The Isuzu D-Max Utah V-Cross is the latest model to join the Isuzu pickup line-up, offering a distinctive styling pack and a couple of extra creature comforts. Limited to just 100 models in the UK, the Isuzu D-Max Utah V-Cross is priced from £26,199 plus VAT and is available with both a manual and automatic […]

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Buying a new pickup truck is set to become a much harder choice from 2019, with a whole host of new vehicles joining the UK market in 2019 and 2020. In this article, we look at the new pickups that are set to hit UK showrooms in the coming years.  SsangYong kicks us off with […]

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There have been various VW Amarok DPF problems reported to us by readers over the past couple of years, and we encountered this for ourselves during a long-term test. While there hasn’t been an official recall, we understand Volkswagen is currently investigating it due to the high number of early failures. What is the DPF? […]

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The VW Amarok Aventura is available for a second time. The Aventura replaces the Dark Label as the current limited-edition model to sit above the Highline, but it is packed with a lot more extras and – crucially – comes with the spine tingling 258PS/580Nm 3.0TDi V6 engine. At any one time, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles […]

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Over the past two years, there has been a few rumblings about electric pickup trucks, like from Bollinger and Tesla, but it’s another American firm – Michigan-based Rivian – that is the latest to join the fold. The Rivian R1T pickup will be previewed next week at the LA Auto Show and promises a 400-mile […]

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The Mitsubishi L200 has been updated for the 2019 model year, which consists of new body panels all-round, including a completely redesigned front end, new safety and comfort features, a new transmission and slight alterations to the chassis. We were at the global premiere of the Mitsubishi L200 2019 in Thailand, where we got to […]

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When the 3.0TDi V6 engines were rolled out 2016, Volkswagen had to introduce AdBlue to the Amarok for the first time in order to meet the stringent Euro-6 emission standard. In this article, we explain what AdBlue is and how it works, how much AdBlue is consumed and how to top it up. Pickup trucks […]

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With the price of diesel soaring 16p per litre over the past 12 months (November 2018), the mileage returns on each tank of fuel is increasingly important. The VW Amarok fuel economy has dropped, inevitably, since upsizing to the 3.0TDi V6 engine according to official figures to between 32.5 and 34.9mpg – but how does […]

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The Toyota Hilux Invincible 50 has been launched this month to celebrate 50 years of the world’s best-selling mid-size pickup truck. Almost 18 million Hiluxs have been sold since 1968, and the anniversary model is packed full of juicy goodies. What the Hilux has achieved since its launch is nothing short of legendary. During its […]

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Nissan has joined forces with Arctic Trucks to produce a special-edition pickup truck. The Nissan Navara AT32 doesn’t just look the part; it has been adapted to take on the harshest of environments with a host of key upgrades and we took it off the tarmac to put it through its paces. Arctic Trucks should […]

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