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The Best Automakers for 2016

Evaluating an automaker by using their entire lineup makes for a fair assessment of what that automaker is all about. Taking into consideration things like overall scores, road test scores and predicted reliability form an outside source can help to show what models you should trust over others on the market. Consumer Reports offers these… Read more »

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Badge Changing Won’t Change What it is

The down side to a brand being dissolved is the fact that many times this means all their hard work to develop new models and designs will end up being discarded and never come to fruition. So many brands and companies have been on the verge of their big break in their market to only… Read more »

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An Odd Comparison

For every comparison test you have to have a baseline to start from and decide what you want to base your test on. For this particular test you might think we chose some really strange item, but what we chose was the time to sixty mph of the 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 which came… Read more »

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2016 Toyota Tundra: The Workhorse Choice

When you want a full size truck what are you looking for?  If it’s a great truck that can get the job done for towing, for hauling home a weekend project and for getting the job done at work the Tundra makes a great choice.  Lauded for the reliability and toughness the Tundra offers plenty… Read more »

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More Size Equals More Space

When you really need a vehicle with capability, versatility and space you want to drive a large SUV or a Crossover that shows up as one of the larger models.  These vehicles are meant to get you and your gear wherever you need to go including an off road destination.  These vehicles are large and… Read more »

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Top Five Sedans

  Let’s be completely honest here, sometimes the practical car isn’t always the fun car.  Most of us wish for a car that is fun but at the same time inexpensive and able to carry all of our stuff around without encroaching on our space.  Too often, the current vehicle we’re driving falls way short… Read more »

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Model Year Changes

Each model year offers the opportunity for automakers to update their lineups.  These changes are usually thought of and planned years ahead of the actual change taking place but for those of us who are looking to buy a particular vehicle finding out the one you were looking for is no longer being made can… Read more »

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What Loyalty or Fandom is Made Of

In any segment of the world a loyalty toward a particular product or group creates a feeling of desire, entitlement and inclusion into an exclusive club whether it’s real or made up.  This is the case for sports fans, Science Fiction fans and of course vehicle fans.  Some would tell you the feeling isn’t as… Read more »

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The Toyota Mirai Starts with Success

As the first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle offered in the US, the Mirai was not set up for success, but already has the makings of a successful launch and may be ready to be the car that takes us to a brand new version of power for the automotive industry.  The Mirai with its hydrogen fuel-cell… Read more »

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What Does the Toyota 4Runner Offer You?

The Toyota 4Runner has been a trusted name for SUVs for many years and was one of the latest models that had the body on frame underpinning verses the unibody design.  For those who like the truck-like feel from their SUV, the 4Runner certainly makes a great claim to be the favorite and this type… Read more »