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A red 2016 Ford Explorer is parked on a rocky shore while a couple brings a kayak to the water.

Off-Road Capable SUVs for the Family

I don’t know about you, but when I recently started looking for used car dealerships near me, it was a little overwhelming. Where do you start with so many options out there? How do you narrow down your search? Let’s talk about this, because, as I realized, doing a little research goes a long way [...]

A white 2019 Jeep Compass is driving on a narrow, curvy road after leaving a Jeep dealership.

The Best of Jeep 2019 And Things To Come

  2019 has been an exciting year for Jeep. With the continued evolution of the SUV company and the return of the Jeep Gladiator, there has been much to like. And things look to continue growing and evolving in 2020 and the years to come, so if you've been considering a new vehicle and want [...]

A grey 2020 Jeep Renegade is driving on a snow covered road during a snow storm.

The 2020 Jeep Renegade vs the 2020 Honda HR-V

  Are you searching for the perfect subcompact SUV that seamlessly fuses city driving with adventures off the beaten path? If you answered yes, then you should take a peek at the 2020 Jeep Renegade vs 2020 Honda HR-V. The two pint-sized crossovers can carry five passengers and give off quite an athletic appearance. They [...]

An orange 2020 Jeep Renegade is parked in front an office building.

Pitting the 2020 Renegade vs 2020 Kia Soul

When it comes to the battle of compact SUVs, two of the top vehicles in the category are the 2020 Jeep Renegade and the 2020 Kia Soul. Both share a similar, boxy design, so if this is a look you're into, you'll likely love one or the other. However, to decide which of the two [...]

A blue 2020 Jeep Renegade is driving over a bridge with kayaks loaded on the roof racks.

Larger crossover SUVs have picked up in popularity in recent years. This is why many auto manufacturers have started to turn away from sedans and compact SUVs and have instead decided to bulk up the size of their midsize crossover SUV lineup. Mazda is doing exactly that with the 2020 Mazda CX-30. The CX-30 is, [...]

A gold 2019 Ford Ranger is crossing a river. Check out the solid comparison between the 2019 Ford Ranger vs 2020 Jeep Gladiator.

Who Would You Rather Take on an Off-Road Adventure?

  If we had told you a year ago at this time that we would be comparing the Ford Ranger and the Jeep Gladiator, you might have thought you were about to read a thirty-year-old article. Yet, here we are, in 2019 looking at the 2019 Ford Ranger vs 2020 Jeep Gladiator. This isn’t some [...]

Rear-view shot of c8 Corvette Stingray as included in AutoInfluence Weekly Auto News for Week of July 19th

  Annnnd we’re back…AutoInfluence with your current auto news headlines for the week of July 19th…including yesterday’s long-awaited reveal of the mid-engine C8 Corvette Stingray, rumors of Ford taking aim at the Gladiator, and a complete refusal to mention Area 51 (well, except for just then). So let’s get down to it. Ford Providing an [...]

Two black GMC Acadias are parked at a dealership.

2019: The GMC Acadia vs Jeep Grand Cherokee

  Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls. Gather around as we discuss the title-fight that is the current midsize SUV market. The 2019 GMC Acadia vs Jeep Grand Cherokee is a battle for the ages. While both SUVs are more than respectable at what they do, these vehicles do have some key differences. When you [...]

Interior of the 2020 Audi S8 as featured in AutoInfluence Current Auto News for the week of July 12th.

  Did you miss us? We missed you. That’s right, AutoInfluence is back after a two week break and there’s plenty of current auto news to cover - from everyday industry headlines to the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Q2 Truck Sale shootout to the impactful death of two industry giants, there’s plenty [...]

  Annnnd we’re back. AutoInfluence with all of your current auto news headlines for the week of June 28th. And FINALLY. What a week it was! We have rumors of one iconic muscle cars’s retirement, FCA change-ups, Tesla firefighting, results of this year’s American Made Index, Porsche electrification and the rumor of one model’s death [...]