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2004 Truck & SUV Reviews

Truck Trend Magazine online brings you the latest reviews and road tests of all 2004 model year trucks, SUVs, wagons, and more. Choose an option below to read expert reviews from our writers and staff.
Long-Term Update: 2004 Chrysler Pacifica Long-Term Update: 2004 Chrysler Pacifica
Nearing the end of its time in our midst, this car suffered a minor mishap. It was being moved from one of our garage levels to another,... more
Tuners: Techart Porsche Cayenne Turbo Tuners: Techart Porsche Cayenne Turbo
Just as cayenne pepper is hot, so is Porsche's new SUV. There are three levels of spiciness (Cayenne, Cayenne S, and Cayenne Turbo); the... more
Performance: 2004 Hennessey 650R Ram SRT-10 Performance: 2004 Hennessey 650R Ram SRT-10
When the question was asked, "Why climb Mt. Everest?" George Mallory's answer was simple: "Because it's there." Why would Dodge build a... more
Long-Term Introduction: 2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4x4 V-8 Long-Term Introduction: 2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4x4 V-8
When the first-generation Toyota 4Runner was introduced in 1985, it was essentially a modified version of Toyota's compact pickup with an... more
Lightning Fast Dodge Ram SRT-10 Lightning Fast Dodge Ram SRT-10
Last summer, Ford SVT established, and therefore set, the Guinness World Record for the world's fastest production pickup truck, with a... more
First Look: 2004 Dodge Ram SRT-10 First Look: 2004 Dodge Ram SRT-10
If you fire a 12-gauge shotgun packed with 00 buck, you'll get a sense of what it's like to pull the trigger on a Ram SRT-10: a loud roar... more
Sneak Preview: 2004 Toyota Sienna Sneak Preview: 2004 Toyota Sienna
Everything but the Kitchen Sink more
First Look: 2004 Dodge Ram SRT-10 First Look: 2004 Dodge Ram SRT-10
It was exactly one year ago, on the cover of the July/August 2002 issue of Truck Trend, that we showed you the first SRT-10 concept truck... more
Road Test: 2004 Jeep Liberty Limited vs. 2004 Kia Sorento EX vs. 2004 Suzuki XL-7 EX III Road Test: 2004 Jeep Liberty Limited vs. 2004 Kia Sorento EX vs. 2004 Suzuki XL-7 EX III
Got dirt? Then don't buy a small, car-based, all-wheel-drive sport/utility crossover demi-wagon thingy. Nobody with true trail experience... more
Long-Term Update: 2004 Ford F-150 Long-Term Update: 2004 Ford F-150
Ford's F-150 has been America's best-selling truck for the past 26 years, but will the all-new-for-2004 version have what it takes to keep... more
One-Year Test Update: 2004 Ford F-150 One-Year Test Update: 2004 Ford F-150
Ford's F-150 has been America's best-selling truck for the past 26 years, but will the all-new-for-2004 version have what it takes to keep... more
Road Test - 2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE, Dodge Durango limited, Chevy Tahoe LT, Ford Expedition NBX, Toyota Sequoia SR5 Road Test - 2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE, Dodge Durango limited, Chevy Tahoe LT, Ford Expedition NBX, Toyota Sequoia SR5
There's a special breed of full-size SUV out there with three rows of seats, a truck-based ladder frame, V-8 power, a macho stance, and a... more
First Drive: 2004 Saturn Vue Red Line First Drive: 2004 Saturn Vue Red Line
Saturn, the "different kind of company" from Spring Hill, has teamed with General Motors Performance Division to engineer the Vue Red Line,... more
2004 Infiniti QX56 2004 Infiniti QX56
With the QX56, Infiniti has set its sights on the full-size luxury sport/utility market. Based upon Nissan's Pathfinder Armada, the new... more
2004 Scion xB Road Test 2004 Scion xB Road Test
Over 10 years ago, the sport/utility category was created to accommodate vehicles that couldn't be defined as cars, trucks, or vans. Since... more
Road Test: 2004 BMW X5 Road Test: 2004 BMW X5
More power, new six-speed auto-trannie highlight the new 2004 BMW X5 more
2004 Chevrolet Colorado Road Review 2004 Chevrolet Colorado Road Review
As it rolls off the tongue, the term "small truck" is almost an oxymoron. Trucks are all about tackling jobs cars can't, so the thought of... more
First Drive: 2004 Land Rover Freelander SE3 First Drive: 2004 Land Rover Freelander SE3
Land Rover has come a long way from its roots in the late 1940s, when the original Land Rover was available only as an open utility... more
2004 Nissan Quest 3.5SE and 2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited vs. 2003 Honda Odyssey EX L-RES 2004 Nissan Quest 3.5SE and 2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited vs. 2003 Honda Odyssey EX L-RES
Suburban Warriors: Two groundbreaking minivans take on the benchmark to solve the transportation riddles of the modern family more
2004 Nissan Quest 3.5SE and 2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited vs. 2003 Honda Odyssey EX L-RES 2004 Nissan Quest 3.5SE and 2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited vs. 2003 Honda Odyssey EX L-RES
Suburban Warriors: Two groundbreaking minivans take on the benchmark to solve the transportation riddles of the modern family more
First Test: 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 3.5L First Test: 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 3.5L
Attention, bargain shoppers! more
First Test: Porsche Cayenne Turbo & Porsche Turbo X50 First Test: Porsche Cayenne Turbo & Porsche Turbo X50
One would think that two all-wheel-drive, twin-turbocharged Porsches would be similar machines. But times have changed. more
2004 Volvo XC70 vs. 2004 Volkswagen Touareg vs. 2004 Chrysler Pacifica 2004 Volvo XC70 vs. 2004 Volkswagen Touareg vs. 2004 Chrysler Pacifica
Designing utilitarian vehicles used to be simple: Take a family sedan, extend the roof to the rear bumper, replace the rear coil-spring... more
2004 SVT Lightning Concept 2004 SVT Lightning Concept
Since its introduction as a 1993 model, Ford's SVT Lightning has dominated the performance-pickup-truck market. .. more
First Look: 2004 BMW X3 First Look: 2004 BMW X3
"Cute" doesn't rhyme with "activity"Sep 1st, 2003 more
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