2020 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon EcoDiesel climbing rocks
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Frustrating 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel Problems

It could be an excellent time to save on a 2020 Jeep Wrangler as the 2021 models roll out. However, do you really want this newer Jeep Wrangler model, or should you consider rivals like the Ford Bronco instead? Let’s explore the most significant drawbacks after having a 2020 Wrangler for about a year.  Frustrating …

2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Jeep Gladiator Struggles With 3 Major Drawbacks

The 2021 Jeep Gladiator is receiving some excellent reviews. Also, the Jeep Gladiator Mojave was a runner up for the North American Truck of the Year. The Gladiator certainly has shown its strengths, but the 2021 model also has some weaknesses.  The 2021 Jeep Gladiator has three issues to consider  First of all, what’s new …

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

Is the Jeep Wrangler 4xe Worth the Extra Cash?

Holy smokes, the pricing for the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe was just released. It’s pretty shocking, no pun intended. But it is one of the most powerful Jeep models available. The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 has it beat with a V8 engine. But let’s see what’s included in the price.  How much does the 2021 …

Jurassic Park Jeep on display
Trucks & SUVs

Check Out This Junkyard Find Turned Jurassic Park Jeep

It’s no secret among friends and family that I have a slight obsession with Jurassic Park. I watch the movies regularly, own more T-Rex models than I should, and have longed for a Jurassic Park Jeep since the moment I watched Alan Grant and Ellie Sattler roll-up on a living, breathing (but very CGI) Brachiosaurus …

2021-Toyota-4Runner-Trail-Edition parked in gravel is a cool but expensive SUV
Trucks & SUVs

The New Toyota 4Runner Is Cool But Insensibly Expensive

The new Toyota 4Runner is a good reliable SUV. It’s one of the few family SUVs still built with a body-on-frame design rather than a unibody construction. It’s easy to feel tempted to buy one with all of the end of the year sales still going on and tantalizing models like the Toyota 4Runner TRD …

Custom 2022 Jeep Wrangler "Jeepster"
Trucks & SUVs

You Can Customize Your New Jeep Wrangler From the Factory

Customizing is synonymous with owning a Jeep. There are thousands of companies that not only exist but thrive because of the culture surrounding Jeep customizing. As a result of customizing culture around Jeeps, they have come to be known as the LEGO truck. Literally, every piece on a Wrangler can be bought in its OEM …

A white Kia Telluride is traveling on sand dunes.
Trucks & SUVs

Are the 2021 Jeep Wrangler and 2021 Kia Telluride That Different?

By definition, automotive journalism probably isn’t supposed to get too philosophical, but it’s January 1, and it’s a day for trying something new. If we are honest with ourselves, we know cars and trucks often come down to emotion and philosophy. No one buys a Ferrari because it’s perfect for going to the store. Even …

A white 2021 Ford Explorer parked on display in front of a country house.

Least Reliable 2021 Midsize SUVs According to Consumer Reports

There are many diverse and upscale midsize SUVs for you to choose from with excellent ratings for dependability. But then there are models that you should avoid if you want a smooth car ownership experience. Here are the least reliable 2021 midsize SUVs that could potentially cause you some annoying problems.  The SUVs on the list are based …

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

Which New 2021 Jeep Wrangler is Best?

There could be a 2021 Jeep Wrangler for everyone. There is electric power, new V8 power, and more. The most notable new models include the Jeep Wrangler 4xe and the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392, but which one is better?  What’s new for the 2021 Jeep Wrangler?  You can be green with the new 2021 Jeep …

Hybrids & Electrics

Utah Monolith Revealed: Jeep Wrangler 4XE Charging Station!

That weird silver monolith that mysteriously appeared in the Utah desert has finally been identified. While many thought it came from outer space aliens it is actually a charging station for Jeep Wrangler 4XE EVs. Jeep has come forward with an advertisement that claims its function and ownership. Who knew? The perfect marketing tool for …

A photo of the 2020 Ford Bronco outdoors.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Ford Bronco Isn’t Exactly Fuel Efficient

Let’s take a minute to enjoy the fact that the Ford Bronco is back, baby! It looks great, which is probably why it’s selling out. However, once the excitement and nostalgia wear off, let’s get into the numbers. One area where the 2021 Ford Bronco is lacking is in fuel efficiency.  How fuel-efficient is the …

A Jeep Wrangler Rubicon goes off-road.
Trucks & SUVs

Is the Jeep Wrangler Really the Best 4×4 SUV You Can Buy?

When people think of some vehicles, they’re reminded of a certain time period, place, or type of driving experience. A convertible evokes fantasies of beach drives on warm summer days, a big pickup truck is a country lover’s dream drive, and off-roading in a 4×4 happens in none other than a Jeep Wrangler. But just because …

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 …

Subaru WRX crossing the finish line
Sedans & Coupes

Is the 2020 Subaru WRX Just a Fast Jeep Wrangler?

Some vehicles’ success has less to do with facts and figures and more to do with how they make us feel. More specifically, how they make us feel about ourselves, these vehicles tend to be more of a lifestyle choice than a practical vehicle. The Jeep Wrangler might be the clearest examples of this sort …

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

The New V8 Jeep Wrangler Leaves the Ford Bronco Behind

Jeep just said checkmate to Ford, with the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392. Critics are calling it the powerful off-roading SUV they have been waiting for, which completely dismisses the new Ford Bronco.  The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon finally has a V8  There hasn’t been an official V8 Jeep Wrangler in decades. Back in the …

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 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept outdoors.
Trucks & SUVs

V8-Powered Jeep Wrangler 392 Announced Ahead of Nov 17 Debut

It’s been less than six months since we first saw the V8-powered Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept. Despite wearing production-ready bodywork and positive praise from automotive publications, nothing came of it. That is until today because Jeep just announced on its Instagram that not only will the V8 Wrangler go into production, it will make …

2021 Jeep Wrangler Sahara
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Jeep Wrangler Has the Same 4 Problems It’s Always Had

We talk about Jeeps a lot. The reason Jeep is a “constant” in the constantly changing sea of the automotive world. This is because even when it’s updated and conforms to the times, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler still maintains that Jeep-y rustic charm. Jeep Wranglers give drivers a sense of opportunity and options to take …

Jeep Wrangler parked on a mountain top after adventuring all day
Trucks & SUVs

Consumer Reports Is Sending All Jeeps to Summer School

The Jeep brand we know and love today was basically built on the rude and rugged groundwork set up in the 1940s with the WWII Willys truck. They certainly have changed a great deal from then to the CJ and from the CJ to the Wranglers and Wagoneers and beyond. For all the ways the …

A Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV 2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup truck logo
Trucks & SUVs

The ‘Wicked Wrangler’ Pickup Truck

For 2021, the Gladiator pickup truck gets a cool new edition. The Willys Edition Jeep Gladiator is a formidable off-roading companion with specialized tuning to make this truck an even better 4×4 adventurer. In fact, Andrew Nabors with the DuPont Registry Daily News calls this thing a ‘Wicked Wrangler.’ “In 1949, the Jeep Willys-Overland CJ-3A started …

1997 Jeep Cherokee Police Group 4x4
Trucks & SUVs

The Worst Jeep Cherokee XJ Models You Should Never Buy

Have you been noticing Jeep Cherokee XJ models popping up around your city? These classic Jeep models are really starting to rise in popularity. But don’t buy a used Jeep Cherokee just because the square body looks cool. Do your homework to learn which models need to be avoided.  The Used Jeep Cherokee XJ models …

A custom Jeep Wrangler on the set of a TV show
Trucks & SUVs

The Jeep Wrangler Just Took the Toyota Tacoma Down

Don’t call it a comeback. The Jeep Wrangler was never gone. The Jeep Wrangler just took the Toyota Tacoma down as the best vehicle to keep for five years. It’s almost unfair to compare the two, as the Tacoma is a truck, but the Wrangler stole first place anyway.  The Jeep Wrangler has the lowest …

popular Jeep Wrangler off-road SUV driving at night with its lights on
Trucks & SUVs

These SUVs Hold Their Value the Best in 2020

Much like pickup trucks, some SUVs depreciate faster than others. If you buy one that holds its value, you’re less likely to end up upside down on your loan, and you’ll get more money back when you sell it. That may sound a little obvious to some, but buyers who don’t pay attention to resale …

Late '60s Jeep Gladiator (J-series)
Trucks & SUVs

Jeep Got the 2020 Gladiator Wrong

Jeep has always been Jeep. What I mean by that is, there are approximately 467 versions of every model. Maybe that is a touch exaggerated, but the point stands. The original Jeep Gladiator had nothing really to do with the version of the CJ (pre-Wrangler) with the truck bed. While there was something very similar …