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Joe Santos

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What is a BlackTea Moped?

When it comes to two-wheel motoring, a small-engine gas bike is a great way to start out, but what if you want something smaller to get you around town? Sure, there are great scooters like the Honda Ruckus and Monkey that will do the job just fine, but for those looking for a more eco-friendly …

Toyota logo is seen on a Toyota 4Runner at its dealership in San Jose, California on August 27, 2019
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Are Japanese Cars Really More Reliable?

When shopping for a new or used car, in addition to having a car fit your specific needs and budget, it’s important to factor in its reliability ratings. For decades, Japanese cars have always been widely known for their renowned reliability, not only from Japanese-car owners but also from automotive sources such as Consumer Reports …

2020 Kia Telluride SX AWD
Trucks & SUVs

Is it a Good Idea to Buy a Used Kia Telluride?

Ever since the Kia Telluride was introduced into the market last year, it’s been selling faster than toilet paper during a pandemic. So much so that internal Kia representatives even nicknamed the car the “Sell-U-Ride.” However, it’s popularity has been a blessing and a curse for the brand as many prospective Telluride buyers across the …

Red 2004 Ferrari Enzo parked in front of a castle
Tips, Tricks & Trends

How to Finance an Exotic Car

Whether you’re into cars or not, chances are that you’ve dreamt of one day owning an exotic car. After all, that yellow Ferrari that you have been staring at on your computer desktop would sure look better in your garage, but it’s too bad you can’t afford it. But what if you could? What if …

A pair of shoppers looking at new cars
Tips, Tricks & Trends

How Much Car Can I Afford?

Buying a car can be an exciting time in everyone’s lives as it’s technically the second largest purchase that anyone will make short of buying a house. Picking out the right car is more than just about finding the right make, model, and even color, but it’s also important to keep your budget in mind. …

2020 Kia Telluride driving down paved road
Trucks & SUVs

Why Is the Kia Telluride So Popular?

It’s not very often that a single car ends up defining an automotive brand, but in the past year, the 2020 Kia Telluride has single-handedly solidified the South Korean automaker as being a brand that knows what it’s doing. Kia has been the butt of jokes since the early 2000s as its beginnings mainly consisted …

A blue 2021 BMW M2 CS taking a tight track corner
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why Is Owning a BMW So Tempting?

When it comes to shopping for a luxury car, most prospective buyers will likely shop between the three main German rivals: Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz. While Audi and Mercedes are great brands and produce excellent products, BMW seemingly stands out in almost everyone’s minds as a “must-have.” But why? BMWs are known to have high …