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Marci Houghtlen

Marci is a mom, wife, and passionate writer from the great state of Ohio! Marci loves reading and prides herself on her organization skills and quick researching tactics.

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A 2021 Nissan Altima midsize sedan's front seats, center console, and dashboard

Avoid the 2021 Chevy Malibu for This ‘Under the Radar’ Nissan

The Chevy Malibu isn’t as popular as it once was. Consumers like its affordable pricing and the Chevrolet name. But other midsize sedans, including the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, offer more attractive features. However, there’s an under-the-radar option you shouldn’t overlook: the 2021 Nissan Altima. Why you should avoid the 2021 Chevy Malibu The …
A dark-colored 2021 Chrysler Pacifica minivan drives in the snow
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Is the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Touring L Worth $3,000 Over the Pacifica Touring Trim?

The Chrysler Pacifica is one of the last remaining contenders in the minivan segment. Boasting the space families need but with more luxury than most rivals, the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica comes in various trims and price points. With four trims — Touring, Touring L, Limited, and Pinnacle — most families will likely find the best …
A red 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 4MATIC compact luxury SUV parked outside the historic San José y San Miguel de Aguayo in San Antonio, Texas

Recall Alert: 8,200 Mercedes-Benz GLE Backup Lights Won’t Turn Off

The Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class lineup is a top contender in the luxury SUV segment. Offering an attractive design, fuel economy, and amenities, this compact crossover continues to be a best-seller. But thousands of 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE owners are experiencing a surprisingly dangerous problem. The German automaker just issued a recall for nearly 8,200 of them. The …
A silver 2019 Hyundai Sonata sedan's grille and driver's side headlight and tire

2019 Hyundai Sonata Owners Might Face an Annoying Issue Early

The Hyundai Sonata is one of the brand’s best-selling vehicles. It’s also a tried-and-true midsize sedan that has endured for decades. The 2019 Sonata occupies that sweet spot of almost-new yet affordably priced. However, it appears there’s a big problem that cannot be ignored. And Sonata owners say it’s a dangerous one. The 2019 Hyundai …
A silver 2021 Ram 1500 Laramie pickup truck parked on wet asphalt at the foot of a cliff
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2021 Ram 1500 Rebel vs. Laramie: Is 1 Worth $3,890 Over the Other?

The Ram 1500 continues its battle at the top of the full-size truck segment with its latest model. Back and ready to fight, the 2021 Ram 1500 offers a variety of trim levels, features, and capabilities. Mid-trim models seem to offer the best balance of value and specs. But is the upgraded Ram 1500 Rebel …
A silver 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe travels on a curvy two-lane mountain highway flanked by pine trees

Engine Problems Seem to Be a Common Thing for the Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe is one of the automaker’s most popular vehicles. Boasting affordability, value, and an impressive list of standard features, it’s an easy choice for many consumers. But the past few years have shown another side of the Santa Fe, revealing a serious issue forcing many to question its reliability. The Hyundai Santa …
A white 2020 Lincoln Navigator Reserve full-size SUV stopped in a crosswalk on a city street
Trucks & SUVs

The 2020 Lincoln Navigator Is Large and in Charge on This MotorTrend List

The Lincoln Navigator is the pinnacle of Ford’s luxury vehicles. Large and in charge, it’s been a favorite among luxury buyers for years. But as time goes on, the Navigator must contend with more rivals. And it’s getting harder to stand out from the pack. However, the 2020 Lincoln Navigator’s performance in a recent MotorTrend …
A white 2021 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 does a burnout that creates smoke from the tires

The 2021 Dodge Challenger Lives Up to Its Reputation

When we think of muscle cars, a few come to mind first. The Dodge Challenger is one of them, earning a spot among America’s best muscle cars even after a decades-long hiatus. The 2021 Challenger has a lot to live up to, needing more muscle and power to stay on top. And the newest model …
Ford CEO Jim Farley, left, and Executive Chairman of Ford Bill Ford pose for a photo with the 2021 Ford F-150 King Ranch Truck at the Ford Built for America event at Ford’s Dearborn Truck Plant on September 17, 2020 i
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The 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor Will Just Keep Getting Better

The Raptor is the baddest, most capable off-roading F-150 the Ford brand makes. While many have already gotten their hands on the new 2021 Ford F-150, the anticipation for the 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor is staggering. And reasonably so, considering the newest F-150 Raptor promises to be not only the most capable yet, but the …
A dark-blue 2021 Toyota Avalon Limited AWD parked in the snow outside a modern cabin in the woods

The 2021 Toyota Avalon Will Give You Peace and Quiet in a Chaotic World

The Toyota Avalon is the brand’s largest sedan. And even in a slowly disappearing segment, the Avalon has always been a favorite among experts and consumers alike. The 2021 Avalon is no different, proving large sedans are comfortable, smooth-riding, and even quieter than their smaller counterparts. In fact, if you’re looking for a quiet, serene …
The driver's-side headlight on a dark-colored 2021 Kia Sedona
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The 2021 Kia Sedona Has Bad Headlights

With consumers learning toward SUVs and crossovers, the Kia Sedona is one of the last remaining minivans on the market. But the Sedona remains a popular option among growing families. It boasts space, affordability, and Kia’s bargain tech. But is the latest Sedona safe? One thing is sure: The Kia Sedona’s headlights aren’t up to …