All-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive (AWD and 4WD) are very similar in principle. However, in my experience as a light vehicle technician, an automotive writer, and a general enthusiast, I’ve seen many people get caught out by the salesperson’s pitch. While most car owners assume 4WD and AWD are one and the same, my article here should […]
Intro (Jeep Gladiator + Wheels) When it comes to the best Jeep Gladiator wheels, you have a wide range to choose from. Of course, your specific 4×4 make and model will narrow the results down considerably. The Jeep Gladiator (JT), based on the same platform as the popular Wrangler JL, was put on sale in
In this 1977 Ford F150 guide, I’ll be walking you through this adored classic pickup truck. The F150 is, as most people know, the best-selling consumer vehicle in the USA (closely followed by the Chevy Silverado and Ram pickups, respectively). 1977, in particular, marked Ford’s domination of the pickup market, as the F150 took the
So, you’re planning on taking your Toyota 4Runner off-roading? Depending on the layout and environmental conditions of the tracks you have in mind, rock sliders are probably a good idea. Rock sliders protect your 4Runner’s side bodywork and undercarriage from damage. They’re metal frames attached underneath the rocker panels, door sills, B-pillar (and C-pillar, if
Hello, Jeep fans or soon-to-be Jeep fans! This article will pit the much-loved but now decommissioned Jeep Patriot vs Cherokee, the broadly similar surviving brother. I’ve chosen to compare the newest available models for each. As a result, I’ve ended up pitting the 2017 Patriot against the 2022 Cherokee. “That seems a little unfair,” you
The Toyota 4Runner is a Japanese-built midsize SUV that first appeared on the American market in 1984. It started as a modified Toyota Hilux pick-up truck, but since then, it has developed into a car in its own right. You’ve probably seen them around. So, you’re interested in the Toyota 4Runner but are also considering
This 1994 Ford F150 guide focuses on what is widely regarded as one of the best and most reliable trucks ever produced by the motor company, as part of the best-selling consumer vehicle of all time. Despite this, you can generally pick one up for less than $4,000 – sometimes, closer to $1,000 or $2,000.
The Jeep Patriot has been a steady-selling model throughout its model years of 2007 to 2017. When production ceased, and the remaining models trickled off the showroom floors, a total of 1,835,834 Patriots had been sold worldwide, 733,682 of them in the US. While it’s been a steady seller, the Patriot isn’t considered anything special by