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Allison Barfield

KIA Niro EV all electric subcompact crossover on display at Brussels Expo
Trucks & SUVs

Will The 2020 Kia Niro EV Be Better?

Wow, Kia has been very busy. They recently released the Telluride, have the 2021 Kia Sorento coming out, they are working on the new Kia Seltos, and much more. Another exciting project they are working on includes the release of the 2020 Kia Niro.  The 2020 Kia Niro Hybrid Is Coming  The Kia Niro has …

A new Kia Sportage on display at an auto show
Trucks & SUVs

Which KIA SUV Is The Best?

Kia is transforming its reputation from an automaker that should be avoided to manufacturing advanced, luxury models. It’s making waves in the realm of SUVs with a variety of award-winning options. But which Kia SUV is the best? Check out the top four Kia contenders.  Which Kia SUV Is the Best?  1. The Kia Telluride  …

The 2020 Nissan Rogue on display at Automobility LA
Trucks & SUVs

How Safe Is The Nissan Rogue?

The Nissan Rogue is a sporty SUV that you can get for a fair price to take advantage of its excellent fuel economy and all-wheel drive abilities around the city. But is if a safe vehicle for your friends and family to ride in?  Is The Nissan Rogue Safe?  First of all, for a little …

2020 Kia Telluride
Trucks & SUVs

You Need To Pass On The Kia Telluride

When an SUV has a name like Telluride, how can someone not be excited? Initially, when people said they were traveling to this region of Colorado, they said, “To Hell You Ride,” giving the town it’s infamous name.  So, of course, with this name, you would assume that your Telluride is capable of anything, but …

Honda Element
Trucks & SUVs

What Happened To The Honda Element?

The current auto trends involve bringing back old school models such as the Bronco, Wagoneer, Xterra, Blazer, and more. So, where is the Honda Element? Actually, it may not be far behind. Rumors suggest 2020 Honda Element is coming back to hit the streets and fill off-roading adventures with a bang. A new Honda Element …

2020 Subaru Outback
Crossover & Midsize

Subaru Recalls You Need To Know About

Subaru has an excellent reputation as a reliable, long-lasting family car. Plus, who can resist the tear-jerking commercials about keeping children safe as they grow up? Heck, Subaru even has dog commercials. How can a vehicle have a bad reputation if it’s dog-approved?  Too bad, you shouldn’t choose a vehicle based on its commercials alone. …

2019 Toyota RAV4
Trucks & SUVs

Is The Rav4 TRD Really An Upgrade?

As America’s most popular selling compact SUV, the Rav4 is looking to maintain it’s award-winning title into 2020 by continuing to push boundaries. Even though the 2019 model received a redesign and modern updates, Toyota is keeping the steamrolling by releasing the 2020 Rav4 TRD off-roading model. The Rav4 TRD  Off-Roading Specs  The Rav4 is …

Crossover & Midsize

How Safe Is The Jeep Renegade?

Jeep is an auto brand that isn’t exactly associated with safety. Its reputation stems from Jeep Wrangler models in the past that weren’t exactly the safest vehicles to be in during collisions and rollovers. So, how does the Jeep Renegade compare? Is this small SUV that’s packed to the rims with attitude a safer pick …

Jeep Liberty
Trucks & SUVs

Why These Jeep Models Are The Worst

It’s a Jeep. That means you can trust it, right? Well, maybe. Jeep has been entrusted to produce reliable vehicles for close to a century. However, not all of their experiments are successful. A few Jeep models such as the Liberty, Compass, and even Grand Cherokee have been lemons. Just because the word Jeep hovers …

GMC Sierra
Trucks & SUVs

Three Dangerous Trucks You Need To Avoid

One of the primary reasons leading people to choose trucks is their capability. If you need to haul or tow loads, then obviously you need a truck. However, trucks aren’t the safest vehicles to choose from, so shop wisely by avoiding these most dangerous truck options.  The Most Dangerous Trucks You Need To Avoid  The …

Audi Q7 e-Tron
Trucks & SUVs

The Best Audi Models For Off-Roading

Yes, you can believe your eyes. You may have seen an Audi Q7 or the electric e-Tron SUV hanging with the Jeeps and trucks on off-roading trails. Even though Audi is known for manufacturing luxury cars, they have proven themselves with capable 4×4 models. But how do they stack up against the competition? How Capable …

Jeep Wrangler
Trucks & SUVs

Which Jeep Model Is The Safest?

There are a lot of Jeep models to choose from. There’s the Renegade, Compass, Grand Cherokee, Gladiator, and more. When making your decision on which Jeep to pursue, it can be difficult to get started, but one important factor to consider is safety. Which Jeep Is The Safest?  Since the first Jeeps were introduced as …

Mercedes X-Class
Trucks & SUVs

The Mercedes X-Class Has Been Pulled Early

The Mercedes X-Class has been discontinued before we really got to know it. In less than three years since this luxury truck was introduced, it’s officially saying good bye. This short-lived truck was only introduced two years ago to the Australian market, so what exactly happened? Why The Mercedes X-Class Is Being Discontinued  While BMW …

Chevy Tahoe
Trucks & SUVs

Why SUVs Make You Car Sick

As a driver of a large SUV have you noticed that your passengers get car sick? Do you have to pull over to allow even your front seat passenger to barf? Or perhaps even you start to feel nausea behind the wheel? You aren’t alone. There are a few things associated with larger SUVs such …

Ford F-150 Trucks
Trucks & SUVs

Total Recall, The Ford Horror Story

Ford Motor Company paved the way for vehicles in America with reliable trucks and cars to get from point A to B, however, not all of their innovations have been successful. There have been a few recent major Ford recalls requiring thousands of trucks to be fixed for proper safety on the road. Let’s take …

Ford Bronco 2020
Trucks & SUVs

Will The New Ford Bronco Be Safe?

Several fans are anticipating the release of the new Ford Bronco, but will it be safe? As a cult classic, the Bronco was loved from 1965 to 1996 before being discontinued. Now to many consumer’s delights, the little SUV that could is coming back as a daily driver and off-roading vehicle, despite the safety issues …