Category Archives: off-road vehicles

2021 Ram 1500 TRX – Drive Review

The Ram 1500 TRX has raised the bar for extreme performance pickups. The TRX with its 702-hp Hemi V8 is designed with extreme capabilities and features a unique suspension designed for high-speed off-road driving as well as wheels and tires … Continue reading

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2021 Subaru Outback – Drive Review

The Subaru Outback was all-new for 2020 and has received a few upgrades for 2021. The station wagon-like all-wheel drive Outback is very utilitarian for urban or suburban living and is also designed for off-road driving with impressive trail capability. … Continue reading

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2020 Jeep Compass – Drive Report

The 2020 Jeep Compass has been updated with new colors and added equipment Compass pricing starts at $22,280. With the four models Jeep offers a broad selection of options that allow for personalization for every customer to equip his or … Continue reading

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2020 Ford Ranger – Drive Review

There’s no vehicle more American than the Ford Ranger. The 2020 Ford Ranger is ranked Number One in the Cars.com’s 2020 American-Made Index. Now, three new dealer-installed Ford Performance accessory packages are available for the Ranger, adding off-road capability and … Continue reading

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2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro – Drive Report

The Tacoma TRD Pro for 2020 has been given the once over by Toyota Racing Development. With a strong cachet among off-roaders I drove it in the dirt and on the road. It’s one of the best for hitting the … Continue reading

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2019 Range Rover Sport HSE MHEV – First Drive

With five different trims and as many different engines, the Range Rover Sport has something for everyone. Engine output is from 254hp to 575hp. A mild hybrid as well as a plug-in hybrid are offered. Plus there’s a diesel and … Continue reading

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2019 Ford Ranger – Drive Review

The Ford Ranger is back for 2019. Another entry in the midsize pickup market to meet the needs of those who don’t really need a full size pickup. The Ranger is offered in one wheelbase and in two body-styles, the … Continue reading

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2020 Subaru Outback – First Drive

The sixth generation Outback has arrived and is all-new for 2020. With new structure, refined suspension, a new 260-HP turbo 2.4-L engine and standard all-wheel drive it’s ready for the highway or a dusty trail. There are seats for five, … Continue reading

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The Badlands Off-Road with Jeep and Ram

The Badlands Off-Road Park in Attica, Indiana leaves nothing to the imagination when it comes to driving in dirt, rocks and water. We paid a visit with Jeep and Ram and did manage to get things pretty dirty. Read more … Continue reading

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2019 GMC Sierra – First Drive Report

On the invite of GMC I drove the all-new 2019 GMC Sierra full-size pickup in St.Johns, Newfoundland and the surrounding area. Different by design and different to meet customer demands, the GMC Sierra with its top-of-the-line Denali sub-brand intends to … Continue reading

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