One of Our Favorite Small Cars, the Kia Rio 5-Door, Gets Refreshed and Hybridized for 2021

Fun to drive, great looks, and improved efficiency

We even loved the bargain Kia Rio hatchback (or Rio5) when we drove it a couple of years back. The brand just pulled the covers off the refreshed version for the 2021 model year.

Can the Mazda MX-30 Electric Thrive Here With Its Meager 124-Mile Range?

It won't make the Tesla Model Y sweat

Now, Mazda is about to start manufacturing its first all-electric vehicle known as the MX-30 crossover. But here's the kicker. It only has 124 miles of range.

Does the Second Coming of the Toyota Venza as a Premium Crossover Hybrid Make Sense?

Where would this slot in again?

They have the RAV4 Hybrid, which sells like hotcakes, and the new Highlander Hybrid. Now, they're bringing a new member info the lineup and, guess what? It's a hybrid crossover called the Venza.

The 2021 Toyota Sienna Minivan Gets Great Styling and Hybrid Power, Too

Dare we call it the coolest minivan on earth?

Toyota wants to at least change some of that with the new 2021 Sienna, and it looks like they just might pull it off. Upon first glance, our reaction was, "Wow, now that's a good-looking minivan."

How Many Miles Are Acceptable on a Used Car Purchase?

The phrase "it depends" is the big factor

You can easily save a ton over buying new if you're smart. But what year vehicle should you buy and how much mileage should you comfortable with as you shop?

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 Actually Increased Sales During COVID-19

Talk about weathering the storm

The RAV4 actually increased its sales volume by quite a substantial margin compared to Q1 2019. The numbers reflect a double-digit sales increase.

The Blackened Toyota Prius 2020 Edition Celebrates 20 Years With a "Sporty" Look

It's still only fast if you drive it off a cliff

The new Prius 2020 Edition gets dressed to "kill" as a 2021 model that will be produced in limited numbers (2,020 to be exact).

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave Gets 'Desert Rated' For High-Speed Off-Road Escapades

Extreme desert conditions are no match for this new Gladiator

The new Jeep Gladiator Mojave grade sports the first-ever 'Desert Rated' Badge. Here's what the 2020 Gladiator Mojave packs to take on the desert and earn the inaugural badge. 

Hertz Car Rental is Hurting Bad, Which Could Mean a Great Used Car Deal For You

You could walk away with a steal

One of the biggest car rental companies, Hertz, has been hit hard by the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, and they almost had to file for bankruptcy. 

FCA's New Uconnect 5 System Puts the Power at Your Fingertips

Faster, smarter, and more customizable

FCA's new Uconnect 5 system is more powerful and more customizable. See how it makes the user experience safer, more responsive, and more personalized.

The 2020 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro Takes a California Family Vacation

Ho, ho, ho. Green Giant.

We hung out with our whole family in the San Diego, CA area this past spring before COVID-19 hit en masse, and the 2020 Sequoia TRD Pro was our chariot for a week. 

The Track-Ready 2020 Hyundai Veloster N Gets a New 8-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission

Fast flappy paddles on an affordable hot hatch

Convenience marries driving thrills thanks to the 2020 Hyundai Veloster N's new 8-Speed DCT. Get all the details about the enhanced hot-hatch.

It Looks Like a 257-Horsepower Toyota GR Corolla Hot Hatch is Coming to America

The little rocket could add serious fun to Toyota's lineup

There's no confirmation from the brand just yet, but a couple of months ago, news of something performance-oriented was intimated by Toyota executives. This could mean a GR Corolla.

Can the Upcoming Lucid Air Electric Sedan Upset Tesla and Porsche at the EV Game?

A long wait but what appears to be a real car sometime soon

While full details are still under wraps, this is what we do know about the brand's first production vehicle that's meant to go up against the Tesla Model S and the Porsche Taycan.

The 2021 Nissan Rogue Leaks, Showing Off a More Adventurous Crossover

Let's hope this spices up the driving, too

The current Nissan Rogue is attractive and semi-competent on road. The 2021 redesigned Rogue is coming, and thanks to the magic of social media, we may know what it'll look like.