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Small Trucks Hope to Make it Big

2015 GMC Canyon Redesigned and refreshed small trucks are hitting the market again, with the Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon and Toyota Tacoma as the three newest trucks in the segment. Automakers want shoppers to know these aren’t the small pickup trucks you may think you know from many years ago. They’re trying to erase the negative memories owners may have with older small trucks, including a harsh ride, cheap cabin materials, a tiny back seat and a lack of tech features ... continue reading»

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2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon Pricing Revealed

Chevy Colorado Pricing for General Motors' fully redesigned compact pickup trucks was announced this week. The 2015 Chevy Colorado will start at $20,995, which includes $875 for destination, and the 2015 GMC Canyon will have a base price of $21,880, including $925 for destination. The Colorado and Canyon return to their respective brands' lineups for 2015 after being discontinued after the 2012 model year. With either truck, extended cab and crew cab body styles are offered. Power comes from a ... continue reading»

Tags: Compact Pickup Trucks, Model News, 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, midsize pickup trucks, 2015 GMC Canyon

Ford to Stop Making Ranger Small Truck in December

The Ford Ranger compact pickup truck has reached the end of its life, PickupTrucks.com reports. The news of the truck’s demise was announced in the United Auto Workers 879’s June-August newsletter. The Ranger, which has been around for about 30 years, will stop being produced on Dec. 22, 2011. About 7 million Rangers have been built over that time. "We are scheduled to run until Dec. 22, 2011. The Leadership of Twin Cities Assembly Plant and its ... continue reading»

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