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Allison Barfield

Allison Barfield joined MotorBiscuit in 2020 and covers all things trucks, SUVs, and Jeeps. Having grown up on a farm in Rock Hill, South Carolina, she’s no stranger to the “Best in Class” truck and SUV debates; people in her hometown were always gathering to help work on vehicles together, and deliberation would naturally arise.

Allison graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Media Arts. She has helped bring awareness to issues Women In Trucking face and has promoted Truckers Against Trafficking, an anti-trafficking NGO.

A fan of creatively dark literature, Allison appreciates the works of Shirley Jackson and Emily Dickenson. She lives in a mountainous area of the country and enjoys off-roading and camping. Her dog, Bruce, often joins her in testing trucks and SUVs for our site.

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A red 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe parked to near a beach shack.

Is The Hyundai Santa Fe The Best SUV For Families?

The Hyundai Santa Fe is making waves as one of the best compact SUV options you can buy. Families are loving it as a daily driver that gets their kids from point A to B safely. Check out how it blows the competition away to see if the Santa Fe is the right choice for …
A 2019 Ram 1500 on display at an auto show.

Recall Alert For Ram Trucks With Broken Multimedia Displays

Recall alert! Ram trucks, including the 1500, 2500, and 3500, need to be taken back to the dealership to have their multimedia displays fixed. Check out if your Ram truck is affected by this recent recall or not.  Ram 1500 Multimedia Display Recall If you drive a Ram 1500, 2500, or 3500 from 2019 or …
Hyundai Palisade driving down dirt road

How Capable Is The Hyundai Palisade?

The Hyundai Palisade is a larger SUV with three rows of seats that is a significant competitor to options such as the Kia Sorrento and Nissan Pathfinder. So let’s take a look at the Palisade’s power and features to see how it compares.  How Capable Is The Hyundai Palisade? You can get started in a …
Jeep Gladiator Mojave side

Why did the Jeep Gladiator Land in Last Place?

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator has officially landed in last place. But maybe it doesn’t deserve to be there. The U.S. News ranked midsized pickup trucks from best to last, and the Gladiator is at the bottom in 7th place. It’s listed below the Chevy Colorado and 2019 Nissan Frontier. So, let’s take a look at …
A 2019 Ram 1500 on display at an auto show.

The Ram 1500 Won Best Full Sized Truck Of The Year

The results are in, and the 2020 Ram 1500 continues to be award-winning. Among one of the most recent awards the Ram Truck received is Best Full-Sized Pickup truck of 2020. Ram has been flying under the radar in improving its reliabilities and capabilities over the past few years, but let’s take a look at …
The Rivian Automotive Inc. R1T electric pickup truck on display

Is The Brand New Rivian R1T Worth Waiting For?

The Rivian R1T is a fully electric truck that will hit the market later in 2020. We certainly hope that this brand new truck stays of on track, but the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak could cause some delays. However, in the meantime, we can go over what we know about the electric truck. This will help …
2020 Dodge Durango SRT

How Capable Is The Dodge Durango?

Are you looking for an SUV with three rows of seats to fit at least seven passengers? Well, then you might not need to look past the Dodge Durango. Let’s see how it compares to competitors like the Kia Sorento and Nissan Pathfinder.  How Does The Dodge Durango Compare?  First of all, it seems like …
2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon

The Jeep Gladiator Just Earned A Best Truck Award

To everyone’s surprise, the struggling Jeep Gladiator just snagged a 2020 best truck award. It has failing sales, bad reviews, and has been ranking last in most categories, so this is shocking news. Let’s check out how the Jeep Gladiator won the Rocky Mountain Truck Of The Year award. The Jeep Gladiator is Rocky Mountain …
2019 Jeep Compass Limited

Here Are The Worst SUVs Of 2020 You Need To Avoid

From big to small, we have a list of the worst SUVs of 2020. These SUVs each have a unique set of problems, making them the options that you should consider passing on. From weak fuel economies, bumpy rides, and more, check out what lemons made the list.  The Worst SUVs Of 2020  Honda HR-V  …
2021 Kia Seltos driving down urban street

The 2021 Kia Seltos Will Be Better Than the Telluride

It’s time for the Kia Telluride to move over because a freshly designed compact SUV is coming to town. The Kia Seltos will be the most advanced Kia SUV, and it’s bringing some fantastic updates to the table. We might as well forget about the Kia Soul too as we look at what’s to come.  …
2020 Mazda CX-30 compact crossover SUV on display at Brussels Expo

The Mazda CX-3 Has The Most Value For Its Price

The Mazda CX-3 has been officially ranked as the subcompact SUV with the most value for its price. That means you should go with this little SUV to get the most bang for your buck. It also has pretty good rankings in terms of comfort and performance. So, let’s take a look at the value …
2019 Subaru Crosstrekdriving on curvy country roads

Disappointing Features Of The Subaru Crosstrek To Consider

The Subaru Crosstrek has some amazing ads about being super safe and reliable. You can hand your keys to your kids when they grow up. How sweet. However, don’t let this emotion gloss over its actual features. While The Subaru Crosstrek is a great SUV, it also has a few disappointing aspects.  Disappointing Subaru Crosstrek …
2019 Ford Ranger FX2 driving down country road

The Ford Ranger Could Be Improved

The Ford Ranger is back from the grave, only now it’s a midsized option instead of a compact truck. It’s pretty exciting! This decision was made so that Ford could compete against other midsized trucks like the Toyota Tacoma and Honda Ridgeline. Still, there are a few Ranger aspects that could be improved.  Potential Ford …
A Honda HR-V on display at an auto show

Stop, You Need To Consider The Honda HR-V

Somehow the Honda HR-V has been flying under the radar when in reality, it’s one impressive compact SUV. Its performance and safety features blow away the competition, including the Nissan Kicks and Hyundai Tucson. So, let’s check out why you should consider the Honda HR-V.  Don’t Pass Up The Honda HR-V The spunky little Honda …
2020 Ford Expedition outside in field.

How To Save On A New Car During The Coronavirus

Now it probably doesn’t seem like the best time to buy a new car, but you might be able to find a fantastic deal. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has halted car sales for many automakers, forcing them to provide excellent financing options. Take a look at where you can save today.  The Best Corona Virus Car …
2019 Chevy ZR2 Bison off-roading on muddy trail

The Chevy Colorado Is the Worst Truck For Clear Reasons

Warning alert! The 2020 Chevy Colorado is ranked as one of the worst midsized pickup trucks of the year. Don’t let it trickyou. It’s even listed toward the bottom with the 2019 Nissan Frontier. Save your money for a more reliable truck. The Chevy Colorado Falls Behind Competitors  The Chevy Colorado is already rumored to …
2020 Hyundai Venue driving down road near beach

The Hyundai Venue Is Actually Better Than You Think

Hyundai seems to be releasing hit after hit when it comes to compact SUVs. The Sonata, Tucson, Santa Fe, and more are all incredibly popular options. But what about the Hyundai Venue? How does it compare to the competition?  Don’t Pass On The Hyundai Venue  The Hyundai Venue is a subcompact SUV that’s designed to …
The new Chevrolet Tahoe on display at an auto show

Chevy Tahoe Drivers Complain About These Problems The Most

On the surface, the Chevy Tahoe seems like the perfect SUV. Everyone wishes they had around $50k to enjoy one of these bad boys. However, don’t let the high price tag and idea of luxury fool you. There are some pretty concerning Chevy Tahoe complaints.  Popular Chevy Tahoe Issues  A/C Issues  The Chevy Tahoe has …
2020 Ford Explorer ST driving down the road

Why The Ford Explorer Deserves To Be More Popular

You always hear about other SUVs like the Chevy Tahoe or Surban before hearing about the Ford Explorer. Heck, you even hear more about the Ford Expedition before the Explorer is mentioned. However, the Ford Explorer deserves more respect for a variety of reasons.  Why The Ford Explorer Deserves More Respect  For a family SUV …