Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®

Lauren Fix is a nationally recognized automotive expert, media guest, journalist, author, keynote speaker and television host. A trusted automotive expert, Lauren provides an insider’s perspective on a wide range of automotive topics, energy and safety issues for both the auto industry and consumers. Her analysis is honest and straightforward.

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Why The 2024 Honda Prologue Outshines the Tesla Model Y

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 23, 2024

We test drive the new 2024 Honda Prologue, we’ll show you how it compares to a Tesla Model Y or other electric SUVs. The Honda Prologue is a brand-new nameplate. The all-new, all-electric 2024 Honda Prologue SUV offers a sporty driving experience with a tech-rich cabin and plenty of room to roam.

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MG-ONE-Review

2024 MG One Compact SUV | Value-Packed Urban Drive

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 19, 2024

The MG One is a compact crossover SUV manufactured by SAIC Motor and marketed under the MG marque. MG ONE is the ideal vehicle for the modern urban dweller. Offering both bespoke innovations and a distinct personality, it is built on the SAIC Motor Intelligent Global Architecture (SIGMA) platform.

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Tesla-Cybertruck

Tesla Cybertruck Is a DISASTROUS Vanity Project

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 19, 2024

The 2024 Cybertruck is possibly the most polarizing and most unique new vehicle on the market today. Sharp edges and acute angles along with an ultra-durable stainless steel exterior make for a truck like none other before it. Look at all the hype on the new cybertruck! They can’t stop bragging about how resistant it is to bullets, and with those unbreakable glass and more.

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AM Radio Bill Vote Blocked – We Want to Keep AM Radio In Our Cars

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 13, 2024

Now is the time to contact your elected representative and tell them to pass the Save AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act. This is an update to the Save AM Radio act and AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act. I’m shocked that lawmakers from  all sides have not passed this […]

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BMW-X5-Review

2024 BMW X5 Gets New Design, More Tech and More Power!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 10, 2024

The 2024 BMW X5 gets new design, more tech and more power! Check out the BMW M60i, we shall you all the cool updates for 2024.

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Genesis-G70-Review

2024 Genesis G70 the BEST Sports Sedan? Germans Should Be Concerned

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 8, 2024

The 2024 Genesis G70. The new G70 comes standard with a 300 HP 2.5T powertrain, standard Brembo brakes, new technologies such as Digital Key 2, and new color combinations and interior features – striking the perfect balance between performance and comfort.

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2024 Lexus GX 550 Overtrail and Platinum First Drive and Off-Road Test

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 5, 2024

The all-new 2024 Lexus GX was designed to inspire customers to pursue their urge to travel, take an unpaved path, immerse themselves in nature and revel in the joy of driving. As part of that journey, GX blazes the trail as the first vehicle to bring the global Lexus “Overtrail Project” to life.

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BMW-X5-Review

BMW X5 with HYDROGEN FUEL – This is the FUTURE of CARS!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / February 1, 2024

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BMW expands into Hydrogen Power with Fuel-Cell SUV based on the X5. The BMW iX5 hydrogen fuel-cell SUV is now entering low-volume production and will begin testing in select regions next spring. Based on the regular BMW X5, the iX5 is retrofitted with a fuel-cell stack, an electric motor and battery, and a new floor to fit its hydrogen tanks.

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Shocking News: Electric Vehicle Rebate Programs Run Out of Money

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 26, 2024

The Illinois EPA electric vehicle program is out of money – Bad news if you still haven’t applied for the Illinois EPA electric vehicle rebates – the program is now out of money. The agency says the number of applications has surpassed the amount of funding, $12 million, for the fiscal […]

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Toyota-GR-Supra-Review

Is the 2023 Toyota GR Supra the SAME as a BMW Z4?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 24, 2024

The 2023 Toyota GR Supra 3.0 Premium is two-seater sports car and is very similar to a BMW Z4. Is it the same and the BMW, as some say, with nothing more than different body work? The 2023 Toyota GR Supra and the 2023 BMW Z4 both offer a classic grand-tourer experience. The two vehicles are similar, but they’re far from twins.

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Honda-Civic-Review

2023 Honda Civic Type-R Review: Ultimate Hot Hatch

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 19, 2024

The 2024 Honda Civic Type R is a track-inspired hatchback with a turbocharged 315-hp engine, a 6-speed manual transmission, and a 4-mode drive system.

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Toyota-Crown-Review

2023 Toyota Crown: The Perfect Blend of SUV and Sedan

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 19, 2024

The all-new 2023 Toyota Crown large hybrid car or is it a SUV? All Toyota Crown models have a hybrid powertrain, we have the top Platinum model with the Hybrid Max powertrain, a 2.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder with a 6-speed automatic transmission, it gets a combined 340 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque.

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House Votes to Overturn Biden’s EV Mandate

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 12, 2024

We let them know we stood behind H.R. 4468, a bill prohibiting the EPA from implementing a mandate to only buy electric vehicles. This is the first step in stopping the EPA from restricting what types of vehicles can be offered, allowing you & the market to decide what is […]

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Chevrolet-Silverado-Review

Is the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV the Best Full-Size Electric Truck?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 11, 2024

The 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV pickup truck has consumer-friendly pricing, but its most affordable model is intended for work sites rather than everyday drivers. Although it shares its electric powertrain with the brash GMC Hummer EV, the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV resembles a more classic take on the electric pickup truck.

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Dodge-Demon-170-Review

2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 – 1025 HP! The Last Call!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 11, 2024

Dodge has always been about power and setting the bar higher. Creating special cars to compete with other performance cars. This is to honor the muscle cars – very important motivation. Dodge has something to prove – SRT is not dead. Celebrating the end with factory crazy.

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BMW-M2-Review

Get Ready for the 2024 BMW M2: The Ultimate Driving Machine

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 11, 2024

Check out the 2024 BMW 2-Series at a glance. The all-new BMW M2 performance car. We were really excited to get the M2 this week and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. The BMW M2 has a 3L twin-turbo inline-6 with a 6-speed manual transmission or an 8-speed automatic transmission, 453 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque, standard RWD.

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Hyundai-Kona-Review

All New 2024 Hyundai Kona Limited AWD Is it Worth the Price?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 10, 2024

The updated 2024 Hyundai Kona is more refined and more practical than ever, and is still a strong value despite its price increase. It is completely redesigned for the 2024 model year and features a more modern appearance.

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Germany Ends Electric Vehicle Subsidies Immediately! This will impact other countries including the USA

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / January 2, 2024

Germany has decided to end its electric vehicle subsidy. On Wednesday, December 13th, German leaders announced the ending of these subsidies due to 2024 budget concerns. There was an environmental purchase premium for e-cars of up to 6,000 euros ($6,555 US). On of the foremost proponents of E-Mobility in Germany, […]

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NHTSA Wants your feedback on its mandated kill switches

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 26, 2023

NHTSA (National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration) wants your feedback on its mandated ‘kill switches’ coming to all vehicles in 2026. We covered a story regarding the Biden-approved 2021 infrastructure bill that holds Section 24220 regarding a requirement for automakers to begin including a “vehicle kill switch” within the operating […]

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Why Car Prices Are Going to Go Up HUGE

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 26, 2023

Car prices are going to go up even more. The Alliance for Automotive Innovation, a lobbying group in the U.S. that represents most major automakers, is once again criticizing the Biden Administration’s proposal to boost fuel economy standards. NHTSA is proposing to increase requirements at a rate of 2% per […]

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Hyundai-Santa-Fe-Review

2024 Hyundai Santa Fe is a Bigger and Bolder SUV

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 26, 2023

The 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe is all new, its a midsize crossover SUV segment. We take the new Hyundai Santa Fe for a test drive with a Hyundai product planner to show you some of the coolest changes. This SUV is big and bold, with a whole bunch of new features that make it a great choice for today’s drivers.

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Fisker-Ocean-Review.

2024 Fisker Ocean Is Really Quirky, But a Cool Electric SUV

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 22, 2023

2024 Fisker Ocean EV is a quirky, stylish and promising EV SUV with some legitimately good ideas. The California-based startup sold its first U.S.spec Ocean’s in late 2023

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The 2024 Lexus RX450h+ Plug-In Hybrid Luxury Electric SUV Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 20, 2023

The 2024 Lexus RX 450h+ Luxury AWD is powered by 2.5L Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid Engine with Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT) transmission. The PHEV version of the RX has a 2.5-liter inline-four gasoline engine, a claimed electric range of 35 miles, and is the most expensive model in the lineup

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Chevrolet-Blazer-Review

Why the 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV is a Game Changer – Pros and Cons

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 20, 2023

The all-electric 2024 Blazer EV midsize electric crossover segment. It is not the same as the gas powered Chevy Blazer.
* All-new electric SUV

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Biden’s $7.5B Plan to Build 500,000 EV Chargers Has NOT Built a Single Charger

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 15, 2023

Another billion-dollar promise broken – no EV chargers built yet! Not even one! When President Joe Biden announced his billion-dollar plan to build 500,000 EV chargers, it seemed like a game-changing move for the electric vehicle industry. But here’s the harsh reality: not a single charger has been built. Despite […]

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Cybertruck debuts to cheers and boos

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 13, 2023

It’s two years later than intended, but Tesla made its first deliveries of the Cybertruck to retail customers yesterday. Public reaction ranged from cheers to boos. Some people loved it, while most couldn’t get past the radical styling.  Like Ford’s Lightning and Chevy’s Silverado EV, pricing for the Cybertruck is […]

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BMW-5-Series-Review.

2024 BMW 5 Series: All-New Redesign and Cutting-Edge Features

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 11, 2023

Get ready to dive deep into the all-new 2024 BMW 5 Series! 2024 BMW 5 Series: All-new redesign and cutting-edge features and new drivetrains including an all-new 2.0 liter TwinPower turbo inline four-cylinder paired with a 48-volt mild hybrid system powers the lower two trims, the 530i and 530i xDrive. The top-trim 540i xDrive is a refreshed 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine, with 375 hp, a 40-hp increase. torque is up to 384 lb-ft and can be boosted to 398 lb-ft with the mild hybrid system; 0-60 mph time of 4.5 seconds.

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Genesis-GV80-Review

2024 Genesis GV80 Prestige Signature is a Luxury Bargain

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 11, 2023

The 2024 Genesis GV80 Prestige Signature Edition is the epitome of luxury at a budget-friendly price. With its sleek design and signature lighting, this vehicle is sure to turn heads. Not to mention, the leather seating surfaces, heated and ventilated seats, and massage feature make for an incredibly comfortable ride.

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Rolls-Royce-Spectre-Review

Is the 2024 Rolls Royce Spectre Worth $500k?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 11, 2023

The 2024 Rolls Royce Spectre is Rolls Royce’s first electric vehicle a 584-horsepower dual-motor electric powertrain and a 266-mile range power an ultra-luxury sports coupe. It offers a silent and luxuriant ride but has some drawbacks regarding performance and driving range. So is the 2024 Rolls Royce Spectre worth the $500,000 price tag?

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Fact Checkers Falsify Kill Switch Mandate

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 8, 2023

Fact Checkers Falsify Kill Switch Mandate – proving they dont’ want you to know about it. Read on for all of the details.

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Top 12 Best Cars: Best of the Best Automobiles

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 5, 2023

The automobile industry always evolves, with different car brands showcasing design, technology, and feature innovation. Here are some of the factors used to rank the top 12 best cars in the attached PDF list: 1. Technology Car technology has changed and improved the driving experience of different cars. For example, […]

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2024 Mercedes Benz GLE: Unleashing a New Era of Design, Power and Tech

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 4, 2023

The 2024 Mercedes Benz GLE 450 4Matic has been redesigned with more power and improved technology. The GLE class’s premium cabin and plentiful tech feature bolster its luxury status. The GLE-class exterior styling is lightly altered for 2024, including a revised front bumper design, an updated grille, new lighting elements, […]

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The Battle Begins: Car Dealers Challenge Biden’s Electric Vehicle Mandate

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / December 1, 2023

A coalition of almost 4,000 auto dealers nationwide sent an open letter to President Biden, calling on him to “tap the brakes” on his administration’s aggressive electric vehicle (EV) push. The coalition — which includes dealers located in all 50 states and who collectively sell every major car brand is […]

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Toyota-Tacoma-Review.

We Drive The 2024 Toyota Tacoma Details You Waited For!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 30, 2023

The 2024 Tacoma is more powerful, more capable, and more efficient. Different styles, different motors, all for different personalities and different usage. Every Tacoma Is rugged nature looks premium there’s specific suspensions, branding, headlights and tail lights, tires and wheels. New Tacoma is capable based on Baja design. it offers big tires and high lift.

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Revolutionizing Speed: Exclusive 2024 Corvette E-Ray Interview

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 30, 2023

The Corvette E Ray is the fastest Corvette ever! Its a highly evolved, thoroughly refined supercar that goes from sweet to beastly at the push of the throttle. Keith gives all the juicy detailed you’ve been waiting to hear.

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Toyota-GR-Corolla-Review

Is The 2023 Toyota GR Corolla Even Better Than Expected

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 27, 2023

Is The 2023 Toyota GR Corolla Even Better Than Expected? I was skeptical but it was a blast to drive.
It has a spunky three-cylinder powertrain, tight handling, and adaptive all-wheel drive. This delivers good performance. The GR Corolla sets the bar high for sport-compact hatchbacks.

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National Transportation Safety Board WANT Speed Limiters in Cars

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 24, 2023

We have played this game before. And we have won. Now it’s time to play it once more and we need your support! The NTSB urged 17 automakers to install intelligent speed-assistance technology in all new vehicles that, at a minimum, warn a driver when the vehicle is speeding. The […]

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Is The 2023 Toyota GR Corolla Even Better Than Expected

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 24, 2023

Is the 2023 Toyota GR Corolla Even Better Than Expected? I was skeptical but it was a blast to drive. It has a spunky three-cylinder powertrain, tight handling, and adaptive all-wheel drive. This delivers good performance. The GR Corolla sets the bar high for sport-compact hatchbacks. Here are the specs: […]

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Toyota-Camry-Review

New 2025 Toyota Camry Will Dominate the Sedan Market

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 21, 2023

The 2025 Toyota Camry is redesigned with a stylish new look and high-tech interior. The next generation Toyota Hybrid System is available in FWD and AWD.

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2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 Review // The Ultimate Status SUV?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 21, 2023

The high-powered hand-crafted G63 is a hugely capable luxury off-roader with compromises that contribute to its character.

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Your Car Data Grabs Your Information Including Your Sex Life to Politics – A Privacy Issue!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 18, 2023

How is this possible? The Mozilla Foundation studied 25 car brands and found some collecting data on sexual activity and political opinions. How can this happen? Drivers have been warned that cars present a “privacy nightmare” with vehicle manufacturers collecting extensive personal data on drivers, even including their sexual activities. […]

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Major Pushback Against Self Driving Cars – It’s NOT Good!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 18, 2023

Did you know that Cruise, the autonomous vehicle (AV) operator owned by General Motors, has been asked by the California Department of Motor Vehicles to halve its operations in San Francisco following a crash into an emergency vehicle. The news came after a Cruise driverless taxi collided with a firetruck in a San Francisco intersection Aug. […]

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2023 Ford F150 Raptor R – I Had To Buy One!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 16, 2023

The 2023 Ford F150 Raptor R is full of gnarly performance, and unbeatable off-road capability. The F-150 Raptor is one seriously intense truck, but it’s surprisingly amenable to everyday. I couldn’t help myself – we had to buy one.

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Nissan-Armada-Review

Why the 2023 Nissan Armada Is Worth Every Penny | Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 16, 2023

The 2023 Nissan Armada continues to meet the needs of drivers looking for full-size SUV strength and capability with an extensive list of premium features and technologies. For 2023, Armada further enhances its appeal with additional hands-free technology and more standard features.

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Car ‘Kill Switch’ House Vote  Fails To Remove 

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 15, 2023

I’m fired up and should be too! I recently covered what was snuck inside the recently passed $1.2 trillion 1,100 page infrastructure bill. It is a proposal to have a “kill switch” to be installed in all new cars. This is no joke and has already passed in Congress and […]

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Senate Bill Pushing Back on Radical Electric Vehicle Mandate

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 11, 2023

We discussed the bill passed in the House of Representatives to stop the gas vehicle ban.  Here is an interesting updated. Joe Manchin a democrat from Kentucky introduces Senate legislation that would prohibit regulations mandating specific technologies or restricting vehicles based on engine type.  Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Mike […]

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Mini-Cooper-S-Countryman-Edition-Review

The 2023 Mini Cooper S Countryman Untamed Edition

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 11, 2023

The 2023 Mini Countryman has always been Mini’s answer to those who love the fun, spunky and practical and stands out in the crowd. The Countryman is a stylish compact crossover that’s simultaneously the British automaker’s largest model and one of the smallest SUVs on the road today.

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Volvo-EX30-Review.

Is the 2025 Volvo EX30 the Fastest and smallest Luxury Electric SUV?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 9, 2023

The 2025 Volvo EX30 represents a significant leap into the future, with Volvo’s commitment to sustainability and innovation. The Volvo EX30 is a battery electric subcompact crossover SUV.

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Porsche-cayenne-review

New 2024 Porsche Cayenne Review – New Engines, Technology and Design!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / November 2, 2023

Standard Porsche Cayenne engine is a 3L V6 turbo, it now generates 348 horsepower and 368 lb-ft of torque, up an extra 13 horsepower and 36 lb-ft of torque.

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Ford Expedition Review

2023 Ford Expedition Stealth Edition: Taking Large SUVs to the Next Level

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 31, 2023

Is the 2023 Ford Expedition a BETTER Large SUV than a Chevrolet Tahoe? Stealth Performance package brings a sportier suspension setup, a more powerful engine to 60 mph in under 5.0 seconds when equipped with the Stealth Performance package.

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Surprise! Electric Vehicle Driving Range Is Even Worse Than Advertised

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 28, 2023

Electric vehicle manufacturers have exaggerated the driving range of their vehicles, sometimes by more than twice as much as advertised, according to a study by SAE International. On average, electric vehicles fall short of their advertised range by 12.5%, according to the Society of Automotive Engineers study. The study included […]

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New Study Reveals Cheapest Area in US To Purchase a Used Car — Is It Worth the Trip?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 24, 2023

By Vance CariagaMon, October 23, 2023 at 8:35 AM EDT They might not realize it, but people in Burlington (Vermont), Norfolk (Virginia), Nashville (Tennessee), St. Louis (Missouri) and Milwaukee (Wisconsin) have something in common: They all live within about 470 miles of Cleveland, Ohio. This means they’re within range of […]

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Mercedes-Benz

All NEW 2023 Mercedes Benz GLC: The Ultimate Luxury SUV

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 24, 2023

The 2023 Mercedes Benz GL has been updated, the new GLC-class adds modern tech and offers more luxury than ever before. The GLC has a 2L turbocharged 4-cylinder with a 9-speed automatic transmission and a 48-volt mild hybrid system, it gets a combined 255 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque.

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Legislation Mandates ‘Kill Switch’ in ALL Cars Starting 2026!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 20, 2023

Snuck inside the recently passed $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, is a proposal to have a lockout kill switch device to be installed in all new cars. This is no joke and has already passed in Congress and the House.  A quote from Law Enforcement Today commented: “the Infrastructure bill includes a ‘drunk […]

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Breaking News! U.S. House Adopts Bill to Stop California Gas Vehicle Ban

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 18, 2023

Some good news coming out of Washington DC. Your voice matters. The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act (H.R. 1435) from Representative John Joyce (R-PA). The bill passed with bipartisan support (222 to 190), with eight Democrats joining their Republican colleagues to advance this […]

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2023-Kia-Soul-GT-Review

Escape the Ordinary: We Test Drive of the 2023 Kia Soul GT-Line

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 16, 2023

The 2023 Kia Soul GT-Line has a very notable design the makes it stand apart from other small SUVs. The Soul offers clean, modern styling with increased interior room; upscale equipment available and optional turbocharged engine.

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Exposed: The Untold Truth About Inflated Car Prices and Insurance

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 13, 2023

Lauren Fix and David Bellavia discuss the untold story of increased prices of cars and the impact on insurance rates. The current increase in insurance costs and the impact to consumers is directly correlated to car prices and the UAW strike. Recalls on Kia, Hyundai and other brands are critical […]

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Lexus-tx-review

Is the 2024 Lexus TX the BEST 3-Row Luxury SUV?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 13, 2023

The 2024 Lexus TX is a three-row SUV that replaces the RX-L and offers three different powertrains, including a plug-in hybrid. Learn about the TX’s range, charging, battery life, fuel economy, interior, comfort, and more.

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Why is EVERYTHING BETTER in the 2024 Hyundai Kona N Line

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 10, 2023

The updated 2024 Hyundai Kona is more refined and more practical than ever, and is still a strong value despite its price increase. Completely redesigned for the 2024 model year and features a more modern appearance. We take it for a test drive an show you why the Kona is so impressive.

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How Much Does a New Car Cost?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 9, 2023

Data from Kelley Blue Book puts the average cost of a new car at $48,008 as of March 2023. That’s 1.1% lower than the average price in February, which was $48,558. However, there was a 3.8% increase in transaction prices in the last 12 months. According to Kelley Blue Book, […]

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2023 Dodge Hornet R/T Plus PHEV

2023 Dodge Hornet R/T Plus PHEV Muscle-Bound Small SUV With a Plug

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 9, 2023

The 2023 Dodge Hornet R/T Plus PHEV (Plug-in electric vehicle) is a muscle bound small SUV with a plug. The all new small SUV is based on the Alfa Romeo Tonale. It offers two turbocharged engines, with the upgrade being a plug-in hybrid engine option. Dodge calls the Hornet its first compact crossover SUV.

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KIA-Sorento-Review.

The 2023 Kia Sorento Hybrid Offers Great Value and Is a Winner!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / October 3, 2023

We test drive the 2023 Kia Sorento Hybrid SX-Prestige AWD offers the Sorento with a 227-hp hybrid powertrain that returns an EPA-estimated 37 mpg combined and a 261-hp plug-in hybrid (PHEV) setup with an estimated 32 miles of electric driving.

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UAW Strike: Brace Yourself for a 10% or More Hike in Car Prices!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 29, 2023

Car prices could surge 10% and more as the United Auto Workers threatens additional walkouts, according to experts — even as the bitter standoff threatens GM and Ford with punishing losses as high as $125 million a week. The strike means certain vehicles will not be produced. Common sense tells […]

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GMC-Canyon-Denali-Review

The 2023 GMC Canyon Denali Is a Luxury Pickup Game Changer!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 27, 2023

All-New 2023 GMC Canyon Denali Is a Luxury Pickup Game Changer! The all new Canyon is here and the Denali is the luxury trim for GMC’s midsize truck. It competes with the Nissan Frontier, Chevrolet Colorado, Ford Ranger and Toyota Tacoma.

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Lincoln-Navigator-review

The 2023 Lincoln Navigator Black Label: Luxury, Power, and Elegance

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 25, 2023

The 2023 Lincoln Navigator is a classy, well-rounded SUV that offers a generous amount of passenger and cargo space, an ultra-lush cabin and a powerful engine.

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subaru-crosstrek-review

Is the 2024 Subaru Crosstrek Sport a better SUV to buy than the Honda CR-V?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 25, 2023

The 2024 Crosstrek goes big on capability in a compact SUV package thanks to the legendary traction of standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and 8.7 inches of ground clearance. The available 2.5-liter, 182-horsepower SUBARU BOXER engine.

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Will Gas Prices Rise Again – Yup! Here’s Why

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 21, 2023

Could gas prices get any higher? Yes, they can and it is expected that gas and diesel prices will continue to increase. Federal officials are looking for ways to reduce pain at the pump as gas and diesel prices continue to soar. As Americans get ready for a busy July […]

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Breaking News: Latest Update on UAW Day 5 Strike

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 21, 2023

The UAW wants to increase that significantly while the automakers want to try and keep a lid on any increase, Also, it’s important to note that this does not include temporary workers who earn far less than those who are full time.  It’s Day 5 of the UAW strike and […]

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Is the 2024 Subaru Crosstrek Sport a better #SUV to buy than Honda CR-V?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 21, 2023

The 2024 Crosstrek goes big on capability in a compact SUV package thanks to the legendary traction of standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and 8.7 inches of ground clearance. The available 2.5-liter, 182-horsepower SUBARU BOXER engine. The sub-compact SUV segment has been lead by the Subaru Crosstrek for over a decade […]

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Top 20 CHEAPEST New Vehicles You Can Buy Right Now!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 21, 2023

Prices on vehicles are out of control! Even on the used market, people are paying a premium for basic transportation. The average cost of a new car today is $50,000! What are you to do if you need an affordable commuter that won’t drain vour wallet? Well not to worry! […]

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Hyundai-Tucson-Review

Why the 2023 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD Hybrid is Worth Every Penny

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 18, 2023

The Hyundai Tucson delivers a lot of value for the money, providing a comfortable ride and helpful technology features. We also like its upscale-feeling cabin and roomy cargo space.

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KIA-EV9-Review

Escape The Ordinary with the 2024 KIA EV9 – First Drive Review

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 17, 2023

The 2024 KIA EV9 is a 3-row SUV EV with 800V architecture. 5 trim levels will be available. The Kia EV9 Reshapes SUV user experience with superior design and technology for KIA’s new flagship vehicle.

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UAW Strike Fallout: Auto Industry on the Brink of Collapse

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 15, 2023

This could be the first time in history that a nationwide UAW strike is called simultaneously at General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis with about 146,000 autoworkers represented by the union.  UAW President Shawn Fain wants better pay, benefits, and work-life balance for workers, but what cost to car makers and […]

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2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio REVIEW – Why It Is Still the Real Deal!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 11, 2023

The 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio offers blistering performance, impressive handling, and drop-dead-gorgeous Italian styling that keeps it near the top of our sports-sedan wish list. Overall it is a blast to drive.

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Toyota-Sequioa-Capstone-Review

Escape the Ordinary: Discover the 2023 Toyota Sequoia Capstone

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 11, 2023

Check out the all-new 2023 Toyota Sequoia Capstone makes an immediate, indelible impression. The three-row SUV is all new from the ground up, and it aims to elevate the full-size segment with luxurious comfort, impressive technology and breath-taking performance from an efficient new hybrid powertrain.

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Ford-Escape-Hybrid-Review

Updated 2023 Ford Escape Hybrid Has Some Interesting Changes

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 11, 2023

The 2023 Ford Escape Hybrid has many quite a few changes and updates. The 2023 Ford Escape is a compact crossover.

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Volkswagen-Golf-R-Review

Why the 2023 Volkswagen Golf R is the Ultimate Hot Hatch

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / September 4, 2023

If you’re in the market for a hot hatch, then you need to check out the 2023 Volkswagen Golf R! This car is perfect for drivers who are looking for performance and style. The Mark 8 Golf R celebrates with a new limited-production 20th Anniversary Edition, only 1,800 units.

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Volkswagen-Atlas-Cross-Sport-Review

2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport – Safest and Most Stylish Ride

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 31, 2023

The refreshed 2024 Atlas Cross Sport promises sportiness and delivers competence and comfort, a combination that’s outshined by more than a few mid-size SUV competitors. The Cross Sport foregoes the standard Atlas’ third-row seating in favor of a sleeker, sloping roofline.

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2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 4WD ZR2 Bison – Why Is It SOLD Out?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 31, 2023

2023 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 Bison Goes Where the Buffalo Roam AEV helps Chevy tweak its off-road specialist full-size pickup, and we have all the specs and details. If there’s one thing that pickup owners are constantly clamoring for, it’s more. More horsepower, more tire, or more capability. Chevrolet is listening, and has fiddled with its Silverado 1500 ZR2 accordingly, expanding on a partnership with American Expedition Vehicles (AEV).

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Selling the Most Expensive Cars in the World – Pebble Beach and Monterey Car Week 2023

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 25, 2023

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance (concoor del-ay-gaunce), Monterey Car Week, and Auctions are the biggest highlights of the summer car events. The concentration of car-obsessed rich people at Pebble Beach showing, buying, and selling some of the most rare and special vehicles in the world sets the mark for collector […]

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BMW-XM-Review

The 2023 BMW XM is a Super Cool SUV That’s Super Cool!!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 25, 2023

This SUV is loaded with features, including a luxurious interior and stunning exterior design. If you’re looking for a luxurious SUV that’s super cool, then you need to check out the new BMW XM 2023!

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Nissan-Versa-Review

2023 Nissan Versa Lowest Price New Car You Can Buy

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 25, 2023

We take the 2023 Nissan Versa SR for a review and test drive but we also cover all the Nissan Versa trims levels so you can make the best decision.

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Supercharge Car Loan Repayment: 5 Proven Methods to Conquer Your Debt

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 19, 2023

If you’re thinking about paying off your car loan, there are a few things you need to remember. Here are 5 easy ways to pay off your car loan faster. With everyone budgets getting tighter, what is the best way to pay off your car loan quicker. Provided your lender […]

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Lexus-NX350h-Review

Is the 2023 Lexus NX350h more than just a dressed-up Toyota RAV4?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 18, 2023

We test drive and review the 2023 Lexus NX 350h. Our test vehicle is the F-Sport. This hybrid compact luxury SUV offers great performance and a luxurious feel, the Lexus NX 350h is a great choice for anyone looking for a luxury car.

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Why the 2024 Acura Integra Type S is Worth the Hype

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 18, 2023

The 2024 Acura Integra Type S delivers a powerful driving experience. It’s equipped with a 200-HP VTEC Type S heightens the thrill of driving even more with 320-HP and 310 lb-ft of torque mated to a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission. The most powerful Integra ever also offers Sport+ drive mode for performance you can feel.

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Unveiling the Truth: Is the 2023 Toyota BZ4X EV Worth the Hype?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 17, 2023

We take a close look at the highly anticipated 2023 Toyota BZ4X, a game-changing electric SUV. With its futuristic design, advanced features, and eco-friendly performance, this vehicle is set to revolutionize the automotive industry.

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Ford-Mustang-GT-Review

Why I’m Considering Buying the 2024 Ford Mustang GT

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 17, 2023

Check out the 2024 Ford Mustang GT First Drive. The seventh generation Mustang is the most exhilarating and visceral yet, from its fighter jet-inspired digital cockpit to new advanced turbocharged and naturally aspirated engines to its edgier yet timeless exterior design.

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Why the 2024 Ford Mustang Eco Boost is Worth the Hype

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 17, 2023

We take a closer look at the highly anticipated 2024 Ford Mustang EcoBoost. From its sleek exterior to its cutting-edge technology, the 2024 Ford Mustang EcoBoost offers an exhilarating driving experience like no other. With its turbocharged engine, expect outstanding power and efficiency, making it a perfect choice for both speed enthusiasts and eco-conscious drivers.

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Top 20 CHEAPEST New Cars You Can Buy Right Now!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 12, 2023

Car prices are out of control! Even on the used market, people are paying a premium for basic transportation. The average cost of a new car today is $50,000! What are you to do if you need an affordable commuter that won’t drain vour wallet? Well not to worry! Here […]

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Surprising Twist: Electric Vehicle Mandates May Be Blocked!

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 5, 2023

We have positive updates on the mandate to buy electric cars by 2035. U.S. Senator Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) introduced a bill, the “Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act” (S. 2090), to protect Americans’ right to choose the technology that powers their motor vehicles. S. 2090 includes the same text as […]

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Toyota-Land-Cruiser-Review

2024 Toyota Land Cruiser: A Legend Returns & What You Need To Know

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 2, 2023

Its here, the all-new 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser in three different models. We look at all the details with a Toyota internal.

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2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse: Unveiling A Horsepower Revolution

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 2, 2023

Introducing the 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse – a Legendary Beast Reborn! Get ready to witness sheer power and unmatched performance as we unleash this extraordinary machine onto the open roads. With its bold design, cutting-edge technology, and uncompromising horsepower, the 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse is set to dominate the automotive world.

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Discover How eFuel Can Save Combustion Engines from Extinction

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 1, 2023

Porsche, Stellantis, Ferrari, BMW, and other automakers are taking a hard look at carbon-neutral efuel to extend the life of the internal combustion and diesel engines for sports cars, SUVs, and pickups. Supporters are saying that synthetic fuels are the only way to decarbonize internal combustion engines; critics say that […]

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China is Throwing Away Fields of Electric Cars and Electric Bicycles

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 1, 2023

Here’s a dirty secret that few are discussing. Thousands of electric vehicles abandoned as 90% of Chinese EV makers face bankruptcy. China may seem like the leader of the EV industry, but behind the scenes, there is a massive crisis unfolding. Hundreds of EV companies have gone bankrupt, leaving behind […]

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Expert Tips: Choosing the Perfect Auto Transport Company for Your Vehicle

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 1, 2023

If you are moving cross-country or purchased a car out-of-state, one of the biggest issues is how to transport your vehicle to its new home. I had the same issue and found a reliable service to get the job done to my (admittedly) very high expectations. Do your research! Look […]

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Discover How eFuel Can Save Combustion Engines from Extinction

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / August 1, 2023

Porsche, Stellantis, Ferrari, BMW, and other automakers are taking a hard look at carbon neutral e-fuel to extend the life of the internal combustion and diesel engines for sports cars, SUVs, and pickups. Supporters are saying that synthetic fuels are the only way to decarbonize internal combustion engines; critics say […]

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Ford-Maverick-Tremor-review

Is The 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor a Bronco Sport Badlands With a Bed?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 31, 2023

The 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor is a ruggedly cool small truck the Tremor off-road package improves on the Maverick’s fantastic fundamentals with add-ons for adventurous types. Is the 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor a Bronco Sport Badlands with a bed? We discuss all the that and more.

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Why the 2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid AWD Sport is Worth Your Attention

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 31, 2023

We proudly present the sporty 2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid AWD Sport tuning, an well balanced vehicle that demands your undivided attention.

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2024 Mazda CX-90 Premium Plus Why Everyone Is Talking About it?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 31, 2023

Check out the 2024 Mazda CX90, its an all new 3-row SUV that seats up to 8 people. In this video, we’ll take a look at the Mazda CX 90 Premium Plus.

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Is The 2024 Alfa Romeo Tonale a BETTER Luxury SUV than a BMW X1?

By Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® / July 31, 2023

Introducing the 2024 Alfa Romeo Tonale Veloce, a stunning blend of power and elegance. This compact SUV defies expectations with its sleek lines and aggressive stance.

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