2015 Chevrolet Colorado

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by Ken Freund
December 8, 2013

  General Motors has unveiled the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, which will offer midsize truck capabilities for folks who don’t need a full-size pickup truck, but want class-leading power, payload and trailer tow ratings. Forward collision alert and lane departure warnings will be segment firsts.An... Read more »

2014 and BEYOND: Refinement Defines the Next Generation of Full-Size Trucks and SUVs

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by Chris Hemer
December 3, 2013

  Over the years, we’ve seen the horsepower and tow rating wars come and go. It’s a cyclical phenomenon fueled by competition; since no one wants to be in last place, one-upmanship is the predictable result. But as fuel prices continue to climb, and mechanical components are pushed to their... Read more »

2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD Pickups

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by Ken Freund
November 8, 2013

  General Motors has taken the wraps off its upcoming Heavy Duty pickups, which are due at dealers this Spring. There will be two available engines; the standard Vortec 6.0-liter V-8 gasoline engine that’s rated  at 360 horsepower in the 2500HD and 322 hp in the 3500HD, and 380 lb-ft of torque... Read more »

2013 Trucks: Best Bets From the Big 3

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Bruce W. Smith and Stuart Bourdon
December 18, 2012

With a renewed spirit permeating the nation, those who enjoy the outdoors and the freedom of the road are again enjoying weekend getaways and extended road trips with family and friends. Along with that renewed wanderlust may come the realization that the pickup you’ve been driving is probably more... Read more »

2012 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup

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Ken Freund
October 3, 2011

For 2012 the Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup is offered in three body styles; regular, extended and crew cab, plus three different trim levels. Crew cabs come equipped with 5-foot boxes, other models get a 6-foot box. Three engines are available to match your needs. A 2.9-liter four rated 185 horsepower... Read more »

2012 Chevrolet Express Vans

2012 Chevrolet Express Van

July 29, 2011

Full-sized vans are often overlooked by towing enthusiasts, but they offer good pulling power, long wheelbases for excellent stability and spacious interiors. Chevrolet’s rear-wheel drive Express vans, available in 1500, 2500 and 3500 versions, provide a rugged and roomy means for transporting... Read more »

Diesel Shootout

January 2, 2011

With GM and Ford coming onto the scene with new diesels last year, it was inevitable that a three-way match up with the Ram would naturally come to fruition. We couldn’t resist. We were able to come up with this trio of hot new products, featuring all the latest technology in 3/4-ton capacity, four-wheel-drive,... Read more »

Half-Ton Shootout

August 1, 2004

To celebrate yet another candle on our birthday-cake pyre, 63-year-old Trailer Life sent out party invitations. They read “Bring a half-ton, about 140-inch wheelbase, 2WD, with the biggest engine, shortest gears and towing package. We’ll supply the trailer.” Chevrolet RSVPed with a... Read more »

Chevy Avalanche & Wanderer 25′

January 3, 2004

The first thing you realize after hitching up nearly three tons of travel trailer to your tow vehicle is that the world really isn’t as flat as it seems. The second thing you realize is that enough horsepower and torque will straighten out any road. With a 5.3-liter Vortec V-8 bolted to the fully boxed... Read more »

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