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Chloe Wayne is a contributing writer for MotorBiscuit.

A Kia Telluride is seen during the 2019 NBA Awards presented by Kia on TNT at Barker Hangar
Crossover & Midsize

How New Is the Kia Telluride?

Remember when Kia was synonymous with hip-hop hamsters and buy one, get one free sales? It wasn’t all that long ago, but the association is likely a distant memory for most people. In recent years, Kia has steadily — and quite literally — gone from the bottom to the top, consistently improving its quality to …

2002 Toyota 4Runner potential new owner taking a look at the driver's side
Trucks & SUVs

Why a Third-Generation Toyota 4Runner Is the Best for Off-Roading

Ah, the joy of going off-roading. No Facebook updates, no annoying phone calls, and mud. Who doesn’t love mud? The problem is finding the perfect SUV to go off-roading in. Should you buy something new? What about an old SUV? And which model should you get? If going off-road is a way of life for you, Autotrader has the perfect SUV to …

New models of the Nissan Rogue on display in Los Angeles, California on November 29, 2018 at Automobility LA
Crossover & Midsize

The 2021 Nissan Rogue Looks Great but Still Comes With a Major Deal Breaker

Drivers love Nissans, especially its sedans and SUVs. The crossover Nissan Rogue is particularly popular — for the past several years, it’s consistently out-sold the next-bestselling Altima by more than 100,000 units. The 2021 Nissan Rogue got a major and much-needed overhaul, marking the beginning of the SUV’s fifth generation. As Car and Driver states, the …

A 2020 CX-30 on display at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show
Crossover & Midsize

Buying a 2020 Mazda CX-30 Doesn’t Make Sense for Most People

The 2020 model year brought with it several brand-new SUV models, each with varying levels of fanfare. There’s the Lincoln Corsair, the Tesla Model Y, the white-hot Kia Telluride, and the 2020 Mazda CX-30. The Mazda is particularly intriguing because the brand has recently won several awards, including U.S. News‘ “Best Car Brand” — for the …

2020 Subaru Forester Sport is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

The 2020 Subaru Forester Has Something for Everybody

Subaru is most often associated with wagons and rally cars favored by adventure lovers, but the brand actually makes one of the most versatile and capable compact crossover SUVs on the market: the Forester. In fact, Consumer Reports recently compiled a list of the “10 Best SUVs You Can Buy Right Now,” and the 2020 …

2020 Audi Q7 is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

More Comes Included in the 2021 Audi Q7 Than Ever

With many vehicle manufacturers, consumers are faced with choosing between luxury or sportiness. However, Audi stands out as a company that effortlessly marries both in its cars and SUVs. Take the Audi Q7, the 15-year veteran three-row midsize SUV that has earned a reputation as a solid buy in the segment that’s both supremely luxurious and …

The new Lincoln Aviator is shown at the auto trade show, AutoMobility LA
Crossover & Midsize

Can the 2020 Lincoln Aviator Even Compare to the Audi Q7?

As the SUV craze continues and vehicles become increasingly luxurious, the luxury midsize SUV segment has become fiercely competitive. There are several fantastic choices within the class, but two are especially intriguing: The 2020 Lincoln Aviator and the 2020 Audi Q7.  In their own ways, the Aviator and the Q7 are both all-new this year. …

A Dodge Journey is displayed in The 23rd Indonesia International Motor Show
Crossover & Midsize

The Worst Dodge Journey Model Years You Should Never Buy

For many years, Dodge has been well-known for making strong vehicles including the RAM, Durango, and Charger. The brand is synonymous with iconic, powerful, American-made cars and trucks. Well, no one’s perfect, right? Back in 2009, Dodge introduced the world to its first-ever crossover, the midsize Dodge Journey. The Journey was touted as a stylish and …

A 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD on display at the Acura Studio during Sundance Film Festival 2017
Crossover & Midsize

Recall: Is Your Acura MDX Losing Speed on the Highway?

Acura owners love their vehicles. The automaker has established itself as the most affordable luxury brand and several Acura models are consistent award winners. Two SUVs, in particular, have earned numerous accolades in the past few years: the Acura MDX and the Acura RDX. The MDX also has a substantially longer ownership term than most …

Lexus RX 450h luxury hybrid SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Crossover & Midsize

The 2017 Lexus RX Is the Perfect Used Luxury SUV

There’s no question that SUVs are more popular than ever, including models like the Lexus RX. In fact, according to data from Consumer Reports and Statista, nearly half of all vehicles sold in the U.S. in 2019 were SUVs. It’s little wonder since you can find models with every bell and whistle imaginable. SUVs come …

The Mazda CX-30 on display at the Brussels Motor Show
Crossover & Midsize

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 Is Missing a Key Piece of Technology

Like many automakers today, Mazda has several crossover SUV models. The newly-introduced 2020 Mazda CX-30 is a subcompact SUV that sits between the CX-3, which is another subcompact, and the CX-5, a slightly larger compact SUV. Interestingly, the smaller CX-3 is less expensive than the CX-30 but comes with more standard features. The five-seater Mazda …

The 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport is unveiled during the 2017 North American International Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

Nissan Rogue Sport Sales Are Drastically Lower Than the Regular Rogue

In the ultra-crowded and continuously growing SUV segment, it seems consumers are introduced to entirely new vehicle classes every few years. There are standard SUVs, crossovers, and now “CUVs,” which can — maddeningly —stand for crossover utility vehicles, coupe utility vehicles, or compact utility vehicles, depending on the carmaker and the area of the world. Making …

Motor car on hydraulic lift repair workshop
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why Do Cars Leak Oil and What Should You Do About It?

We’ve all been there: you’re walking up to your car in the parking lot and you notice fresh drops of liquid under it. Your car has been running great, so you quickly dismiss the possibility of it being anything concerning. You notice an ever-growing collection of dark droplets on your driveway over the next several …

A 2016 Toyota Tacoma is on display during the Washington Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

If You’re Buying a Used Toyota Tacoma, Go With the 2014 Model

Toyota Tacoma models have a fiercely loyal, almost cult-like following. Often affectionately referred to as “Tacos,” the trucks aren’t full-sized, but they perform just as well as their larger counterparts — particularly off-road. The Toyota Tacoma also has a long history of being reliable and safe, plus they’re affordable. It’s easy to see why drivers love …

2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro at the 107th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

The 2015 Toyota Tundra Is the Best Model to Buy Used, According to Consumer Reports

The ultra-competitive full-size truck segment has long been dominated by American-made powerhouses Ford, Chevrolet, and Ram. When the Toyota Tundra got a complete redesign in 2014, though, things changed. Toyota enlisted the help of engineering and design specialists from — where else — the U.S. and moved all Tundra manufacturing and production facilities to the …

Kia Stinger compact executive 4-door fastback on display at Brussels Expo
Tips, Tricks & Trends

No One Is Complaining About the Kia Stinger

It seems there’s a lot to love about the Kia Stinger. The sports sedan was launched in 2018, and ever since then, complaints from owners have been few and far between. Those unfamiliar with the Stinger may be thinking, “There’s a lot to love about . . . a Kia?” That’s a valid thought. Since …