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Katie Clime

Katie Clime is a contributing writer for MotorBiscuit.

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The 2017 Toyota Sienna minivan is seen during the 2017 North American International Auto Show
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is the Toyota Sienna Really 1 of the Worst Minivans You Can Buy?

The Toyota Sienna minivan has been an option for family vehicle buyers for more than 20 years. While so far, it’s hung on in a shrinking field of minivans still being produced and sold, the Sienna sometimes shows up on lists of the worst minivans. Is this really true? Not everyone thinks so. History of …
Miami, Little Havana, men working at car wash.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why It’s Actually Important to Wash Your Car

There are some people out there who never wash their car, and that’s okay. Well, actually, it is not really okay because washing your car is actually extremely important. Beyond basic pride in ownership, here are a few valid reasons to break out the cloths and suds and get to work on your favorite vehicle. …
The Ford Fusion Autonomous car is displayed at the 2017 North American International Auto Show
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Does the Ford Fusion Have Apple CarPlay?

The 2020 Ford Fusion is an economical sedan with a sophisticated look. It gives you three powertrain options – gas, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid. The Fusion is loaded with technology that connects drivers with the outside world and keeps everyone safer on the road. Apple CarPlay in the Ford Fusion Owners of iPhone devices will …
Camera rear view mirror on an Audi e-tron 55 Quattro full electric luxury crossover SUV car on display at Brussels Expo
Tips, Tricks & Trends

When Were Power Windows Invented?

The power window is the unsung hero of the modern world. It’s a device most of us rely on daily, and when it’s not there, it can ruin your whole day. Power windows are, as most of us know, windows that are opened and closed by pressing a button. This is a vast improvement over …
2018 Buick Encore is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show

Which New Small SUVs Get the Best Gas Mileage?

The compact SUV segment is one of the best-selling categories in the United States, with owners looking for mainstream and luxury SUVs on the smaller side. These vehicles pack a lot of punch when it comes to features and performance, but one factor that’s very important to today’s drivers is fuel economy. Buyers are looking …
Honda shows off the 2020 Civic Type R the Chicago Auto Show
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Should You Buy a Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla?

When it comes to compact cars, two models have dominated the landscape for years. Both the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla have low-cost ownership, reliability, and good fuel economy. The Honda Civic comes in as the second top-selling car in the United States and the Corolla comes in third (the Toyota Camry is first …
BMW X4 luxury crossover SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Trucks & SUVs

How Many SUV Models Does BMW Make?

BMW was one of the first luxury carmakers to embrace the SUV. The BMW X5 was the first, and a long line of performance SUVs followed. All models in the BMW X line are built with a sports car in mind, from the aerodynamics to the near-50/50 weight distribution. BMW now refers to these vehicles as …
A Infiniti Q50 is seen during the 83rd Geneva Motor Show on March 6, 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Never Buy The 2014 Infiniti Q50 Model

The Infiniti Q50 is a sleek, compact sedan that offers athletic design and luxurious features. In 2020, the Infiniti luxury four-door looks like a good overall choice for drivers looking for a vehicle that pampers while still delivering thrilling performance. However, 2014 was not a year for the automotive record books in the Infiniti world. …
The 2019 Toyota Prius with all-wheel drive is shown at the auto trade show, AutoMobility LA
Hybrids & Electrics

The Most Annoying Toyota Prius Problems Owners Complain About

The Toyota Prius is the most popular hybrid out there mostly because it was the first commercially available gas-electric hybrid vehicle for sale in the United States. The Toyota Prius came on the scene in 1997 in a compact sedan-like form that has morphed into the sleek vehicle we know and love today.  Although Toyota …
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid compact SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Toyota Just Issued a Recall for an Engine Issue That Could Cause a Fire

The thought of your engine catching fire would give any driver pause. When a company known for its reliability like Toyota announces a recall that has “engine” and “fire” in the same sentence, it really raises some eyebrows. The end result is that around 44,000 2019 and 2020 Toyota models, including hybrids models, are being recalled …
A portrait of Olympic and IAAF World Championship Gold medal wiinning 200 metres and 400 metres sprinter Michael Johnson of the United States standing alongside his Chevrolet Corvette C4 Coupe
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The Most Ridiculous C4 Corvette You’ll Ever See

Sometimes, the things people will do to a gorgeous car are downright heartbreaking. When the mod involves a stunning piece of machinery like the Chevy Corvette it can make you want to cry, unless of course, you can see a method to the madness. C4 Corvette fans won’t believe what’s become of one 1984 model. …
Volkswagen's 2015 Jetta TDI is cleaned while on display at the LA Auto Show's press and trade day in Los Angeles, California
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Avoid This 1 Volkswagen Jetta Year at All Costs

The Volkswagen Jetta is VW’s best-selling North American car, and 2019 marked its 35th year on the road. Introduced to the world in 1981, the Jetta arrived in the U.S. in 1984. Its family-friendly features, affordability, and German engineering quickly made it a favorite among American drivers, and it remains one of the most popular models …
Tesla Model S dual motor all electric sedan on display at Brussels Expo on JANUARY 09, 2020
Hybrids & Electrics

Why Tesla Might Be the Worst Car to Buy Used

Tesla is a company that is constantly in the news, for better or for worse. Tesla’s cutting-edge vehicles always get a lot of press and attention when they first arrive, but unfortunately, the glitz has worn off for a lot of pre-owned Tesla buyers. Tesla ranked as the best car to buy new Recently, the …
Honda Civic on display at Brussels Expo on January 9, 2020
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Best Used Honda Civic Model Years You Should Buy

Honda is a brand known for its reliability and longevity. Evidence can be found just looking around on the roads – many of the older cars you see still going strong are Honda models. This is especially true for the Honda Civic. Since it burst on the scene in 1973, it has proven to be …
The all-new 2021 Cadillac Escalade is displayed during the Cadillac Oscar Week Celebration at Chateau Marmont
Trucks & SUVs

Did Cadillac Make a Big Mistake With the 2021 Escalade?

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade boasts some pretty impressive interior features, and its performance features are what Escalade drivers have always counted on. However, the exterior of the 2021 Escalade has people talking, and not in a good way. Words like “disaster” and “refrigerator” are being used to describe Escalade’s new look. Has Cadillac made a …
The Hyundai Ioniq is shown at AutoMobility LA on November 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, California
Tips, Tricks & Trends

This is the Most Concerning Part of Driving the Hyundai Ioniq

Now that the Hyundai Ioniq had arrived, the Toyota Prius finally has a rival in the green vehicle segment. The Prius has dominated the hybrid vehicle market since 2004. The Ioniq is a hatchback that’s available as a gas/electric hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or fully electric vehicle. It has a very Prius-like silhouette, and the Hyundai …
The Toyota Tundra at the Annual Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

Is This Toyota Tundra Special Edition Worth the Price?

The 2020 Toyota Tundra is a truck that has proven its capability since its debut in 2000. For 2020, Toyota has come out with a special edition, the Toyota Tundra 1794. Although it shares most of its specs with the Tundra Premium, this version of the full-size pickup is a breed apart, loaded with design …
2020 Genesis GV80 front

Here’s What We Think We Know About the Genesis GV70

Hyundai does luxury surprisingly well with its Genesis line of powerful, luxury sedans. Now, the South Korean automaker will be expanding beyond l sedans and into crossover SUVs. By 2021, the Genesis models will include six vehicles instead of the current three. The GV70 is one of these anticipated luxury SUVs, and Hyundai is keeping …