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All the Pickup Truck News: Jeep Gladiator Buying Guide, Ford Truck Emoji and More

2020 Jeep Gladiator

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator is indeed one of the most popular mid-size pickup trucks of the year, and with four different configurations, there really is one for everyone. But which trim should you buy? Cars.com reviewer Aaron Bragman says it depends on how you’re planning to use it.

Related: We Drove a $60,000 Jeep Gladiator: Here’s What You Do and Don’t Get

“Choose the Sport S if you want the maximum towing ability, the Overland if you don’t much plan to go off-road or the Rubicon if you want to haul some toys or stuff to a remote campground, or perhaps go on an overland expedition somewhere,” he writes. “Just make sure you bring that loaded checking account, as regardless of the version you choose, it’s not going to be cheap.”

For the full trim-by-trim breakdown, check out Bragman’s story via the link below.

In other truck news, we may be getting the first pickup truck emoji soon thanks to Ford. The automaker has petitioned the Unicode Consortium to add to the list of approved icons a pickup truck in — you guessed it — Ford blue. The emoji has been short-listed as a candidate to be included in the next update, coming early 2020.

Ford's pickup truck emoji

What else is going on in pickup news this week? About 7,600 model-year 2019 Ford Rangers were recalled. Cars.com Senior Consumer Affairs Editor Kelsey Mays dug into the reason destination charges for brand-new pickups have been so high in recent years. The Chevrolet Colorado and Silverado are among the best new-car deals for July. Electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian is finally stepping out of obscurity and into the EV spotlight. And that’s not all.

For this news and more, here’s a roundup of all of our latest pickup truck stories from both Cars.com and sister site PickupTrucks.com:

Which 2020 Jeep Gladiator Trim Should You Buy?

Destination Fees on Cars Are Way Up; Here’s Why

Ram Mega Cab Vs. Crew Cab: What’s the Difference?

2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison: 6 Random-Ass Things That Jumped Out at Me

2019 Ford Ranger: Recall Alert

Your Monthly Roundup of Tesla and Rivian Truck News

What’s the Best New-Car Deal for July 2019?

2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison

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