a bright blue Ford Transit connect cargo van working as an urban work truck
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Most Complained About Cargo Vans

Cargo vans are great for a long list of purposes. They make great work trucks as well as perfect platforms for camper van conversions. Additionally, cargo vans in their passenger form are excellent people movers for large groups or extra-large families. However, not ever cargo van is created equal. Consumers have submitted their qualms on …

White 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon driving on a city bridge
Tips, Tricks & Trends

We Still Can’t Believe Cadillac Built a 556-hp CTS-V Station Wagon

GM’s brands haven’t always been managed well, and Cadillac is no exception. Especially when it comes to unconventional performance models. Admittedly, Cadillac never offered something as unusual as the SSR convertible pickup or HHR SS panel van. But considering American tastes, Cadillac’s station wagon was definitely an outlier. Especially when the Cadillac CTS-V Wagon showed …

Red 2009 Chevrolet HHR SS wagon panel van version, side view, with Doug Demuro behind it
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Chevy HHR Makes for an Odd High-Performance Panel Van

Besides the Corvair-based Greenbrier, Chevrolet’s panel vans tend to be less about quirks than practicality. Though, admittedly the Greenbrier’s rear-engine layout was chosen for practical reasons. However, panel vans’ cousins, wagons and minivans, have shown that practicality can come with attractive design or even high-power performance. The retro-styled Chevy HHR may have been more car …

2019 Buick Regal TourX
Crossover & Midsize

Alternatives to the Buick Regal TourX

Buick doesn’t have the most impressive vehicles in its lineup but the car brand does have a few fan-favorites. One of them is the Buick Regal TourX, which is America’s last classic station wagon. Drivers love the TourX because it’s energetic, comfortable, and spacious. It’s sad though, the most notable thing about this year’s TourX …

Cars

Worst Wagons of 2020

Wagons are the perfect medium between a compact car and an SUV. They are quickly becoming more and more popular. We’ve already been through Consumer Reports‘ best wagons of 2020, so it only makes sense that we would also write up a list of the worst wagons of 2020 as well. Anyone looking for a …

2020 Subaru Outback
Cars

Best Wagons of 2020

The American Wagon is a classic and it’s still going strong. There will always be a die-hard wagon fans loading up their family and tossing gear into the hatchback rear cargo. But not all wagons are created equal. According to Consumer Reports, wagons continue to be a raring segment. There are offerings from Honda to …

Royal Stagecoach

Early SUVs Were a Lot More Primitive Than You Think

Sitting around the breakfast table this morning sparked a conversation about the pioneer days. It was a time when people were heading west to discover lands beyond the east coast. But the conversation then turned to the question, how did those pioneers get supplies once their original stash was depleted. That’s when we meandered into the topic …