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A 700hp Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500

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 cadmium orange lexus nx 300 f sport driving in the city

The Lexus NX Handled Some Farm Chores Like a Champ

A few years ago, Lexus released the NX. We had the chance to spend some time in a 2020 Lexus NX 300 F Sport this week so see how the compact luxury crossover SUV handles. Overall, it presents a nice sleek picture. Ours was an amazing metallic orange color that Lexus calls ‘Cadmium Orange.’ We, …
A red 2014 Toyota 4Runner SUV getting crash tested for safety

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 …

Sporty Cars That Offer Responsible Fuel Economy

For most people, owning one car is enough. While the average driver uses their vehicle for a daily commute to work or even just around town, chances are there are a mixture of things that you need to balance when it comes to what you are looking for in a car. Unless you are just …
An image of a Toyota Prius Prime parked outdoors.

Fuel-Efficient Cars That Still Offer an Enjoyable Acceleration

For most of us, the idea of optimizing fuel efficiency typically means getting something boring like a Toyota Prius. We equate high-performance cars with speed and cars with a good fuel economy to being slow and unsatisfying acceleration. That doesn’t always have to be the case, especially because many manufacturers have been ditching larger, naturally-aspirated …
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71

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

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 …

Do Bike Racks Actually Ruin Your Cars Fuel Economy?

If you’ve ever seen a car or SUV with a roof-mounted bike rack, you’ve probably thought to yourself something along the lines of ‘wow, that’s probably not aerodynamic’ or by extension questioned how it affects the vehicle’s fuel economy. There are, of course, other ways to mount your bike to your car, such as on …
A motorist uses a pump as they re-fuel their car with unleaded petrol

Are Manufacturer Claims for Fuel Economy Accurate?

To keep your car in the best condition, it’s important to drive it regularly. Those in rural areas or who have long commutes to work spend a lot of time inside their cars. Drivers in these situations typically want a car that’s good on gas. You can find any model’s fuel economy ratings on the …