A white 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport driving down a city road
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The Least Reliable Nissan Cars

Unlike some brands, including Honda and Toyota, Nissan isn’t as consistent. The Rogue is among the most well-rounded, while the Altima is still a mishmash. Likewise, some Nissans shine for predicted reliability; others don’t. Consumer Reports ranks the Nissan brand toward the middle of the pack for car reliability. A few of the carmaker’s models are average, and some are …

2021 Nissan Murano parked in front of an affluent home
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The Most Reliable Nissan Cars

Nissan admits that its models are all over the place right now. But even so, this Japanese car brand still offers some comfortable cruisers. As you shop around, you might wonder: what are the most reliable Nissan cars? We’ve created a list of the most reliable Nissans based on data from Consumer Reports. These ratings indicate how well a …

A blue 2020 Mini Countryman SUV cruises along a wooded road
Crossover & Midsize

6 SUVs That Are Actually Great for Your Commute

Commuting to work or school can be hectic. Finding a vehicle that offers comfortable seats, a smooth ride, ample cargo space, and decent fuel economy can make your daily drive less stressful. SUVs are great for families, and they’re gaining popularity among commuters. Many prefer SUVs for their spaciousness, higher driving position, and safety. But …

Trucks & SUVs

These $30,000 Used Luxury SUVs Have 1 Disastrous Flaw

Buying a used luxury SUV is a great way to save big thanks to the massive depreciation that used luxury goods face. However, don’t be fooled by the attractively low price. Some of these used Luxury SUVs may be cheap to buy upfront but can quickly become a massive headache over time. Today we’ll be …

A red 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime parked on the top of a parking deck.
Hybrids & Electrics

Has Toyota Been Secretly Developing an All-Electric RAV4?

Toyota has pretty much perfected the compact crossover formula. The RAV4, for example, is the best-selling crossover in the U.S. Additionally, the Japanese carmaker has developed excellent hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants of the popular model. In a surprising announcement, Toyota claims it has a brand new fully electric crossover set to debut in 2021. …

2021 Mazda CX-30
Crossover & Midsize

What’s So Great About Mazda SUVs?

Since the Mazda-Go tricycle truck, the Mazda brand has come a very long way. Millions of Mazdas have been sold worldwide. Families choose Mazda crossover SUVs like the Mazda CX-9 and Mazda CX-5. Then there are smaller Mazda SUV options like the CX-30 and the CX-3. But what’s so great about Mazda SUVs? Mazda SUVs …

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What’s So Great About Honda SUVs?

The success of SUVs like the Honda CR-V, Honda Passport, and the Honda Pilot continues to create a legacy for the Honda name. Honda is certainly one of the best carmakers in the business. But the SUV segment is so huge, and there are so many other great ones out there. So what’s so great …

A red 2021 Nissan Armada off-road.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Nissan Armada Arrives as a Massive Leap Forward

For years the Nissan Armada has sat on top of the brand’s U.S. lineup as the largest, most powerful, and highly capable SUV. Despite this, it has never been one of the best sellers in its segment. Thankfully, the 2021 Armada just received some major improvements, which should help change that. According to Nissan, the …

2021 Volvo XC90
Trucks & SUVs

Consumer Reports Says These Are the 2 Least Reliable Volvo SUVs

Since the introduction of the second-generation Volvo XC90 in 2015, the Swedish brand has developed some of the sharpest-looking SUVs on sale. The midrange XC60 and the tiny XC40 share crucial design elements that unify the entire SUV lineup. However, Consumer Reports recently ranked two of these prominent Volvos as some of the least reliable …

A black 2021 Toyota Avalon driving in the snow
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Is Toyotathon Worth it?

Every year, Toyota runs this campaign. The company gives consumers a certain amount of time to buy or lease a Toyota car, truck, or SUV with added deals and incentives. If you are hoping to get behind the wheel of a Toyota Avalon, 2021 Toyota Corolla, Toyota Tacoma, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Sienna, or one of …

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe is the brand's newest SUV.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Can Now Cost as Much as a BMW X3

The Hyundai Santa Fe has made a name for itself in recent years as an affordable crossover with plenty of standard features. For the 2021 model, the Santa Fe brings major improvements by offering a sharper look, more safety tech, and a luxurious interior. However, major improvements aren’t cheap. According to CarBuzz, a fully-loaded Santa …

A teaser image of the 2021 Nissan Armada driving through the desert.
Trucks & SUVs

Here’s a Sneak Peek at the Enormous 2021 Nissan Armada

The current-generation Nissan Armada is one of the largest vehicles for sale by the brand alongside the Titan pickup truck. Like the small Kicks crossover, the Armada will receive a major refresh on December 8th. Although details are hard to come by, Nissan launched a teaser video showing off the redesigned front-end. Thankfully the short …

An image of a Tesla Model X parked outdoors.
Hybrids & Electrics

Recall Alert: Your Tesla Model X’s Roof Could Fly Off

Tesla has been going through a rough time as of late. Less than a weak ago, Consumer Reports announced that the Model S had lost its official recommendation due to poor reliability. To add insult to injury, the Model S could potentially be recalled over faulty screens. However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced …

The Land Rover Defender is the brand's newest off-roading SUV.
Trucks & SUVs

Broken 2020 Land Rover Defender Becomes Literally Unfixable

Last week we caught wind of The Fast Lane Car’s broken 2020 Land Rover Defender. In short, the brand-new Defender broke almost immediately after delivery. From there, it came and went from the dealership with no permanent fix in sight. However, a new update posted by The Fast Lane Car highlights that the troubled SUV …

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe driving down the road
Trucks & SUVs

Is a Jeep Wrangler Hellcat More Than Just a Pipe Dream?

The unveiling of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 opens the floodgates for some interesting questions. For starters, is a Jeep Wrangler Hellcat even a possibility? Given FCA’s track record of jamming Dodge’s 700-hp Hellcat engine into just about anything, the question is not unfounded. However, being an off-roading SUV, the Wrangler faces a unique …

2019 Toyota 4Runner off-roading
Trucks & SUVs

Is the 2021 Toyota 4Runner Still Worth Buying?

As far as off-roading SUVs go, the Toyota 4Runner has always been one of the very best. However, as the fifth-generation 4Runner heads toward its 12th year on sale, it may be time for an upgrade. While Toyota has tried its best to freshen the 4Runner up throughout the years, there’s no shaking the fact …

A photo of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 on the road.
Trucks & SUVs

2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Arrives as a 470-HP Off-Roading SUV

The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 is no longer just a concept car. That’s because Jeep just announced the V8-powered Wrangler as a 2021 model. Under the hood now lives a 6.4-liter naturally aspirated V8 developing 470 hp. However, you can’t just stuff a massive engine into a regular Wrangler. According to FCA, the Wrangler’s chassis …

A photo of the BMW iX out on the road.
Hybrids & Electrics

Can the All-Electric BMW iX Dethrone the Tesla Model X?

The world of six-figure electric SUVs grows by one with the debut of the BMW iX. Like most other luxury carmakers, BMW opted to create a flagship EV rather than an affordable option. However, the iX will have to dethrone the current segment favorite, the Tesla Model X. For starters, things look promising on paper. …

the 2021 TRD Pro lineup in lunar rock in a sandy scene
Trucks & SUVs

What’s So Great About Toyota Trucks and SUVs?

Toyota trucks and SUVs enjoy a reputation for being hardy and reliable. There are several options. From the luxurious Land Cruiser climber to the tough Tacoma trail truck, there is a long-lasting and capable Toyota pickup truck or SUV for pretty much anyone. But what makes them so great? Sure, we’ve seen videos of people …

A photo of the 2021 Land Rover Discovery outdoors.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Land Rover Discovery Gets a Refresh but It’s Still Ugly

There is no denying that the Land Rover Discovery is an extremely capable off-roading SUV. Since its debut in 1989, the Discovery has served as an off-road-focused SUV while the Range Rovers served as the luxury off-roaders. However, the introduction of the third-generation Discovery in 2017 was met with relentless criticism. The complaints centered largely …

A 2021 Honda Pilot on display
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is it Cheaper to Insure an SUV or a Sedan?

If you’re in the market for a new car, then you’ll have to decide on what size of vehicle you need. A large sedan can fit everyone and their stuff, but it might not be too capable in inclement weather. On the other hand, a larger SUV could do a much better job as a …

2021 Ford F-150 driving through a forest
Trucks & SUVs

Don’t Pay for Your 2021 Ford F-150 Until Next Year

If you are in the market for a brand-new pickup truck, chances are you’ve at least considered the 2021 Ford F-150. To entice you further, Ford has implemented a new financing deal. In short, you’ll be able to defer your F-150 payments for 90 days. This means that you can drive your brand-new truck for …

BMW X5 parked under a modern home roof
Trucks & SUVs

You Better Hope Your SUV Isn’t on This List

If you are thinking about buying a used SUV, you’ll probably want to review the ones on this list. According to CarWow, the following SUVs make up the list of the least reliable SUVs of the last decade. For the past 10 years, these SUVs have been giving owners a lot of trouble. They range …

2020 Honda Passport | Honda
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Honda Passport Has 1 Major Flaw

Given how competitive the SUV/Crossover market is, offering a reliable, well-built product isn’t enough anymore. Instead, even the most affordable SUVs have to wear many hats. For starters, buyers expect a decent amount of standard equipment. On top of that, there needs to be powerful yet fuel-efficient engine options. Lastly, and perhaps most importantly, these …

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 …

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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 photo of a 2017 Ford Explorer Outdoors.
Trucks & SUVs

Ford Recalls 375,000 Explorers After 13 Crashes and 6 Injuries

Got a 2013-2017 Ford Explorer? You may want to listen up because Ford just announced a recall that affects over 375,000 SUVs. The problem isn’t light either, given that suspension failures have been directly linked to at least 13 crashed and six injuries. Excessive corrosion is causing vital suspension components to fracture. According to Car …

2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 driving down dirty road
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban Just Got More Power

The 2021 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban are already two of the most popular full-size SUVs available. They even offer a pair of naturally aspirated V8 engines developing up to 420 hp. If your daily driver SUV isn’t fast enough, there’s a solution. According to GM Authority, reported by Motor1, Chevy Performance has developed some horsepower …

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, …

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The 2021 Ford Edge Gets a Massive New 12-Inch Screen

Sales for the Ford Edge have held fairly steady since the introduction of its second-generation in 2015. For 2021, Ford has decided to give the Edge a massive interior upgrade. A 12-inch vertically oriented touchscreen now joins the Edge’s interior as standard. Additionally, the new screen comes paired with SYNC 4, the newest generation of …

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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 …

A photo of the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica outdoors.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Here’s Why People Don’t Buy Minivans Anymore

It is no secret that SUVs have become increasingly popular in the U.S. auto market. However, as sales for SUVs rise, sales for other segments begin to shrivel up. Today we’re looking at some of the reasons why buyers are repeatedly choosing to buy SUVs over minivans. As SUVs rise, minivans fall According to CarSalesBase, …

The Ford Ranger is a small but capable pickup truck.
Trucks & SUVs

The Real Reason Trucks Are so Popular

In recent years, the pickup truck and SUV segment has grown exponentially. In this Roadshow video, the host goes into a bit of history and explains why sedans are becoming a thing of the past. Pickup trucks are a roaring and rugged offering in today’s market. As they say in the video, “pickup trucks and …