Popular pickup trucks are getting significant updates for 2024 premium
Trucks aren’t the lonely utilitarian workhorses they once were and now occupy the primary vehicle spot for many buyers in the United States. Because of that, automakers have added more tech, comfort, and luxury features to their trucks, making them easier to live with and more agreeable to drive. There’s also a whole world of […]
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Our Favorite American V8s On Sale in 2023 premium
Love it or hate it, most new cars will be electric (or plug-in hybrid) by the end of the decade. Even so, gas engines will stick around for quite some time, including the venerable American V8s, which have powered muscle cars and beefy pickup trucks for decades. There are several V8-powered vehicles still on sale […]
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These are Our Five Favorite Used PHEVs in 2023 premium
Many people would love to buy an EV but are apprehensive about the range, charging, and costs. Plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) are a fantastic go-between, as they offer all-electric driving range and function like a standard hybrid once the range is exhausted. At the same time, they’re less expensive than full EVs and can run on […]
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2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5: The Futuristic, Comfortable Electric Family Hauler premium
Hyundai’s EV lineup expanded with the Ioniq 6 earlier this year, but I recently got some seat time in the still-new Ioniq 5. I’ve wanted to experience its futuristic styling, advanced tech, and high-powered electrical architecture for a while, and for the most part, the SUV didn’t disappoint. The Ioniq 5 is available in several […]
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March 31, 2023
Which Type of Electrified Vehicle is Right for You? premium
The automotive world is changing rapidly, and there are plenty of new terms to learn. As we move toward an electrified future, automakers are introducing a variety of new models, including hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric vehicles. The differences between the three can be confusing for many, and automakers’ marketing campaigns aren’t always the most […]
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March 23, 2023
How Interest Rates Impact the Cost of Buying a Car premium
Car buying has been more expensive than ever, driven by inventory shortages and tech-packed new models over the past few years. Most recently, it has become much costlier to get car loans, thanks to rising interest rates. Higher monthly payments, longer loan terms, and more buyers upside down on car loans are just some of […]
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February 27, 2023
These are the Best Values in New and Used EVs for 2023 premium
Electric vehicles are becoming more common every day, but they’re still a mystery to many people. Driving range, charging times, and purchase costs are all reasonable concerns, and it can be difficult to find the best models in the quickly-growing EV market. We’ve gathered a list of the best values in new and used EVs to […]
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Used EVs are Now Eligible for Federal Tax Credits premium
As of January 1, electric vehicle tax credits and the rules that govern their distribution have changed. New legislation opens the door for different models to eligibility for credits, but there are other restrictions that come into play. We’ve gathered the most important information you need to know about the new credits, so let’s dive […]
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December 26, 2022
Here’s How Things are Going for New and Used Cars in Late 2022 premium
If nothing else, 2022 has shown that car prices and values don’t always make sense. In fact, little has made sense in the last 24 months or so, but the prices we’ve seen for new and used cars in recent months are surprising. New car prices climbed closer to $50,000 at the end of this […]
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November 28, 2022
2022 Recap: The Year in AutoTempest Search Data premium
AutoTempest saw millions of vehicle searches in 2022, and with the sometimes insane way our world seems to turn, we wanted to reflect on the year through the lens of your vehicle search behavior. We gathered all of the model years, price ranges, makes/models, and fuel types from our anonymized search data for this year […]
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