The very fact that it doesn't feel like a big deal is what's so dangerous. Large light trucks don't have the grip of passenger cars. They can't turn as quickly and their stopping distances are significantly longer. Yet untrained people constantly drive their F-350 dualies as though they were 550is. They tailgate,… » 11/18/14 11:37pm Tuesday 11:37pm

Yep. People absolutely focus too much on whatever single attribute has their attention at any given time. Often that's either styling or image, but sometimes it will be something different like horsepower, fuel economy, or even weight. How many people will buy Hellcats because OMGZ 707 HP! and then secretly not enjoy… » 11/12/14 12:17pm 11/12/14 12:17pm

I get flamed for this one ALL THE TIME, but I think GM's body-on-frame SUVs are cynical exercises in selling to the uninformed. They're horribly packaged, don't work particularly well as trucks, aren't very luxurious, ride more uncomfortably than any of the competition, get lousy gas mileage, and are insanely priced.… » 11/11/14 11:28pm 11/11/14 11:28pm