Archive for 2021

Apr
13
2021 GMC Yukon AT4

2021 GMC Yukon AT4 in Satin Steel Metallic (a $495 option)

Quick Spin, Consumer Guide

2021 GMC Yukon AT4

ClassLarge SUV

Miles driven: 647

Fuel used: 41.0 gallons

Apr
12
1955 Packard Caribbean

1955 Packard Caribbean

What price luxury? If you were shopping for a new car in 1955, that number was approximately $3000. It was around that dollar amount that the vehicles we might now describe as premium starting kicking in.

Apr
09
Mini Cooper SE Hardtop

2020 Mini Cooper SE Hardtop in White Silver Metallic

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2020 Mini Cooper SE Hardtop

Class: Electric Vehicle

Miles driven: 151

Fuel used: NA

Apr
09
EV Sales

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Apr
08
2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon

2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon

by Don Sikora II

Note: The following story was excerpted from the April 2020 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine.

Elaine Joyce

Jeep began building pickups in 1947, but the streak ended when the Cherokee-based Comanche ceased production in 1992. For 2020, Jeep jumps back into this important market with the Gladiator. Though its name comes from the Wagoneer-derived Gladiator (later J-Series) pickups the brand sold between 1963 and 1987, it was arguably inspired more by the CJ-7-like 1981-85 Scrambler.

Apr
07
2021 Hyundai Elantra SEL

2021 Hyundai Elantra SEL in Shimmering Silver Pearl

Consumer Guide Test Drive

2021 Hyundai Elantra SEL

ClassCompact Car

Miles driven: 757

Fuel used: 21.6 gallons

Apr
06
2021 Dodge Durango SRT 392

2021 Dodge Durango SRT 392 in F8 Green

This post could have just as easily been “480 Cool Things about the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT 392.” That would have counted each of its 475 horsepower and five other cool things of some sort.

Apr
05

3-cylinder vehicles

You already know the answer. Why would an automaker offer a car or truck with a 3-cylinder engine? Money. There are other reasons, but money is the primary motivator.

Apr
02
2021 Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp

2021 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL Premium (with Basecamp package) in Platinum Gray Metallic

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL Premium with Basecamp Package

Class: Midsize Crossover SUV

Miles driven: 226

Fuel used: 12.6 gallons

Apr
02
Ford Bronco Sport

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.