Trucks and Towing

Ford F-250 7.3 Tremor towing

2020 Ford F-250 Review: Towing with the 7.3L ‘Godzilla’ V8 and Tremor Off-Road Package

When I hear the words “seven point three Ford,” my mind immediately paints a picture of the ubiquitous late-1990s and early-2000s Super Duty trucks. They’re all hooked up to trailers of various lengths and weights, sitting in a racetrack’s paddock, their clattery school-bus-esque turbodiesel engines waiting to be turned over for the long tow home. …

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Ram 1500 EcoDiesel towing

2020 Ram 1500 Limited EcoDiesel Towing Review: ‘It’s a Momentum Truck’

In the track-day world, some cars are referred to as “momentum cars.” They aren’t the most powerful, but they make up for it with many other redeeming qualities and often end up turning similar lap times as those with more power but worse handling. They are competent, they are charming, and they will disappoint if …

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Ram 1500 EcoDiesel towing

2020 Ram 1500 Limited EcoDiesel Towing Review: ‘It’s a Momentum Truck’

In the track-day world, some cars are referred to as “momentum cars.” They aren’t the most powerful, but they make up for it with many other redeeming qualities and often end up turning similar lap times as those with more power but worse handling. They are competent, they are charming, and they will disappoint if …

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Ram 1500 EcoDiesel towing

2020 Ram 1500 Limited EcoDiesel Towing Review: ‘It’s a Momentum Truck’

In the track-day world, some cars are referred to as “momentum cars.” They aren’t the most powerful, but they make up for it with many other redeeming qualities and often end up turning similar lap times as those with more power but worse handling. They are competent, they are charming, and they will disappoint if …

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Ram 1500 EcoDiesel towing

2020 Ram 1500 Limited EcoDiesel Towing Review: ‘It’s a Momentum Truck’

In the track-day world, some cars are referred to as “momentum cars.” They aren’t the most powerful, but they make up for it with many other redeeming qualities and often end up turning similar lap times as those with more power but worse handling. They are competent, they are charming, and they will disappoint if …

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2021 Ford Bronco

2021 Ford Bronco Details and Specs: The G.O.A.T. is Back and I Want One

After what’s seemed like endless teasers, Ford has finally revealed the 2021 Ford Bronco! Though the Bronco name was a staple in off-roading and pop culture alike, Ford ceased production in 1996 after thirty years of evolution. And now, it’s back! Early Broncos carried the nickname “G.O.A.T.” – referring to “Goes Over Any Terrain,” not “Greatest …

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2020 Ford Expedition towing

2020 Ford Expedition Limited Review: Towing an Enclosed Trailer, EcoBoost Shines

Let’s be real, most buyers of gigantic body-on-frame SUVs like the 2020 Ford Expedition would be better served by a large three-row crossover. They ride better, drive better, get better fuel economy, and are easier to live with day-to-day than their truck-based rivals. However, there is a specific market for which a large crossover won’t …

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2021 Ford F-150

2021 Ford F-150 Announced: ‘PowerBoost’ Hybrid and Hands-Free Driving

Competition among “half-ton” pickup trucks is always a fierce game, and Ford has just announced their latest offering, the 2021 Ford F-150. While rumors of a fully-electric F-150 continue to swirl, for 2021 Ford has confirmed a hybrid drivetrain option on all trim levels. Every 2021 F-150 will come with a host of standard and …

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Sprinter 2500 towing

2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 Crew Review: Towing With 4 Cylinders

Cargo vans haven’t been the sexiest segment of the automotive market since, well, ever. But the segment has never been so diverse as it is now, with a mix of old and new vans for sale in the United States. Some offer traditional body-on-frame construction with eight cylinders pushing the rear wheels. And then Mercedes-Benz …

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