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Wendy Johnson

Wendy is a contributing writer for Motorbiscuit. She loves learning new things, and is currently trying her hand at watercolor painting. When she's not writing, you'll find her off tinkering with her lawnmowers or trying to keep up with her teenage son.

A white 2011 BMW 3 Series coupe in a white studio
Tips, Tricks & Trends

BMW Would Love a Redo on the 2011-2013 3 Series

The BMW 3 Series, known as a great entry-level luxury car, has seen many improvements over the years. With the latest model, you can get good fuel economy, plenty of high-tech features, and a comfortable driving experience.  But a few model years saw some critical issues, Consumer Reports points out. The years CR says to …

Five 2021 Ram trucks in colors that honor the five branches of the U.S. Military. Ram is one of the most liked car brands.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Liked Car Brands All Have This in Common

Over the years, many car brands have built future classics. Chevrolet produced the sporty Corvette, Ford designed the muscular Mustang, and the long-gone American Motors Company sold the Eagle back when SUVs weren’t even a thing yet. Consumers usually bought these vehicles for fun.  Today’s car buyers want something they can trust that will last …

A dark-blue 2021 Subaru Forester all-wheel-drive compact crossover SUV travels on a winding road through green rolling hills on a sunny day
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Biggest Problem With Subaru Vehicles Might Surprise You

Subaru makes some of the most popular vehicles, including the Outback and Forester. This automaker is also known for its reliable Crosstrek. Regardless, Subaru offers a plethora of vehicles that any adventurer would want to have.  Each model boasts its own impressive features. Though Subaru vehicles offer many benefits, they have a few minor drawbacks …

Photo illustration of a pile of unwrapped white toilet paper rolls in a metal shopping cart
Marine & RVs

What Is the Best RV Toilet Paper?

RVs nowadays come with bathrooms, so you no longer have to visit the bushes or walk to campground toilets in the dark. You can even get toilets installed in camper vans too. However, you’ll need to use them properly. That way, you won’t end up with a clogged latrine on your camping trip. Here are …

Two 2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV full-size SUVs parked in front of a small mirrored building in a mountainous desert
Trucks & SUVs

2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV AWD’s Ride Quality ‘Goes Against the Idea of Hauling People in Luxury’

Consumers looking for luxury three-row SUVs often consider the Cadillac Escalade for its cachet, spaciousness, and high-end features. Though its interior tech is impressive, the Escalade isn’t perfect. But it comes close.  MotorTrend reviewers generally like the Escalade, except for one big problem. The suspension on one configuration doesn’t work as you’d expect it to …

Hyundai Tucson car is displayed on stage after its launch at the Auto Expo 2020 at Greater Noida
Crossover & Midsize

The 2019 Hyundai Tucson Might Fly Without You Knowing

Two of the most popular compact SUVs on the market from Hyundai are the Hyundai Tucson and the Hyundai Santa Fe. While the Santa Fe has good looks, it’s a bit more expensive than the Hyundai Tucson.  However, CarComplaints.com reports a concerning issue that might make the SUV inadvertently fly, but not in an amazing …

Ford Super Duty F-250 trucks sit on display at Sawgrass Ford in Sunrise, Florida, on Friday, July 20, 2007
Trucks & SUVs

Can a 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Diesel Really Go 500,000+ Miles?

One Ford F-Series model that’s seen its share of complaints is the F-250. Indeed, some newer models have had reliability issues, but older ones seem to have been built tougher. The 2003 Ford F-250 and F-350, in particular, handled their daily jobs without too many underlying problems.  In fact, MotorTrend just named the 2003 F-250 …

A Kia Motors Corp. 2015 Sedona minivan is displayed during the 2014 New York International Auto Show from the rear of the vehicle
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Kia Sedona Is Dying . . . With a Twist

When it comes to minivans, most automakers have either phased them out of the lineup or are beginning to. There are a few still being made today, the Kia Sedona being one of them. In the last few years, the Sedona has risen in popularity, possibly because of its SUV/minivan balance.  But, this is the …

A blue FCA logo on a white sign outside the company's corporate headquarters in Michigan
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Fiat Chrysler, Guilty of Corruption, Out $30 Million for Violating U.S. Labor Laws

One of the longest-running automotive scandals is finally coming to an end. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), now a subsidiary of Stellantis, recently pleaded guilty to corruption charges and agreed to a settlement.   Here’s a look at the scandal and FCA’s punishment. The case against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles About a year ago, General Motors filed a …

A Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is seen at a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA dealership
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Is Far From Boring if Nothing Else

Affordability often equals boring in the SUV markets today, due to lack of fun, modern features. Some will cost you a ton to add features, while others don’t. But, with a few tweaks, they can become a little less boring even if they don’t match the level of thrills more expensive ones offer. The Jeep …

A logo of Harley-Davidson, seen on a bike from Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA), parked in Dublin city center.
2 Wheels

The 1990 Fat Boy Is 1 of Harley-Davidson’s Best Motorcycles

What brand name comes to mind when you hear the word motorcycle? With all the brands out there, the one that probably rushes to your mind first is Harley-Davidson. Harley is one of the best motorcycle manufacturers out there. It’s produced more bestsellers than you can count.  Driving.Ca compiled a list of what they felt …

A Nissan Sentra sits on the showroom floor at a dealership on November 12, 2010 in Evanston, Illinois. Nissan is recalling over 500,000 vehicles in the United States, including some 2010-11 Sentras because a problem with the battery cable, and 2002-04 Exterra SUVs and Frontier pickups
Trucks & SUVs

Where the Heck Is the 2021 Nissan Frontier?

The Nissan Frontier is a truck that’s been around for quite a few years. But it hasn’t seen a whole lot of design refreshes in that amount of time. In fact, the last time it saw any real changes was in 2004 for the 2005 season. Despite Nissan neglecting to modernize this pickup, it continues …

2020 Land Rover Defender is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Land Rover Defender Can’t Stop Winning This Year

When it comes to off-roading vehicles, the Land Rover Defender isn’t always the first SUV to come to people’s minds. But this year that just might change. The redesign for the Defender just made this vehicle one to look out for.  MotorTrend tested out several SUVs for this model year and didn’t find one that …

Ford Ranger as new model on display during the Thailand International Motor Expo 2020
Trucks & SUVs

This New 2021 Ford Ranger Model Will Make You Jealous

Here in America, one pickup stands out more than some other midsize trucks. The Ford Ranger, which is a better deal than the F-150, offers plenty of features and sleek styling while giving you the capability to tow some big-ticket items.  There’s a sportier version, however, but it isn’t available in the states. You can …

Low-angle view of the façade of a Tesla Motors dealership with logo and sign in Pleasanton, California, on July 23, 2018
Hybrids & Electrics

Is Tesla an American Car Company?

When it comes to all-electric vehicles, no company enjoys as much popularity as Tesla. Its CEO, Elon Musk, took the luxury automaker to a new level when he introduced the Model S, Model X, and others.  Now Musk is taking Tesla’s talents overseas, CNN reports. But before we get to that, let’s briefly look at …

A black 2021 Chevy Silverado HD Carhartt Special Edition parked in the dirt next to a tractor
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Chevy Silverado HD Has 4 Rugged Special Editions

The 2021 Chevy Silverado HD sees some sweet new upgrades. This heavy-duty pickup now offers increased towing capacity, a maximum of 36,000 pounds on the Silverado 3500 HD. There’s also a new trailer tech package offering various camera angles to ensure safe towing.  But the most interesting thing about the new Silverado HD is that …

A black Porsche Taycan drifts on wet pavement
Hybrids & Electrics

This Porsche Taycan Carbon Fiber Kit Costs a Cool $15K

German automaker Porsche, which makes best-selling sports cars, produces a myriad of elegant models. The new and exciting Taycan EV is arguably the most beautiful in terms of styling. So why would anyone want to mess with aesthetic perfection?   Well, there’s one upgrade that takes the Taycan’s body design up a notch. That’s right …