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The 2015 Texas Truck Rodeo

Texas Truck Rodeo sponsored by TAWA and Steel Market Development Institute


The 2015 Texas Truck Rodeo

Texas Truck Rodeo sponsored by TAWA and  Steel Market Development Institute

Texas Truck Rodeo sponsored by TAWA and Steel Market Development Institute

Update: Results Posted

The results are in – find out who took home the trophy for Truck of Texas and many more coveted titles!

Results published HERE.

Posted: Oct. 9, 2015: Driving Day 2
The second day of driving is all wrapped up as we made time to jump into all the great vehicles we were not able to yesterday. One of the big highlights from today was the all-new Volvo XC90 which we’ll be reviewing soon enough to explain why it really blew us away. Others include the Lincoln MKX, Mazda CX-3, and Jeep Renegade. We’ll have a full wrap up for you soon and winners of The Truck of Texas, SUV of Texas, CUV of Texas, and Truck Line of Texas will be announced on Tuesday Oct, 13th.

Posted: Oct. 8, 2015: Driving Day 1

Today was day 1 of driving during the Truck Rodeo event. Collectively we were able to jump into a ton of Trucks and SUVs and collectively we had a blast! On road or off, the vehicles have been great to drive and we’re extremely excited about bringing our readers in on the experience. Make sure you’re following us on social media and follow the hashtag #TAWATruckRodeo to see what we’re up to as well as many other Texas Auto Writers with boots on the ground at the Knibbe Ranch. Check out some photos from the day below and some vehicle highlights.

Trucks, SUVs, and crossover as far as the eye can see! #TAWATruckRodeo #txGarage

A photo posted by txGarage (@txgarage) on

Posted: Oct. 7, 2015

It’s Wednesday, Oct. 7th and we’re all checked into the Drury Hotel in norther San Antonio getting settled in and glad-handing with other auto writers and representatives from 20 manufacturers. We also received our list of trucks, SUVs and crossovers that will be out at the ranch and their respective categories. Really looking forward to some seat time tomorrow!

Although I’m excited for everything, I’ll list – in no particular order – some key highlights I’ll really be looking forward to. There will also be a few vehicles that no other media in the country has yet to drive including the all-new Nissan Titan.

  • 2016 Hyundai Tucson
  • 2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk
  • 2016 Ford Explorer
  • 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser
  • 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE LUX
  • 2016 Land Rover Range Rover HSE
  • 2016 Lexus LX 570
  • 2016 Lincoln Navigator Reserve
  • 2016 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro
  • 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel
  • 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road
  • 2016 Ram 1500 Rebel
  • 2016 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
  • 2016 Nissan Titan XD Platinum Reserve
  • 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Passenger

Don’t forget to reach out to us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook for questions or comments!

Posted: Oct. 6, 2015

It’s that time again! The txGarage crew is getting packed and ready to head down to the Knibbe Ranch once again for our annual Truck Rodeo where we’ll meet up with other members of the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) to drive all the new trucks and SUVs available on the market today. The intent of the Rodeo is to name the Truck of Texas and really get a chance to drive a lot of vehicles back-to-back and to figure out what handles real Texas conditions the best. We always enjoy the event and we’ll have a lot news and new reviews coming shortly after so stay tuned. We’ll also be posting on social media, so if you’re into that be sure to follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

As always, more coming soon so be sure to keep checking back!

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Adam was one of the founding members of txGarage back in 2007 when he worked for a Suzuki dealership in Dallas, TX. He is now our Publisher and Editor-in-Chief. He's always been into cars and trucks and has extensive knowledge on both. Check Adam out on twitter @txgarage.

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