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GM’s New Duramax Diesel Whisper Quiet

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Test Drive The re-engineered 6.6L pushrod diesel V-8, now available in ’17 GMC and Chevrolet HD pickups, is nearly vibration-free at idle and during steady-state cruising. It tows big loads with aplomb, even on treacherously steep, narrow winding roads.

What's Been Driving Us Nuts? The Mercedes X-Class and Ford Bronco

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - At a time when there are plenty of political shenanigans that are seemingly designed to distract us from more important issues, there are two auto-related stories that are driving me crazy. The first is when and how, as well as whether or not, Mercedes-Benz is going to bring its new mid-size pickup truck, the X-Class (check out our latest spy shots here), to the US The segment has really heated up during the last few years, with Honda redoing the Ridgeline for model year 2017, Ford bringing back the Ranger in two years and GM kick-starting the mid-size revival with the all-new Chevrolet Color

Refreshing or Revolting: 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - When it was time for a redesign, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse swam in a different direction than its GMC Acadia twin. While the Acadia shrunk, the Traverse grew to better accommodate its third row.

One Week With: 2017 GMC Acadia Denali AWD V-6

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - As the number of people who want big utility vehicles that handle and sip fuel more like cars than truck-like SUVs like GM’s Tahoe and Yukon has grown, the likes of the Honda Pilot and Mazda CX-9 have stepped up to the plate. The 2017 GMC Acadia, with its slimmer physique, sharper looks, and suspension upgrades, is clearly GM’s way of telling the rest of the world to kindly step off.

First Spin Review: 2017 GMC Sierra HD Duramax Diesel

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If you’re looking for obvious visual differences that separate the 2017 GMC Sierra HD Duramax from its 2016 predecessor, there is one main tip-off: a new hood scoop. That might not sound like much, but that scoop sits atop the ’17 Sierra HD’s biggest news: a revamped 6.

Lexus and Porsche Top 2017 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - J.D. Power today announced its 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS), which takes a look at problems experienced by owners of 2014 model-year vehicles after three years of ownership. Toyota’s Lexus brand and Porsche again top the rankings, with Toyota itself coming in third among U.S. car brands.