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Best Hybrids for Commuters

Get the best bang for your gas dollars in these hybrid and electric options you can drive to the office and back.


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AND: Stories

Enjoy interactive features of some of our favorite performance models.

Future Classics

Discover new cars with classic car status written all over them.



Research that puts you in the driver's seat

Looking for a car, truck, or SUV that's right for you? From reviews to round-ups, videos, and how-tos, AutoNation Drive puts you in the driver's seat. Discover new vehicles from your favorite brands and learn how to use popular features.

Our team of automotive experts are here to help you find a great car, truck, SUV or van to get you on the road.


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Auto 101: Types of Cars Explained

There's more to cars than just your grandpa's sedan. Dig into the different types of cars, sedans, coupes, and more.Aut


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Auto 101: Types of SUVs Explained

SUVs are popular for a reason: the variety available to the modern consumer. From crossovers to 4x4s, discover the types of SUVs.


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Profiles in Carnage: Meet the Hellcat Family

Meet the Hellcats: just your modern muscular performance cars, trucks, and SUV family.


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Ford Crashes Easter Jeep Safari with Decked-Out Broncos

Ford knows that it's not a party until somebody crashes it. Check out the Broncos doing just that, at Easter Jeep Safari.


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Check Out the 2021 Easter Jeep Safari Concepts

Deep in the desert, Jeep brings together its innovative concepts for one fun ride.


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2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness Edition Review

For 2022 Subaru is getting its owners even deeper into the woods with the new Outback Wilderness Edition. Why is this such a big deal? We have a first look, right now.


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Best Hybrids for Commuters

Get the best bang for your gas dollars in these hybrid and electric options you can drive to the office and back.


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2021 Honda Odyssey Elite Review

A minivan may seem like a fish out of water on an enthusiast blog, but performance isn't the only thing, in cars, or in life.


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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Review

What about a two-row SUV, with a swoopy roofline... and... a high-output V6? Yep, Mercedes makes one. It's called the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe.


Exterior view of the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 Review

As a performance-packed SUV with third row seating, the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 has a lot to offer. 


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All Black Is the New Black: Special Editions

Embrace your dark side with one of these "blackout" editions from popular automakers like BMW and Hyundai.


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2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Review

Get the best of both worlds with the all-new 2021 Volkswagen ID.4: an electric crossover.


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Best Luxury Hybrid Vehicles for 2021

Hybrid doesn't have to mean utilitarian. Find premium materials and performance in these stylish hybrid picks from our editors.


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2021 Lexus IS 300 Review

The 2021 Lexus IS 300 has a lot more to offer than world-class safety: style, pep, and more await the luxury consumer in this sedan.


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Future Classics: The Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

Whatever version of the Sport Turismo you choose, it will likely be on the must-have list for many collectors. The performance and heritage of this sports car make it a guaranteed classic.


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Future Classics: The Ford Bronco

The Ford Bronco is easily earmarked for classic status with its G.O.A.T. modes, helping drivers navigate over whatever terrain they choose.


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Auto 101: Hybrid vs. EV Explained

Get a breakdown of the differences between hybrid and electric vehicles, and other alternative fuel vehicles available at AutoNation.


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First Look: 2022 Jeep Wagoneer

Will the 31-year wait for a new Jeep Wagoneer be worth it? Take a look at our deep dive into the return of this classic Jeep model!


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EVs Coming to AutoNation Dealerships in 2021 and 2022

If you're looking for an eco-friendly vehicle, check out our roundup of all the electric vehicles coming in 2021 and 2022 to an AutoNation dealership near you.


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Best Cars for New Drivers

With today's distractions, you want to know that your new driver is safe as humanly possible in their new car. Find the safest cars and SUVs for new drivers on the market today.


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2021 Lincoln Navigator Black Label Review

Discover the upscale interiors of the Lincoln Navigator Black Label experience and learn how to configure your Navigator in premium comfort and style.

Read articles about luxury cars and SUVs

Luxury Car Research

Discover best-in-class luxury cars, trucks, and SUVs that will turn heads no matter where you drive.




Auto 101 tutorials and advice


Learn about when and how to use snow chains on a vehicle

Auto 101: When to Use Snow Chains

Get all the details about snow chains, and be prepared for your next mountain adventure.


Find great cars, trucks, and SUVs with AutoNation Drive research

Auto 101: How to Prepare for a Winter Road Trip

The winter months present unique challenges for car travel. These tips and tricks will giev you peace of mind before you head out in cold weather conditions.



Learn how to keep your car driving smoothly during the winter months

Auto 101: Five Winter Car Care Tips

Learn how preventative measures can keep your car running smoothly in the dead of winter.


Learn how to clean your car inside and out

Auto 101: How to Clean your Car Like a Pro

Learn how to clean your car from top to bottom, the way the professionals do it.



Demystify the auto industry jargon with our comprehensive glossary

Automotive Term Glossary

Our glossary of automotive terminology offers definitions of automotive jargon to aid in the  research and car shopping process.


Learn how to clean your car inside and out

What's the Difference: CUV vs. SUV?

What's the difference between crossover and SUV? To some, it's all about perception. To us, it's a numbers game.



Learn about lane keeping assist and discover great vehicles with this option

Our Guide to Lane Keeping Assist

Discover the best lane keeping assist systems in modern cars, trucks, and SUVs.


Learn about great cars, trucks and SUVs with keyless entry systems

Our Guide to Keyless Entry

What's the difference between crossover and SUV? To some, it's all about perception. To us, it's a numbers game.



Get the answers to your burning transmission questions

Tranmission Questions You're Too Afraid to Ask

It's okay to ask questions -- but if there's some you've missed, we're here to help. Here are 5 questions about your transmission you might have been afraid to ask.



Trims, safety, and more brand features


Discover the different options offered by automakers

Our Trim Package Guides

Get a breakdown of trim package options by brand, including Nissan, Dodge, Jeep, and more popular automakers.


Learn about great cars, trucks and SUVs with keyless entry systems

Our Guide to Safety Packages

Decode the safety packages offered on a variety of vehicles by brand.



Discover the different CPO packages offered by automakers

Best CPO Programs

When shopping for a used car, be sure to consider the certified pre-owned options offered by AutoNation.



Popular package options by feature



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Hybrid Deals: Best Hybrid Options

Get on the path to hybrid enlightmenent with our showcase five hybrid models you can find at your local AutoNation dealership.


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Inner Space: Roomiest SUV Picks

One of the most important things to consider about your next new vehicle purchase is also one of the most basic: Is it big enough?



Learn about great car features to keep top of mind when researching new vehicles

Best Car Features You Never Knew You Wanted

From adaptive cruise control to massaging seats, here are the best car features you never knew you wanted from AutoNation Drive editors.


Find a great SUV with a rear entertainmnet system

Best SUVs with Rear Entertainment Systems

It's a party in the back seat with these SUVs that feature rear entertainment systems



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Best Heated and Cooled Seats Packages

Check out our editors' picks for the best trim levels with heated and cooled seats.


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Best SUVs with 3rd Row Seating

Pull up a seat -- or three -- and settle in with our guide to the best SUVs with 3rd row seating.



Research by body type

Browse car research and advice by Body Type.


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Car Research

Get research and advice about cars, compact cars, cars with heated and cooled seats, and luxury sedans.


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SUV Research

Get research and advice about SUVs, crossovers, large SUVs, midsize SUVs, and SUVs with 3rd row seating.


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Truck Research

Get research and advice about midsize trucks, full size pickup trucks, and trucks with rear entertainment systems.


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Van Research

Get research and advice about minivans, vans, camper vans, road trip vans, and the best used van deals.