Aaron Answers: Why do large pickup trucks have only slightly better MPG than 18-wheelers

My Answer: A fully loaded semi-truck and trailer weigh in at up to 80,000 pounds gross. A loaded heavy-duty pickup truck and trailer can weigh in at 40,000 gross. So roughly half the weight. But the pickup will be producing less torque, will have a less highway-tuned drivetrain, and will likely …

2018 Subaru STI review: Roomy rally car fits more than just the co-driver

“Coolest family car ever.” So said the random guy at the farmer’s market when the five of us parked the 2018 Subaru WRX STI and piled out of the car. With a huge Tokyo Drift spoiler, luminescent black paint, neon green brakes, and a hood scoop that means business, the …

2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid keeps up the “Better Than Gas” tradition

With Toyota products, the hybrid option is almost always the better one. That’s definitely true with the Camry midsize sedan, which is much better to drive and has far superior fuel economy with the hybrid drivetrain. The Camry Hybrid is largely unchanged for 2017. Read the review at FutureCars.com.

Review: 2017 Buick LaCrosse is more than a restyled Impala

For the 2017 model year, Buick totally reconfigured the big LaCrosse sedan in an effort to differentiate it from the crowd of standard and semi-luxurious sedans on the market. Buick succeeded, taking what used to be just a restyled Impala and making it something unique to the segment. Read the …

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