Consumer Reports Says These Cars Are The Worst Deals Right Now

Photo: Toyota There aren’t a lot of minivans to pick from these days, and the Sienna is about as good as it gets. If you want a 2024 Toyota Sienna XLE, though, it’s going to be pricey. The MSRP is already $42,995, but people are paying an extra five percent or $2,209, bringing the average … Read more

Watch The Czinger 21C Set A New Production Car Record At The Goodwood Hill Climb

Photo: Czinger This year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed saw the outrageous Ford SuperVan claim the fastest hill climb time of the weekend, running up the hill in just 43.98 seconds. Sadly, that wasn’t enough to take the overall record crown from the McMurtry Spéirling, but there was a broken record in another major category. The … Read more

Comfy Cars, Small Cars And American Cars In This Week’s QOTD Roundup

Photo: Honda Some of us come to terms with it later than others, but one of the most important lessons a child can learn is that you can’t always get what you want. We are not the center of the universe, and sometimes things just don’t go our way. As a kid, that often meant … Read more

New Ford Capri Is An Electric Crossover Sedan Based On A Volkswagen Platform

Car enthusiasts love to get upset when a brand reuses an iconic name on a car that isn’t exactly the same as the original, and now y’all have another opportunity with the new Ford Capri. Where the original Capri was a gas-powered two-door sports coupe sold in Europe through three generations between 1968 and 1986, … Read more

What Small Cars Should America Fall In Love With?

Photo: Ford At the Aspen Ideas Festival last weekend Ford CEO Jim Farley stated that there is a societal need for consumers to fall back in love with smaller cars. Ironically, Ford culled nearly every car from its model lineup. The Mustang is the only car in the ballpark of being classified as small still … Read more

This Ford Focus Concept Had The Heart Of An Escort RS And A Body By Ghia

The Focus was the small car that took Ford into the 21st century. Ford wanted to replicate the success of the Escort, which sold well around the world throughout the ’80s and ’90s. A few years before Ford settled on making the Focus its world car, the name graced a concept car in 1992. The Ford … Read more

Fisker Fire Sale And Amazon Electric Delivery Vans On Literally On Fire In This Week’s News Roundup

Photo: Amber DaSilva / Jalopnik Update July 2, 2024, 1:20 PM: Volvo reached out to Jalopnik to clarify that, while some customers have returned vehicles for a refund, the EX30 remains on sale in the UK. A company representative stated: “The EX30 continues to be sold in the UK and with more than 4,500 already … Read more

‘We Have To Start To Get Back In Love With Smaller Vehicles,’ Says CEO Of Automaker That Doesn’t Sell Small Cars

It definitely upsets some readers, but here at Jalopnik, we’re fully on Team Don’t Drive A Childcrusher 9000. Cars are fun and all, but they’re not more important than people’s lives. And unfortunately for everyone who does anything outside of a car, tall hoods on large trucks and SUVs make them especially deadly in the … Read more

Small Car Supremacy Imminent

After covering Ford CEO Jim Farley saying America needs to fall back in love with smaller cars despite running a company that killed the Fiesta, Focus, Fusion and Taurus, we decided to take a look at the sales figures of the smallest, cheapest cars still on the market. It is July, after all, meaning most … Read more

After Largest Recall Ever, 6.4 Million Cars On U.S. Roads Still Have Deadly Takata Airbags

Those infamous Takata airbags—the ones with the accelerator that can send shrapnel flying towards the faces of folks sitting in the front of them—are still a massive problem on U.S. roads. Worse yet, some of the most humid and therefore dangerous states are home to nearly half of all unfixed vehicles Max Burkholder’s First Car … Read more