A 2021 Toyota Mirai Limited in Oxygen White traveling on asphalt with a mountain backdrop
Sedans & Coupes

Can You Drink a 2021 Toyota Mirai’s Expelled Water?

When most people hear the words “car accident,” they visualize crumpled metal, broken glass, and tow trucks. No sane person would think of a car wetting itself. At least, not until recently.  The Toyota Mirai runs on hydrogen, a newer innovation in eco-friendly vehicles. Their only byproduct is water. The technology and design are undoubtedly …

Honda vehicles for sale at a dealership
Tips, Tricks & Trends

What Is a Vehicle Monroney Sticker?

Every new car has a vehicle Monroney sticker. If you’ve ever heard someone talking about cars and they say something like “check the Monroney,” you may wonder what the heck that means. You’ll see them grace many a window if you are buying a new car and shopping models. What is a Monroney decal and …

The side 3/4 view of a pink 2021 Porsche Taycan with its door open
Hybrids & Electrics

The EPA Claims the 2021 Porsche Taycan Has More Range

Fuel-efficiency, or rather, energy-efficiency claims are important consumer concerns, especially for those buying EVs. And compared to some of its rivals—especially Tesla’s models—the Porsche Taycan didn’t fare as well in EPA testing. However, for the 2021 model year, it appears the Taycan has found some extra range. But has it? The EPA has new estimates …

A blue 1999 Mazda MX-5 Miata parked on the snow
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Does Cold Weather Affect Your Car’s Fuel Economy?

Winter is here and as the temperature outside drops, it’s easy to want to stay inside your house and bundle up. But unfortunately, you can’t do that all the time since, like most people, you need to work and run your errands, which means driving around for extended periods of time. But can the winter …

An image of the 2021 Nissan Armada off-roading outdoors.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Nissan Armada Is Still Missing a Vital Feature

The 2021 Nissan Armada got some refreshing updates. In fact, people who love this large family SUV are likely happy to discover that it didn’t lose its naturally aspirated V8 engine. In addition, the new Nissan Armada gets more power than its previous model. But this three-row Nissan SUV is still missing a vital feature. …

2020 Chevrolet Silverado Diesel
Trucks & SUVs

Modified Trucks Cause a Truly Shocking Amount of Pollution

It’s not terribly hard to understand why trucks have traditionally gotten terrible gas mileage. They’re big, heavy, and use big engines to make the kind of power needed for towing. Compared to a more aerodynamic sedan with a smaller engine, the typical truck is at a huge disadvantage for fuel economy. Then again, most people …

Trucks & SUVs

The Most Fuel-Efficient Audi SUVs

Whether you like German luxury vehicles or not, you have to admit that Audi has been on its game in the past decade or so. The automaker went from producing cars that are more likely to end up at your local repair shop to producing cars that are more likely to end up on the …

Blue 2021 TLX A-Spec
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Fuel-Efficient Acura Sedans

When shopping for a luxury sedan, there are many features to pay close attention to. For example, you may need to decide whether or not you want navigation and the premium sound system, or maybe even the head-up display. Interior and exterior colors are important, too, but if you’re going to use the car for …

2020 Ford Escape parked in dessert sand
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Fuel-Efficient Ford SUVs

The burgeoning SUV market is filled with stalwarts like the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander. But if you would rather buy from an American brand, then you might be looking into either a Ford or Chevy product. Fortunately, if you go with the latter, you’ll be delighted that Ford’s SUV models are filled with tech-savvy …

Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Fuel-Efficient Mercedes-Benz SUVs

Mercedes-Benz is a benchmark of German luxury. From Formula 1 race machines to private school soccer mom mobiles, Mercedes offers intentional design and performance. However, if you’re looking for an SUV that lends luxury and economy, the brand has a list of choices. You may find this list helpful. The following Mercedes SUVs are designed …

A 2020 Audi A4 on display at an auto show
Sedans & Coupes

The Most Fuel-Efficient Audi Sedans

Audi is a German car brand with a vast lineup of sedans and SUVs. As with all variety of vehicles, some have better fuel economy than others. According to the EPA data for the entire Audi lineup, these are the most fuel-efficient Audi sedans. So if you are on the hunt for a luxury sedan …

A close up image of the Mercedes-Benz logo
Sedans & Coupes

These Are the Most Fuel-Efficient Mercedes-Benz Sedans

Mercedes-Benz is a brand known for its luxury, beauty, and performance. But what does the brand have to offer someone looking for a fuel-efficient sedan? Not everyone thinks of a great fuel economy when they think of Mercedes-Benz cars. However, there are a few models in the lineup that offer some pretty good mileage. According …

2021 Mazda CX-3
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Fuel-Efficient Mazda SUVs

Over the past few years, Mazda has stepped up its game when it comes to the overall styling of its lineup. Each model has its own unique sense of upscale luxury and you would hard-pressed to find something you didn’t like in any of them. The best part about Mazda’s model lineup is the SUVs, …

Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Fuel-Efficient Sports Cars

If you’re shopping for a sports car, then you either know exactly which one you want or, if you don’t, then you’re probably juggling some important facts and figures. Do you want front, rear, or all-wheel drive? Do you want one with more than two seats? And, is fuel efficiency important? It probably isn’t, but …

Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Fuel-Efficient Acura SUVs

If you’re shopping for an SUV, then one of Acura’s SUVs might be on your shortlist. And, why not? After all, they are reliable, capable, and are filled with a host of tech-savvy features. But did you know that they are pretty fuel-efficient as well? Over the years, Acura has come up with some handy …

2019 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Trail Runner
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Fuel-Efficient Trucks

Aside from SUVs, trucks are among the most popular vehicles among American car buyers. And while most truck buyers will pay the most attention to facts and figures like a truck’s tow rating, payload capacity, and other handy features, one feature that might be overlooked is fuel economy. After all, why would you care about …

The 2020 Mazda6 driving down a city street with buildings in the background
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Fuel-Efficient Mazda Sedans

If you’re shopping for a new car, then Mazda is a great way to go. The brand has revamped its whole model lineup over the past few years and is now more known for its sophisticated styling that further complements its upscale build quality. In some ways, you can now have your cake and eat …

Unleaded gasoline
Tips, Tricks & Trends

What Is Considered ‘Good Gas Mileage?’

A vehicle’s gas mileage is arguable the most important figure to look at when it comes to measuring how efficient any vehicle is. For example, if a car gets “good gas mileage,” then it has a fuel-efficient engine, but if it gets “bad gas mileage,” then its engine is not very sufficient. There’s more to …

2019 Honda Insight
Sedans & Coupes

The Most Fuel-Efficient Honda Sedans

When it comes to shopping for the right sedan, fuel efficiency is typically very important. Sure, you have weigh out all of your options and make sure that you’re getting all of the technological features, passenger space, and cargo volume you need. However, being able to get the most miles on a tank of gas …

a white 2020 Toyota Corolla at speed on a scenic road
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Fuel-Efficient Toyota Sedans

When shopping for a sedan, it’s important to make sure that you have all your boxes checked. Does it have enough room for all of your friends and family? Does it have all of the features that you need? And, most importantly, how fuel-efficient is it? Luckily, Toyota has a few very fuel-efficient sedans to …

2021 Toyota Venza parked
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Fuel-Efficient Toyota SUVs

If you’re shopping for an SUV, then chances are that you checked out what Toyota has to offer. And why not? Toyota has always been known for making some of the most reliable and practical vehicles on the planet and the current lineup is filled with all kinds of great entrants in their respective segments. …

A sharp, gray 2020 Honda CR-V Touring model parked in the city.
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Fuel-Efficient Honda SUVs

Finding the right SUV can be tricky as there are so many factors to consider. How many seats does it have? What kind of towing power does it have? Is it off-road capable? However, one other important factor is fuel economy. Sure, it could be the last factor that any SUV shopper might think about, …

An RV tows a Jeep and outdoors gear while filling up its gas tank
Marine & RVs

Are Campers and RVs Really That Bad on Gas?

Many adventurers across the U.S. have a great love of RVing. It’s a great way to save money on travel because you’ve got accommodations and transportation covered. And with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it presents a safer solution for social distancing. Pack for your trip, stock the RV, and you’re ready to go. The one challenge …

An RV towing a car refuels at a gas station
Marine & RVs

You Are Probably Overlooking the Easiest Way To Save Fuel on Your RV

Because pandemic lockdowns have eliminated the use of beachfront hotels and resorts, many families have turned to a more traditional form of vacation; the camper. However, the costs of maintaining an RV, especially as new regulations force manufacturers to modify their engines, can cause unwanted stress when you are supposed to be relaxing. The less-than-stellar fuel economy of RVs …

A 700hp Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500
Sedans & Coupes

Avoid This Sports Car if You Value Fuel Economy

We don’t always expect our sports cars to have the best fuel economy. In fact, chances are if you care about fuel economy you might opt for something that’s altogether electric. In modern times, we’ve laid to rest the idea that large displacement motors are the only way to get impressive power, and starting introducing …

A red 2014 Toyota 4Runner SUV getting crash tested for safety
Trucks & SUVs

Do SUVs’ Designs Let Them Be More Dangerous?

Airbags aren’t the only things bolstering car safety nowadays. Backup cameras have been mandatory for several years now. And advanced driver-assistance features like blind-spot monitoring and adaptive cruise controls are rapidly becoming common-place. However, as safe as modern passenger cars are, IIHS studies suggest trucks and SUVs continue to demonstrate some worrying safety issues. And …

A yellow 2021 Toyota Supra 2.0 parked on a racetrack
Sedans & Coupes

The EPA Says the 2021 Toyota Supra 2.0 Is Barely More Efficient Than the Six-Cylinder Model

Whether you prefer the six-cylinder or the four-cylinder Supra, Toyota’s sports car is a worthy performance contender. However, the 2021 model’s power bump comes with an efficiency penalty. Until now, the 2021 Toyota Supra 2.0’s official EPA fuel economy figures were unknown. But they’ve finally been released, and they’re not quite as good as you …

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71
Trucks & SUVs

The Chevy Tahoe Surprisingly Beats the Toyota 4Runner

What the 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV is to the Chevy Silverado pickup truck, the 2020 Toyota 4Runner SUV is to the Toyota Tacoma pickup. They are closely related to their truck siblings in both style and capability. The 2020 Tahoe is definitely a larger SUV than the 2020 4Runner. Plus the Tahoe’s only engine option …

Ford transit like this green passenger van come with both diesel and gasoline engine options
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Ford Transit Van: Gasoline vs. Diesel Engine

In terms of the cargo van, Ford dominates the market. The Ford Transit is the most popular choice for commercial fleet vans. One of the reasons it is such a leading choice is for the options that are available. Of these options is the choice between a diesel engine and a gasoline engine. What makes …