2018 Toyota C-HR
Crossover & Midsize

The Toyota C-HR Is not Recommended

Toyota makes some fantastic vehicles. Its a brand known for trusted reliability with models like the Toyota Tacoma that hold their value. Or worldwide best-sellers like the Toyota Corolla. It’s difficult to find much negative from Consumer Reports as far as Toyota vehicles go. But the 2020 Toyota C-HR is not recommended by Consumer Reports. …

A blue 2020 Nissan Kicks parked in front of a nice home.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Nissan Beats Toyota

Here in the US, Toyota generally has a better reputation than Nissan. Toyota has branded its products with rock-solid reliability and simplicity. Nissan’s sales fall behind Toyota year after year, but there is one place that Nissan beats Toyota bigtime. If we pit their subcompact SUVs in a head to head battle against each other, …

A Red Ford Everest on the banks of a river in a valley
Trucks & SUVs

Ford Ranger vs. Ford Everest, What’s the Difference?

As an auto enthusiast, it is not uncommon to come across vehicles online made for other countries. They might even be made by manufacturers that are pretty familiar to those in the United States. For example, Ford makes vehicles all around the world, but their lineup can change from country to country. That’s where the Ford Ranger and Ford …

2019 Suzuki Jimny side
Trucks & SUVs

Would the Suzuki Jimny Really Fit in on US Roads?

Although it’s now primarily known in the US for motorcycles, Suzuki did once sell cars here. And elsewhere in the world, it still does. One, in particular, the Suzuki Jimny mini-SUV, has been remarkably well-received. It’s been tuned, turned into Bronco look-a-likes, and taken on heavyweights like the G-Wagon. However, it’s still not available in …

2020 Mazda CX-30 | Mazda
Crossover & Midsize

Honda HR-V vs. Mazda CX-3

The subcompact crossover has become popular as a family utility vehicle that offers some of the benefits of an SUV without being as big. One of the primary reasons we love subcompact SUVs is for their unparalleled union with cargo, capability, and fuel economy. A subcompact SUV like the Honda HR-V or the Mazda CX-3 …

Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
Trucks & SUVs

Are Toyota Trucks Really the Most Reliable?

The beloved Toyota brand creates fanboys and fangirls on the daily. Though a little on the expensive side, many have their Toyotas for years and years to come. Racking up the mileage is exactly what’s expected from Toyota reliability. Especially with their trucks. It’s not uncommon to see a Toyota Sequoia, Toyota Tundra, or Toyota …

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid
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 …

2020 Honda Pilot | Honda-01
Trucks & SUVs

Honda Pilot vs. Hyundai Palisade

Honda and Hyundai are each leading carmakers that are depended on for safe and reliable family vehicles. Buying a family vehicle is a huge undertaking, and it can be difficult to come to a final decision. If you are hunting for a family SUV with a third row, the Honda Pilot and the Hyundai Palisade …

2000 Ford Excursion Limited
Trucks & SUVs

The Ford Excursion Might Not Be so Dead After-All

In 1993 Jeep launched the Grand Cherokee model. Its launch was the spark the industry received that ignited the SUV craze of the 1990s. At that time, gas was inexpensive, and the economy was stable enough that people started purchasing every available SUV as quickly as the industry could produce them. In fact, it seemed like each manufacturer was …

A 2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon on display at an auto show
Trucks & SUVs

Consumer Reports: Worst 2020 SUVs

Where there are lists with winners of the top spots and highest ratings, there are earners of the lowest ratings as well. While the best list can help you choose which way to take your search, a list of the worst SUVS can help you know where not to look. These SUVs are the worst-rated …

White Ford Expedition Platinum Edition
Trucks & SUVs

Consumer Reports: Best 2020 SUVs

Take it or leave it, Consumer Reports is a typically well-trusted source in terms of buying a new car. It compiles consumer reviews as well as road tests. Vehicles are then rated on several different aspects such as efficiency and driving experience to give cars realistic overall scores and reliability ratings. Naturally, CR made a …

Trucks & SUVs

5 More SUVs under $5k

While in many ways a vehicle under $5k is exactly what you pay for, these 5 SUVs are ready for a little more action before they retire forever. If you hunt down a solid old SUV it can still give you a ton of weekend or recreational miles. It’s great to have an extra vehicle …

Triton Model H
Hybrids & Electrics

The 8-Seat, 700-Mile Triton Model H Electric SUV Sounds Almost Too Good to Be True

For the majority of potential electric SUV owners, 200-300 miles of range should be sufficient for daily driving. Nevertheless, as with ICE SUV owners, electric SUV drivers will likely use them at least occasionally for long-distance rides and/or towing. And once outside the city, fast chargers are still relatively sparse. That’s why something like Blink’s …

2022 Fisker Ocean
Hybrids & Electrics

Fisker Ocean Gets Extreme Off-Road Package

Fisker is expected to have copies of its Ocean SUV on the streets in 2022. Between now and then, expect to have more information being revealed about the vehicle to raise public awareness. To that end, yesterday, both Henrik Fisker and Fisker, Inc released on their respective Twitter accounts information about a new trim package …