How efficient is the 2017 Nissan Titan half-ton on the TFLtruck's 100-mile highway MPG loop when towing a trailer? How quick is this 5.6L V8-powered truck 0-60 MPH? This is precisely what we are here to find out.
As always, the test parameters are the same for all half-ton trucks that
Honda worked hard to make the 2017 Ridgeline a fuel efficient vehicle. The front-wheel-drive version of this midsize pickup truck is rated at 19 MPG city and 26 MPG on the highway. The fully loaded Ridgeline AWD Black Edition you see here is rated at 25 MPG on the highway.
Turbo-diesel pickup trucks have traditionally been the kings of highway towing fuel efficiency. Is this still the case, and how big is their economy advantage? This is a unique opportunity to compare two 2016 Nissan Titan XDs on our 100-mile highway mpg loop. One is powered by the 5.0L Cummins
Small turbo-diesel engine and SUVs should go together like peanut butter and jelly. Unfortunately, we don't get many of these in the United States. The Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel has been around for some time, but now there is another more premium SUV option with a diesel. Enter the 2016
The 3.5L EcoBoost in the 2016 Ford F-150 is a beast of an engine. It makes 365 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. That's 20 hp less than the company's 5.0L naturally aspirated V8 but 33 more lb-ft at significantly lower rpm (2,500 versus 3,850). The result is a pickup that