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Alice Chase

The automotive community has always felt like home and being able to write about it is a dream job. My actual home is in Texas, with husband, two teenagers, and pets. Road trip travel is my passion and playlists are essential. You’ll often find me tweeting about #newmusicfriday.

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2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid driving down dirt road

Should I Buy a Toyota Highlander Hybrid or Lexus RX Hybrid?

Looking for a high-end SUV but are also interested in being eco-friendly? Here are two vehicles to compare: the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid and the 2020 Lexus RX Hybrid. These are both popular options that have many similarities to consider. Should I Buy a Toyota Highlander Hybrid or Lexus RX Hybrid? There are also some significant differences …
Red 2019 Honda Pilot

Looking for a New SUV? Go First Class With the Honda Pilot

Honda builds some outstanding cars, creating icons, including the Civic, Accord, and CRV. So what about the Pilot? How does this mid-size SUV from Honda compare? Will it tow your boat? Is that a good driver for every day? If you are contemplating a new SUV for your household, here’s what you should know when …

Want to Soak up the Summer Sun? Check out These Sunroofs

The weather is already warm in some areas of the country, but many of us aren’t able to get out and enjoy the summer like we typically would be this summer due to social distancing. If you are longing to feel the sun on your skin, taking a drive in a car with a sunroof …
2020 Toyota Highlander driving down the street

Paying Attention to Model Cycles Can Save You Big Money

Buying a used car isn’t the only way you can benefit when purchasing a vehicle. Buyers that stay informed on model cycles can also save a lot of money. Not everyone understands how automotive model cycles work. What’s the difference between a refresh and a redesign anyway? Knowing the differences will save you a lot …
2020 Toyota Highlander driving down city street

Is the Toyota Highlander Hybrid a Good SUV?

The Toyota Highlander Hybrid is one of the best vehicle options for families looking to be both economical and eco-friendly. It offers three rows of seats and room for as many as eight passengers depending on the interior configuration. Many trim levels are available, and all provide advanced safety features and driver-assistance features. Highlander Hybrid …
A blue 2021 BMW X3 at sunset.

It Might Surprise You to Learn BMW Is in Your Budget

In many ways, a BMW is a quiet announcement of success in the driveway. From high-performance vehicles to luxury SUVs and crossovers, BMW is an automaker with something that everyone admires. If you’ve been shopping for your next previously owned BMW or still aspire to it, here is a list of BMW’s best for your …
2020 Toyota Sienna parked outside of a house on the driveway

The Toyota Sienna Is the Most Reliable Used Minivan You Shouldn’t Ignore

Today there aren’t as many minivans remaining on the market as there once were.  Still, the latest models offer car-like handling, feature advanced technologies, and feature the best safety equipment. Minivans may be a smarter choice for you than a crossover because they have more seats and cargo capacity. Purchasing a reliable used model is …
2020 Ford Expedition Platinum trim model driving in the city

The Ford Expedition Is the Only Ford Vehicle That Dominates the Competition

No matter if you are grabbing groceries, taking the kids to soccer practice, or hauling the boat to the lake, the Ford Expedition is one of the top full-sized SUVs on the market for the family. It was awarded the Kelley Blue Book  “Full-Size SUV Best Buy of 2020” beating out the Nissan Armada and the Chevy Tahoe.  The Ford Expedition …
2020 Honda Civic Si Sedan

Here’s What Car Experts Say About the Honda Civic Si

The Honda Civic has been the go-to option for a dependable and cost-effective vehicle for decades. Tell anyone you’re buying a Civic from any generation, and if they’re an expert or know a little about cars, their likely answer is, “Oh, great choice.” When it comes to making a purchase, you want detailed feedback to …
A BMW X3 driving on a dusty road

Should You Buy a BMW X3 or a Lexus RX 350?

The BMW X3 and the Lexus RX 350 are fighting for the same target market for the luxury four-door SUV. These two vehicles are very evenly matched in many ways. To help decide which is the best buy, we will look at a few specific categories: safety, reliability, cost, and drive experience.  Safety While it …
2020 Hyundai Venue driving down road near beach

Would You Be Happier With a Hyundai Venue or Hyundai Kona?

Hyundai has been incredibly successful with its most recent vehicle introductions. The Hyundai Palisade has received a standing ovation from consumers with larger families. On the other end of the scale, their much smaller Hyundai Venue is also receiving a warm welcome. Right in the middle is the Hyundai Kona. There is no doubt Hyundai …
2020 Lexus RX 350 | Lexus

The 5 Best Things About the 2020 Lexus RX 350

Car sales in the U.S. have been on the decline in recent months. Not surprisingly, Lexus RX sales haven’t been struggling as much as others. That’s because there is a lot to love about this popular luxury SUV. While it’s true that some buyers side-eye the F Sport badge on the 2020 Lexus RX 350, …
Lexus RX 350 F Sport | Lexus

5 Reasons To Avoid the 2020 Lexus RX 350

When looking for a luxury SUV, there are quite a few things to keep in mind. Here are five reasons why the Lexus RX 350 F Sport will make you think twice. With its fair share of complaints year after year, there may be a better use of your luxury SUV dollars than the 2020 Lexus RX 350 F …

Martha Stewart Has Been in Love With Mercedes Since Her Honeymoon

In case you missed it, 9 Mercedes-Benz owners and experts gathered over Zoom for the first-ever #ConcoursdeZoom virtual automotive showcase. Among the famous celebrity participants were Jay Leno, Ludacris, and Martha Stewart. During the panelist discussion, Martha Stewart praised her 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 550. She shared about her long commute to the office and how she depends on that opportunity in her vehicle each day to be successful. Like many of us, she uses that time to keep up with emails and calls. …
2020 Honda Civic Si Coupe | Honda

Cars to Buy Your Teen That You’ll Enjoy Driving Too

Looking at a car for your teen is not always about buying the least expensive vehicle around, or buying them the neighbor’s old station wagon. Sometimes it’s about buying something that you will like driving too. Here are a few cars that are not only low cost but fun to drive and great first time cars for your teens.  …
Lexus RX 350 F Sport | Lexus

What’s new for the 2020 Lexus RX 350 F SPORT?

The Lexus nameplate has been among the best-selling premium vehicles since its initial launch. It’s no secret that consumers love an SUV. While there is healthy competition within the market, such as the BMW X5 and Audi Q5, the recent updates to the Lexus RX 350 have only increased sales. Now in its fourth generation, …

Secretly Cool First Cars Your Parents Will Approve Of

When looking for a cool first car that still comes in under the radar of parent approval, there are a few cars that everyone will love. When deciding what to include on this list, the major requirements were reliability, cost, and fun. These cars look will good pulling up to school and also keep your parents …
2020 Honda Civic Si Coupe | Honda

3 Reasons Owning a Honda Civic Si Will Change Your Life

Is it a stretch to say that a car can change your life? Perhaps only in the same way that people say ‘dress for the job you want.’ Driving something new, or dressing in something new, likely won’t change your whole life, but it will enhance it. Maybe you’ll notice little details more or it …
2020 Honda Civic Type R rear

Would You Be Happier With a Honda Civic Si or a Type R?

The Honda Civic has been on the market for several decades and remains one of the most popular vehicles today. There is no denying its popularity, but for those desiring something with more performance, the Civic Si or Civic Type R can be great options. Both the Honda Civic Si and Honda Civic Type R …