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2008 Truck & SUV Reviews

Truck Trend Magazine online brings you the latest reviews and road tests of all 2008 model year trucks, SUVs, wagons, and more. Choose an option below to read expert reviews from our writers and staff.
Quick Test: 2008 BMW X6 xDrive35i Quick Test: 2008 BMW X6 xDrive35i
BMW's X6 is more -- a lot more -- than meets the eye. more
Quick Test: 2008 Honda CR-V EX Quick Test: 2008 Honda CR-V EX
Dateline: Driver's Seat of Honda's 2008 CR-V more
2008 Scion xB Long-Term Update 1 2008 Scion xB Long-Term Update 1
5 months and 6889 miles - The aggressive restyle, combined with increased power delivery, edges the xB into a more sporting niche. more
Long-Term Update 1: 2008 Scion xB Long-Term Update 1: 2008 Scion xB
5 months and 6889 miles - The aggressive restyle, combined with increased power delivery, edges the xB into a more sporting niche. more
Long-Term Update 1: 2008 Toyota Tundra Long-Term Update 1: 2008 Toyota Tundra
4 months and 8471 miles - With the $92.37 5000-mile service in its rearview, our 2008 Truck of the Year continues to soldier on. more
Quick Drive: 2008 BMW X6 xDrive 35i Quick Drive: 2008 BMW X6 xDrive 35i
More Hot and Sweaty X6 Action -- Minor exterior details separate the 2008 BMW X6 xDrive 35i from its bigger brother. more
Quick Drive: 2008 Dodge Dakota Crew Cab TRX4 Quick Drive: 2008 Dodge Dakota Crew Cab TRX4
Dodge's midsize pickup with all the off-road bells and whistles more
First Test: 2008 Nissan Rogue SL First Test: 2008 Nissan Rogue SL
For starters, the Rogue is a heck of a value, important to young folks saddled with student loans and expensive jeans to pay for. more
Long Term Update 2: 2008 Mazda CX-9 Long Term Update 2: 2008 Mazda CX-9
5 months and 13,208 miles - The CX-9 continues to impress our staff and reaffirm our decision to name it Motor Trend's 2008 Sport/Utility... more
Long-Term Update 2: 2008 Mazda CX-9 Long-Term Update 2: 2008 Mazda CX-9
5 months and 13,208 miles - The 2008 Mazda CX-9 continues to impress our staff and reaffirm our decision to name it Motor Trend's 2008... more
Road Test: 2008 Porsche Cayenne V-6 Manual Road Test: 2008 Porsche Cayenne V-6 Manual
Shift Shock: The Answer To A Question No One Asked more
Newcomers: 2008 Lexus  LX 570 Newcomers: 2008 Lexus LX 570
Can you say irony? This Lexus is one of the most technically advanced SUVs based on one of the most revered names in off-road capability,... more
First Look: 2008 Ford F-150 Foose Edition First Look: 2008 Ford F-150 Foose Edition
Another F-150 permutation before the 2009 makes its debut -- You can't blame them for trying. With the mostly new and improved 2009 F-150... more
Long-Term Arrival: 2008 Hyundai Veracruz Limited AWD Long-Term Arrival: 2008 Hyundai Veracruz Limited AWD
After upsetting the Lexus RX in a head-to-head comparison in 2007, the Hyundai Veracruz deserves a year long test. more
Quick Drive: 2008 Infiniti QX56 4WD Quick Drive: 2008 Infiniti QX56 4WD
We had the chance to grab a 2008 Infiniti QX56 out of Salt Lake City, Utah, to do some test driving in the mountains near Park City. more
Quick Drive: 2008 Dodge Dakota 4x2 Crew Cab Quick Drive: 2008 Dodge Dakota 4x2 Crew Cab
A Midsize pickup with a Fullsize personality more
Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Factory Power Runner Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Factory Power Runner
There's no question that German manufacturers have a long head start in this category, and traditionally, American truck makers competed... more
Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Crew Cab PICKUP, 2WD Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Crew Cab PICKUP, 2WD
This is a now huge category (one that didn't really exist 10 years ago) with prices all over the map. more
Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Crew Cab PICKUP, 2WD Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Crew Cab PICKUP, 2WD
This is a now huge category (one that didn't really exist 10 years ago) with prices all over the map. more
Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Compact SUV, AWD/4WD Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Compact SUV, AWD/4WD
This was a tricky vote for us, because it essentially breaks down into two categories: those sport/utilities (with less than a 106.3-inch... more
Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Ultimate Performance SUV Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Ultimate Performance SUV
This segment is all about arriving and driving in style, so the money issue isn't the primary consideration. Still, you can't just charge... more
Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Compact Pickup Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Compact Pickup
Admittedly, this segment of the auto industry hasn't been getting much love over the last few years. Prices of full-size pickups have been... more
Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Compact Pickup Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Compact Pickup
Admittedly, this segment of the auto industry hasn't been getting much love over the last few years. Prices of full-size pickups have been... more
Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Full-Size SUV Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Full-Size SUV
Toyota has a winning formula right now: take every competitor's measurements in the segment and make a vehicle that beats it in each... more
Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Hardcore 4x4 Truck Trend's Best in Class 2008: Hardcore 4x4
If there's one segment that creates the most debate (a polite term) among our judges, it's this one. Jeep has many advocates with its basic... more
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