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Randy's Retirement Dream is . . . a Minivan?

Randy always wanted to get a camper for when he retires but now that the gas prices are high, he's thinking about sizing-down his vision to a small SUV. Find out why Tom and Ray say a mini-van is the ulitmate compromise vehicle, right here.

Driven to Extremes: Man Meets Prius

Tom Bodett spent a day with a Toyota Prius and it was not everything he dreamed it woud be. Find out why the guy who says, "It takes a real man to drive a minivan," felt totally emasculated by the cute little hybrid, right here.

The Manly Van Can

Tom Bodett doubles down on the Toyota Sienna! Find out what's so great about the manly van, here.

Will the VW Microbus Keep on Truckin'?

Believe it or not, they still make these quintessential hippie vans in South America, though they've been off the North American market for decades. Now VW is talking about building an updated and retro version as part of its "heritage series" (alongside the new Beetle).

It Takes a Man to Drive the Van

Few material objects in this world can actually make you happier, but Tom Bodett has now identified three: Sharp tools. iPhones. 2011 Toyota Siennas.

The Great New York City Taxi Caper

When New York City launched a contest, "A Taxi of Tomorrow," in 2007, the predominant cab on its streets was the Ford Crown Victoria, a large, gas-slurping piece of retro-tech with roots dating back to the 1970s.

What's the right car for Jody and her Westies? Tom and Ray discuss the options, in today's letter to Car Talk.

I am beginning to look for a new car, a minivan. I currently drive a 1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport, which I love, but I need something bigger (I do a lot of things with my Westies, and I need more space...

Help with deciding between a Honda Odyssey, a Volvo SUV and a Volvo XC.

I am trying to weigh the safety and convenience benefits of the Volvo SUV versus the Volvo Cross Country versus a minivan like the Honda Odyssey While the extra seating in the Volvo SUV is a very valuable feature --...

Why are minivans a better alternative to SUVs?

My wife and I recently took the Do You Need an SUV quiz on your Web site The results gave us some alternative suggestions including minivans and compact SUVs My wife asked Why are minivans any better than SUVs They're...

Recommendations for an SUV/van that could be a "vet-mobile"...and my personal vehicle to boot?

I'm looking for a vehicle to be my vet-mobile I'm a mobile veterinarian and am looking for a used SUV minivan with four-wheel drive that's durable for horrible nasty roads lots of snow and llama spit I have a fiberglass...


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