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Kristen McCoy

Kristen McCoy is a contributing writer for MotorBiscuit.

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Honda Odyssey minivan

The 1 Type of Person Who Should Buy a Minivan Over a SUV

When it comes to choosing a people hauler, buyers have two basic options: a minivan or an SUV. Both are family-friendly, offer more cargo space than a sedan, and still give drivers more car-like handling.  And the latest safety and infotainment tech is available in both types of vehicles. So how do you decide between …
2021 Toyota Venza parked outside of a house

Did Toyota Finally Learn Its Lesson With the Venza?

Over the years, Toyota has produced a number of popular and reliable vehicles: the Corolla, the Camry, the RAV4, and the Highlander, among others. Unfortunately, the first-generation Venza was not in this stellar line. This midsize crossover SUV debuted in 2009 and discontinued in the 2015 model year. This year, Toyota has brought back the Venza …
Attendees look at the 2019 Hyundai Palisade SUV during the media preview at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto show

Picking the Safest 2020 Midsize SUV Might Be Harder Than You Think

The versatility, utility, and the spaciousness of midsize crossover SUVs make them the go-to choice for numerous buyers. These SUVs are often as comfortable as sedans and are loaded with just as much tech or more. Standard or optional all-wheel drive on these vehicles makes them roadworthy in all weather. But when it comes to …
2020 Kona Electric is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show

The Hyundai Kona Electric Is the Best Electric SUV Under $50,000

Car shoppers, rejoice. Electric vehicles have truly become a viable choice in just the past year or so. Thanks to more available charging stations and the new EVs’ improved ranges, EV owners can enjoy the same freedom as owners of cars with conventional gas engines. Some EVs like the 2020 Hyundai Kona Electric also have …
Mark Reuss, president of General Motors Company, unveils the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette Stingray

Why GM Built a Chevy C8 Corvette Almost Completely in 3D Printed Materials

3D printing has recently been making an impact on a wide range of industries, including the automotive industry. The ways that automakers such as General Motors have used this manufacturing technique this year are surprising. How has GM put the versatility of 3D printing to work for developing the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette and beyond? And …
A Mazda CX-5, older sibling is displayed during the 96th Brussels Motor Show at Brussels Expo Center

Why Buy a Mazda CX-30 When You Can Buy a Mazda CX-5?

When it comes to SUVs, Mazda seems to have something for everyone. From the petite CX-3 to the midsize CX-9, the Japanese automaker offers crossover SUVs that offer excellent value and are fun to drive. But when a couple of these models seem to share many attributes, how do you sort out which one is better? …
2020 Kia Sedona is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show

The 2022 Kia Sedona Actually Looks . . . Cool?

Maybe you believe that minivans are not the style icons of the automotive world. We’d understand if you see them as common fixtures in suburbia, driven by harried parents taking loads of kids to soccer games or the mall. But Kia wants to change your perception of them. The Korean automaker is hoping that after …
2017 Nissan Murano is on display at the 109th Annual Chicago Auto Show

The Nissan Murano Has Been Quietly Solid the Past Few Years

Midsize SUVs offer just the right amount of space, comfort, and technology for many people. And shoppers have plenty of choices these days from the rugged Toyota Highlander to the near-luxurious Buick Enclave. If you’re in the market, where do you start when you’re searching for an affordable, reliable midsize SUV? Testers at Consumer Reports …
The Lexus LS500h on display during the second press day of the Geneva Motor Show

The 2020 Lexus LS500h Is a Waste of $100K

For years, the Lexus LS reigned supreme with its robust engine, smooth ride, and posh interior. For buyers who want better fuel economy from their luxury sedan, Lexus offers a hybrid version, the LS500h. Does this model provide both the performance and the improved gas mileage that makes it worth the significantly higher price tag?  …
A Tesla Model S is displayed during the London Motor and Tech Show at ExCel

What Do Tesla Model S Owners Complain About?

Introduced in 2012, the graceful, sporty Tesla Model S broke new ground in the world of electric vehicles. This five-door liftback sedan was the first EV to offer long-range performance, and its 416-hp rear-mounted electric motor made it blazingly fast. By 2018, buyers coveted the car so much that it became the second most-sold EV …