The Best Memorial Day 2020 Financing and Leasing Car Deals
Memorial Day 2020 is upon us, and this year’s Memorial Day sales are amplified more than ever. It is, quite possibly, the one good thing to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic as automakers and dealers are just itching to sell cars and move inventory off their lots as they try to make way for next year’s models. We’ve already covered the sports cars and sedans you can get great incentives on,, and now we’re going to fill you in on some leasing and financing deals that you’d be stupid to overlook.
Sports Cars and Sedans Get Huge Incentives for Memorial Day 2020
Automakers are dealers alike are always looking to move inventory on Memorial Day weekend to make room for next year’s models, but Memorial Days sales for 2020 are going to be even bigger – quote possibly the only good thing that has come out of the COVID-19 pandemic. With sales in a major downfall for most of 2020 so far, some automakers and dealers are doubling down on incentives, and that’s very good news for you. Below, we’ve compiled a shortlist of some pretty awesome cars that you can pick up with a hefty discount for Memorial Day 2020.
The 10 Most Reliable Cars Ever Made
Some say cars aren’t as reliable as they used to be. While it is true that modern vehicles enjoy a shorter life cycle than some cars built in from the 1970s to the 1990s, some of the automobiles that are available right now, new or used, are reliable enough to be driven for at least a decade and up to 500,000 miles.
Many of these cars also don’t have major issues and are relatively inexpensive to repair anyway. Expert websites like Consumer Reports and J.D. Power have plenty of into about that, but we compiled a shorter list with the 10 most reliable cars of all time with examples from the 1990s to the 2010s, and even 2020.
Top 10 Best Cars for New Drivers
It goes without saying that buying your first car is a big deal. It’s one thing to just go and buy one car that suits your fancy; it’s another thing entirely to buy one that does more than that.
There are a lot of things to consider when buying your first car. Does the car suit your taste? Does it have a spacious interior? Is it fuel efficient? How well does it ride? Is it fast? Is it powerful? While you’re not obligated to answer all these questions, you need to find the ones that you want answers to. That’s going to shape your decision-making process. Of course, the ultimate question still has to be answered: how much does it cost? Get an idea on what you can and can’t buy, and you’re on your way to taking that next big step in your life.
How Does the 2021 Toyota Venza Compare to the Competition?
The Venza nameplate has made a return to Toyota’s stable after a five-year hiatus. The new Venza is a two-row SUV that slots between the RAV4 and the Highlander in the company’s lineup. This SUV is essentially a rebadged Harrier that’s sold in the Japanese market. To make it stand out from the competition and offer a fuel-efficient SUV to the customers, the Venza will be offered as a hybrid-only SUV.
But, is this enough to waive off the competition in the thickly stacked segment where almost every automaker has a presence? Here’s how the Venza stands when pit against the Ford Edge, Chevy Blazer, Hyundai Santa Fe, Kia Sorento, Honda Passport, and the Nissan Murano.
The Best Ford Mustangs of All Time
When you think of American cars, the Ford Mustang is among the first that comes into mind. It’s been around since 1964 and went through six generations that spawned all sorts of models and trims. It debuted as an affordable sports car and it quickly evolved into a powerful muscle car. It then became a not-so-powerful compact and switched to turbocharged performance in the 1980s. It rebound as a muscle car in the 1990s and became a full-fledged sports coupe in the 2010s. It comes with an incredibly vast history and it’s one of America’s greatest automotive legends. But what are the best Mustang models ever built? Let’s find out from the 13-model list below.
10 Modern Cars Destined to Be Classics
Every car that is considered a classic these days started life like all other cars that came before and after it. These classics, though, stood out from the rest of its kind, whether it was due to their exclusivity, memorability, or simply because so many people loved them. There’s no exact science to determine which car has “potential classic car” written all over them; a series of events or circumstances typically tips the balance in their favor. Some cars take a while to be considered a classic whereas others — like the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon — are already there despite them being in the market only recently. With so many cars to choose from that arrived in the last decade or so, we identified 10 models that have the potential to become classics in the future. How long it’ll take for them to get that level is another question entirely. But in the case of this exercise, all 10 of these rides have the chance to reach that level.
10 Surprising Facts About the Suzuki Samurai
The Suzuki Samurai reached our shores in 1985 but lived a very short life before the sales hit rock bottom. However, that was enough for enthusiasts and purists to realize that this little off-roader will be remembered for ages to come by. The Samurai was cheap and affordable, and its compact size made it stand out from the horde of other big, bulky, off-road SUVs and trucks.
Over the years, people have realized that the Samurai can go places that even the more accomplished off-roaders can’t. Currently sold as the Jimny worldwide, Suzuki has sold almost three million copies to date since its inception in 1970. Although the Samurai was quite famous in the States, there are a few things that not many people know about. So, here’s a list of 10 surprising facts about the Suzuki Samurai.
How Japan’s Car Culture Has Changed Over the Years
Japan is known for a lot of things. From its incredible food to its hilarious game shows, every corner of culture is occupied, in some capacity, by Japanese culture. That sentiment holds in the world of cars.
Japan is home to some of the biggest automakers in the world. Toyota, Honda, Nissan, and Mazda all call the Land of the Rising Sun home. Japan’s status as one of the epicenters of the automobile industry is a big part of the country’s vibrant and undeniably unique car culture. That extends to all sorts of aspects of the car world, whether it’s manufacturing, innovation, motorsports, and yes, even street racing.
Understanding Japan’s car culture and how it has evolved through the years requires a look into all these aspects, though it’s largely through the spectacle of street racing where we can see a big part of this cultural shift. There’s obviously more to it than that, but it’s still one of the best places to start if we’re going to talk about the how Japan’s car culture has changed over the years.
Best Cars For Uber Driving
Looking to join Uber? Then you’ll need a car that ticks a few boxes in order to maximize your profits. Usually, there are three main factors that matter most when picking your next Uber car, and most drivers set them as priorities: reliability, costs, and safety.
Naturally, you’ll want to stay away from repair shops for as long as possible and avoid costly repairs. What’s most, the car’s frugality is significant, too, for the obvious reasons, so don’t be surprised that the list below is brimming with hybrids. On top of that, there’s the safety aspect - you’ll be driving a lot, both alone and with passengers, so your and their well being is important.
Comparing the Smallest Crossovers: 2020 Hyundai Venue vs. 2020 Kia Soul vs. 2020 Nissan Kicks
Ever since Subaru lifted the Legacy’s suspension, slapped on some body cladding, and called it the Outback, it’s been harder and harder to draw a firm line between ’regular’ cars and SUVs. And we recently drove three vehicles that are right in that blurry area. Their manufacturers call them crossovers, and they’re tall and plastic-clad. But they’re tiny and come only with front-wheel-drive.
Whatever you call them, the all-new 2020 Hyundai Venue, the freshly-redesigned 2020 Kia Soul, and the 2020 Nissan Kicks are a lot of vehicle for the money. They all start below $20,000, all get at least 30 mpg, and all have higher seating positions and more cargo room than a sedan. They slot under their brands’ crossovers that already wear the pint-sized label of subcompact — the Hyundai Kona, Kia Seltos, and Nissan Rogue Sport — to provide an even lower price and even more city-friendly parking abilities.
The Best Chevy Camaros of All Time
Very few cars in the history of the American car industry are as famous as the Chevrolet Camaro. The Ford Mustang can give the Camaro a run for its money, and so too can models like the Dodge Challenger and the Camaro’s own cousin, the Chevrolet Corvette. As iconic as those models are, the Camaro is no less important. It’s one of the first American-made performance cars to capture the hearts and pockets of Americans, and while the Camaro did have an almost decade-long sabbatical in the 2000s, the nameplate still stands as one of the most famous nameplates, not just in the U.S., but all over the world. The Camaro has been around since 1966, and in that time, Chevrolet has rolled out more than its share of memorable Camaro models. Here are the 10 best Camaros of all time, at least as far as we’re concerned.
The Big Secrets Behind Misfit Garage
Anybody who’s ever seen Misfit Garage on the Discovery Channel knows how popular the show has become since it first aired in 2014. The show has become a fixture in the TV calendar of car enthusiasts, and with its popularity still ever-present, Misfit Garage continues to roll along, giving us a behind-the-scenes look at the car projects that happen inside Fired Up Garage.
The stars of the show, Tom Smith and Jordan Butler, have become household names in the business, but as much as we’ve come to know anything about these guys and the business they’re in, there are still a lot of things that we still don’t know about what happens behind-the-scenes. So let’s pull the curtains and find out a lot of interesting things about Misfit Garage.
10 Road Cars That Are Barely Street Legal
Supercars are by far the most extreme road going vehicles ever built. They deliver performance similar to race cars, they can be driven with great results on race track, but they were actually designed for public roads, as most of them come with a host of convenience features and state-of-the-art technologies.
However, there are high-performance cars that were actually designed exclusively for the track, but they were also built in road-going specs because carmakers were forced to do it for homologation. These cars are barely legal for street use and were among the most extreme vehicles during their introduction. Here’s a list of the coolest such creations.
What Are the Best Mercedes-Benz Models of the Decade?
Mercedes-Benz has built a solid reputation based on a couple of factors baked in the brand’s cars from day one. Performance is one of them, as are luxury, and comfort. The Stuttgart-based carmaker was quite busy over the past ten years, so here’s a list of the best Mercedes-Benz models to come out on the market between 2010 and 2020.
10 Cars That You Should Pick Over a Supercar Anyday
Supercars are some of the most fun cars to drive, but their steep price tags inhibit a lot of people — myself included — from driving one, let alone actually buying one. In the absence of any form of financial resources to actually scoop up a six-figure exotic, there are other options on the table that allow us to have our proverbial cakes and eat them, too. Truth be told, there is a multitude of vehicles in the market today that allow us to enjoy some of the thrills provided by supercars without forcing us to fork over our life savings. We picked out the best 10 vehicles that will make you forget about owning the newest Ferrari. These vehicles don’t have to be fast or powerful, but they all are fun to drive.
The Coolest Cars from Gotham Garage
As the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, those of us who have been on home quarantine are running out of shows to watch. Fortunately, there is one show on Netflix that gearheads from all walks of life can sink their teeth into to help pass time.
If you haven’t heard of the smash hit Car Masters: Rust to Riches, now’s as good a time as any to get acquainted with Mark Towle, Constance Nunes, and the folks over at Gotham Garage. Car Masters: Rust to Riches takes us on a behind-the-scenes look at some of Gotham Garage’s most famous custom builds. From Hollywood replica cars to insane one-off creations, Gotham Garage has built just about every kind of custom car you can think of. We’ve even compiled a list of some of the shop’s most memorable builds, including one of my favorite custom car creations of all time. Go, Speed Racer!