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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Platinum Class: Electric Vehicle Miles driven: 204 Battery capacity: 131 kWh EPA-estimate MPGe: 73 city/60 hwy/66 combined EPA-estimated driving range: 300 miles Consumer Guide range estimate (ideal conditions): 290-300 miles Base price: $90,874 (not including $1695 destination charge) Options on test vehicle: Max Recline driver/front-passenger seats ($345); Toughbed spray-in bedliner ($595) Price as tested: $93,509   Quick Hits The great: Lightning-quick acceleration, especially […]

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Author: The Daily Drive staff
Posted: July 7, 2022, 12:46 am

Note: The following story was excerpted from the June 2021 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine. For nearly 15 years, Dodge’s lone coupe model has been the throwback Challenger. Readers are surely familiar with its classic muscle car styling, rear-drive chassis, and Hemi V-8 with seemingly limitless amounts of horsepower. Therefore, we completely understand if you need […]

The Daily Drive | Consumer Guide® - News, Opinion, Photos, and Videos on the Latest Cars and Trucks

Author: Don Sikora II
Posted: July 5, 2022, 10:52 pm

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 […]

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Author: The Daily Drive staff
Posted: July 1, 2022, 5:11 pm

2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD Class: Compact Crossover SUV Miles driven: 474 Fuel used: 13.9 gallons Real-world fuel economy: 34.1 mpg Driving mix: 60% city, 40% highway EPA-estimated fuel economy: 41/38/40 (mpg city/highway/combined) Fuel type: Regular gas Base price: $37,575 (not including $1215 destination charge) Options on test vehicle: Limited-Grade Weather Package ($815), Premium Audio with Navigation package ($1040), Limited-Grade Advanced Technology Package ($1225), […]

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Author: The Daily Drive staff
Posted: June 30, 2022, 11:19 pm

Note: The following story was excerpted from the June 2021 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine. It’s a cliché to say it’s the end of an era, and it’s still difficult to believe, but Buick is technically out of the car business. That’s right; every 2021-model Buick in the U.S. market is a crossover SUV. Perhaps more […]

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Author: Don Sikora II
Posted: June 29, 2022, 8:59 pm

2022 BMW M440i xDrive Gran Coupe Class: Premium Compact Car Miles driven: 248 Fuel used: 10.5 gallons Real-world fuel economy: 23.6 mpg Driving mix: 55% city, 45% highway EPA-estimated fuel economy: 22/29/25 (mpg city/highway/combined) Fuel type: Premium gas recommended Base price: $58,200 (not including $995 destination charge) Options on test vehicle: San Remo Green Metallic paint ($550), Cooling and High Performance Tire Package ($2400), Driving Asssistance Professional Package ($1700), […]

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Author: The Daily Drive staff
Posted: June 28, 2022, 9:27 pm

2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew LT Trail Boss Class: Large Pickup Miles driven: 261 Fuel used: 11.3 gallons Real-world fuel economy: 23.1 mpg Driving mix: 50% city, 50% highway EPA-estimated fuel economy: 20/23/21 (mpg city/highway/combined) Fuel type: Diesel Base price: $52,000 (not including $1695 destination charge) Options on test vehicle: LT Trail Boss Premium Package ($4000), Duramax 3.0-liter 6-cylinder turbodiesel ($2590), power sunroof ($995), front bucket seats […]

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Author: The Daily Drive staff
Posted: June 28, 2022, 4:10 am

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 […]

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Author: The Daily Drive staff
Posted: June 24, 2022, 4:51 pm

First glimpsed in concept-car form at the CES trade show in January of 2021, the Cadillac Celestiq promises to be the brand’s most luxurious, most technologically advanced, and most expensive model ever. The large sedan will built on GM’s “Ultium” electric-vehicle platform, with annual production limited to a rumored 400 units. Celestiq will be hand assembled at GM’s Global […]

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Author: Tom Appel
Posted: June 23, 2022, 10:55 pm

2022 Genesis G80 3.5T Sport Prestige Class: Premium Large Car Miles driven: 335 Fuel used: 19.5 gallons Real-world fuel economy: 17.2 mpg Driving mix: 75% city, 25% highway EPA-estimated fuel economy: 17/26/20 (mpg city/highway/combined) Fuel type: Premium gas required Base price: $63,700 (not including $1025 destination charge) Options on test vehicle: Prestige Package w/ all-season tires ($6300) Price as tested: $71,095 Quick Hits The great: Value pricing […]

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Author: The Daily Drive staff
Posted: June 23, 2022, 12:01 am