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Katie Clime

Katie Clime is a contributing writer for MotorBiscuit.

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2018 Subaru Legacy is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Watch Out for the 2015 and 2009 Subaru Legacy

Normally, the Subaru Legacy is a solid vehicle that is known for its full-time all-wheel drive, fuel economy, and family-friendly features. However, used car buyers might want to look out for two years in particular – 2009 and 2015. What were the major problems with the Subaru Legacy in these two years? Big problems with …
Lexus iS250 Car is displayed during the media day of the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The 2007 Lexus IS 250 Has a Melting Dashboard Problem

It’s one thing for your car to be wicked, but when it actually starts melting, then you have a problem. There’s a lot to love about the 2007 Lexus IS 250, but a melting dashboard isn’t one of them. We know this isn’t a problem you hear about every day, and it turns out it …
The Hyundai Santa Fe crossover vehicle is introduced, 08 January, 2006

Why Hyundai Santa Fe Owners Complain About the 2007 Model the Most

The Hyundai Santa Fe has been a popular five-passenger SUV in the Hyundai lineup since 2001. It’s a family-friendly vehicle with an affordable price tag and a good amount of features. Over the years, there have been a few issues with the engines that Hyundai owners have complained about, and 2007 really stood out. What …
Volvo S60 T8 executive plug-in hybrid sedan car on display at Brussels Expo
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Excessive Oil Consumption Is Plaguing 2012 Volvo S60 Models

The 2012 Volvo S60 was a premium sedan that was built on Volvo’s stellar reputation for safety, and many of these are still making drivers happy today. The combination of a modular and flowing profile (for a Volvo) was due to a big redesign in 2011, and the 2012 S60 got a lot of new …
The Honda exhibit booth is seen at the 2020 New England Auto Show Press Preview at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
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Honda: The Worst Things You Should Know About Before Buying

Generally speaking, Honda has a great reputation as a manufacturer who has been around a long time, producing reliable, efficient cars. The company’s vehicles are known all over the world and are the daily drivers of millions. However, that doesn’t mean it’s always sunshine and roses for owners. Here are a few things you’re going …
Hyundai Grand Santa Fe SUV car on display at Brussels Expo

Hyundai Santa Fe: The Most Common Complaints Shouldn’t Stop You From Buying

Drivers are looking for good value, lots of standard features, and the versatility of an SUV like the Hyundai Santa Fe. It’s a vehicle that has impressed reviewers in 2020, but models in the past have received some complaints from their owners. What are the most common complaints? Are things up to par in the …
Volkswagen Passat R line is displayed during the first press day at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show
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Which Car Is the Biggest Red Flag When It Comes to Your Daughter’s Boyfriend?

When teenagers start driving cars, and dates start arriving, parents have every right to be concerned about their kid’s new-found freedom on the road. This is especially true if your daughter has a new friend that wants to take her out for a spin, or her current boyfriend pulls up in a new ride. Moms, …
Kia Telluride is seen during the 2019 NBA Awards presented by Kia on TNT

Is the Kia Telluride’s Lack of Power Its Biggest Weakness?

The 2020 Kia Telluride is a tough-looking vehicle with a brawny stance and a large front end, and it’s the owner of MotorTrend’s SUV of the Year award. Does all that add up to a lot of power under the hood? One reviewer says not so much. However, that’s about the only bad thing there …
Buick Lesabre 2000 on the road.
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The Old Buick LeSabre Has Cheap Fixes to Major Problems

The 2000, 2001, and 2002 Buick LeSabre models are solid, comfortable cars that are a familiar sight on the American landscape, and the model was produced by General Motors from 1959 to 2005. The LeSabre was even the No. 1 selling full-size sedan in the United States for many years in a row in the …
DTC cleaning staff chemically disinfect and sanitize a taxi as a precautionary measure in view of coronavirus concerns
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One Basic Household Cleaner Will Disinfect Your Car After You’ve Been Sick

During the COVID-19 crisis, we are advised to stay home, but there are still many of us who need to use our vehicles for various reasons. This may cause you some worry about being out and about in the world, and then getting inside your car. Or, perhaps you have been sick or have been …
2016 Cadillac XT5 is on display at the 108th Annual Chicago Auto Show

Why You Should Never Buy the 2017 Cadillac XT5

A luxury crossover SUV with a high level of sophistication, the Cadillac XT5 has been a hot seller for the brand since 2016. There are 3 trims to choose from, Luxury, Premium Luxury, and Sport, and all offer premium comfort and amenities along with impressive performance. However, the 2017 Cadillac XT5 had some issues that …
2018 Cadillac XT5 is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show

The Cadillac XT5’s Sales Number Hold Pretty Steadily

In 2016, Cadillac replaced its midsize SUV – the SRX – with something brand new. The Cadillac XT5 brought all the luxury the brand is known for and combined it with everyday capability and cargo space. The new 2020 Cadillac XT5 is stuffed with features, so this modern vehicle continues to be a tough competitor in …
2018 Cadillac CTS is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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Cadillac CTS Sales Are Starting to Fall Off Hard

Since it emerged in 2002, the Cadillac CTS has been a full-size sedan that embodied the Cadillac character. Clean lines, a bold grille and tapered front end, and a large, comfortable interior are all hallmarks of a luxury American sedan. It sold very well for Cadillac – that is until 2015 when sales began to …
Toyota introduces the Tacoma TRD Pro at the Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

Toyota’s Trucks Continue to Crush to Competition in Resale Value

Solid resale value has always been the hallmark of Toyota trucks. That’s especially true this year when both the Toyota Tundra and Toyota Tacoma won Kelley Blue Book’s “Best Resale Value Award” in 2020 for full-size and midsize trucks. Why are these Toyota trucks always such winners when it comes to resale? Toyota trucks hold their …
The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime on display during the AutoMobility LA event

The Toyota RAV4 Has More Than Doubled Its Sales Over the Past Decade

The Toyota RAV4 was the very first compact SUV ever sold from the automaker and has been a staple in the Toyota lineup since 1994.  Combining 4-wheel-drive practicality and fun-to-drive performance, it helped make the compact SUV one of the U.S.’s most popular car segments. In fact, the RAV4 has been so successful for Toyota …
A Honda Civic is seen during the Vienna Car Show press preview
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The 2020 Honda Civic Just Took Home Another Award

The 2020 Honda Civic is attracting attention like the Civic has pretty much every year that it has been in production. As one of Honda’s staple vehicles, the Civic is one of the best-known cars driving around today and has won countless awards and accolades over the years. This year, one of those awards is …
A launch ceremony of Chevrolet Trailblazer and Spin
Trucks & SUVs

Is the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer a Reliable Vehicle?

If you’re a little confused about the new Chevrolet Trailblazer, that’s OK, it’s understandable. The Trailblazer was first manufactured by General Motors, produced between 2002 and 2009. It was a midsized SUV that was based on Chevy’s Colorado pickup. In 2020, it burst back on the scene as a compact SUV that is similar in …
Police check at Nakabandi for Drunk Drive for New Year eve at Mankhurd
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These 10 States Get the Most DUIs in America

Unfortunately, some drivers still make the terrible decision to get behind the wheel drunk. As we all know, this can lead to consequences much more serious than just going to jail. In the United States, drunk driving is still a big problem. Since the 1980s, new laws about the minimum legal drinking age reduced alcohol …
Hyundai shows off their 2020 Sonata Hybrid at the Chicago Auto Show
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How the Hyundai Sonata Is One of the Safest Vehicles on the Road

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata is definitely a car that should be on your list if you’re shopping for a family car. Hyundai has re-invented the sedan with an all-new design with excellent proportions that give it a more coupe-like look. The 2020 Sonata features a pronounced front grille and a rounded roofline that blends seamlessly …