2016 Toyota Tacoma in the wilderness
Trucks & SUVs

Saving Money on a Used Toyota Tacoma Model Is Almost Laughable

Toyota Tacoma compact pickup trucks appeal to a certain crowd of truck buyers. Those that want a good reliable pickup truck that will last a long time often turn to Toyota trucks because of the reputation there for reliability. They aren’t exactly the cheapest options, though––especially if you want one of the specialized off-road trims …

2021 Toyota RAV4 off-roading
Crossover & Midsize

Is the Toyota RAV4 Just a Cheaper Lexus NX?

The Lexus NX is a great option if you’re looking for a compact crossover SUV. I recently had the privilege of driving a Lexus NX 300 F Sport and overall it was comfortable and luxurious. It’s not the most powerful SUV, sure. But if you want a nice luxury SUV with plenty of safety features …

Toyota Tacoma blazing through the sand
Trucks & SUVs

The Toyota Tacoma Is the Best Truck to This Demographic

The 2020 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck is one of the most popular mid-size trucks on the market. It is a reliable workhorse and it comes with exciting designated off-road upgrades. Some say its a bit dated, but that doesn’t stop people from buying them. One gender demographic finds the Toyota Tacoma slightly more appealing than …

a white concept SUV that could be inspiration for the subaru unibody pickup truck
Trucks & SUVs

Is There a New Subaru Pickup Truck on the Horizon?

Many people loved––or hated––the the quirky yet capable Subaru Baja. Compact pickup trucks are a booming segment these days. Subaru would be crazy not to want a piece of the pickup truck pie. Surely they’ve brainstormed a concept or two to squeeze into the segment. Is there a new Subaru pickup truck on the horizon? …

a silver top trim HR-V driving fast on a scene road by the shore
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Honda HR-V’s Most Misleading Trim Level

The Honda HR-V compact crossover SUV is like a smaller version of the CR-V. Like the Honda CR-V, the HR-V is designed to be a practical point A to point B mover of people and stuff. And in general it does its job. Like many others in the Honda lineup, the HR-V crossover SUV comes …

Blue 2020 Honda Civic Type R driving around a corner
Sedans & Coupes

Best Compact Car of 2020: The Experts Can’t Agree

Compact cars may have lost little of their popularity due to the upward trend of the modern crossover SUV. But the compacts are still a raging segment. There are tons to choose from, too. From the basic budget cars to the amenity-packed luxury cars, there is a compact car for everyone. But which one is …

2019 Mazda3 hatchback
Sedans & Coupes

The 2019 Mazda3 Is a Great Used Car

If you are shopping for a new compact car and you want a lot for your money, the Mazda 3 may be a great fit for your needs. It also comes as a fun little hatchback with an available manual transmission. A compact sedan that was entirely new for the 2019 model year, this Mazda …

Cars

Worst Wagons of 2020

Wagons are the perfect medium between a compact car and an SUV. They are quickly becoming more and more popular. We’ve already been through Consumer Reports‘ best wagons of 2020, so it only makes sense that we would also write up a list of the worst wagons of 2020 as well. Anyone looking for a …

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid parked on a mountain top
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V

These two Japanese carmakers produce a lot of cars in the same class. Each brand runs sedans and SUVs and a few models in between. But which one is superior in the compact SUV segment? The Mazda CX-5 is a stylish compact SUV that now offers upgraded performance, and the CR-V is a classic Honda …

Should I Buy a Subaru Impreza?
Cars

Should I Buy a Subaru Impreza?

For a compact car, the 2020 Subaru Impreza is pretty solid. Its safety ratings make it a stand out and the fact that it comes standard with all-wheel drive makes it an even more compelling option. You have two body style options for the Impreza: the sedan which starts at $18,695 and the hatchback which …

Toyota Yaris
Cars

What to Consider When Buying a Small Car

Small cars are lightweight rides that are fun to drive, perfect for dashing through the city, and even ideal for adventurous road trips. Today’s most impressive small cars are a deliberate mixture of cleverness and practically, while still incorporating advanced technology and handling agility.  Small Car Factors to Consider We can’t overstate the importance of …

2020 Honda Civic Sedan Touring
Cars

2020 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2020 Honda Civic: What’s the Better Value?

The Honda Civic and Volkswagen Jetta are two of the oldest nameplates in the compact car category. Now in its tenth generation, the Honda Civic boasts new technological features along with the tried-and-true fuel economy and reliability we have come to know and love. The Volkswagen Jetta is in its seventh generation, having gone under …