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5 of the Most Car-Seat Friendly New Cars

Shopping for a compact car or sedan can be tough when you have little ones to transport. You have to make sure the car has enough head- and legroom, enough cupholders and storage, and, most importantly, the right safety equipment to keep everyone safe in case the worst should happen. Fortunately, Carmax took some of …
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The 2021 Toyota Camry Struggles to Out Sedan the Honda Accord

Both the 2021 Toyota Camry and the 2021 Honda Accord remain sharply competitive in a segment that almost seems to be hanging on by a thread. According to Car and Driver, this legendary Toyota sedan is impressive. However, the Honda Accord is tough to beat. “If it weren’t for the 10Best dynasty that is the Honda …
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Trucks & SUVs

This 2021 Toyota Tacoma Issue Makes Things Complicated for Families

If you’ve read anything else I’ve written about the 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro I recently tested, you already know I––almost embarrassingly––fell head over heels. My review is certainly a positive one. However, there is one 2021 Toyota Tacoma issue I learned while driving the TRD Pro model that makes things complicated for families. If …
2020 Chevrolet Traverse parked outside a house with a family excited to get into the SUV
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Nobody Regrets Buying a Chevy Traverse Instead of a Toyota Sequoia

The decision between one three-row family SUV for eight people and another can be a difficult one. Especially in a segment with so many options. One way to narrow down your search is to use best lists and things like quality ratings as a guide. On this list of the best quality 2020 SUVs from …
2020 Toyota Land Cruiser
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The Toyota Land Cruiser Is an Under the Radar Showoff

The Toyota Land Cruiser has been a benchmark in the Toyota truck and SUV lineup for decades. It’s a legend in the global off-road community. It’s an incredibly capable family SUV, equipped with a V8 engine and an array of off-road driving features. But it’s also no showy Lexus luxury SUV like the Lexus LX. …
a Celestite 2020 Toyota Corolla XSE parked in the city in front of a red brick wall
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The Toyota Corolla Has a Soul After All

It’s no secret that Toyota cars have been called dull or boring. Toyotas are practical. They are cars to get you from one place to another. But they aren’t exactly trying to be fun or have boisterous personalities. They are rock solid appliances that you can rely on. But that doesn’t mean that a Toyota …
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The 2020 Lexus NX 300 F Sport Is an Attractive Family Hauler

I spent some time with the 2020 Lexus NX this week, and I’ve been able to put it through the paces as a family car. The model I’m driving is a 2020 Lexus NX 300 F Sport. This compact luxury crossover SUV sports a nice clean look. It’s extreme in a modern or fancy sense––if …
2020 Volvo XC90

You Shouldn’t Ignore the 2020 Volvo XC90 For Your Family

The 2020 Volvo XC90 luxury SUV got a refreshed design. However, it didn’t exactly get the best reliability scores compared to what else is out there. It looks great, and US News and World Report claims the XC90 boasts “attractive styling in and out and an array of new technology.” However, the 2020 Volvo XC90 …
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The Best Ways to Stay Awake While Driving

Picture this: you’re heading home from your daughter’s weekend soccer tournament. You’ve been outside in the heat yelling at the top of your lungs, and inside of your cold, comfortable car, your adrenaline from the last goal has finally wound down. In the rearview mirror, you can see your kids sleeping soundly, laying in a …
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2020 Ford Transit Connect Might Be the Best Family Wagon Ever

Whether you want to call it a minivan, city van, work van, or wagon, the 2020 Ford Transit Connect isn’t just a car. It’s a tool. This functional little van may be popular as a commercial vehicle, but it might also be the best family car ever. It’s totally overlooked as a minivan choice, and …
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You Should Make This Scenic Florida Drive At Least Once

As the Shelter In Place orders begin to lift all over the country, the state of Florida has opened up many shops, restaurants, and businesses. People are finally beginning to leave their homes to stretch their legs, and chances are you’re looking for the opportunity to head out and enjoy some nice weather There is …
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The Mazda3 Has A Major Downside if You’re Looking for a Family Car

The Mazda3 is definitely at the top of its class. Its upscale Signature trim is appealing with wits luxury imitation. You’ve got to love MotorTrend’s Ed Loh use of the word “handsome” when he describes the Mazda3 interior. Though the 2019 redesign saw a loss of some of the sport that was the Mazda3‘s previous …