I’ve always enjoyed the styling of the Mini Cooper, and the way they were a central character in the 2003 movie “The Italian Job” had me wondering if they are as cool as Hollywood portrayed. So last week I headed over to PreferredPreOwned.com to check one out for a test drive.Read More
When we decided to start covering the top FUN commuter cars we could find, one of the first to catch our eye was the Scion tC Coupe.When we decided to start covering the top FUN commuter cars we could find, one of the first to catch our eye was the…Read More
These three commuter cars are (relatively) easy on the budget, will you to work & home in a hurry, and can be truly fun to drive.Best of all? Every one is available with a MANUAL gearbox!Read More
I often daydream about owning a small sport-coupe and zipping around mountain roads on the weekends. I also, as you will come to find out, am not realistic when it comes to my daydreaming tendencies.
Prior to building the top Toyota Magazine on the planet, I was a Jeep guy. Not a rock crawling, trailer-only, crazy kind of Jeeps…..my wife and I drove Jeep SUVs: three different Cherokees and a Grand Cherokee.
A commuter car with good mileage, plenty of room, and nearly 9" of ground clearance for your dirt-exploring-needs? This 2014 Outback 3.5R Limited may be just what you're looking for.
For years the RAV4 has been a favorite for young, adventurous families, today Toyota revealed an all-new package to give the compact SUV a more sporty look & feel.
The Camry has been America's best selling car for 15 consecutive years, and in the same manner that the company reinvented the midsize truck market with the 3rd Generation Tacoma 2 years ago, they have once again set the bar for a sensible American sedan very high.
Here at Buck The Commute, we generally prefer a Manual Transmission for our commuter cars. It's more efficient (in most cases), simpler to repair, and most of all more fun!
The YouTube Channel Learn Engineering prepared a very detailed video explaining technical differences between Automatic and Manual transmissions. It's well worth the 7 minute viewing time =)