Articles about Midsize Pickup

Based on the rumors and spy photos
The current generation Mitsubishi Strada-a.k.a. Triton-made its debut in late 2014 and landed on our shores in early 2015. In late 2018, it was given a major refresh-this is the current model that wears the brand's
These utes aren’t all rugged brutes
As much as I like pickups, I'm never going to get one as a daily driver. A pickup has too large a footprint, offers limited room inside the cabin, lacks accessible cargo space, and can be downright tiring to drive. My
Teaching an old dog new tricks
The pickup-truck market is an anachronism. Buoyed by commercial utility tax breaks, these supposedly rugged vehicles offer more power and luxury than crossovers for less money. But they're usually less refined as well.That said, Nissan has had a good
GR-S and Conquest variants now get adaptive cruise control
It looks like it's not just the new GR86 that Toyota Motor Philippines is launching this month-the carmaker has now also introduced a new and improved version of the Hilux midsize pickup.The updated model comes with new tech and
Let’s get ready to rumble!
Just when you thought the truck wars were starting to quiet down, Ford launches the next-generation Ranger. Let's see how this fresh challenger fares in one of the country's hottest segments. For this spec-sheet brawl, we'll be
A midsize pickup for the wilderness
We're afraid we have to plead a bit of ignorance here, because that whole 'overlanding' thing is... something we've never really got.So when GMC brings out the Canyon AT4X, calls it 'The Most Advanced Off-Road Midsize Truck' and
Say hello to the Malaysia’s new Mitsubishi Triton Phantom Plus Edition
The current Mitsubishi Strada is now the most dated truck among all the heavy-hitters in the local midsize-pickup segment. This fact has now grown even more evident, with the recent launch of the all-new Ford Ranger.There's still
Is it as capable as Ford makes it out to be?
The all-new Ford Ranger finally landed in our market last month. During the launch, Ford Philippines had a short test course ready wherein members of the press could try out the new pickup.Our assistant managing editor Jason Tulio gave the
The next-generation model has finally landed in our market
Ford Philippines shook the local automotive industry with the joint launch of the all-new Ranger and Everest, two of its biggest models here in our market.We've already covered some details in our launch story. But of course, considering how
Both models come with a five-year or 150,000km warranty, whichever comes first
The long wait is over, people. Ford Philippines has officially launched the all-new Ranger and all-new Everest in our market.Both of these models pack a standard 2.0-liter turbodiesel that generates 168hp and 405Nm of torque. Top-spec
What do we think, pickup fans?
This is the all-new Volkswagen Amarok, and the big news is that Volkswagen has collaborated with Ford to spawn both this and the new Ranger.That means the second-gen Amarok gets some familiar-sounding engines. What's available will depend
The lineup is going to look different moving forward
Planning to buy an Isuzu D-Max? You're going to want to check if that price list you're holding is updated.The Japanese car manufacturer has quietly made alterations to the local D-Max lineup. As of July, you can
Little adjustments can go a long way
Not all of us have the luxury of picking out and buying brand-new cars. For many of us, our daily drivers are simply hand-me-downs or service vehicles our employers have assigned to us (sana all). In some cases, though,
The GLS can be had as a 4x2 or a 4x4; manual and gearbox options are available
The new Xpander isn't the only addition to Mitsubishi Motors Philippines' (MMPC) lineup this month-the company has just announced that the new Strada GLS has also arrived in our market.Before we get into the details, let's talk prices.
We test the workhorse variant of the BT-50 range
We were suitably impressed by the Isuzu-Mazda BT-50 collab when we drove it at the Mazda Philippines HQ. But driving a truck around an empty lot and actually living with it for a few days are two totally different things.
A memorable encounter in Thailand
Because I've just had a divine driving experience. This is it, the new truck pickup lovers are waiting for. The vehicle that will be bought, raised, modified, wrapped, and maybe even used on a farm sometimes. The all-new Ford Ranger
No prices yet for the ‘Thunder 2.0’ but it could sell for P1.1-1.2 million
The Nissan Navara Calibre-X isn't the only new midsize pickup to take center stage at the 2022 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS)-there's also the all-new Thunder from Foton Philippines.This second-generation model, which Foton calls the
It packs a new twin-turbo V6 engine capable of 392hp and 583Nm
When Ford launched the first Ranger Raptor pickup a few years ago, we loved everything about it. Well, almost everything. The one component that didn't seem to fit with the Baja-bashing nature was the 210hp 2.0-liter diesel engine.
Purchasing woes and early impressions
Over years of car ownership, one specific brand has always stood out to me, and not in a good way: Ford. My Ford ownership experience was marred by extreme unreliability and the feeling like both my eyes had been gouged out by
This or our version?
The Toyota Hilux-that of indestructible, almost reservoir-conquering, Pole-reaching fame on planet TG-is gunning for its second victory at the Dakar Rally this week. And to mark the occasion, the Japanese firm has revealed a new top-of-the-
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