Reading Time: 12 minutes The RAV4 is a surprisingly good driver for operating in the affordable crossover market. Built on the TNGA chassis (same as the Corolla, Camry, and Prius), the current design adds fun to a previously bland driving experience.
Reading Time: 10 minutes There are tons of features packed into the Jeep Cherokee. With competition fierce in the compact crossover segment, manufacturers are adding high-end technology and comfort features, making higher trims a near luxury experience.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Tesla makes fast, attractive, technology-packed electric vehicles. Buying one used is a bit different than your average vehicle, due to offering zero gas or hybrid vehicles, and the lack of dealer network.
Reading Time: 4 minutes With a car-like interior for the driver and a huge flat rear cargo area, the Ford Transit Connect combines the best attributes of sedan, minivan, and station wagon into a fun to drive utilitarian package.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The top small SUV, according to JD Power, is the lovely VW Tiguan. Due to the shared chassis components under the sheet metal, the Tiguan is built solid like an Audi Q3, minus the higher price tag.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Toyota Tacoma is a popular pickup truck, and not just because it’s often shown in movies as the example of a dependable truck that can handle dirt roads and hauling people and cargo forever.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Trucks are all-around capable vehicles, able to do all kinds of work, survive off-road, and still meet your daily driver needs. That’s probably why trucks retain their resale value more than any other class of vehicle.
Reading Time: 3 minutes If dad needs something special this year, whether it’s Father’s Day, his birthday, or some other reason, maybe you’re considering a vehicle for the big guy.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Originally just a fancy version of the Camry in the ’90s, the Lexus ES evolved into its own luxury car early in the new millennium. The modern ES still shares some parts with the larger Toyota Avalon, but the mid-size Lexus benefits from the largest top trim Toyota.
Reading Time: 3 minutes You may be surprised that a vehicle as affordable as the Rio is also one of the most reliable. JD Power says the Rio is more reliable than the Honda Fit, plus there’s that massive 10-year/100,000-mile transferable warranty.