Author: Matthew Keegan

Matt Keegan is a journalist, media professional, and owner of this website. He has an extensive writing background and has covered the automotive sector continuously since 2004. When not driving and evaluating new vehicles, Matt enjoys spending his time outdoors.
2022 Hyundai Sonata N-Line
26
Apr
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Taking the N-Line With the Hyundai Sonata

The midsize Hyundai Sonata remains a strong contender in its segment with standard, hybrid, and performance models available. This model seats five comfortably, offers several powertrain choices, and has one of the best interiors in its class. The infotainment is…

VINFAST
22
Apr
2022
Posted in News

VinFast is Coming to America

VinFast, an upstart automaker from Vietnam, will enter the U.S. market this year. The company, founded in 2017 by Vingroup, is currently producing vehicles in its home country. Later this year, two all-electric SUVs arrive stateside, models that will later…

2022 Nissan Frontier
21
Apr
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Nissan Frontier: True, Blue Midsize Pickup Truck

The midsize pickup truck market is booming as customers rediscover the offerings on hand. After seemingly appearing to fade away, a rash of new offerings starting in the mid-2010s revived the segment. The Nissan Frontier is the latest of a…

child in car seat
20
Apr
2022
Posted in Articles

Child Heatstroke Dangers and Your Car

Parents and caregivers understand the importance of restraining children in their car booster seats, an effective way to protect youngsters. However, even with children safely in place, one significant and overlooked hazard may be lying in wait: heatstroke. Heatstroke can…

15
Apr
2022
Posted in Articles

Gap Coverage May Save You Thousands of Dollars

Here’s a thought: you buy a new car and within months it is stolen or totaled following an accident. You believe that your insurance coverage is excellent, but are soon rudely awakened when your finance company sends you a bill…

Subaru WRX
12
Apr
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Highlights of the 2022 Subaru WRX

Compact performance models are no longer common fare, at least not from the mainstream manufacturers. Ford exited the market a few years back when it decided to keep the Focus out of the U.S. market. Also, Chevrolet and Dodge no…

Mazda CX-30
06
Apr
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Mazda CX-30: Refined and Pricey

The subcompact crossover utility market is flooded with models with every manufacturer participating. At present, Mazda is represented by one entry, the CX-30, retiring the CX-3 last year. The duo was based on separate platforms with the latter offering a…

01
Apr
2022
Posted in Car Buying Tips

Car Loan Essentials & Requirements

If you are in the market for a new car, most likely you will finance one. After all, few people can come up with the funds necessary for an all-cash deal. Financing, though, is fairly straightforward. This means there are…

Car dealer and customer shaking hands
31
Mar
2022
Posted in Car Buying Tips

What is a Program Car?

What is a program car? That’s a good question and it is a term that is unfamiliar to most consumers. In brief, a program car is a used vehicle, one that was used by a car dealer for an executive…

Hurricane Engine
25
Mar
2022
Posted in News

What We Know About the Stellantis Hurricane Engine

A hurricane is brewing, but in this situation, it is entirely man-made. Precisely, the Hurricane that arrives this fall will not come from the Atlantic, although it will originate near the Gulf. The Gulf of Mexico, that is. Stellantis, a…

Nissan Juke
24
Mar
2022
Posted in Commentary

A Wholesale Shift to EVs is Not a Given

Nissan and EVs…what is planned. A complete switch to full electrification is planned by many automakers, with some expecting to reach that goal as early as 2030. Making the switch means investing tens of billions of dollars in research and…

2022 Hyundai Venue
14
Mar
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

First Look: 2022 Hyundai Venue

Are high car prices getting you down? You’re not alone as the average transaction price for a new vehicle is fast approaching $50,000. That’s well above the price threshold for average Americans, which makes new car buying a significant challenge…

Toyota Tundra
11
Mar
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

At a Glance: 2022 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition

The all-new Toyota Tundra is here, the first new full-size model from this manufacturer in 15 years. That’s a long interval or nearly three times as long as how the domestic competitors approach the segment, with full overhauls approximately every…

09
Mar
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Kia Stinger Fun Facts!

The Kia Stinger is an unusual model for a mainstream brand. First, it comes with standard rear-wheel drive. Second, it blends luxury and performance elements that are typically found on fine models from BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Importantly, it delivers value…

07
Mar
2022
Posted in News

Gas Prices Breach $4 Per Gallon

To the surprise of virtually no one, the average price for a gallon of regular-grade gasoline topped $4 per gallon over the weekend. That is the highest price we have seen since 2008 and it shows no signs of easing….

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat
04
Mar
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

First Impression: Ford Maverick Lariat

Immediately after testing the two-door Ford Bronco, a Ford Maverick replaced it. The Maverick is a compact pickup truck in a segment that has been dormant for nearly three decades. Along with the Ranger and F-Series, the all-new Maverick solidifies…