2017 Toyota Tacoma: Wake-Up Call For Nissan Frontier

Americans really seem to love trucks and it is evident in sales figures. Well, it’s not all that surprising as these vehicles offer rugged styling, ability to venture on any terrains and have open beds to accommodate their loads. This is the reason why the Toyota Tacoma remains as one of the most popular models Read more about 2017 Toyota Tacoma: Wake-Up Call For Nissan Frontier[…]

Next-Gen Nissan Frontier Could Spoil The Fun

The 2017 Nissan Frontier, despite being due for a major update, hasn’t been slowing down in its sales figure. It has seen an increase of 41.5 percent in sales this year even though the next-gen Frontier will be making its way soon. Last month, the Frontier and the new Titan pickups saw an increase from Read more about Next-Gen Nissan Frontier Could Spoil The Fun[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline Laughs Off Tacoma TRD, Colorado ZR2

It’s easy to imagine that a boost in sales of the Toyota Tacoma means fewer buyers for the Chevrolet Colorado. The Tacoma is an enduring off-roader while the Colorado is known for heavy-lifting, but both mid-size pickups more or less aim for similar sort of buyers. While the Tacoma has mostly had the upper hand Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline Laughs Off Tacoma TRD, Colorado ZR2[…]

2018 Toyota Tacoma Not Ready To Step Down

Despite the recent release of the second-gen Honda Ridgeline, the popularity of the Toyota Tacoma isn’t seemed to be diminishing. It’s obvious that this truck is not ready to step down and it will not be letting the Chevy Colorado to make its mark in the segment. Of recent, the Nissan Frontier has revamped its Read more about 2018 Toyota Tacoma Not Ready To Step Down[…]

2017 Chevrolet Colorado vs Nissan Frontier vs Honda Ridgeline: Such Different Rivals

The Chevrolet Colorado, Nissan Frontier and the Honda Ridgeline are each others greatest rivals despite being different in many aspects. The Chevrolet Colorado beats the Frontier in many aspects such as its features, interior space, powertrain as well as driving position while the Ridgeline seems to come pretty close to the Colorado. The Colorado has Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Colorado vs Nissan Frontier vs Honda Ridgeline: Such Different Rivals[…]

2018 Toyota Tacoma Braces For Wrangler, Ranger

There haven’t been any signs of GM, Honda, or Nissan catching up with Toyota in sales within the mid-size pickup segment, as the Toyota Tacoma continues to control the segment by a considerable margin. But that’s because its rivals aren’t putting up a real fight. The most appealing aspect of the Chevrolet Colorado is its Read more about 2018 Toyota Tacoma Braces For Wrangler, Ranger[…]

2017 Mercedes GLT: Kept Out By Ridgeline – And Frontier

There is still no confirmation on whether the 2018 Mercedes GLT mid-size pickup would join the ranks of the Toyota Tacoma, Chevrolet Colorado, and Honda Ridgeline in the US market, but all the stars don’t seem to be aligned for this move to happen. For Renault, it is a no-brainer to withhold its new Alaskan Read more about 2017 Mercedes GLT: Kept Out By Ridgeline – And Frontier[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Fuel Economy King – Sort Of

Truckers typically balk at the idea of a pickup that runs primarily on its front wheels, so the emergence of the second generation Honda Ridgeline was naturally met with a great deal of disgust and disapproval. The strange notion starts to make sense as its fuel economy numbers with that setting have been revealed to Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline: Fuel Economy King – Sort Of[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Buyers Lack Options

Just like it was when first released a decade ago, the 2017 Honda Ridgeline has a lofty starting price. Compared to rivals that start in the range of $18,000 to $24,000, the $29,500 Honda mid-size stretches the budget. That’s because it comes solely as a crew cab model with bed space that rivals the extended Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline: Buyers Lack Options[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline Loses Another Possible Rival

Just because Americans will never fall out of love with hunky full-size pickup trucks, does that mean that there isn’t any room for mid-size and compact models to try their luck with the market? It appears that Renault is beside Mercedes in the opinion that their pickup trucks aren’t suitable to be sold in the Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline Loses Another Possible Rival[…]

Budget Pains – 2017 Honda Ridgeline Gets Really Costly

When it was first released in 2006, the Honda Ridgeline arrived with quite a hefty price tag. It is doing the same with its return as a second-gen model, being pricier than its mid-size pickup rivals by wearing a $29,500 price tag without the $900 destination fee. Unlike the Toyota Tacoma, Chevrolet Colorado, and Nissan Read more about Budget Pains – 2017 Honda Ridgeline Gets Really Costly[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline vs Mercedes GLT – Not Ruled Out Yet!

No one knows what’s going on with the Hyundai Santa Fe ute, which has suddenly gone quiet after being ostensibly confirmed for production, but everyone knows for certain that the Mercedes GLT pickup is definitely going to arrive first. Unfortunately, it is purposed for other markets outside North America, and odd decision seeing that there Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline vs Mercedes GLT – Not Ruled Out Yet![…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline Offers More Than Tacoma, Colorado

It kind of sucks that there isn’t a regular cab option for the 2017 Honda Ridgeline, which means that buyers would have to save up a lot more ($9,000-ish) than they would for an entry-level Toyota Tacoma or Chevrolet Colorado. But that’s okay, because the Ridgeline offers more than the equivalent crew cab models of Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline Offers More Than Tacoma, Colorado[…]

Mercedes Could Still Sucker Punch 2017 Honda Ridgeline

While the Honda Ridgeline is as American as a foreign pickup could be, selling exclusively in the US market (and Canada, of course) with most of its parts sourced locally, the 2018 Mercedes GLT is anything but. Just like the Nissan Navara that it’s based on, the first mid-size pickup from Daimler is meant for Read more about Mercedes Could Still Sucker Punch 2017 Honda Ridgeline[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Why So Expensive?

It operates on a FWD system, shares a whole lot of hardware with an SUV, doesn’t boast as much workhorse strength as its rivals, rides on a unibody frame, doesn’t offer much excitement in terms of looks, and has been criticized by some reviewers for performing too politely on the road. Is it therefore fair Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline: Why So Expensive?[…]

2017 Honda Ridgeline: Prepare To Spend Big!

Since January, consumers have only been able to read about the Honda Ridgeline and all of its promises without experiencing the mid-size pickup first-hand. Opinions have been formed and in many cases, decisions have already been made to purchase the vehicle. Well, it’s time to stop reading reviews and head on over to your nearest Read more about 2017 Honda Ridgeline: Prepare To Spend Big![…]

2017 Nissan Frontier Hits 12 Years – Time To Go

Whereas other truck makers have gone through a few generations of models trying to modernize their mid-size pickups while retaining their rolled-up-sleeves workhorse appeal, Nissan has been trying to see how long the Frontier can go unchanged. It seems that the pickup has been doing a good job staying relevant as it ages. The nameplate Read more about 2017 Nissan Frontier Hits 12 Years – Time To Go[…]

2018 Mercedes GLT: US Could Still Get Ridgeline Rival

Mercedes-Benz has taken the GLT (for lack of a better/official name) from the drawing board to a fully-formed truck, and it’s shouldn’t be too long before the first mid-size pickup from the German brand is shown without any camouflage. At the moment the consensus is that the GLT is not going to arrive stateside, but Read more about 2018 Mercedes GLT: US Could Still Get Ridgeline Rival[…]

Similar, But Not – 2017 Honda Ridgeline vs Honda Pilot

Although the upcoming Honda Ridgeline is distinctly dissimilar to its mid-size pickup rivals such as the Chevrolet Colorado (or GM twins), Toyota Tacoma, and Nissan Frontier, many have noted the stark similarities between the truck and the Honda Pilot. Like the Acura MDX SU, the Ridgeline uses the same 3.5L direct injection V6 engine as Read more about Similar, But Not – 2017 Honda Ridgeline vs Honda Pilot[…]

2016 Chevrolet Colorado vs Honda Ridgeline vs Honda Pilot: Mileage Showdown!

So far only general details are known about the 2017 Honda Ridgeline. It’s a new entry in the mid-size pickup segment, but it doesn’t stand toe-to-toe with the likes of the Nissan Frontier, Toyota Tacoma, GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado. Instead of focusing on aspects like payload and towing, the Ridgeline keeps to its status Read more about 2016 Chevrolet Colorado vs Honda Ridgeline vs Honda Pilot: Mileage Showdown![…]