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Fareed Osborne

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2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
Crossover & Midsize

Does the Jeep Cherokee Have Android Auto?

One of the aspects Jeep fans appreciate about their beloved brand is the automaker’s ability to improve on its classic design with innovative additions that enhance the vehicle’s functionality. One example is the inclusion of Android Auto. Like its larger, mid-size cousin, the Grand Cherokee, the compact crossover Cherokee also features the latest in technology. …

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
Automotive News

How Safe Is the Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Fans of Jeep’s midsize SUV, the Grand Cherokee, will find plenty to appreciate about the 2020 model. Both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety provided favorable reviews overall for the Grand Cherokee’s safety.  In fact, Jeep appears to have successfully managed complaints that plagued earlier models, including the 2011‘s faulty …

Ford Explorer Hybrid
Crossover & Midsize

How Reliable Is the Ford Explorer?

Although the Ford Explorer has enjoyed a long reign on the American SUV landscape, it’s not been without its share of recalls, complaints, and overall design issues. Unfortunately, with a history that extends back to 1991, encompassing six generations of production, each version holds its own distinct idiosyncrasies. A look at the highs and lows …

2019 Toyota Tundra
Trucks & SUVs

Does the Toyota Tundra Have Apple CarPlay?

One of the reasons the Toyota Tundra remains firmly placed among favorite pickup trucks is its reliability. As a staple on the American landscape since 1999, the Tundra’s 2020 model is poised to hit the roadways with some much-anticipated updates. Chief among them are standard features that are certain to raise the popularity flag among …

Honda Ridgeline Black Edition
Trucks & SUVs

What CNet Hated About the Honda Ridgeline

While CNet found plenty to love about Honda’s mid-size pickup, the 2019 Ridgeline, the reviewers also noted some shortcomings.  The top-rated 3.5-liter, V6 ranked a solid four out of five stars in the Roadshow Editor’s Choice awards and garnered a consistent eight out of 10 overall rating for performance, features, design, and media. Still, CNet …

2019 Toyota Tundra
Trucks & SUVs

How Much Does a Toyota Tundra Cost?

Since the Toyota Tundra’s elevation to Truck of the Year by MotorTrend in 2000 and 2008, the full-size pickup has struggled to find its place among the American giants like the Ford F-150 and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. While it does receive generally favorable reviews from the experts, the consensus is the Tundra is capable …

2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 | Chevrolet
Trucks & SUVs

How Much Does a Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Cost?

The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 may be a mid-size truck, but it’s certainly equipped to go toe-to-toe with its full-size competitors. For starters, the 2.8-liter turbo four-cylinder engine produces 369 lb-ft of torque, which enables a towing capacity of 7,700 pounds. That’s just shy of the Ford Raptor’s V-8 towing capacity of 8,000 pounds. Secondly, while …

2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn
Trucks & SUVs

How Much Does a Ram 1500 Cost?

If you’re in the market for a full-size pickup truck, the 2019 Ram 1500 ranking first place with an overall score of 9 out of 10 according to U.S. News. While the light-duty, half-ton pickup underwent a redesign for the latest model year, it seems to be agreeing with the truck-buying public. One of the …

Brabus Mercedes G-Wagen
Trucks & SUVs

New Mercedes G-Wagen Tuned to Make 888 HP

The aftermarket powerhouse Brabus is in rare form displaying the full range of capabilities that sends the newest Mercedes G-Wagen into a realm of its own.  For those obsessed with the boxy silhouette and mountain-climbing acumen of the pre-2019 Mercedes G63, the  German tuning delivers an exhilarating V112 package. As Motor1 reports, it bumps up …