Every year, Kelley Blue Book released its Best Buy Awards, and 2021 is no exception. Their clever experts work hard to calculate the best cars to buy for any given year, looking for models that offer "the best blend of comfort, quality, dependability, low ownerships costs and affordability in a package that is easy and fun to drive." This year, the Hyundai Motor Group (Kia, Genesis and Hyundai) took home top honors with six category winners — just edging out Toyota and Lexus, which had five.
Check out the full list of cars, trucks and SUVs here.
2021 is technically a mid-cycle refresh for the Ford F-150. But it's one packed with substantive updates, including a new hybrid powertrain. (An all-electric version called the F-150 Lightning is coming for 2022, as well.)
If you tried to distill down what the average new car buyer wants these days into a single vehicle, you might well end up with something very much like the Toyota RAV4. In fact, the RAV4 happened to be the best-selling vehicle that wasn’t a pickup truck in America last year; Toyota moved more than 448,000 of them off dealer lots from January 1st to December 31st.
The Ford Expedition features best-in-class towing capability at up to 9,300 pounds, and offers both King Ranch and Texas editions for folks who really love the Lone Star State.
Car camping makes getting away easy as pie.
If you’ve always enjoyed the top bunk, you should invest in a rooftop car tent.