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2012 Truck & SUV Reviews

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2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Long Term Update 5 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Long Term Update 5
20,000 Miles and Still Going Strong more
2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Long Term Update 4 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Long Term Update 4
9 Months and 15,708 Miles: No Amenities, but a Great Ride more
2004-2012 Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon - Pre Owned 2004-2012 Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon - Pre Owned
The 2004 to 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, along with its sister, the GMC Canyon, represents one complete generation of this compact pickup truck. more
2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 Long-Term Update 3 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 Long-Term Update 3
8 Months and 13,788 Miles: A Cavernous Van, Some Furniture, and a Puppy more
2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Long Term Verdict 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Long Term Verdict
Evoque’s condensed size and surefooted stability make it a great weekend runner for two. more
2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 BlueTec Long-Term Update 2 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 BlueTec Long-Term Update 2
7 Months and 12,038 Miles: The Swiss Army Van more
2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 BlueTec Long-Term Update 1 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 BlueTec Long-Term Update 1
6 Months and 9521 Miles: Big, But Nimble more
2012 Nissan Frontier 4x4 PRO-4X Long-Term Long-Term Wrap-Up 2012 Nissan Frontier 4x4 PRO-4X Long-Term Long-Term Wrap-Up
Our last few weeks in the 2012 Nissan Frontier were just as busy as ever while we took care of some last-minute maintenance, repairs, and... more
Pre Owned: 2007-2012 Nissan Armada Pre Owned: 2007-2012 Nissan Armada
Sometimes you need a full-size, body-on-frame, eight-cylinder, four-wheel-drive SUV to pull the family through the winter and the motorboat... more
2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 BlueTec Long Term Arrival 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 BlueTec Long Term Arrival
Our 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is of the 2500 variant, meaning a 3-liter turbo-diesel V-6 turns the 16-inch rear wheels. more
2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Long-Term Update 13 2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Long-Term Update 13
13 Months and 28,344 Miles: The Short List of Pros and Cons more
2012 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4 EcoBoost Long-Term Verdict 2012 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4 EcoBoost Long-Term Verdict
Goodbye, Big Green Machine: For the year we had the our 2012 Ford F-150, there were no problems and driving the EcoBoost-powered F-150 was... more
2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Long-Term Update 12 2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Long-Term Update 12
12 Months and 26,614 Miles: Two Updates are Better Than None more
2012 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4 Long-Term Update 6 2012 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4 Long-Term Update 6
I've noticed something weird that never used to be an issue. On several occasions. I found myself yelling at the 2012 Ford F-150. more
2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Long-Term Update 11 2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Long-Term Update 11
11 Months and 23,989 Miles - Don't trust the stickers, read the book more
Pre Owned: 2007-2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser Pre Owned: 2007-2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser
After its launch as a 2007 model, the Toyota FJ Cruiser might easily have become a darling of the genteel SUV set by virtue of its cute... more
2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Long-Term Update 10 2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Long-Term Update 10
10 Months and 22,115 Miles: Blast From the Past more
2012 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4 Long-Term Update 5 2012 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4 Long-Term Update 5
13 Months and 30,207 Miles: This truck is more like a luxury SUV with a small bed. more
2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Long-term Update 9 2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Long-term Update 9
The First 20k: Notes From the Peanut Gallery more
2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Long-Term Update 6 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Long-Term Update 6
Staff shooter Brian Vance soon learned to appreciate those niceties after taking the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque for a ski trip,... more
2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Update 8 2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Update 8
8 Months and 18,125 Miles: Home Projects and Holiday Road Trips more
2012 Range Rover Evoque Long-Term Update 5 2012 Range Rover Evoque Long-Term Update 5
The Range Rover Evoque takes on a weekend ski trip, something for which the pint-sized, easy-to-drive Evoque is ideally-suited. more
2012 Nissan NV 2500HD Long-term Verdict 2012 Nissan NV 2500HD Long-term Verdict
The 2012 Nissan NV 2500HD looks like nothing else out there, including other vans. more
2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Update 7 2012 Nissan Frontier 4X4 PRO4X Update 7
7 Months and 16,141 Miles: Camping in the Cold Dessert more
2012 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4 Long-Term Tow Test 2012 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4 Long-Term Tow Test
Try To Blend In: Towing a 1953 Chevrolet Hot Rod Along One of the Nation's Busiest Interstates more
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