Long-term test cars

Our Tesla Model Y had to return to a Tesla service center for paint repair and inspection of a few issues, but we didn’t find a car with severely misaligned body panels or detached second-row seat ...
2021 Tesla Model Y

How Was the Build Quality on Our Model Y?

Our Tesla Model Y had to return to a Tesla service center for paint repair and inspection of a few issues, but we didn’t find a car with severely misaligned body panels or detached second-row seat ...
A 355-mile trip in our Tesla Model Y resulted in a flat tire and more charging stops than anticipated due to weather, passengers, cargo and highway speeds.
2021 Tesla Model Y

Our First Tesla Model Y Road Trip Started With a Flat Tire

A 355-mile trip in our Tesla Model Y resulted in a flat tire and more charging stops than anticipated due to weather, passengers, cargo and highway speeds.
Our 2021 F-150 was finally set to receive BlueCruise, Ford’s driver-assist system that couples hands-free lane centering with adaptive cruise control, but we found no evidence it had been installed.
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One Year Later, Still No BlueCruise for Our F-150

Our 2021 F-150 was finally set to receive BlueCruise, Ford’s driver-assist system that couples hands-free lane centering with adaptive cruise control, but we found no evidence it had been installed.
We’ve powered a lot with the Pro Power Onboard generator system of our 2021 Ford F-150 Limited hybrid, and it was only a matter of time before we attempted to charge an EV with the truck itself. Is ...
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We Charged a Ford Mustang Mach-E With an F-150

We’ve powered a lot with the Pro Power Onboard generator system of our 2021 Ford F-150 Limited hybrid, and it was only a matter of time before we attempted to charge an EV with the truck itself. Is ...
We sent our 2021 Ford F-150 hybrid for unscheduled service because of a low-voltage warning that locked out features and a chattering retractable gear selector.
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Our 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Encounters Failed 12-Volt ...

We sent our 2021 Ford F-150 hybrid for unscheduled service because of a low-voltage warning that locked out features and a chattering retractable gear selector.
We were curious to see how the 2022 Ram 1500 Limited’s cabin compares with our Best of 2021-winning Ford F-150 Limited, so we took a close look at the interiors of these luxury trucks.
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2021 Ford F-150 Limited Vs. 2022 Ram 1500 Limited: Which ...

We were curious to see how the 2022 Ram 1500 Limited’s cabin compares with our Best of 2021-winning Ford F-150 Limited, so we took a close look at the interiors of these luxury trucks.
Our Palisade appeared to be on the up-and-up after the initial fix in November 2020, but a year living with the SUV — and particularly the return of hot weather — unearthed whiffs of the original ...
2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited

A Year After Being Fixed, Does Our 2020 Hyundai Palisade ...

Our Palisade appeared to be on the up-and-up after the initial fix in November 2020, but a year living with the SUV — and particularly the return of hot weather — unearthed whiffs of the original ...
The active air dam deploys at vehicle speeds above 40 mph, depending on the selectable drive mode. It lowers from behind the fixed front splitter to increase aerodynamic efficiency up to 4%.
2021 Ford F-150 broken active air dam

Our 2021 Ford F-150’s Active Air Dam Disappeared, as Did ...

The active air dam deploys at vehicle speeds above 40 mph, depending on the selectable drive mode. It lowers from behind the fixed front splitter to increase aerodynamic efficiency up to 4%.
It’s our opinion that the Tesla Model Y is the benchmark for small electric SUVs. Now that we’ve bought one, we’re putting it to the test.
2021 Tesla Model Y

We Bought a 2021 Tesla Model Y

It’s our opinion that the Tesla Model Y is the benchmark for small electric SUVs. Now that we’ve bought one, we’re putting it to the test.
When equipped with the Max Trailer Tow Package, the 2021 Ford F-150 hybrid is rated to tow up to 12,700 pounds — here’s a summary of what we’ve towed so far.
2021 Ford F-150

Here's Everything We've Towed With Our 2021 Ford F-150 ...

When equipped with the Max Trailer Tow Package, the 2021 Ford F-150 hybrid is rated to tow up to 12,700 pounds — here’s a summary of what we’ve towed so far.