A dark-colored 1994 Daihatsu Charade GTI hatchback parked by a lake
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5 of the Worst Car Names in U.S. History

Looking back, there’ve been a host of new car introductions. There have also been some iconic vehicle names, many of which have incredible reputations. Classic titles like the Mustang, for example, send a message of unbridled power. Even Elon Musk’s Tesla brand signifies genius engineering. At the same time, the Model S moniker nods to …

A black 2021 Toyota Avalon driving in the snow
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Is Toyotathon Worth it?

Every year, Toyota runs this campaign. The company gives consumers a certain amount of time to buy or lease a Toyota car, truck, or SUV with added deals and incentives. If you are hoping to get behind the wheel of a Toyota Avalon, 2021 Toyota Corolla, Toyota Tacoma, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Sienna, or one of …

A camper van travels from the England to Wales over Bigsweir Bridge which spans the River Wye between Wales and England
Marine & RVs

Thor Industries Moves Into 2021 With Billions in the RV Backlog

It’s possible you’ve already seen news showing that the RV business is booming due to the pandemic. Social distancing and closure of many of our favorite places have encouraged many families to take to the open road. Road tripping, camper trips, and RV vacations have suddenly become a huge market for people looking to travel. …

The Toyota Corolla Hybrid, competing with the Honda Civic, is displayed during the first press day at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show
Hybrids & Electrics

Is Toyota’s Promise Inspiring Other Brands?

Toyota continues full steam ahead with release after release of hybrid vehicles. As the hybrid and electric market surges forward pulling the entire auto industry along with it, Toyota plans to stay ahead of the pack. Since the Toyota Prius debuted in 1997, the brand has been at the forefront of the push toward hybrid …

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The Most Complained About Auto Brands

Of the large list of various auto brands, there is a wide range of vehicles. There are both luxury and mainstream segments. Then there are cars, crossovers, SUVs, and pickup trucks. Each vehicle has other classifications according to its size such as compact, mid-size, or full-size. One thing rings true for every brand, however, and …

2019 Toyota RAV4 driving on a winter morning
Crossover & Midsize

Is Kia Finally Better Than Toyota?

Kia is a Korean car brand that has recently seen massive popularity here in the states. Especially with new models like the Kia Telluride and the new redesign of the 2021 Sorento, Kia is really bringing its crossover SUV game lately. Toyota on the other hand is a globally trusted Japanese car brand that pumps …

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The Most Complained About BMW Cars

Known for luxury and performance, this is a favorite brand for consumers looking outside of the mainstream market. A quick look at the BMW cars overview on CarComplaints.com shows us that this brand isn’t complained about very much. In general, people are happy with their BMW models. Still, there are some issues and these are …

2020 Chevy Silverado Jackal | PaxPower-0
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America’s Most Popular Car Brands

In 2020, the market for auto sales hasn’t exactly been its highest. The year has seen a lot of market hiccups––to say the least. However, people have still been buying plenty of cars. According to CEO World, there are some brands that are being bought in more volume than others. Of all the cars, trucks, …

a gray Hyundai Kona driving on a deserted two-lane straightaway highway exemplifies that Hyundai readily competes with a Honda or Toyota
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Is Hyundai a Japanese Car Company?

The Hyundai brand is very well known in the United States. The brand has grown in both presence and reputation. However, some people might still be confused about exactly where Hyundai Motor Company came from. Does it hail from Japan like the Japanese car company Toyota, or Honda? Here’s a little rundown of the Hyundai …

2019 Sema Jeep Wrangler Concept | FCA crawling over rocks
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Does Fiat Chrysler Own Jeep?

The Jeep brand manufactures one of the most iconic SUVs in the world. Military roots and off-road prowess make the Jeep Wrangler stand out. The new Jeep Gladiator is essentially a Wrangler with a truck bed. the Jeep Grand Cherokee offers family-style versatility. But who owns Jeep and makes all the Jeep parts? Which auto …

2019 Ram 1500 in Europe
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Why You Don’t Owe Any Truck Brand Loyalty

The stereotype of many pickup truck buyers is extreme loyalty to their truck of choice. Chevy Silverado people wouldn’t think of owning a Ford F-150, that kind of thing. The crowds of Calvin stickers on rear windows certainly doesn’t help dissuade the concept. Neither do the sales figures of a truck like the Honda Ridgeline, …