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Lillie Champlin

Covering the latest automotive news, reviews, and buying advice. Every topic is balanced to give our readers insights they can trust.

The 2017 Chevy Cruze on display at the North American International Auto Show
Cars

Why the Cruze Is the Worst Chevy Vehicle to Buy

The Chevrolet Cruze is a sporty compact car sold around the world by General Motors. With its stylish appearance and plenty of room inside, it initially seemed like an improvement over previous Chevy compact cars like the Cavalier and Cobalt. Unlike many compact cars, the Cruze has more weight and feels like a safe, solid …

The RAM 1500 on display at the Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

People Are Fed up With Ram’s Tailgate

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is a huge player in the ongoing truck wars along with fellow top contenders Ford and General Motors. FCA’s Ram models have been among the top-selling trucks in the U.S. along with the Ford F-Series and the Chevrolet Silverado. Will widespread tailgate issues hurt Ram in this crucial competition? Ram recalls In …

2020 Ford Escape
Crossover & Midsize

How Reliable Is the Ford Escape?

Ford’s plan to drop both hatchbacks and sedans from its lineup is an ambitious one. With that plan in mind, it’s important that the 2020 Ford Escape attract both car and SUV owners. One key area that would help this effort tremendously is reliability. So how reliable is the new Ford Escape? A redesigned compact …

2019 GMC Canyon
Trucks & SUVs

Does the GMC Canyon Have Android Auto?

The 2020 GMC Canyon has a lot of great technology including Android Auto as a standard feature. Knowing the importance of staying connected on the road, GMC introduced Android Auto in it 2016 models. Integrated into Canyon’s infotainment system, Android Auto offers hands-free capability for safety and great convenience. Android Auto Android Auto utilizes the …

2020 Ford Ranger FX2
Trucks & SUVs

How Safe Is the Ford Ranger?

The Ford Ranger returned redesigned for 2019 and ratings earned in important safety evaluations have been good. It even earned a superior rating for front crash prevention from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Yet while it did well with both the IIHS and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it didn’t do better …

2019 Toyota Tacoma Off-Road
Trucks & SUVs

Does the Toyota Tacoma Have Android Auto?

One of the last large automakers to incorporate Android Auto compatibility into its vehicles, Toyota announced in January 2018 that the 2019 Avalon would offer the technology. From there, according to The Verge, it spread to the company’s other small SUVs and sedans. Early in 2019, Toyota announced that its 2020 models of the 4Runner, Tacoma, …