2021 Honda Accord Sport 2.0T being driven
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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 …

the green grille of the popular midsize pickup truck
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 …

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 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 …

2018 Ford F-150 Raptor in the snow
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Is the Ford F-150 Raptor a Good Truck for Families?

Surprise! The Ford F-150 Raptor isn’t marketed as an all-around family truck. Most families on the hunt for a new vehicle have a mind to switch to a minivan like the Honda Odyssey or the Chrysler Pacifica. Or one of those large, boat-like SUVs such as the Ford Expedition or Chevy Suburban. These are really …

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This Mercedes SUV Is a Luxury Bus for Families

Luxury SUVs are their own segment of the popular SUV market. They off everything an SUV should be able to do. They can haul a car load of kids to practice, cart the family along the highway for a road trip visit to the grandparents, and head off the pavement for a little camping. This …

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Coloring Pages for Car Enthusiasts and Kids

What was once an activity reserved for the entertainment of children has captured the attention of automakers and car enthusiasts—coloring pages designed with the help of your favorite car brands and designers. Looking for some new ideas to keep your whole family entertained during quarantine? Car enthusiasts and kids alike will be able to enjoy …