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2018 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2018 GMC Sierra: Head to Head

The Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra are as similar as any two vehicles on the market today. They are corporate... Read More »

George Kennedy Nov. 30, 2017

Top 10 Trucks of 2017

Once purely work vehicles, pickup trucks are asked to do more than ever before. In addition to worksite workhorses... Read More »

George Kennedy Nov. 30, 2017

2018 Porsche 911 vs. 2018 Audi R8: Head to Head

With six-figure prices, owning a supercar may seem like unattainable goal, but the Audi R8 and Porsche 911 are on the... Read More »

George Kennedy Nov. 28, 2017

2018 Ford Escape vs. 2018 Ford Edge: Worth the Upgrade?

Ford offers a pair of very competitive two-row SUVs in the Escape and Edge . Both offer plenty of comfort and tech... Read More »

George Kennedy Nov. 27, 2017

2018 Audi S4 vs. 2018 Audi S6: Head to Head

Within the Audi lineup , performance models are noted by the prefixes S and RS. While the latter is typically a more... Read More »

George Kennedy Nov. 21, 2017

2018 BMW 4 Series vs. 2018 BMW 3 Series: Head to Head

The 3 Series and 4 Series anchor BMW’s compact car offerings and provide a high level of performance and luxury. These... Read More »

George Kennedy Nov. 13, 2017

2017 Nissan Sentro NISMO: What You Need to Know

We appear to be in a renaissance of the sporty compact car . From the Ford Fiesta ST to the Honda Civic Si , automakers... Read More »

George Kennedy Oct. 31, 2017

Best Used Chevrolet Vehicles

Chevrolet offers a diverse lineup spanning crossovers, sedans, pickup trucks, and sports cars. It is one of the most... Read More »

George Kennedy Oct. 25, 2017

2018 Ford Fusion Sport: What You Need to Know

If you want a fun, fast Ford, the Mustang may first come to mind. However, there are several other sporty vehicles in... Read More »

George Kennedy Oct. 19, 2017

2018 BMW 5 Series vs. 2018 BMW 7 Series: Worth the Upgrade?

There’s a term in the automotive world called “segment creep.” It explains the incremental but near-constant growth of... Read More »

George Kennedy Oct. 19, 2017

2018 Audi Q3 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA: Head to Head

Small crossovers and SUVs are among the hottest-selling cars on the market. Subcompact luxury crossovers are the more... Read More »

George Kennedy Oct. 13, 2017

9 Alternatives to the Jeep Grand Cherokee in 2018

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a fantastic SUV. It almost goes without saying that it has fantastic off-road credentials... Read More »

George Kennedy Oct. 13, 2017

10 Best 3-Row Luxury SUVs of 2017: Photos and Details

Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? Modesty dictates that one should prioritize either quantity or... Read More »

George Kennedy Sep. 29, 2017

2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2018 Ford Fusion: Head to Head

The Toyota Camry is one of the most popular cars on the road, and it is all new for 2018. But Toyota’s venerable family... Read More »

George Kennedy Sep. 28, 2017

8 Roomiest Midsize SUVs of 2017

SUVs are asked to do more now than ever. Once used for getting off the beaten path and out to the campsite, SUVs are... Read More »

George Kennedy Sep. 22, 2017

The Fastest Used Cars Under $20,000

You don’t need to break the bank to get something fast. There are plenty of used cars that come at a fair price and put... Read More »

George Kennedy Sep. 19, 2017

2017 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2017 Toyota 4Runner: Head to Head

The true sport utility vehicle is a dying breed. “SUV” once meant a large, truck-based vehicle with... Read More »

George Kennedy Sep. 14, 2017

10 Alternatives to the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta

The Volkswagen Jetta is a popular compact sedan , but it is not without its faults. It boasts good fuel economy and... Read More »

George Kennedy Sep. 1, 2017

Best Used SUVs Under $10,000

Small SUVs have evolved at an incredible rate in the past decade. The high demand has spurred tremendous development... Read More »

George Kennedy Aug. 22, 2017

Kia vs. Hyundai: Battle of the Brands in 2017

Hyundai and Kia are both reliable, economical automakers. They are both based in South Korea and offer very similar... Read More »

George Kennedy Aug. 21, 2017

Cheap Cars With a Lot of Horsepower in 2017

We’re in a Golden Age for affordable horsepower – depending on what part of the market you’re looking at. While German... Read More »

George Kennedy Aug. 15, 2017

Porsche CPO Buying Guide

A Certified Pre-Owned, or CPO Porsche is a more affordable way to own one of the impressive performance machines out of... Read More »

George Kennedy Aug. 8, 2017

MINI CPO Buying Guide

Mini is a brand that does things differently, but like nearly all automakers, it offers a certified pre-owned program... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 27, 2017

All-New 2018 BMW X3: What You Need to Know

BMW recently unveiled the third generation of the X3 compact SUV. This is the latest iteration of what has been a... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 20, 2017

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT: What You Need to Know

In the late ’90s and early ’00s, the BMW X5 and Porsche Cayenne hit the scene, and the performance SUV was created... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 20, 2017

BMW M5: What You Need to Know

The BMW M5 is arguably the definitive performance-luxury sedan. Now it tends to emphasize the former over the latter... Read More »

George Kennedy Jun. 26, 2017

The Most Affordable Supercars in 2018

What defines a supercar? They are usually ultra-expensive sports cars that aim for the pinnacle of street-legal... Read More »

George Kennedy Jun. 26, 2017

10 Best 4th of July Lease Deals

Early July may be the time to stock up on charcoal, burgers, hot dogs, and fireworks, but it’s also a great time to... Read More »

George Kennedy Jun. 16, 2017

2017 BMW M2: What You Need to Know

In the past decade, BMW has expanded into many new territories. From compact crossovers , to “Sport Activity Coupes,... Read More »

George Kennedy Jun. 2, 2017

2018 Audi S4: What You Need to Know

When it comes to performance luxury sedans, the goal is to blend straight-line power and articulate handling, along... Read More »

George Kennedy Jun. 2, 2017

9 Best 2017 Cars for Towing

When you think big towing capacity, you might think trucks and large SUVs . However, a growing crop of sedans, wagons... Read More »

George Kennedy Jun. 1, 2017

9 Cool New Cars Under $25,000

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George Kennedy May. 30, 2017

12 Best 4x4 SUVs in 2017

There’s no denying that the average SUV has gotten soft. In order to reduce fuel consumption and create more cabin... Read More »

George Kennedy May. 26, 2017

BMW vs. Mercedes: Battle of the Brands in 2017

They are the two juggernauts of luxury: BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Both automakers are steeped in history and come at... Read More »

George Kennedy May. 19, 2017

Best Sports Cars Under $40,000 in 2017

You may be sitting in your minivan or SUV and see a glorious Porsche 911 roar by. As your three-row, seven-passenger... Read More »

George Kennedy May. 18, 2017

2017 Cadillac CTS-V: Everything You Need to Know

There was once a time when the notion of a high-performance luxury sedan was associated solely with the well-known... Read More »

George Kennedy May. 16, 2017

All-New 2018 Kia Rio: What You Need to Know

Small cars are all about getting back to basics. For most, it is the matter of value, like finding the best price or... Read More »

George Kennedy May. 16, 2017

Future Car: Subaru Ascent 3-Row SUV

At the 2017 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), a concept version of the new Subaru Ascent midsize, three-row SUV... Read More »

George Kennedy May. 8, 2017

Subaru CPO Buying Guide

All Subaru CPO cars are less than five years old, and have less than 80,000 miles on them. The original powertrain... Read More »

George Kennedy May. 8, 2017

10 Most Fuel-Efficient 3-Row SUVs of 2017

There was once a time when you had a choice; get three rows of seating and up to eight-passenger capacity – or get a... Read More »

George Kennedy Apr. 26, 2017

Best Compact Cars for Families in 2017

The 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Cars for Families awards are an important set of accolades for car shoppers. You... Read More »

George Kennedy Apr. 4, 2017

2017 Mazda Miata RF: What You Need to Know

When it first arrived at the 2016 New York International Auto Show, the fourth-generation Mazda Miata stunned and awed... Read More »

George Kennedy Apr. 3, 2017

5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Trade-In Value

One thing many car buyers look forward to is the ability to get a good deal on their vehicle’s trade-in value. But when... Read More »

George Kennedy Mar. 31, 2017

The 9 Cheapest 2017 Cars with Android Auto

For a new generation of car buyers, there is stronger loyalty to your brand of smartphone than brand of automobile. The... Read More »

George Kennedy Mar. 28, 2017

2017 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2017 Honda Accord: Head to Head

For the last several decades, the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord dominated the family sedan market. During that time... Read More »

George Kennedy Mar. 17, 2017

Refreshed 2018 Subaru Legacy: What You Need to Know

The Subaru Legacy sets itself apart among midsize sedans as being the only option that comes standard with all-wheel... Read More »

George Kennedy Mar. 15, 2017

10 Fastest SUVs of 2017

There was once a time when opting for an SUV meant resigning to the fact you wouldn’t be going too much faster than 6... Read More »

George Kennedy Mar. 15, 2017

2017 Nissan Murano vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4: Head to Head

We here at U.S. News & World Report see some interesting cross shopping. Logic would dictate that when shopping for a... Read More »

George Kennedy Mar. 14, 2017

2017 Infiniti QX60: Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families

Not all SUVs are created equal, and while some might be better for off-roading or performance, the credentials of the... Read More »

George Kennedy Mar. 7, 2017

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