Car Research & Comparisons

Hyundai Elantra vs Hyundai Sonata: Which Is Right For You?

Hyundai Elantra vs Hyundai Sonata

In comparing the Elantra with the Sonata, Hyundai begs the question, “Are you buying the car you need or the car you want?”. Both offer levels of comfort and efficiency, but after that, there are important differences that separate the popular family-friendly sedans. Will these differences actually matter to you?  I tested both to take […]

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Toyota C-HR vs Honda HR-V: Which Is a Better Value?

Toyota C-HR vs Honda HR-V

Toyota and Honda have been going at it nearly as long as Ford and Chevrolet. The rivalry is not so much about sports cars, though. Instead, these two heavyweights throw down in the commuter-car arena. The most affordable match-up? The Toyota C-HR and the Honda HR-V. We just had to test each vehicle for ourselves […]

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Hyundai Tucson vs Santa Fe: Which Is the Better Crossover?

Tucson vs Santa Fe

Shoppers searching for a modern, upscale two-row crossover will find Hyundai has many from which to choose. So, I tested both the Hyundai Tucson and Santa Fe to see how they line up. The Tucson is a compact five-passenger crossover about the size of the Toyota RAV4. The Santa Fe is also a five-passenger crossover, […]

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Hyundai Palisade vs. Kia Telluride: Which Is the Better SUV?

Hyundai Palisade vs Kia Telluride

Two of the hottest three-row SUVs on the market right now are built by Hyundai and Kia – and they share far more than their parent companies may care to let on. But are the Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride mere exercises in badge engineering? We decided to test both vehicles to see for ourselves. […]

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Honda HR-V vs CR-V: Which Crossover Is the Best?


Small crossovers rule supreme these days, to the extent they have been fragmented into various specific size classes and price ranges. Case in point: the Honda HR-V and CR-V. The CR-V name is likely a familiar one. At the time of its release, it was an automotive pioneer feeling out the viability of a segment […]

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Hyundai Santa Fe PHEV vs Hyundai Tucson PHEV

Hyundai Sante Fe PHEV vs Hyundai Tucson PHEV

At first glance, you might see the Hyundai SUV lineup in a longitudinal way starting at the Venue and going across the page to the Palisade with stops along the way for the Tucson and the Santa Fe. Dig in a little deeper and you notice that there are also latitudinal differences that distinguish the […]

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Hyundai IONIQ 5 vs Kia EV6: Which Electric SUV Should I Buy?

Hyundai IONIQ5 vs Kia EV6

It would be so easy to call the Hyundai INOIQ 5 and the KIA EV6 twins and leave it at that. After all, they do share the same all-electric platform, utilize the same motor and battery systems, and were released to the automotive marketplace as compact crossover SUVs at nearly the same time. But dig […]

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Subaru WRX vs STI: Which Is Right For You?

Subaru WRX vs STI

The legendary status of these cars has meant there is a fair amount of misinformation and consumer confusion when it comes to which is a better fit for one’s needs. The sticker price between the two can be significantly different, but so are performance and daily drive metrics. I tested both vehicles and put together […]

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Honda Pilot vs. Passport: Which SUV Is the Best?

Honda Pilot vs Honda Passport

If you are a Honda fan looking for a roomy family crossover SUV, Honda offers you two outstanding choices larger than its top-selling CR-V. I just had to test both for myself to see how they line up. The Pilot has three rows and is widely considered a benchmark in its segment. Honda also offers […]

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Subaru BRZ vs Toyota GR86: What’s the Difference?

Subaru BRZ vs Toyota GR86

To say that the Subaru BRZ and the Toyota GR86 are cut from the same cloth would be an understatement. A quick look at the numbers seems to indicate that there is barely any difference between them. So, where do we find any differences? Well, besides noting a few nearly insignificant cosmetic dissimilarities, it takes […]

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