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Sarah Brennan

I’m a writer. And when I’m not writing? I spend my time reading books, raising rabbits, and enjoying life in the Adirondack Mountains.

The 2021 Toyota Avalon driving down a snow covered road
Sedans & Coupes

How Many Miles Will a Toyota Avalon Last?

The Toyota Avalon may not be Toyota’s most popular sedan, but it certainly has a lot going for it. It’s roomy, enjoyable to drive, and its price tag definitely won’t break the bank. But how many miles can you actually expect a Toyota Avalon to last? After all, no one wants to buy a new …

The 2021 Toyota Highlander Platinum parked
Trucks & SUVs

Is the 2021 Toyota Highlander Platinum Worth the Extra Cash?

There’s a lot to like about the Toyota Highlander, especially if you find yourself considering the range-topping Toyota Highlander Platinum. But is the Toyota Highlander Platinum actually worth all that extra cash? After all, it’s not the only high-ranking trim level this year’s Highlander has to offer. The 2021 Highlander is available in several trim …

2021 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk by a waterfall
Trucks & SUVs

How Safe Is the 2021 Jeep Renegade?

Ready to put safety first with your next vehicle purchase? If that’s the case, then we’ve got you covered, especially if you’re considering the 2021 Jeep Renegade. This year’s model comes standard with plenty of features and has been put to the test by both the IIHS and the NHTSA. So can you count on …

The 2021 Toyota Camry driving down the road
Sedans & Coupes

Is the 2021 Toyota Camry Reliable?

If you’re in the market for a new sedan, it’s pretty hard to beat what the 2021 Toyota Camry has to offer. It’s modestly priced, stock full of features, and has earned some pretty high marks in terms of safety. But can you count on the 2021 Toyota Camry to be reliable too? Let’s find …

2021 Ford F-150 driving down a country road
Trucks & SUVs

How Many Miles Will A Ford F-150 Last?

The Ford F-150 has a lot going for it. It is America’s bestselling pickup truck after all. But how many miles can you actually expect a Ford F-150 to last? Let’s find out. Is the Ford F-150 a reliable truck? If it’s a reliable pickup truck that you’re after, the Ford F-150 may not be …

An image of a Ram 1500 parked outside on a field.
Trucks & SUVs

Which Diesel Pickup Trucks Get the Best Fuel Mileage?

Shopping for a diesel pickup truck and curious which model offers the best fuel mileage? Then we’ve got some good news for you. According to the EPA, there are multiple diesel-powered pickup trucks capable of delivering some pretty impressive fuel economy ratings. Do diesel pickup trucks get better fuel mileage? According to research from Car …

The Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road parked in the wilderness
Trucks & SUVs

The Last Pickups You Can Still Buy with a Manual Transmission

While the shift from manual transmissions to automatic ones has been steadfast, several vehicles can still be had with a manual transmission. But unfortunately, when it comes to shopping for a pickup with a manual transmission, there aren’t that many choices left. In fact, at this point? There are only two pickup trucks you can …

The 2021 Honda Odyssey driving down an empty road
Cars

Critics Disagree on How Reliable the 2021 Honda Odyssey Is

Odds are, if you’re in the market for a new family hauler, you want one that’s reliable. And why wouldn’t you? No one wants to be the owner of a vehicle that can’t actually be counted on to work. Unfortunately for the 2021 Honda Odyssey, the critics don’t exactly agree on how reliable this year’s …

The 2021 Honda Odyssey parked
Cars

How Many Miles Will a Honda Odyssey Last?

The 2021 Honda Odyssey is the ideal family hauler. It’s spacious, stock full of features, and safe. But how many miles can you actually expect the Honda Odyssey to last? Turns out, quite a few. The Honda Odyssey is the perfect fit for families If you’re in the market for a new family hauler, you …

The 2021 Kia Sorento seen driving
Trucks & SUVs

Avoid the Kia Sorento and Buy One of These Alternatives Instead

The Kia Sorento arrived to the new model year redesigned and with improved fuel economy ratings, more high-tech features, and additional safety equipment. But does that mean the Kia Sorento is the best option among its segment? Not necessarily. Because while it may have undergone a redesign, there are better alternatives to the Kia Sorento.  …

A gray 2021 Honda CR-V Touring
Trucks & SUVs

How Many Miles Will a Honda CR-V Last?

If you’re on the hunt for a compact SUV, odds are you have the CR-V on your list of vehicles to check out. And why not? The Honda CR-V is a modestly priced compact SUV that’s safe, reliable, and has plenty of great features to offer. But when it comes to this year’s model, how …

The Toyota Corolla has a lot going for it but there are alternatives worth considering
Cars

Skip the Toyota Corolla and Consider These Alternatives Instead

There’s no denying that the Toyota Corolla is pretty popular. But that doesn’t mean it’s the only option worth considering if you’re in the market for a compact sedan. So why not consider these alternatives to the Toyota Corolla instead? The Hyundai Elantra is a cheaper alternative to the Toyota Corolla The Toyota Corolla isn’t …

The 2022 Nissan Frontier driving through dirt
Trucks & SUVs

How Much Can the 2022 Nissan Frontier Tow?

The time has finally come. Nissan has given us an inside look at the 2022 Nissan Frontier. And, you know what? It has a lot going for it. Redesigned for the new model year, this year’s Nissan Frontier isn’t making any compromises. It’s powerful, stock full of features, and ready to tow. But just how …

2021 Subaru Forester
Trucks & SUVs

No Surprises Here, The 2021 Subaru Forester Aced Its Crash Tests

It’s no secret that Subaru is committed to safety. That’s why every 2021 Subaru Forester comes standard with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology, a confidence-inspiring system that’s designed to monitor traffic, optimize cruise control, and help keep you in your lane. But can you actually count on this year’s new Subaru Forester to keep you safe? …

2021 Subaru Outback in the wilderness
Automotive News

Subaru Is Blaming a Single Factory Worker for Its Latest Recall

Recalls happen from time to time, especially in the automotive industry. So it wasn’t totally unusual for Subaru to announce a recall for a certain number of the 2021 Subaru Outback and 2021 Subaru Impreza models in the United States. Unfortunately, what is unusual about this recall is who’s being blamed for it. Because, according …

The Toyota Camry parked in front of a city skyline
Sedans & Coupes

How Many Miles Will a Toyota Camry Last?

Buying a new car can make for a costly endeavor. Especially if you’re planning on buying a midsize sedan like the Toyota Camry. While a base model will run you just under $25,0000, a more lavishly outfitted Camry will have you spending upwards of $35,000. With that kind of price tag, you might be wondering, …

2021 Toyota Tundra in the mountains
Trucks & SUVs

These Long-Lasting Pickups Are Ready to Go the Distance

Buying a new pickup truck is a costly investment. So why not buy one that’s predicted to last? Fortunately, finding a long-lasting pickup isn’t all that difficult. Because, according to iSee Cars, there are several pickup trucks predicted to last for more than 200,000-miles. The Honda Ridgeline is the longest-lasting pickup available The Honda Ridgeline …

2021 Honda Ridgeline mudding
Trucks & SUVs

How Many Miles Will a Honda Ridgeline Last?

When it comes to shopping for a new pickup, odds are you want one that’s made to last. Fortunately, the Honda Ridgeline was built to do just that. But don’t just take our word for it. Because according to this study from iSee Cars, the Honda Ridgeline is the longest-lasting pickup out there. Is the …

Toyota Tundra off-roading
Trucks & SUVs

How Many Miles Will a Toyota Tundra Last?

The Toyota Tundra has long been a favorite among pickup shoppers, and for good reasons too. The Toyota Tundra is known for being reliable, is able to tow a pretty hefty amount, and can be had pretty much any way that you want it. But how many miles can you expect the Toyota Tundra to …

Chevrolet Silverado Diesel driving on a highway near a mountain
Trucks & SUVs

Is Buying a Diesel Truck Worth It?

When it comes to shopping for a new pickup, you’re going to find that several models are also available with a diesel engine under the hood. But, you may be wondering, is buying a diesel truck actually worth it? Let’s find out. What are the benefits of buying a diesel truck? According to TruckTrend, there …

2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition off-roading
Trucks & SUVs

Is the Toyota 4Runner Expensive to Maintain?

Do you have your heart set on the new Toyota 4Runner? If you do, you might be wondering how much the 4Runner actually costs to own. Fortunately, we’ve got the inside scoop on how much the Toyota 4Runner costs to maintain. How reliable is the Toyota 4Runner? The Toyota 4Runner is pretty reliable. According to …

RV driving down a snow road
Marine & RVs

Here’s How Not to Freeze When Winter Camping in Your RV

Winter camping in an RV can make for a pretty unique and thrilling adventure. And while it might sound intimidating to camp during the colder months, with the right preparations, you can enjoy the excitement of winter camping while staying both warm and safe in your RV.  Can you use your RV during the winter? …

A bronze 2021 Subaru Outback midsize SUV driving down a country road
Trucks & SUVs

How Safe Is the 2021 Subaru Outback?

Subaru doesn’t make any compromises when it comes to safety. That’s why all new Subaru models come absolutely brimming with safety features, the 2021 Subaru Outback included. But does the Subaru Outback’s long list of safety features actually point to it being a safe SUV? Let’s find out. The 2021 Subaru Outback comes stocked with …

2021 Subaru Outback parked in a foggy lot
Cars

The Least Reliable Subaru Models Don’t Have to be Deal Breakers

While Subaru may be known for reliability, not all of this year’s models earned high-reliability ratings from Consumer Reports. But should those less than impressive reliability ratings be a deal-breaker? Not necessarily. We’ll tell you why. These Subaru models earned frustratingly average reliability ratings While Subaru may be known for its lineup of reliable sedans …

the 2021 Chevy Equinox in an outdoor press photo
Trucks & SUVs

The Chevy Equinox Is Facing a Troubling Problem

The Chevy Equinox is reasonably popular. In fact, with 270,994 models sold in 2020, the Equinox is the second most popular model offered by Chevrolet or General Motors. But these days? The 2021 Chevy Equinox is facing a troubling problem. Because, according to recent reports, it’s currently running at a 71-day supply, which points to …

The Cadillac Lyriq is an electric vehicle that will be featured in one of two Super Bowl ads GM has planned for this year's game.
Automotive News

GM to Plug Electric Vehicles in Upcoming Super Bowl Ads

Automakers typically pay millions of dollars to promote their brands during the Super Bowl. This year will be no different, at least not for General Motors (GM). According to recent reports, GM is leveraging this year’s Super Bowl to tout its brand. It also hopes to position itself as a major player in manufacturing electric …