Test Drive: 2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 53

The latest sample of the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class we have been given to sample has once again reaffirmed its place on our Id Buy It list. Spoiler? Perhaps. The bottom line is that every variation of it we have test...

Test Drive: 2022 BMW 230i Coupe

The 2022 BMW 230i Coupe comes to us completely redesigned, with our sample 230i tester in M Sport guise. Larger, lower and wider the 2-Series Coupe gains 4.3-inch in length, 2.6-inch in width and gets a 2-inch add...

2022 Honda Passport Trailsport: Test Drive Review

For 2022 the Honda Passport received a fresh styling treatment that gave it a new face, a new trim grade and a number of key refinements. This includes new fenders, hood, grille, headlamps and bumper up front and ...

2022 Ford Maverick: DIY Bed Rail Anchor System

The XLT and Lariat Ford Maverick with full package options includes a handy rail and cleat system from the factory, but lower trims like our 2022 XL long term tester come only with a couple pairs of fixed tie-down...

2022 Ford Maverick Drop-In Bedliner Install

When it comes to bed liners there are basically two choices for the 2022 Ford Maverick, a spray-in bed liner either from the factory or aftermarket or you can choose a hard plastic drop-in style again from the fac...

2022 Ford Maverick: DIY Cargo Box Tie-Downs

Depending on the trim level of Ford Maverick you get, the cargo box comes with up to 10 tie-downs and even a flexible cleat rail system. If you get the base XL however as we did with our long term test Maverick, y...

First Look: Lexus RZ 450e

As part of the new way forward called the ‘Lexus Electrified’ vision, the brand plans to transition completely to battery electric vehicles (BEV) by the year 2035. In such, the first installment on this path is th...

What’s New: 2023 Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek

For 2023 Nissan bolsters its bread and butter Pathfinder model with the more off-road styled and capable Rock Creek trim – adding yet another installment of hair on the chest for a vehicle that in its last generat...

What’s New: 2023 Toyota Highlander

For 2023 the Toyota Highlander wasn't necessarily redesigned or restyled, but received a number of huge updates that change the game for the brand's full-size three-row crossover SUV. The biggest news is a sea...

First Look: Lexus RZ 450e

As part of the new way forward called the ‘Lexus Electrified’ vision, the brand plans to transition completely to battery electric vehicles (BEV) by the year 2035. In such, the first installment on this path is th...

Air Filter Replacement: 2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid

Before you begin, be sure your car is parked safely and is turned off. Always be mindful of hot components like radiator hoses, caps and other components nearby. The air filter for the 2.5-liter 2022 Ford Maver...

Test Drive: 2022 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid

The Ford Escape has taken on many shapes and design themes since it first arrived in 2001 as a true compact crossover SUV. In its second generation it hatched a hybrid version and since then Ford's compact utility...

Test Drive: 2022 BMW 230i Coupe

The 2022 BMW 230i Coupe comes to us completely redesigned, with our sample 230i tester in M Sport guise. Larger, lower and wider the 2-Series Coupe gains 4.3-inch in length, 2.6-inch in width and gets a 2-inch add...

Test Drive: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT

The Ford Mustang Mach-E GT is the fastest variation of the brand's all-electric “pony car”, a four-door crossover instead of a sleek two-door coupe. It's more utilitarian nature is forgotten when you mash the peda...

The Round Up: Cars Id Buy 2021

It's that time of the year again when we round up our list of cars Id buy from vehicles tested that impressed well enough that if we were shopping in a given class, category or price range – we'd buy it. It's our ...

2022 Ford Maverick: DIY Bed Rail Anchor System

The XLT and Lariat Ford Maverick with full package options includes a handy rail and cleat system from the factory, but lower trims like our 2022 XL long term tester come only with a couple pairs of fixed tie-down...

2022 Ford Maverick Drop-In Bedliner Install

When it comes to bed liners there are basically two choices for the 2022 Ford Maverick, a spray-in bed liner either from the factory or aftermarket or you can choose a hard plastic drop-in style again from the fac...

2022 Ford Maverick: DIY Cargo Box Tie-Downs

Depending on the trim level of Ford Maverick you get, the cargo box comes with up to 10 tie-downs and even a flexible cleat rail system. If you get the base XL however as we did with our long term test Maverick, y...

Test Drive: 2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 53

The latest sample of the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class we have been given to sample has once again reaffirmed its place on our Id Buy It list. Spoiler? Perhaps. The bottom line is that every variation of it we have test...

Test Drive: 2022 Ford Maverick XL Hybrid

The headline of the press release for the 2022 Ford Maverick read, “40 MPG city, standard hybrid, seats five, starts under $20K”. Yep that sounds like the deal of the century, where do we sign up? We did exactl...

2015 Smart ForTwo: Long Term Test Wrap Up

My 2015 Smart ForTwo Pure was purchased used three years ago with 22,500 miles on it. I purchased it from Carvana online sigh unseen, having never test driven it. A video was made to document that process which ha...