Despite success of the 2017 Titan, Nissan has to make the very best pickup truck in the segment if it is going to take on the domestic brands.
In addition to rugged capability and a turbo-diesel engine with 910 pound-feet of torque, the 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 Denali HD offers creature comforts and refinement that rival many traditional luxury vehicles.
Nissan’s 2017 Titan XD effectively fills an empty niche for truck buyers seeking cost and capability somewhere in between the light- and heavy-duty markets.
The 2017 Buick Envision is one of just two vehicles sold in the U.S. that are built in China. It’s comfortable for passengers, but not much fun to drive.
With a diesel engine from Italy and an eight-speed transmission from Germany, the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup truck demonstrates the best of a global auto industry.
Already the leader in heavy-duty pickup trucks, Ford’s first complete redesign of its Super Duty line keeps automaker ahead of rival offerings from Chevrolet and Ram.
General Motors Duramax turbo-diesel engine transforms GMC Canyon Crew Cab pickup truck into top drive but at a high price.
Mercedes-Benz wants its Metris passenger van to capture a slice of the shuttle market, but it works better in its cargo configuration.