Day: June 19, 2020

New 2021 Ford F-150 promises several surprises

When the new 2021 Ford F-150 pickup debuts online on June 25, it may come with more surprises than a hybrid or all-electric version. The bestselling pickup will add a sleeper-seat, according to Reuters

In addition to the lay-flat passenger seat, the 2021 F-150 is expected to add over-the-air software updates and electrified options in the coming calendar year, including the previously confirmed all-electric F-150 and F-150 Hybrid. A spokeswoman for Ford confirmed the truck’s online debut, but said the truckmaker would have more details to share closer to the truck’s debut, including powertrain details, price, and availability.

Ford’s

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2020 Lexus GX 460 SUV carries a decade of baggage

The Lexus GX 460 is a luxury paradox. The three-row SUV is rugged, capable, and loaded with luxury features, yet it’s loud, inefficient, drives like a truck, and has some odd packaging.

The current GX 460 was introduced a decade ago, and has since received a few updates over time to remain competitive in terms of safety features. Competitors such as the Land Rover Range Rover Sport, Land Rover Discovery, and Jeep Grand Cherokee have moved past it in terms of technology and driving dynamics.

The 2020 Lexus GX 460 has a TCC Rating of 5.0 out of 10. It

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2021 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size truck updated with a new trim, new packages, and a heavy-duty look

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup truck comes with a new Custom Special Edition, a beefed-up ZR2, the return of the ZR2 Bison, and the return of the 2.8-liter turbodiesel inline-4. All Colorados get cosmetic upgrades to the front and rear, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen is standard on all but the base WT.

The nameplate returned in 2015, but the Colorado needed a refresh to stay relevant against newer mid-size trucks such as the Ford Ranger, Jeep Gladiator, and a refreshed Toyota Tacoma.  

The tailgates on all four trims will feature “Chevrolet” lettering instead of the bowtie, and up front

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