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A white 2020 Ford Fusion is parked in front of a low cement wall and blue, cloudy sky after winning the 2020 Ford Fusion vs 2020 Mazda 6 comparison.

It’s tough to find the right sedan for you these days. With so many options and opinions floating around, you can easily land in analysis paralysis. By lining up comparable models and picking through selling points, you may be able to reach a decision quicker. For instance, you could evaluate the 2020 Ford Fusion vs [...]

A blue 2020 Encore GX is shown from the side in front of a white building after winning the 2020 Buick Encore GX vs 2020 Mazda CX-3 comparison.

  In the world of upscale but not quite luxury subcompact crossovers, two competitors stand out - the 2020 Buick Encore GX vs 2020 Mazda CX-3. However, while both of these vehicles may occupy the same market segment, they are quite different in many ways. To begin with, the Buick Encore GX is a brand [...]

A red 2020 GMC Terrain is parked in front of a glass building after winning the 2020 GMC Terrain vs 2020 Mazda CX-5 comparison.

  If you didn’t know, the SUV market is climbing to sales heights previously unseen before throughout automotive history. Everyone wants a vehicle that can function as just about anything, which means enough interior space for up to at least five passengers, plus room enough to throw in some gear and/or luggage as well. Also, [...]

Three 2021 Chevy Trailblazers, one white, one red, one brown, are parked in front of a cliff and the ocean.

  For those of you who are thinking about purchasing a brand new compact crossover, take a look at the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer vs 2020 Mazda CX-30. These two vehicles are both very new to the auto industry and are loaded with the coolest tech features. As robust, family-friendly vehicles that are not too bulky [...]

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, [...]

Concept image of the all-electric Ford F-150, currently in development, as included in AutoInfluence's Weekly Auto News

  Annnnd we’re back. AutoInfluence with all of your current auto news headlines for the week of July 26th. This includes the all-electric F-150, the Silverado 1500 Diesel, and California Emissions standards taking home a big win thanks to a few automakers in particular. In fact, let’s get that last one out of the way [...]

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 [...]

An orange 2019 Ford Escape is driving down a highway with a city in the background.

2019 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Mazda CX-5

Compact crossovers are just so darn cute. They must be, because they are everywhere. And pretty much every automaker on the planet has rolled at least one of them out over the past several years. These diminutive vehicles may not have the physical pull of one of their larger brethren, but they have the appeal [...]

Black 1967 Ford Mustang reboot for June 2019

  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 [...]

A black 2019 Buick Encore is shown in front of a bay.

The 2019 Buick Encore or 2019 Mazda CX-3?

Trying to decide between the 2019 Buick Encore vs 2019 Mazda CX-3? Both the Encore and CX-3 are excellent vehicles in the subcompact SUV class. They are stylish, advanced, easy to maneuver and offer plenty of onboard technology. However, there are some major differences between these two SUVs. Each vehicle features varying standard features, performance [...]