2021 Subaru Forester at the beach

The 2021 Subaru Forester Premium Trim Is Practically Perfect

Reviews about the 2021 Subaru Forester are generally positive. And if you’re a Subie fan, you already know why. The Forester is easily the most versatile choice in the compact SUV class, and it gives you a lot for the money. We understand if you’d want to stick with the base model, but going up to the Premium trim …

2021 new Kia Telluride driving down an empty road
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The 2021 Kia Telluride Isn’t the Best SUV With 3 Rows

The 2021 Kia Telluride is an acclaimed family SUV. But is the Telluride the best SUV with three rows? U.S. News and World Report says no. It’s just one of the best crossover SUVs with third-row seats. There’s no denying that the popular Telluride is a great SUV. The 2021 Kia Telluride has already won …

2021 Ram 1500 Limited EcoDiesel parked
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The Most Common Diesel Truck Problems

There are plenty of perks to owning a diesel-powered truck. They often deliver higher fuel-efficiency ratings, are able to tow more, and allegedly last longer than gas-powered engines do. That’s not to say you shouldn’t expect some problems along the way. So, why not familiarize yourself with some of the most common diesel truck problems?  …

2021 Nissan Armada parked
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The 2021 Nissan Armada Starts at $48,500 But Is It Overpriced?

The 2021 Nissan Armada just hit dealerships and it’s arrived to the new model year with a higher price tag than previous model years. But is its higher price tag actually justifiable? Or is this year’s new Nissan Armada just another overpriced SUV? How much does the 2021 Nissan Armada cost? There’s no beating around …

A green 2021 Toyota RAV4 parked with a mountain in the background

The Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium Hits the Sweet Spot

You really don’t have to look much further than the standard Toyota RAV4  LE trim. The 2021 RAV4 comes with just about everything you would expect a modern new car to have, including advanced safety features and smartphone integration. Still, you might want to spend a little extra for the goodies on the XLE Premium trim.  What features …

A red 2021 Mazda CX-5 driving down a highway road
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These Alternatives to the 2021 Mazda CX-5 Should Be On Your Radar

There’s no denying that the 2021 Mazda CX-5 is one of the best vehicles available on the market today. It’s affordable, stylish, and stocked to the brim with great features. But does that mean it’s the best option for you? Not necessarily. That’s why, before finalizing your purchase, you might want to consider these alternatives …

The Lexus UX is the brand's entry-level luxury SUV.

The Lexus UX Shade Is Unnecessary

Lexus continues to be the most reliable luxury car brand. So if you want an upscale and easygoing car ownership experience, Lexus is the one to go with. In particular, the 2021  Lexus UX is an attractive choice for an entry-level car, despite some shady reviews. The Lexus UX is built for comfort  Like most of its siblings, the …

A 2021 Mazda CX-5 with PolyGray Metal paint.

The Mazda CX-5 Carbon Edition Turbo Has the Right Amount of Razzle-Dazzle

It doesn’t get much better than the 2021 Mazda CX-5 if you want discreet luxury. You may have heard that the CX-5 can compete with the likes of BMW, and it has offers an interior reminiscent of a Mercedes. And while it’s tempting to go all the way to the CX-5’s Signature trim, you’ll see that the new …

The logo for Dodge Ram can be seen on display at the South Florida International Auto Show in Miami Beach, Florida, in October 2006.
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The Dodge Ram Daytona Was Manufactured With a Glaring Problem

In 2005, Dodge revived its Daytona nameplate to produce a limited-edition Dodge Ram Daytona truck. The Daytona calls to mind the stylish, sporty cars produced in decades past. These sleek, aggressively styled cars sat low to the ground, had heavy doors, and offered a spirited driving experience. Dodge’s special-edition pickups boasted head-turning Daytona looks, along …

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Don’t Waste Your Time With the 2016 Volvo XC90

Buying used luxury vehicles is often a way to get a great vehicle for a more affordable price. You get to skip out on the pesky and stressful depreciation of buying one brand new and drowning in the financial loss down the road when it comes time to sell, and maybe even afford something that …

2022 Subaru EV SUV
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The New Subaru EV Is Powered by Toyota

Wait, what? A new Subaru EV is on the way? Yes, the 2022 Electric Subaru will be here soon, and it will be powered by Toyota. Sneak peeks show an incredibly confident look that could change the way people think about Subieville.  The 2022 Subaru EV is coming  According to Torque News, Subaru and Toyota are …

A grey 2018 Jeep Compass off-road.

The 2018 Jeep Compass Is a Cheap and Adventurous Used SUV

Despite some unsavory reviews, the Jeep Compass was one of the best-selling cars in 2018. The 2018 Jeep Compass initially impressed with the style and roomy cabin. And if you want adventure, this small SUV is uniquely enticing.  The Compass is an exceptional off-roader  The Compass’s main appeal is that it’s a Jeep. It shares the same sleek style …

A black 2020 GMC Terrain Denali driving down a road

The 2021 GMC Terrain ‘Is Priced like a Winner’ – But There’s a Catch

The 2021 GMC Terrain gets high marks in a few different areas. It stands out against other compact SUVs with its power offerings and tech. Pricing for the Terrain also seems reasonable, on the surface, that is.  The 2021 GMC Terrain offers two distinct driving experiences  GMC got rid of the Terrain’s diesel engine, so there are now performance …

A modified silver 2004 Mercedes Unimog U500
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Why Is It So Hard To Find a Mercedes-Benz Unimog in the US?

The G-Wagon, aka the G-Class, tends to be the model people first think of when you ask about an off-road Mercedes-Benz. However, as capable as it is, in terms of overlanding ability, it plays second-fiddle to another Mercedes-Benz: the Unimog. Still, while Mercedes Unimogs make for excellent campers, trying to find one isn’t easy. But …

2021 Nissan Titan pickup truck
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The 2021 Nissan Titan Struggles With Reliability

The 2021 Nissan Titan isn’t the most popular pickup out there. Unfortunately, it’s also not the most reliable pickup available these days. Fortunately, the Nissan Titan isn’t the only full-size pickup out there. So if you’re a stickler for reliability? There are other options available. How reliable is the 2021 Nissan Titan? Unfortunately for the …

A silver 2021 Toyota Highlander parked between two trees
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The 2021 Toyota Highlander Struggles in 3 Key Areas

The 2021 Toyota Highlander received a few beneficial updates but still struggles in a few different areas. These issues might not be dealbreakers because the Toyota Highlander has been a trusted and reliable SUV for over 20 years! But let’s see what problems you should consider before making your purchase.  Is the 2021 Toyota Highlander …

GMC Sierra Denali - the first offering of the Denali line on a heavy-duty GMC pickup truck
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Simple Affordable Pickup Trucks Are Terrible and I Want One

Simple and affordable new pickup trucks have been missing from the automotive landscape for many years. In large part, the consumer rejected them in favor of trucks with many features even the basest trims today. Sadly, the absence of simple and affordable pickup trucks, as terrible as they were, is noticeable to little old me. …

2020 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon EcoDiesel climbing rocks
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The Most Frustrating 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel Problems

It could be an excellent time to save on a 2020 Jeep Wrangler as the 2021 models roll out. However, do you really want this newer Jeep Wrangler model, or should you consider rivals like the Ford Bronco instead? Let’s explore the most significant drawbacks after having a 2020 Wrangler for about a year.  Frustrating …

Noah Galloway helps launch Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition truck
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The 2021 Jeep Gladiator Has More Drawbacks Than the Chevy Colorado

While the 2021 Jeep Gladiator and 2021 Chevrolet Colorado are both midsize pickup trucks, comparing the two may feel a little like comparing apples and oranges. As Autotrader points out, the “2021 Chevrolet Colorado offers standout features while the 2021 Jeep Gladiator has [an] off-road heritage.” Autotrader went ahead and compared the Jeep Gladiator and …

A blue 2020 Nissan Pathfinder driving down snowy road

Nissan Pathfinder vs. Nissan Armada: The Choice For You Is as Obvious as It Seems

If you’re a Nissan fan with a large flock, there are two clear options. There’s the  Nissan Pathfinder and the Nissan Armada. And fortunately, deciding between these two SUVs is relatively simple. The Pathfinder and the Armada have distinct capabilities  Generally speaking, the Pathfinder and the Armada earns points as comfortable cruisers. They also receive some of the same criticisms. …

Front view of a black 2021 Toyota Tundra Nightshade on a city bridge at night
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The 2021 Toyota Tundra Is the Most Expensive Cheapest Pickup Truck This Year

The Toyota Tundra constantly faces steep competition from the Ford F-150, Ram 1500, and Chevy Silverado. But the Tundra consistently tops the list in reliability. This includes the 2021 model, which received Consumer Reports’ highest score for predicted reliability.  Although the Tundra used to lead the pack, the 2021 model struggles to keep up with its competitors’ refinement …

A red 2021 Nissan Rogue compact SUV on display

The New Nissan Rogue Is Gunning for the Honda CR-V

 The Nissan Rogue has always been popular but at the same level as the Honda CR-V. For years, the CR-V has outshined the Rogue in terms of performance and utility. But the completely redesigned 2021 Rogue could change things.  The new Rogue can better compete with the CR-V Honda’s CR-V earned a few impressive awards last year. The …

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The 2013 Acura MDX is Affordable Luxury Worth Buying

Acura might not be the brand that comes to mind when making up your list of brands to test drive, but they constantly surprise many potential buyers. In fact, many forums have acknowledged the SUV for its pleasant driving experience and comfort, making it easy to see why so many people enjoy owning them. In …

2015 BMW X3 Outdoors
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Is the 2015 BMW X3 a Good Used SUV for You?

Buying a nice luxury SUV doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank on the newest options. In fact, there are a lot of reasons why buying a slightly used SUV is better than buying one brand new, especially if you’re looking at luxury brands like BMW and Audi. Not only are newer cars more expensive …