The Dopest Cars I Found For Sale Online

Photo: Facebook Marketplace If you’re a longtime reader of Dopest, you likely know my stance on muscle cars: The more broken, the better. There’s a gorgeous ’68 Camaro that lives somewhere near my apartment, beaten and broken and rotting in its street-parked spot around the corner, and I salivate over it every time I pass … Read more

People Want EVs They Can Actually Afford, Not Massive Expensive Pickups

Two facts about the automotive world are immutable: Americans love pickup trucks, and the future requires drastic reductions in the environmental harm caused by passenger cars. Automakers, seeing these two truths, slapped them together and started selling massive, hulking EV pickups with six-figure price tags. Turns out, that’s not what customers want. Tesla’s Cybertruck Has … Read more

What’s The Point Of Mid-Grade Gasoline?

If you’re like most of us here at Jalopnik, you’ve probably wondered why gas stations offer mid-grade gasoline when almost every automaker recommends either regular or premium fuel. As it turns out, very few cars are designed to use mid-grade gas, so it exists mostly to coax unknowing consumers into spending more on gas, and … Read more

These New Car Models Have Some Of The Worst Markups Right Now

Image: Toyota Toyota’s hybrids are some of the hottest cars on the market right now. One of the last minivans on the market, the Sienna, is one of the hottest. Now that the people mover has gone hybrid, buyers can’t get enough of them. I’ve heard some dealers have six-eight month waiting lists for these … Read more

2025 Ram 1500’s New Twin-Turbo Inline-Six Barely Beats Old V8’s Gas Mileage

Photo: Ram For the 2025 model year, Ram dropped the V8s from its full-size pickup truck lineup and replaced them with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six that’s available at two output levels. The regular version makes 420 horsepower and 469 pound-feet of torque, but if you upgrade to the high-output engine, you get 540 hp and … Read more

The Naturally Aspirated V6 Is Going Extinct

Photo: Andy Kalmowitz / Jalopnik I’ve owned four cars in my lifetime. Every single one of them had six naturally aspirated cylinders, and three were V6s. I suppose you can I’ve got a pretty strong affinity for that type of engine layout, and that’s why I’m so worried right now. You see, I recently came … Read more

Weekend Car Buying Roundup March 02, 2024

Photo: Andy Kalmowitz / Jalopnik After living overseas for a while, Aaron and his family are returning to the US and moving to Arkansas. He is looking for a fully electric car that can handle two kids in car seats and ideally a few bicycles. With a budget of up to $45,000, what car should … Read more

New EVs Still Can’t Beat The Efficiency Of A Toyota Prius PHEV

The Toyota Prius Prime has beat out the latest EVs for the title of greenest car. Despite more EVs coming to market, none of the latest fully-electric vehicles in the U.S. managed to outdo the efficiency of the humble Prius plug-in, according to the Washing Post and recent findings in the 2024 GreenerCars report. Andy … Read more

Lucid And Rivian Are Gearing Up For A Miserable 2024

Good morning! It’s Thursday, February 22, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Rivian Recalls Nearly Every Car It Has Built 1st Gear: Rivian, Lucid 2024 Production Falls On Weakening Demand … Read more

These Are The Cars That Should Never Go EV

Photo: Mazda In light of the little stumble EVs have taken lately, we asked readers what cars should never go EV. It turns out Jalopnik readers are more amenable to EVs than their car enthusiast loyalties would suggest, because loving cars isn’t really about pitting ICE versus EVs. It’s more about what makes a car … Read more