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2018 Audi A7 vs. 2018 Audi S7: Worth the Upgrade?

When the Audi A7 debuted, it was a groundbreaking car. The combination of four-doors and a coupe-like profile turned... Read More »

George Kennedy Mar. 13, 2018

2018 Kia Sorento vs. 2018 Honda Pilot: Head to Head

Midsize SUVs have become the de facto family haulers of our time. They have many talents, such as... Read More »

George Kennedy Mar. 13, 2018

2018 Acura MDX vs. 2018 Audi Q7: Head to Head

If you’re in the market for a 3-row luxury SUV , there are a handful of refined, upscale options. The Audi Q7 and Acura... Read More »

George Kennedy Mar. 13, 2018

10 Best Luxury Small Cars for the Money in 2018

Buying a luxury brand gets you the esteem of the badge, along with plenty of creature comforts and a high-quality... Read More »

George Kennedy Feb. 20, 2018

10 Best Compact Cars for the Money in 2018

Compact cars are better than ever. More than any other vehicle segment in the past ten years, compact cars deliver more... Read More »

George Kennedy Feb. 16, 2018

2018 Ford Focus RS: What You Need to Know

Performance car enthusiasts often lament “Forbidden Fruit,” otherwise known as cars that are sold in other markets but... Read More »

George Kennedy Feb. 5, 2018

Refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee: What You Need to Know

The compact SUV segment is one of the fastest-growing corners of the new car market, with more people buying them every... Read More »

George Kennedy Feb. 1, 2018

Does Car Insurance Cover Theft?

You might be the safest, most paranoid car owner. You could stash your car inside a locked garage, load it up with the... Read More »

George Kennedy Jan. 26, 2018

8 Best Luxury Large SUVs of 2017: Photos and Details

With a limited budget, you have to decide between quality and quantity, like choosing a small luxury car or a larger... Read More »

George Kennedy Jan. 24, 2018

2018 Ford F-150 Raptor: What You Need to Know

There are few, if any, trucks on the road like the Ford F-150 Raptor. It is a high-powered desert truck capable of... Read More »

George Kennedy Jan. 18, 2018

All-New 2018 Toyota Camry XSE: What You Need to Know

The 2018 Toyota Camry comes in many variants, ranging from sporty to frugal and everyday to upscale. Read More »

George Kennedy Jan. 18, 2018

2019 Lincoln Nautilus: Everything You Need to Know

A Nautilus is an underwater mollusk, the latin word for “Sailor,” and the name of Lincoln’s replacement for the MKX... Read More »

George Kennedy Jan. 16, 2018

10 Best Small Cars of 2017: Photos and Details

You could argue that 2017 was the year “small car” finally stopped being a bad term. While the trend of truly... Read More »

George Kennedy Jan. 3, 2018

2018 Chevy Camaro vs. 2018 Chevy Corvette: Head to Head

Chevrolet has a very broad and diverse lineup of cars – from trucks and SUVs to sedans, EVs, and compact cars. But the... Read More »

George Kennedy Dec. 4, 2017

2018 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2018 Ford F-150: Head to Head

It’s one of the great American rivalries: the Chevrolet Silverado versus the Ford F-150 . It’s right up there with Coke... Read More »

George Kennedy Dec. 4, 2017

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 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

Chevy vs. GMC: 2017 Battle of the Brands

GMC and Chevrolet are both popular brands and divisions of General Motors. These are iconic names in the American... Read More »

George Kennedy Jul. 27, 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

The 10 Safest SUVs of 2017

Safety is the first thing many shoppers think about when buying a new car – even more so when shopping for an SUV. In... Read More »

George Kennedy and Brian McHugh Jun. 23, 2017

9 Best Compact SUVs: Photos and Details

Compact SUVs make up one of the hottest segments in the new car market, and why not? These vehicles combine the cargo... Read More »

Steven Loveday, Joslyn Hatfield and George Kennedy Jun. 20, 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

Maximum Cool, Minimum Cash Read More »

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

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