4 Reasons Toyota’s i-TRIL is the Best Concept Vehicle Ever

The 2017 Geneva Motor Show sure isn’t getting the short end of the stick when it comes to innovative concept cars. The world is watching closely as some major automotive players roll out their most creative and cool concepts yet. While most of these badass dream cars won’t ever see the brightly lit sales floor [...]

Hyundai History: How Hyundai Prepared for 2017

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock somewhere for the last 15 months, you know as well as the rest of us that 2016 was a year for the books - and the automotive world is no exception. This past year has produced leaps and bounds in modern driver technology, offering some of the best [...]

A Song I Wrote About Trading in a Car

A Song I Wrote About Trading in a Car You may need some convincing that it’s a good idea to pursue a new car in exchange for your older car. Of course, it can be tough to commit, and it’s especially hard to find a solid trade-in value. Whenever I need to be convinced about [...]

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe/Santa Fe Sport Wins Automotive Best Buy Award

Hyundai gets to celebrate another victory as its 2017 Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport models win the 2017 Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Award for their respective categories; both models receiving the award for the midsize crossover SUV class. Consumer Guide Automotive has been a respected independent vehicle review authority for 50 years now, and [...]

3 Tips to Avoid Buying a Used Car with Flood Damage

With the South constantly getting bombarded by an endless wave of floods year after year, the threat of getting a flood-damaged car is real. Even used cars in the North can come from anywhere and anyone, so geography doesn't necessarily protect you from buying a vehicle that suffered flood damage. But, if you take these three tips into consideration [...]

The 2017 Santa Fe Sport – Go Turbo Now, Thank Me Later

So, you’re thinking about snagging a 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. But, you can’t decide if you want to spend the extra money to get the turbocharged engine on the 2.0T trim, or stick with the base, naturally aspirated version? Well, I’m here to tell you that you should most certainly splurge and grab the [...]

Three Reasons to Grab a Used Jeep Patriot

Look, I know you Wrangler fanboys all just groaned at this title. I’m not here to spit insults at your ride. So don’t dis this one, okay? Because the fact of the matter is, there are actually good reasons to buy a used Jeep Patriot. I have three of them right here. Number one: a great [...]

Facts to Put your Worries About Buy Here Pay Here Dealers to Rest

When you hear the term buy here pay here dealership, no doubt a negative image comes to mind. You might even envision people getting ripped off, thanks to a horrendously high interest rate on a car loan. Here’s the hard truth: that scenario is entirely exaggerated. Buy here pay here dealerships are still held accountable to all the [...]

Could FCA Be Selling Maserati Sometime Soon?

Maserati is such an iconic name in the automotive world. When you think of the brand and all the cars it has created, many words come to mind: luxury, speed, power, and - price. Perhaps, proving too pricey for some. While consumers who are looking to buy a Maserati fully expect and brace for the price, the fact remains [...]

The Color of Your Engine Oil Says A Lot; So Pay Attention

Did you know that your engine oil changes color? Yup, and it also tells you a lot about your engine's overall condition. Before we dive into this, it’s important to understand that while the different colors are typically indicative of different things, these shades shouldn't be considered the law of the land. For example, engine [...]