Cary Hillside

Cary Hillside is a contributing writer for MotorBiscuit.

A silver 2020 Jaguar F-Type sports car on display at Brussels Expo on January 9, 2020, in Brussels, Belgium
Sedans & Coupes

Over 2,000 Jaguar F-Type Models Recalled Over Stability Concerns

The Jaguar F-Type offers nearly everything most buyers want in a sports car. It boasts top-of-the-line tech, a sleek exterior, and, most important, high performance. However, Jaguar has issued a recall for thousands of 2020 F-Type models over a stability concern. If you recently purchased one, here’s what you need to know. Safety and the …

A red 2020 Chevy Corvette Stingray sports car travels at night on a multilane highway with palm trees in the median
Sedans & Coupes

The 2021 Chevy Corvette Is a Better Buy Than the Jaguar F-Type

In the market for a new sports car? The 2021 Chevy Corvette and Jaguar F-Type provide high performance and amenities that make them attractive options. Each offers distinct strengths and weaknesses that differentiate them from others in the segment and each other. But a recent comparison shows the Corvette is clearly a better buy than …

A dark-green metallic 2021 Honda Pilot Elite midsize crossover SUV parked on rocks atop a dirt mound
Crossover & Midsize

Consumer Reports Recommends Only 1 Honda Pilot Model Year

That’s right. There’s only one Honda Pilot model year that Consumer Reports recommends. It earned the CR Recommended designation thanks to some strengths that impressed reviewers. So if you’re looking for a new three-row SUV, there’s a chance the 2021 Pilot‘s same strengths might entice you, too. The 2021 Honda Pilot at a glance RELATED: …

A red Tesla Model 3 EV and other models at the Tesla Service Center in Hamburg, Germany, on October 21, 2020
Hybrids & Electrics

What Is the Cheapest Tesla?

Tesla is all the rage. It seems not a day goes by when there isn’t a news story about the brand’s innovative cars, soaring stock prices, or colorful CEO Elon Musk. The public praise and attention are well-deserved — the consensus is that Tesla EVs are excellent (if expensive). So if you’re thinking of buying …

A dark-gray 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover SUV parked in a desert with mountains in the background
Crossover & Midsize

Does the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Have a Panoramic Sunroof?

With summer approaching, you wouldn’t be alone in thinking there’s nothing better than cruising on the highway with the top down or the sunroof open. Sunlight, fresh air, and the open road are a recipe for great memories, especially in a brand-new car. If you’re thinking of getting a Volkswagen Tiguan, you’ll want to check …

A red 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid compact SUV traveling on a narrow mountain road amid rocky terrain
Crossover & Midsize

Ford Practically Couldn’t Give Away an Escape in 2020

2020 was a challenging year for new car sales. Mass unemployment robbed many consumers of the ability to buy vehicles, while the pandemic shut down showrooms nationwide. Dealers found innovative ways to sell inventory, and state and local governments scaled back restrictions on auto dealers. But economic uncertainty made many consumers skittish about assuming pricey …

The gray front seats, steering wheel, and dashboard of a 2021 Kia Forte compact sedan
Tips, Tricks & Trends

2021 Mazda3 vs. Kia Forte: You Get What You Pay For

In the market for a compact car? You might be eyeing this year’s Mazda3 and Kia Forte, which start around $20,000. But while similarly priced, these compact four-doors offer differing key features that could make the difference between which one you choose. Let’s compare. The 2021 Kia Forte RELATED: The 2021 Kia Forte Is the …

Eileah Ohning sits at the wheel of her Freightliner Sprinter High Top RV on July 15, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio.
Marine & RVs

Which RV Is the Safest?

With the pandemic making air travel challenging or impossible, RVs have become a popular vehicle for recreation. If you’re itching to get out and explore, there’s arguably no better way than in a camper or motorhome. And if you’ve never done so and you can afford one, you’re in for a treat. But balance fun …

RVs parked by the sea in Mechelinki, Poland, on February 6, 2021
Marine & RVs

Which RV Is the Easiest to Drive?

Ever driven an RV? If you’re planning a multi-day road trip, a camper might be the perfect vehicle for you. Perhaps you’ve considered buying one, but the price was a bit out of range. Or you’ve never had time to take vacations. Or maybe the prospect of driving one seemed daunting. If the last reason …

A silver Jaguar logo is seen outside Swansway Jaguar car garage on November 7, 2020, in Crewe, Cheshire, England
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Jaguar Struggles to Claw Up From the Bottom of J.D. Power 2021 Dependability Rankings

Jaguar is known for producing attractive, luxurious, high-performance vehicles. But the brand’s sales haven’t matched past performance for a while. Vintage Jaguars remain in demand among car collectors, yet the automaker’s challenges selling its vehicles stateside led Ford to sell the brand in 2010 to Tata Motors. And sales have continued to slump. A legacy …

A gray 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road four-door pickup truck traversing rocky terrain on a mountainside
Trucks & SUVs

2021 Toyota Tacoma: Is the TRD Off-Road Worth $5,000 Over the Base SR?

The 2021 Toyota Tacoma is the latest in the automaker’s popular series of midsize pickups. Indeed, it’s the best-selling midsize truck in the nation. Known for its quality, affordability, and reliability, the Toyota Tacoma has found its way into millions of owners’ driveways. And the latest version will likely enjoy the same success.  Those who …

Two 2021 Honda CR-V Touring models, one blue and one dark gray, parked next to each other on a white covered bridge
Crossover & Midsize

Faulty Brakes Already Plague the 2020 Honda CR-V

The 2020 Honda CR-V looks like a smart purchase. It handles well, gets good gas mileage, and comes with plenty of tech and advanced safety features. But despite the brand’s reputation for safety, the 2020 Honda CR-V is already plagued by consumer complaints about its brakes. The 2020 Honda CR-V at a glance Honda has …

A Ram 1500 truck is offered for sale at a dealership on January 12, 2017 in Elmhurst, Illinois. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today accused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles of cheating on its diesel emissions software to get better fuel economy for about 100,000 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickups
Trucks & SUVs

Ram Has the Most Affordable Full-Size Diesel Truck of 2021

The new Ram EcoDiesel is quite affordable. In fact, it’s the most affordable full-size diesel truck on the market. Compared to its competitors, you’ll get far more bang for your buck. So what makes the 2021 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel model so affordable? A combination of performance and features, coupled with a hard-to-beat price point, helps …

Harley-Davidson motorcycles lined up for sale at Chicago Harley-Davidson on April 20, 2010, in Glenview, Illinois.
2 Wheels

The Most Common Harley-Davidson Complaints

Any established company gets complaints. Professional and amateur critics unfailingly take issues with products. And when a company sells an extensive product line, not every offering is a hit. In fact, some are almost guaranteed duds. Despite Harley-Davidson‘s excellent reputation as a maker of quality bikes and its storied century-plus history, it has seen its …

Toyota logo is seen at a dealership in San Jose, California, on August 27, 2019
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Toyota Is Following Through on Its Environmental Promises

Climate change has created new consumer, community, and government demands on the auto industry. Many car manufacturers have made public commitments to lessen their products’ and processes’ negative environmental impact. And while several automakers are making good on those commitments, Toyota has shown great strides in this arena. Its efforts are laudable for their scope …

A parked black 2004 Range Rover Sport with tinted windows
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is Your Car Windows’ Tinting Illegal?

Tinted windows are undeniably cool. We’ve all seen action movies and music videos filled with luxury vehicles whose darkened windows add enough panache to make us drool. But when it comes to car safety, dark window tinting isn’t always a good idea. Even if a Lamborghini is out of your price range, you can legally …

A silver 2021 Land Rover Defender P300 plows through mud
Crossover & Midsize

The 2023 Land Rover Defender 80 Is Worth Waiting For

Looking to trade in your truck? The pandemic has delayed many new vehicle launches, so you might want to wait, especially if you’re looking for an SUV with serious off-road cred.  The Land Rover Defender 80 was initially expected to arrive in 2022. But even if it takes a little longer than expected, the new …