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Amy Lockhart

2018 Subaru Ascent is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place
Crossover & Midsize

How Reliable Is the Subaru Ascent?

After a lackluster performance by their original crossover effort, the Tribeca, Subaru’s second family crossover was successfully released in 2019. The 2019 Subaru Ascent impressed reviewers as one of the safest models on the market, and the 2020 model has received a solid score of 8 out of 10 from U.S. News for overall performance. Unfortunately, Subaru …

2020 Kia Telluride driving through sand
Automotive News

How Safe Is the Kia Telluride?

Kia has moved to expand its SUV crossover offerings with the introduction of the much anticipated 2020 Kia Telluride. Since its release in Spring 2019, the crossover SUV has earned excellent reviews and was rated highly by Consumer Reports where it fell behind only the Subaru Ascent in reliability for vehicles in its class. The 2020 Telluride offers …

Ford Explorer Hybrid parked in sand
Crossover & Midsize

Does the Ford Explorer Have Apple CarPlay?

After several years of steadily compounding issues, the 2020 Ford Explorer has been released with a number of new features, including a revamped platform, convenient rear-wheel drive, and an easy to use infotainment system. According to Car and Driver, the upgraded 2020 Explorer displays noticeable improvement over previous models with better handling and enhanced technology. Fortunately for …

2020 Nissan TITAN Platinum Reserve
Trucks & SUVs

Does the Nissan Titan Have Apple CarPlay?

The 2019 Nissan Titan hit the market with unusually high praise for its modern safety features and technology. While it has previously struggled to compete with other full-size pickups, the Titan was actually rated the third best new pickup of 2020 by Consumer Reports. It also received accolades from MotorTrend, who indicated that the vehicle is …

2019 Honda Ridgeline parked in sand and gravel
Trucks & SUVs

How Safe Is the Honda Ridgeline?

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline has had a rough start since it was unveiled in 2018, despite high marks when compared with the popular Toyota Tacoma and Ford Ranger. With rather less popularity among hard-to-win truck consumers than Honda may have hoped for, the Ridgeline received accolades from critics, who found it to be both reliable and practical. …

2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon
Trucks & SUVs

How Safe Is the Jeep Gladiator?

The highly anticipated 2020 Jeep Gladiator hit the market in April 2019 and was met with rave reviews. As the only soft-top pickup truck on the market, the Gladiator is in a class all its own. Shortly after its release, the Gladiator was ranked in Car and Driver’s 10 Best list for 2020, and it …

Harley-Davidson motorcycles parked for a press shoot.
2 Wheels

The Most Expensive Motorcycles to Own

When buying a new or used motorcycle, you definitely want to know how much it will cost up front. More importantly, you should consider how much maintenance will cost after you buy it. While your motorcycle will definitely save you money with fuel efficiency, you could find those savings go straight to upkeep. To give you a better …