A blue Honda Pilot SUV outdoors.

Is the Honda Pilot a Budget Acura MDX?

Many drivers choose the Honda Pilot for the promise of comfort and convenience. You may even want to consider the Pilot’s fancy cousin, the Acura MDX. Both of these midsize SUVs provide comparable experiences, but can the Pilot really be a budget MDX? Driving the 2020 Honda Pilot vs. the 2020 Acura MDX  Neither the Pilot nor the MDX …

The 2020 Ford Escape driving down a city street

Ford and Lincoln SUVs Are Astoundingly Problematic in 2020

The latest Ford SUVs shine for their sharp driving dynamics and  user-friendly in-car technology. And for a plusher Ford experience, buyers gravitate toward its luxury brand, Lincoln.  While Ford and Lincoln SUVs offer much promise, their problematic tendencies still hold them back.  What went wrong with Ford SUVs in 2020? Buying a new car after …

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Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Honda Passport Keeps It Real

The car market these days is trending toward excess. It feels as though every single vehicle has to have everything and be able to do anything. I, for one, Do not believe this is necessary. In fact, I believe that this hurts the car market in many ways. For one, It makes otherwise affordable cars …

A black 2021 SVE Yenko Chevrolet Silverado Off-Road climbs a mountain

The 3 Least Reliable Cars Consumer Reports Says to Avoid

The main appeal of buying a new car is to have a clean slate. But not all new vehicles live up to the promise of a headache-free driving experience, as Consumer Reports notes. If you’re in the market for a 2021 vehicle with a strong history of reliability, you should probably avoid this list of the most unreliable cars, …

A GMC Sierra truck on display at an auto show
Trucks & SUVs

2020 GMC Acadia vs. Sierra: SUV or Pickup?

GMC is among many American buyers’ first choices for a family car. GMC’s Acadia is one of the most popular options, and so is the Sierra 1500. How would you go about picking between a midsize SUV like the Acadia and a full-size pickup like the Sierra? Driving the 2020 GMC Acadia  The 2020 Acadia competes in the same class …

2021 Jeep Compass off-roading

The 2021 Jeep Compass Is Already Off to a Rough Start

You could say that the Compass is the black sheep of the Jeep family. The Compass has been one of the worst-rated SUVs for the last couple of years. And for 2021, it doesn’t look like the Compass will break this streak.  The 2021 Jeep Compass features the same sluggish powertrain  Most of the flack the Compass gets stems …

A red Dodge Journey

Skip the Dodge Journey for the Honda CR-V Instead

You may be tempted to buy a 2020 Dodge Journey simply because it’s so cheap. But there are plenty of reasons to avoid this SUV and shop elsewhere. It may not be a direct rival, but you’ll see that the 2020 Honda CR-V is a better alternative.  The Honda CR-V provides a more satisfying experience than the Dodge Journey  …

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Is This The 2022 Ram Dakota?

In the early part of 2021, Fiat Chrysler will merge with France’s PSA Group. It’s a huge change and it will create the fourth-largest car manufacturer in the world. Make no mistake, the French side of the new company, which will be called Stellantis, will call the shots. Which makes the introduction of Peugeot’s brand …

A orange 2019 Crosstrek on the track.

Is the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek a Good Car?

As a new model, critics recognized the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek for its overall comfort and available technology. You could say that the positive reviews for the 2019 Crosstrek contributed to it being one of the best-selling SUVs of the model year. Could this Subaru be right for you? Driving dynamics  The 2019 Crosstrek comes with a 152-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder …

A chrome 2021 Kia Telluride navigating in water.

The Kia Telluride S Is the Most Underrated Version

The Kia Telluride outshines many of its competitors as it boasts both luxury and value. Many will find happiness inside the Telluride’s base trim. On the opposite end of the spectrum is the lavish SX model. But you may feel that the Telluride S provides everything you need and more.  The 2021 Telluride LX gives you a lot for …

A gray 2021 Honda CR-V Touring

Is the Honda CR-V a Budget Acura RDX?

Sometimes deciding between a mainstream model and a luxury one is tough, especially if you have extra money to spend. If you’re a Honda fan, you may fancy the CR-V but its luxury counterpart, the Acura RDX, is within reach too. Is it fair to say that the CR-V is a budget version of the RDX? Driving the Honda CR-V …