How Uncool Is It To Drive A Minivan?

Let’s be honest, no car gets a bigger stigma than the minivan. People are so driven by this that an entire class of vehicle, the crossover, was invented. So how uncool is it to drive a minivan? I’m here to tell you in fact minivans are one of the coolest cars out there.  Now, if you care a lot of what people think about you, the type of car you buy will be driven by that. You won’t want a minivan because it says you’re practical, have a family, and…

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Love Your Car – It Will Do The Same

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Love your car? Some of us might. Some are beyond love and are at obsession. Im not talking about those people here though. I’m speaking to the vast majority. Those who use and abuse our vehicles and treat them like the appliances they are. According to Fox, a OnePoll study conducted on behalf of Cooper Tire found the average American spends 18 days driving per year, that’s 8 hours and 22 minutes per week! Although some people personify their vehicles, I’m not telling you to do that. By loving your…

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Best Cars For The Apocalypse: The Ultimate List

The Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 has the world turned upside down at the moment. So if it does happen, what are the best cars for the apocalypse? The Pickup Truck This seems like an obvious choice. Pickups are plentiful. Finding one among all the chaos will be easy. Built for heavy hauling and daily duty, the pickup truck is strong. They have tons of room and have the ability to carry all your supplies. So home run right? Maybe. The pickup has some strong pros but one flaw. They’re thirsty, like…

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Rebuilding Salvage Cars: Surprise! You Probably Can’t Do It.

So you’ve decided it’s time to take on a project car. A little searching and you find a cheap one. Too cheap. It’s a salvage car that’s been in a wreck but the price is just right. Is this the one? Can rebuilding salvage cars be as easy as they make it look? Unfortunately the answer is no. It’s way harder. The Myth Youtube is filled with videos of people doing amazing car projects. Spend 5 minutes searching any car related build you’ll find super high end budget builds and…

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What Happened To Hybrid Pickup Trucks?

With the world in some what of a green revolution, I ask what happened to hybrid pickup trucks? The top 3 selling vehicles in the U.S last year, and pretty much every year, were pick up trucks. That’s a huge potential market to clean up. I want to explore why we don’t have the pickup truck version of the Toyota Prius, and whether or not it’s even possible to have a successful hybrid pickup. The Truck Market The pickup truck in America is no longer just a work vehicle and…

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Why You Need To Buy A Cheap Classic Car Right Now

Why should you buy a cheap classic car? Because that modern car in your driveway is so good now that it’s become bad. How so you ask? It’s sucking the vehicular spontaneity from your life, that’s how. I’ll explain why a little vintage motoring in your life will do you some good, and how a classic car will bring that automotive spark back in your life. But let’s start with that modern car in our driveway. Modern cars Let’s face it, newer cars are all starting to look the same.…

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What Is The Best Electric Used Car To Buy?

I don’t know if you’ve noticed but the electric car segment is red hot these days. Every major manufacturer is releasing, or working on releasing an EV model making used electric cars a steal. So what is the best electric used car to buy? Firstly, the trend toward EV’s means great news for us consumers. We have more selection and more competitive pricing in all forms of vehicles, combustion or not. But EV’s? Secondly, these things are depreciating like rocks. For a value hunter like myself, depreciation is our best…

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Thrifty Alternatives To New Cars

I decided to scour the internet and see which used cars could offer thrifty alternatives to new cars. It seems like every other day a new car comes out. Majority of the time they are just facelifts but manufacturers have started to pump out cars like there’s no tomorrow. That’s a bad thing if you are the type of person that needs the latest and greatest, but for those that like a deal (like me), its the best of times. New car: Jeep Gladiator If you’re looking to buy Jeep’s…

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Best Cars Under $5k: The Cursory List

I consistently have friends and family looking for advice on car purchases. The question that comes up the most is best budget car for the lowest price. Specifically what are the best cars under $5k, because well, nobody has money to spend anymore. The one advantage to obsessing about cars is you can occasionally talk about them and give some useful advice. So to make it easier for myself I decided to write down a list of what I think is the best value in cars these days. We’re talking…

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What’s The Ultimate Dream Car Garage?

Most enthusiasts are probably thinking of which cars they would park in their dream car garage when they read this question. That’s a conversation that could probably last many days in most circles. I’m talking more literally about the actual garage itself. Every time I look at homes on the market, I’m immediately drawn to the garage space. This is because knowing how much space you have lets you think about which cars you can and can’t potentially have. Plus, if you want to wrench, that’s additional space that needs…

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