We are starting something new. This is a 50-mile loop that combined city and highway driving. The goal is to run trucks (and some cars) on this loop unloaded, in order to get an approximate number of MPG that you may see on your commute to and from work. The
The 2017 Ford Raptor crew cab is rated at towing 8,000 lbs, but what MPG will this off-road get when towing a 7,000 lbs trailer at 70 MPH on our 100-mile highway loop? Granted, the Ford Raptor is a high-performance off-road truck and towing is not one of its strengths.
How fast and thirsty is the new 2017 Ford F-250 crew cab 4x4 King Ranch with its 6.7L Power Stroke turbo-diesel V8? We run it 0-60 MPH at our test facility, then hook it up to a 12,500 lbs trailer and take it on the 98-mile highway mpg loop.
Have you wondered about how efficient a 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 with the 6.2L V8 is when towing a 7,000 lbs box trailer? Wonder no more. This is the fourth half-ton truck we tested this year. The other pickups in the group are: 2017 Ford F-150 3.5L EcoBoost V6 with
Should I get a gas or a turbo-diesel pickup truck? We get this question several times per week. Here is the answer for midsize trucks. It's the 2017 Chevy Colorado with the 3.6L V6 gas engine and the 8-speed automatic transmission versus the 2017 GMC Canyon Denali with the 2.8L