Buyers Guide Archive

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Is Extra Care Worth It?, Oil Change After 1,000 Miles?, Hill Assist Assistance?, EV Roadside Assistance Q. I am about to purchase a Certified Used 2016 Toyota...

Which States Have the Most Four-Wheel and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles?

Four- and all-wheel drive vehicles are the preferred drive types for harsh weather conditions or for off-pavement excursions. While SUVs and trucks are becoming more popular across...

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Transmission fluid, cruise control in the rain and snow, Chevy HHR, should I buy a spare tire? Q. I drive an older Ford Excursion that I love...

Review: 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Gets the All-New Treatment

Overview (Final Score: A-) Completely redesigned for 2019, the Santa Fe has a new look inside and out and now includes a two-row design without using the...

Review: The 2019 Ford F-150 Has Everything for Just About Everybody

Overview (Final Score: A) The Ford F-150 is the best-selling pickup truck in America and has held that title for decades. The truck saw a refresh in...

Review: 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Sets the Standard for Luxury SUVs

Overview (Final Score: B) The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class was introduced in 2016 as the German automaker’s entry into the luxury small crossover class. The GLC quickly set the...

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Transmission fluid, cruise control in the rain and snow, Chevy HHR, should I buy a spare tire? Q. I am considering changing the transmission fluid on my...

2019 Toyota 4Runner is an Off-Road Powerhouse of Throwback Greatness

Overview (Final Score: B) The 4Runner is a traditional body-on-frame (truck-based) sport utility but competes in an arena full of more modern crossover (car-based) utilities. The 2019...

Review: 2019 GMC Acadia Continues With Premium Excellence

Overview (Final Score: A) The GMC Acadia is a solid-selling, midsized crossover in the premium market. As one of the first sport utilities in the segment, the...

Review: 2019 Chrysler 300 Is Big, American, and Awesome

Overview (Final Score: B+) There is something purely American about a big sedan with a rumbling engine and a bold, Al Capone look. The Chrysler 300 embodies...