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.

Episode: 59

Broadcast date: December 13, 2020

Guest: Carl Lally

Ram TRX, 2021 Auto Show Outlook

Host Tom Appel and co-hosts Jill Ciminillo and Damon Bell start off the show by discussing  the outlook for the first auto shows of 2021, and Acura’s redesigned-for-2022 MDX midsize SUV. Carl Lally, Senior Brand Manager for the Ram 1500 pickup lineup, joins us to talk about the wild new Ram TRX high-performance model. Tom has a quiz for Damon and Jill on fake model names, and Damon runs down the latest articles on the Consumer Guide Daily Drive blog, including a test-drive review of the 603-hp Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE63 S midsize SUV.

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The Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast is broadcast every Sunday on Chicago’s WCPT AM 820 at 1:00 PM CST.


Discussed this week:

Auto Shows

6 Things to Know about the 2022 Acura MDX

First Spin: 2021 Ram 1500 TRX

Quick Spin: 2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Test Drive: 2020 Toyota 86 GT

Test Drive: 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE63 S


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The CG Daily Drive Blog

Car Stuff Facebook Page

Consumer Guide on Twitter

Tom on Twitter

Damon on Twitter

Jill on Twitter

Drive, She Said (Jill’s blog)


Tom on the radio:

Tom on WGN Radio

Tom on Green Sense Radio

Tom on the Stan Milam Show

The Crew