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Old 08-09-2013, 07:45 AM
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Read this yesterday and here is the video. http://www.caranddriver.com/comparis...longhorn-video

Granted I'm biased with my longhorn and I really do like the Ford (almost bought a platinum) but last place... come on.
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That Chevrolet is so ugly I don't care if it had an airplane engine in it I wouldn't drive it.
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Read this yesterday and here is the video. http://www.caranddriver.com/comparis...longhorn-video

Granted I'm biased with my longhorn and I really do like the Ford (almost bought a platinum) but last place... come on.
All depends on what article, vid, or advertisement you read or watch as they are all different.

Notice not once did they mention gear ratios, plus a lot of other info one needs to make a final judgement.

Imo, it was a GM sponsored ad or C&D receives a lot of money from GM as it seemed it was more of an advertisement for GM than anything else.
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Imo, it was a GM sponsored ad or C&D receives a lot of money from GM as it seemed it was more of an advertisement for GM than anything else.
C&D is not in bed with GM.
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Personally, I'm glad to see GM finally doing something with their trucks again. I have zero brand loyalty - consider it foolish - no brand has any loyalty to me - I've bought a lot of new Chrysler/Ram/Jeep products over they years and they still treat me like dog crap. I'm always glad to see any improvement from any manufacturer.

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I too don't exhibit vehicle brand loyalty as many engage in, as it's a matter of what fits.

Dealership loyalty is a different story with me.
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They switch around, they want advertising money from EVERYONE so one year its Ford, one year its GM, one year its Ram.

Its fun reading/watching those reviews, but a lot of it is subjective. 0-60 times can stil vary quite a bit and the manufactures do supply the occasional ringer to help with reviews. Since when is looking over the dashboard on a behemoth truck a bad thing lol.
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Advertising is what pays the bills on these magazines and their staff. Your measly annual subscription is what fills their lunch room fridge on a weekly basis.

Subjective is the key word here.

Use magazines and online reviews as a guide; without being dependent entirely on them.
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i hear ya. Pickuptrucks.com did a good piece as well. http://special-reports.pickuptrucks....challenge.html
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