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2012 Truck & SUV Reviews

Truck Trend Magazine online brings you the latest reviews and road tests of all 2012 model year trucks, SUVs, wagons, and more. Choose an option below to read expert reviews from our writers and staff.
First Look: 2013 Toyota RAV4 EV First Look: 2013 Toyota RAV4 EV
Toyota Officially Reveals 2013 RAV4 EV at Electric Car Show more
First Test: 2012 Volvo XC60 R-Design with Polestar First Test: 2012 Volvo XC60 R-Design with Polestar
Hot Blooded: Turning the Safe Crossover Into into a Fun Canyon Canyon-Carver more
First Test: 2012 Suzuki Equator Crew Cab RMZ-4 First Test: 2012 Suzuki Equator Crew Cab RMZ-4
The Other Frontier: This Pickup Has America's Best Truck Warranty more
Long-Term Update 1: 2012 Nissan NV 2500HD Long-Term Update 1: 2012 Nissan NV 2500HD
4 Months and 7787 Miles: was lucky enough to pilot the NV for the bulk of that journey and all I'll say about trying to keep up with all... more
First Look: 2013 Ford Transit Custom First Look: 2013 Ford Transit Custom
Ford is unveiling the front-wheel-drive Transit Custom at the Birmingham Commercial Vehicle Show on April 24, and decided to give us an... more
First Test: 2012 Ford Edge SEL EcoBoost First Test: 2012 Ford Edge SEL EcoBoost
Under the hood of the 2012 Ford Edge EcoBoost, the 2.0-liter turbo four makes 240 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. The Edge EcoBoost... more
First Look: 2013 Mercedes-Benz G550 and G63 AMG First Look: 2013 Mercedes-Benz G550 and G63 AMG
Mercedes' Off-Road Icon Gets Updated more
First Test: 2012 Ford F-650 Dump Truck First Test: 2012 Ford F-650 Dump Truck
Road Trip! Why on Earth Would We Take a Dump Truck to Vegas? Why Not? more
First Drive: 2012 Ram Cargo Van First Drive: 2012 Ram Cargo Van
Ram Truck has introduced the Cargo Van, a vehicle based on the company's minivan platform, but modified to accommodate more payload. more
First Drive: 2012 GMC Terrain FWD SLT-2 First Drive: 2012 GMC Terrain FWD SLT-2
The GMC Terrain, which is the brand's second-best-seller behind the Sierra pickup and one of GM's ten-best-selling vehicles, period, was... more
First Drive: 2012 Volkswagen Routan SEL First Drive: 2012 Volkswagen Routan SEL
Wolfsburg's Re-badge Falls Short -- Although there's nothing particularly objectionable about the 2012 Volkswagen Routan we recently had in... more
Long Term Update 2: 2011 Mini Cooper S Countryman ALL4 Long Term Update 2: 2011 Mini Cooper S Countryman ALL4
6 Months and 10,932 Miles -- The well-worn perception of Minis is that they're so small, you can hardly shoehorn yourself into the car --... more
First Drive: 2012 Cadillac Escalade ESV Platinum AWD First Drive: 2012 Cadillac Escalade ESV Platinum AWD
Good Enough for Today's Cadillac? It's fair to say the Cadillac Escalade is the vehicle that saved Cadillac. more
First Test: 2012 Honda CR-V First Test: 2012 Honda CR-V
Is the fourth-generation CR-V the result of intelligent design or creation myth? more
First Test: 2012 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4x4 First Test: 2012 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4x4
Finding a New Road: As the Body-on-Frame Pathfinder Rides off into the Sunset, We Take One Last Drive more
Arden Gets Its Hands on the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Arden Gets Its Hands on the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
German tuning firm Ardengot its hands on a 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, and recently released a catalog of visual and performance... more
First Test: 2012 Honda Ridgeline Sport First Test: 2012 Honda Ridgeline Sport
For those who like the Honda version of an SUT, this vehicle is still great. It does offer the same versatility that it's always had and a... more
First Look: 2012 Nissan NV200 First Look: 2012 Nissan NV200
Ford effectively created the "small cargo van" market in the U.S. by launching the Transit Connect, but the competition isn't going to sit... more
First Test: 2012 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring FWD First Test: 2012 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring FWD
The Mazda CX-9 disproved my theory. Not just in traffic, but on the open road as well. more
Long Term Arrival: 2012 Nissan NV2500 Long Term Arrival: 2012 Nissan NV2500
Our long-term 2012 NV2500 SV feels up to the task of shaking up the commercial van class, with its optional 5.6-liter V-8, producing 317 hp... more
First Drive: 2012 Global-Market Ford Ranger First Drive: 2012 Global-Market Ford Ranger
Out of Range: Meet the pickup you might want, but can't have. It's the new Ford Ranger, and it's going to be sold in 180 countries. more
First Drive: 2012 Callaway Silverado SC540 SportTruck First Drive: 2012 Callaway Silverado SC540 SportTruck
Stealth Bomber: Callaway's Supercharged Silverado Hauls Way More Than Grass more
First Drive: 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4WD First Drive: 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4WD
While most compact SUVs and crossovers in the market today are considered as comfortable grocery getters, the 2012 Suzuki Grand Vitara is... more
First Drive: 2012 Global-Market Chevrolet Colorado First Drive: 2012 Global-Market Chevrolet Colorado
We are in northern Thailand in the province of Chaing Rai for the test drive and launch of the all-new Chevrolet Colorado. The plan is to... more
Long Term Arrival: 2011 Kia Sorento SX AWD Long Term Arrival: 2011 Kia Sorento SX AWD
It's always nice to have a three-row vehicle in our test fleet. Every once in a while, you need to be able to carry more than five people... more
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