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GMC Sierra Denali with Fuzion fifth-wheel travel trailer

First Look: 2020 GMC Sierra HD

Chevy and GMC introduced all-new heavy-duty models for 2020. Which should you choose?  You could say that General Motors is the master of badge engineering. During...
Photo of No-Boundaries NB16.5 travel trailer being towed by a 2019 Toyota Sequoia

It’s RV Life with No Boundaries

Paired with the Toyota Sequoia, the off-road-ready No Boundaries offers a lightweight alternative to toy haulers for adventure-minded RVers Once upon a time, travelers put...
Trailer Tire Close Up

Get a Grip: Tow-Vehicle Tires

With so much riding on tow-vehicle tires, proper selection and maintenance are important to your safety and can contribute to better handling and fuel...
Gas Pains The extra $9,000 (approximately) you would spend on a diesel- engine option will buy 3,176 gallons of gasoline at $2.83 per gallon, the average price at time of press. Assuming both vehicles get 20 mpg running solo, the break-even point on the investment would be 63,520 miles. However, the manufacturers we spoke with claim a heavy-duty diesel can return up to twice the fuel economy when pulling a heavy load (which coincides with our own experiences), putting the break-even point at around 32,000 miles from a standpoint of fuel savings only.

Diesel Versus Gas

We ask experts and crunch numbers to see if a diesel is right for you Throughout automotive history, few engines have been as polarizing as...
Photo of mechanic working on chevy duramax truck

Diesel Heart Transplant: Duramax CP3 Swap

Replacing the problematic Duramax LML CP4.2 injection pump with its more reliable predecessor, the CP3, can save thousands in repair costs down the road...
2019 Chevrolet Silverado Z71 Trailboss

More Choices for Truck Lovers

As this issue goes to print, we’re not that far into 2018, but the Big Three are already gearing up for 2019 with new...
The 2015 Chevy Silverado is available with a gvwr of up to 7,600 pounds, a gawr of 4,300 pounds and a tow rating of up to 12,000 pounds. based on the SAE J2807 standard.

Half-Ton Towing: Fact or Fiction?

It depends on the fifth-wheel and how the truck is equipped So-called half-ton-towable fifth-wheels are becoming increasingly popular for a variety of reasons. The most...
2020 CHEVROLET SILVERADO HD towing a Montana fifth-wheel trailer on a mountain road

First Look: 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Is a Home Run

With class-leading tow capacity and thoughtful features designed for RVers, the new Chevy 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty pickups make towing easier than ever Confidence. This...
The F-150 Raptor has a high-output 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine.

2019 Full-Size Trucks for Towing: Ford

As part of our online series on 2019 trucks, Chris Hemer reviews the new Ford F-150 and its towing features Ford really upset the applecart...
2013 Ram 1500

2013 Ram 1500 Pickup

Starting with a 20-percent gain in gas mileage, a new V-6, eight-speed automatic transmissions, air suspensions, and a more carlike interior, the 2013 Ram...

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FURRION SENSE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM

Staff Pick: Furrion Sense All-in-One Entertainment System

Whatever you do, don’t call this a TV. The 32-inch Furrion Sense HD LED All-in-One Entertainment System surely is a television, but with its...
RV Rider rack installed with a bike in place

RV Rider: Heavy-Duty Bicycle Hauler

The RV Rider platform rack transports two fat-tire or electric bikes securely on the back of fifth-wheels and motorhomes Carrying bicycles securely on the back...
Universal Keyhole hands-free camera harness from Backcountry Solutions

Staff Pick: Universal Keyhole Camera Harness

There’s an axiom regarding cameras: the best camera is the one you have with you. A camera in your backpack requires stopping, removing the...