A person might be forgiven for thinking that folks who drive a subcompact SUV are just interested in getting great fuel economy. Sure, these smaller models are known for helping drivers save money at the gas pump, but the truth is that most drivers are looking for more from their subcompact SUV. This is why […]
Author: Fred Aaron
How Does the 2023 Chevy Equinox Stack Up Against the 2023 Honda CR-V?
Drivers seem to love compact SUVs. These smaller models deliver solid performance, exceptional fuel economy, and ease of driving that you just don’t find in many other vehicles. They provide more trunk space and higher ground clearance than compact and midsize sedans, which get stuck in snow easily in areas with seasonal weather differences. Unlike […]
What Are the Most Popular Vehicle Models?
One thing that you can always count on in life is change. The subject in question doesn’t matter; the fact is, things change—music, fashion, food, political opinion, and even cars. If you could look back 20 years ago, you wouldn’t be surprised to see that today’s two most popular models, the Ford F-Series and Chevy […]
The Shape of Nissans to Come
“Nothing can change the shape of things to come.” At least that’s what Max Frost sang in the ’60s movie Wild in the Streets. The fictional Max Frost must have had the cars, trucks, SUVs, and EVs heading to your local Nissan dealer over the next year in mind, assuming he really had the power […]
Why Do Police Choose the Ford Explorer?
When you are out on the highway, possibly cruising a little over the speed limit, you suddenly notice something in your rear view mirror. You see a set of red and blue flashing lights coming up behind you. If you can calm down, you’ll probably notice the distinctive Ford blue oval logo set into a […]
The Big History of the Nissan Armada
When the designers at Nissan were tasked with coming up with a full-size SUV that could seat up to eight passengers, they knew they had a monumental task on their hands. Nissan had been successful with the midsize Pathfinder, but it wanted to build on this accomplishment and create an even larger model that would […]
Why Is the Kia Telluride So Popular?
The Kia Telluride is one of the safest, roomiest, and best-performing midsize three-row SUVs on the market today. Automakers started rolling out three-row SUVs at the turn of the millennium, with Kia retooling its first-generation Sportage and releasing the Sorento in 2002. (They wouldn’t debut the Kia Telluride for sale for another 18 years.) Minivans […]
The 2023 High Altitude Takes the Jeep Gladiator to New Heights
Look! Up in the hills! It’s the Jeep Gladiator High Altitude, the top trim of this rugged and truly amazing vehicle. Drivers who are looking for a Jeep Gladiator for sale should consider the 2023 Gladiator High Altitude. This is a truck that truly has it all, with all the features you will need to […]
The 2024 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Promises Diesel-Powered Heavy-Duty Off-Roading
In general, most automakers save big changes for a new generation of a model, and make small, incremental changes during each generation’s run. This usually involves things like a new exterior paint color, making the infotainment touchscreen a little larger, or increasing the number of standard safety features on the base trim level. When Chevrolet […]
Five Radical Generations of the Toyota RAV4
Sometimes, an automaker designs a car that proves to be popular for a few years, sells well on the market, and becomes profitable for the manufacturer. Rarely does a model become an icon, continually standing out among its competitors, year after year. These are the ones folks look back at wistfully while collectors bid up […]
Take on Black Diamonds in a 2023 Ford Bronco Sport
In skiing, the toughest trails are those marked with a black diamond. They have the steepest inclines, the most moguls and obstacles, and the quickest tracks. Black diamonds are meant for expert skiers. Those with inexperience or a faint heart need not apply. Back in my skiing days, I used to love going down black […]
Keep Connected in Your Kia Sorento
Once upon a time, motorists were excited to have a simple Bluetooth connection in their cars. This allowed them to make hands-free cell phone calls through their car’s stereo system. While the sound quality left something to be desired, at least you could make a phone call while driving without running the risk that the […]
A Look at the Chevy Trailblazer’s Two Powerful Engine Options
Chevrolet has always been at the forefront of automotive innovation. So, it wasn’t surprising when Chevy turned people’s heads when it brought back the Trailblazer for the 2021 model year. Chevy took the name from a fairly standard midsize SUV with a boxy look and transformed it into a subcompact crossover with a sporty and […]
This Truck is Built to Meet the Challenge of the New Frontier
John F. Kennedy spoke about the New Frontier, and Donald Fagen of Steely Dan sang a cynical song about it, but here we are on the threshold of our future. The New Frontier. In order to face its challenges, we need to be well-equipped to handle them. One way is to ensure you have a […]
Why Were Diesel Cars a Dud in America?
If you’re a car buff and have spent some time in Europe, you’ve probably seen something very interesting. Europeans not only have a love affair with efficient compact cars but also seem to be totally cool about driving diesel vehicles. In fact, as of the start of this year, almost 20% of new cars sold […]
Ten Reasons Why Ford Has the Edge With Its Standout Midsize SUV
Businesses are always looking to get an edge on their competition, and automakers are no different. Each one is trying to find something to help its vehicles stand out from the rest of the pack. Some choose to make their models the fastest. Others try to make them more affordable or boost fuel economy. Ford […]
Escape to Elite Performance in the 2023 Escape ST-Line Elite
Ford decided to shake things up for the 2023 Ford Escape. While this is not a new generation for the model, there are a number of major changes that have been made to the Escape for the 2023 model year. In fact, the 2023 Escape is technically a continuation of the fourth generation of this […]
The Rugged Yet Alluring 2023 Chevy Silverado 3500 HD High Country Trim
Once upon a time, heavy-duty trucks were only meant for commercial purposes. These beasts were built to provide maximum towing and payload capabilities for folks who worked as farmers, builders, and contractors. The ability to carry heavy cargo in the payload while towing tractors and equipment trailers set them apart from full-size trucks with limited […]
Go on an American Expedition With the 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 ZR2 Bison
One of the most exciting things to come out of Chevrolet in the past decade was the introduction of the Silverado 1500 ZR2 in 2022. This dedicated off-road version of Chevy’s popular half-ton truck took the pickup world by storm, establishing itself as one of the top trail runners available to enthusiasts right off the […]
The 2023 Highlander Hybrid Offers a Great Entry-Level Hybrid SUV
One of the biggest news stories this year has been rising gas prices. It is all part of the unfortunate cycle of inflation this nation is currently experiencing. As a result, commuters and other frequent drivers are trying to find ways to save money by using less gas. If you look for a “Toyota Highlander […]