Category Archives: Comparisons

Comparison image of a Chevrolet crossover vehicle and a Chevrolet sport utility vehicle

What is the Difference Between a Crossover and an SUV?

Difference Between Crossover Vehicles and Sports Utility Vehicles

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a crossover vehicle and an SUV? If so, then you are in the right place! SUV is typically used as a term to describe any vehicle that can offer AWD or 4WD with a higher vehicle clearance and is not a pickup truck. However, the term crossover is used as a more specific term for smaller SUVs that are more similar to cars than to larger SUVs or trucks. The staff here at AutoMax Truck and Car Center in Farmington, NM is here to help customers understand the differences between crossovers and SUVs. Let’s explore these differences together!

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Image of two 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup trucks in a field with "Gasoline Engines vs Diesel Engines" in black font above the trucks

What are the Differences Between Gas Engines and Diesel Engines?

Gasoline Engines vs Diesel Engines

Have you ever wondered what the main differences are between engines that run on gasoline and engines that run on diesel? If so, then you have come to the right place! There are a few key differences between gas engines and diesel engines that you should be aware of if you are considering purchasing a vehicle that offers both engine options. Luckily, the staff here at AutoMax Truck and Car Center is very knowledgeable when it comes to both gas and diesel engines. Let’s explore the differences between these two engine options together!

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Should You Buy a Chevy, Ford, or Ram Pickup Truck?

2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs 2019 Ford F-150 vs 2019 Ram 1500

The main brands many consider to be the optimal pickup truck brands are Chevrolet, Ford, and Ram. Now, don’t panic that we’re leaving out some other popular trucks, such as the Nissan and Toyota models, but we’ll focus on the American made pickups today. Looking at their similar builds, which pickup truck model do you want? Do you want a Chevy, Ford, or Ram pickup truck?

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a man sitting in an open white compact SUV trunk in the middle of a bare desert under a blue cloudy sky

Does Chevy, Ford, or Jeep have the Best Compact SUV Model?

Chevy Equinox vs Ford Escape vs Jeep Compass

Some of the most popular American brands we sell here at the Automax Truck and Car Center are Chevys, Fords, and Jeeps. Additionally, the compact SUV is often a popular choice, good for family use, carpools, and practical cargo concerns. These builds provide an adequate amount of space without being too large which can make larger SUVs uncomfortable to drive while draining a lot of extra gas. Therefore, which brand has the best compact SUV? To find out, we’ll compare the 2019 Chevy Equinox, the 2019 Ford Escape, and the 2019 Jeep Compass against one another.

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2019 Toyota Tundra exterior side shot with pale blue paint color parked by a waterfont sea dock near a seafood restaurant

What Pickup Truck has the Most Ground Clearance?

2019 Pickup Truck Models Ground Clearance Comparison

A very important but sometimes overlooked aspect of pickup trucks is ground clearance. Yes, of course, power, handling, and towing are important to keep in mind when purchasing a pickup truck. However, to handle rough and off-road terrain, flooding waters, and more, you need all-wheel drive and a sizeable amount of ground clearance. So, that brings us to our question today. Which pickup truck model has the most ground clearance? 

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