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6 Unexpected Features of the 2015 Toyota Sienna
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6 Unexpected Features of the 2015 Toyota Sienna

It’s got swagger. But of course you already knew that. It has style too, especially the higher-end variants and the knee-weakening Salsa Red Pearl exterior paint option. But here are six surprising features of, and unexpected uses for, the 2015 Toyota Sienna minivan. A Private Changing Suite The ’15 Sienna […]

Big Guy Car Guy: Two Days in Florida in a 2014 Nissan Altima
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Big Guy Car Guy: Two Days in Florida in a 2014 Nissan Altima

Where’s the damn USB port? This was the 1st, 3rd, 8th and final question I asked of the 2014 Nissan Altima we rented from Hertz at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando last week. We only needed a car for only a couple of days, to partake in our […]

Big Guy Car Guy Report: 2014 Toyota Highlander on a Pacific Northwest Adventure
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Big Guy Car Guy Report: 2014 Toyota Highlander on a Pacific Northwest Adventure

There’s always that moment, the exact moment when you know you’ve found something special: brilliant sea glass shimmering like Poseidon’s trident wedged into a rugged coastline, the tastiest mojito within a 30-mile radius of your front door, a sweet girl who gets all of your Airplane! references. It might not […]

The Minivan Test on HuffPost Parents
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The Minivan Test on HuffPost Parents

I published a simple list post about minivans on OWTK a bit ago. Maybe you read it. Maybe you liked it. Hell, I’m even lazy enough to use the exact same photo from it here. HuffPost Parents later asked me to expand on it, make it beefier, make it funnier, […]

The Big Guy Car Guy Report — 2000 Miles in the 2013 Toyota Prius V Hybrid
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The Big Guy Car Guy Report — 2000 Miles in the 2013 Toyota Prius V Hybrid

Test drives are cute. You and/or your decision-making better half climb into something shiny. You adjust the seat and promptly sink into it like a manicured hand in an Italian leather glove. Each perky fiber of the impeccably clean floor mat stands at attention to salute the weathered soles of […]

7 Signs You’re a Minivan Owner
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7 Signs You’re a Minivan Owner

Whether you’ve got one or have a hankering for one, here are 7 easy ways to know if you’re minivan material. 1. You frequently call your daughter Sienna…and she answers to it. 2. You read Dan Gets A Minivan…and get all the references. 3. Your 2nd row kids insist on […]

The Big Guy Car Guy Report — The Toyota Sienna Swagger Wagon
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The Big Guy Car Guy Report — The Toyota Sienna Swagger Wagon

Thanks to chucklesome, tongue-in-cheek macho monikers, Toyota has famously tried over the years to make their Sienna minivan more than just another boring family vehicle clunking bratty kids around from grocery store to ballet recitals to t-ball practices to Mommy & Me classes.

The Big Guy Car Guy Report — 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited
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The Big Guy Car Guy Report — 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited

I am big. I am tall. And I like to fit inside cars, like all of my limbs and stuff. I’m finicky that way. But still, a simple man I am. Yet the quest to find a vehicle that combines front leg room for me with back leg room for my growing children, trunk space for our crap when we road trip, gas mileage that allows me to keep my head held high at the next Greenpeace meeting, and all at a price that won’t bankrupt us..well that just isn’t too easy.

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