Last week, we posted a story on things taller drivers should be looking out for when purchasing a new vehicle. It suddenly became obvious that we should also provide some advice for those of lesser stature. We polled our smaller friends to find out their challenges when finding a new car.
You do crazy stuff for your kids, but it doesn’t have to involve a ton of money. This guy — called DIYDad, who has a YouTube Channel and Blog about a really cool treehouse he built, too — took a cheap bunk bed he found on Craigslist and transformed it into the coolest VW Microbus […]
Sport Utility Vehicles are a shadow of their former selves. They’re gussied up in tuxedos and tails, when they used to be fit for strapping a deer to the hood and sticking the boat in the water. We searched the files at BestRide.com and found five vintage SUVs that get it right:
Hybrids are something of an easy sell these days, especially with gas prices rising, but electric vehicles are a different story. They’re still outside the average driver’s comfort zone with many fearful of running out of juice due to the lack of charging stations. Volkswagen has a plan to overcome that issue. Electrify America is […]
Volkswagen is introducing an all-new Jetta for 2019, which usually means a price increase. Instead, it’s the reverse with the base price of the new Jetta coming in below that of the outgoing model. Looking for a new or used Volkswagen Jetta? Check out BestRide’s listings search here. The base Volkswagen Jetta starts at $18,545 […]
The debuts at the New York International Auto Show included plenty of production vehicles that will arrive in showrooms for the 2019 model year. They also included several concept cars. Sometimes these are a preview of what will make it in production, but other times they’re flights of fancy. The Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak concept is […]
The 2018 Volskwagen Passat is a practical mid-size sedan available in six trim levels. This year, Volkswagen gave the Passat a new turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. It replaces the old 1.8-liter engine and helps make the experience of driving the Passat a bit more interesting.
It is beyond ridiculous that this is a real story and not a satire. Volkswagen, which was famously in big trouble for rigging its diesel vehicles to pass emissions tests, is now in trouble over its diesels once again. This time, it’s because the automaker tested the danger of diesel fumes on monkeys.
Today’s new vehicles have impressive arrays of features and technology, and in many ways, the cars we drove as recently as the 1990s seem a world away from them. So if you were taking the wheel for the first time back then, then these details will probably ring some bells.