Diesel Cooling System Overhaul

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by Gary Wescott
August 8, 2013

  When was the last time you noticed that funny smell and realized there was steam coming from under the engine’s hood? You may not have noticed that the little needle on the instrument cluster was pegged on “HOT.” Most owners check fluid levels and tires regularly, and we fill the fuel tank,... Read more »

2014 Ford F-150 Tremor

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Ken Freund
July 15, 2013

Ford’s latest addition to the best-selling F-150 lineup is the new Tremor sport truck for the 2014 model year. The Tremor will be powered by a potent twin-turbocharged, 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 rated at 365 horsepower and known for excellent fuel economy. Tremor comes with the F-150′s regular cab... Read more »

2014 GMC Sierra Denali

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Ken Freund
June 20, 2013

For 2014, the GMC Sierra Denali returns with more gusto and greater towing power. The upcoming Denali will offer an optional 6.2-liter gasoline V-8 with a potent 420 horsepower (estimated) and 450 lb-ft of torque. With this powerplant GMC claims the Denali will have the most power and torque of any light-duty... Read more »

2014 Chevrolet Silverado High Country

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Ken Freund
May 16, 2013

Chevrolet’s new top-of-the-line Silverado High Country model for 2014 will have the highest price and most luxurious features of any Silverado pickup to date. It will fit in the lineup just above the top Silverado LTZ, and will only be offered as a Crew Cab. The 2014 model is the first time this... Read more »

2014 Dodge Durango SUV

2014 Dodge Durango

Ken Freund
April 14, 2013

Dodge has just unveiled the new 2014 Durango. While its chassis and driving dynamics are shared with Jeep’s Grand Cherokee, its unique exterior is completely different. Durango now comes with a new transmission, fresh distinctive styling, and new info-tainment systems. The 2014 Durango will come in... Read more »

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Ken Freund
March 14, 2013

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee has received new lights and trim. But the big news is the availability of a thrifty and torquey turbodiesel engine, and a new eight-speed automatic transmission across the board. Three engines are now available. The base 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 is rated 290 horsepower and... Read more »

2013 Nissan NV 3500 Passenger Van

2013 Nissan NV 3500 Passenger Van exterior

Ken Freund
February 14, 2013

It’s getting more difficult to find a tow vehicle with a lot of interior room and seating for up to a dozen passengers. Nissan’s new NV full-sized Passenger Van is based upon the NV commercial van series, but with improved comfort, more seating and safety features. The NV3500HD comes in five trim... 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 »

2013 Chevrolet Silverado

2013 Silverado

Ken Freund
October 17, 2012

For 2013 the full-size Silverado pickup comes in regular, extended and crew-cab iterations. Standard 6-foot, 6-inch and longer 8-foot cargo beds are available on regular and extended cabs; crew cabs have a short 5-foot, 9-inch bed. Silverados with the six-speed automatic transmission now get engine braking... Read more »

2013 Nissan Pathfinder

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Ken Freund
September 16, 2012

For 2013 the completely redesigned Nissan Pathfinder goes from a body-on-frame chassis to a unibody platform. The fourth-generation Pathfinder has lost up to 500 pounds and will be powered by a 260-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 and a continuously variable transmission (CVT). That will improve fuel economy... Read more »

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