SUVs from the recent past, as well as sneak previews of trucks starring in upcoming movies. more
Editor's Desk: SEMA's Influence Is Growing Editor's Desk: SEMA's Influence Is Growing
Marty McFly's 1985 Toyota Xtracab SR5 HiLux was my introduction to the world of modified trucks. A little more than 10 years after "Back to... more
Truck Trend's Ultimate Manual Transmission Truck and SUV Guide for 2011 Truck Trend's Ultimate Manual Transmission Truck and SUV Guide for 2011
Save the Manuals? There's Still a few of Offerings for the Shift-for-Yourself truck and SUV Crowd. more
Celebrity Drive: Rutledge Wood, Top Gear U.S. Host Celebrity Drive: Rutledge Wood, Top Gear U.S. Host
Trucks and Old Japanese Cars Light Wood's Fire more
(page << 11 12 13 14 15 >> )
Recent Articles
Truck Trend Blogs
Reader's Letters: More Diesels, Please
Dear Truck Trend, With gas prices rising, I'm glad automakers are bringing out more diesels. I... more
Reader's Letters: What Is Multiair?
Dear Truck Trend, I enjoyed your first look at the new Jeep Cherokee. I currently have a Honda... more
Reader's Letters: Euro Invasion
Dear Truck Trend, Oh dear, so small-displacement diesels and Euro vans are making headway into the... more
Sway Control: Diesel's Potential Equalizer – Fuel Prices
Among major automakers, opinions and strategies on light-duty diesels usually fall into one of two... more
Reader's Letters: Long-Term Nissan Dealer Woes
Dear Truck Trend, I just read your long-term update of the 2012 Nissan Frontier, and, really, you... more
Truck Trend Forums
Truck Spray Liner machine Like NEW ---Vortex Machine
I have a Vortex machine that I only used a few times. I paid 18K for the machine. It is is excelent... more
remanufactured engins
I have a 2003 ford expedition that I want to put a remanufactured engine in. I've done a... more
Big SUV
is it me or are past due for a big SUV? I'm in my ram on day waiting for the wife while she picks... more
TRD 5.7L Supercharger Problems - TRD is keeping owners in the dark
This thread is just to drum up some public knowledge/discussion about a specific problem the TRD... more
Petrol Forklift Truck
Advanced Electric Forklift Technologies Asia Forklifts is a Forklift Truck manufacturer in China.... more
Trade In Value