Pickup Trucks By The Numbers: Who Wins On Fuel, Power, Towing, Payload

There's a whole lot of dick-measuring happening right now on how half-ton trucks stack up on power, fuel economy, payload, and maximum towing capacity. Here's your guide to decoding what every US automaker's truck in this class is really putting down. » 11/22/14 2:00pm 11/22/14 2:00pm

Watch Toyota Get A 'Stock' Tundra TRD Pro Ready To Race The Baja 1000

Toyota wants to make a statement with the Tundra TRD Pro they're racing at the 2014 Baja 1000: "You can buy this Tundra at your dealer." Well, pretty much. Watch how the team set up their off-the-shelf truck for the grueling battle beneath the Mexican sun. » 11/13/14 5:48pm 11/13/14 5:48pm

Bass Pro Shops Toyota Tundra Is A Cool, Half-Assed Idea

Expensive and awesome outdoor brand lined up with a good half-ton truck: the Bass Pro Shops Edition Toyota Tundra sure sounds like it has a lot of potential. But what it has is a sticker and some bolt-on fender flares. It feels like a missed opportunity for some Toyota-branded coolers and integrated fishing rod… » 9/26/14 5:34pm 9/26/14 5:34pm

Americans Bought 905,165 Pickups in 2014 So Far, 1/3 Of Them Fords

With May 2014 sales numbers freshly published, Ford F-Series lead the month with 68,520, GM nipped at their heels with 64,974 total full-sized truck sales and Ram was down at 37,131. » 6/03/14 9:17pm 6/03/14 9:17pm

The First Desert Shakedown Of All Three TRD Pro Trucks

Toyota "didn't have room" for me at their TRD Pro party in Las Vegas last month, so we'll have to experience it vicariously through Roman Mica. He was the first non-Toyota employee to take the TRD Pros into the dirt, and he was kind enough to tape it for us. » 5/09/14 2:17pm 5/09/14 2:17pm

Toyota Tacoma Sales Sputter, But Tundra Is Crushing Nissan Titan

Toyota Tacoma sales increased by 6.9% last month over April 2013, but year-to-date sales of the pickup are still down 6.4% compared to last year. The Tundra on the other hand is rockin' and rollin' with an 18.1% sales increase from this time a year ago. » 5/01/14 4:11pm 5/01/14 4:11pm

2014 Toyota Tundra: Metrucksexuals Rejoice!

Chicago is a truck show, and so far the biggest truck news is an upgraded Tundra with the full Weber treatment on the grille, crisper lines all around, and more super lux editions for the latté-sipping metrucksexuals who make the truck market so lucrative. » 2/07/13 12:30pm 2/07/13 12:30pm

How A 5,600-Pound Toyota Towed A 292,000-Pound Space Shuttle

So, great news for all of our readers with massive reusable spaceships taking up valuable space in your driveway or sitting on your lawn, under a tarp: you can tow it! Toyota demonstrated this nice and dramatically by successfully hauling nearly 300,000 pounds of shuttle orbiter and towing rig across the 405 overpass. » 10/15/12 2:00pm 10/15/12 2:00pm

How, Exactly, Is The Toyota Tundra Going To Tow The Space Shuttle?

So, as many of you likely know, Toyota is planning to tow the Endeavour for the last portion of its trip to the California Science Center. This is a great publicity stunt, and I'll be there to cover it, but I'll admit, I suspect that what we'll be seeing isn't the full story. » 10/12/12 3:40pm 10/12/12 3:40pm

How An Angry Truck Owner Used Google And His House To Let Everyone Know…

Someone really doesn't like Toyota, and wants either God, Google or airplane passengers to know. Possibly all three. Otherwise, why would someone paint "TOYOTA SUCKS" on the roof of their home? » 8/27/12 12:00pm 8/27/12 12:00pm

The Perfect Toyota Truck For The Zombiepocalypse

This is the Toyota Sportsman, a concept truck built in coordination with Bass Pro Shops for the extreme zombie slayer outdoorsman. How extreme? There's an 86 square foot deck, pop-up camouflaged hunting blind and a portable armory. [PickupTrucks] » 11/01/10 9:45pm 11/01/10 9:45pm

REPORT: Toyota Kills Sequoia, Grants Tundra A Reprieve

Toyota is reportedly killing the full-size Sequoia SUV. We hear they're not planning on building a replacement off the Taurus Camry platform. [PickupTrucks] » 7/27/10 10:50am 7/27/10 10:50am

Top Gear Filming On Active Volcano

By modifying the same truck they took to the north pole with water-cooled tires and a roof-mounted ash-guard, the Top Gear team just scaled an active Volcano in Iceland for an upcoming episode. » 4/08/10 5:15pm 4/08/10 5:15pm

Report: Toyota Planned Raptor, Lightning-Rivaling Super Tundras

Before the Carpocalypse and before Beige Bit Back, Toyota planned two super trucks based on the Tundra. The first; an independent rear suspension rival for the Raptor, the other; a 504 HP drag racer. [PickupTrucks.com] » 3/29/10 12:20pm 3/29/10 12:20pm

The Tundra Frame Rust Recall Service Bulletin You'll Soon Be Seeing…

Toyota's now extended its original Tundra frame-corrosion recall from trucks in 20 cold-weather states to all 50 states. This is the service bulletin soon to be generating huge lines in those extra 30 states. » 3/10/10 12:00pm 3/10/10 12:00pm

Toyota Recall: Three Chicago Show Vehicles Fail Floor Mat Check

Given the recent spate of recalls, we thought we'd check the dozen-or-so production Toyota vehicles on the Chicago Auto Show floor. Two of them — a Tundra and Corolla — don't have floor mat and a Camry's mat isn't fastened. » 2/10/10 1:15pm 2/10/10 1:15pm

How Toyota's President Lied To Matt Lauer

This morning on The Today Show, Toyota president Jim Lentz lied twice to Matt Lauer about Toyota's 2.3-million-vehicle accelerator pedal recall. » 2/01/10 6:15pm 2/01/10 6:15pm

Man "Unintentionally" Accelerates Recalled Truck Into Toyota Dealer…

Mikel Valviva attempted to return his recalled Toyota Tundra to a Louisiana dealership and was told he'd have to wait for a repair. He refused and tried to drive off but the truck "unintentionally" accelerated into the dealership showroom. » 2/01/10 2:00pm 2/01/10 2:00pm