Talking Cars (MP3)

This week we rented the 2022 Kia Carnival, and share our first impressions on its unique styling, utility, driving dynamics, and how it compares to the Toyota Sienna, Honda Odyssey, and Chrysler Pacifica. We also examine why people are spending more on new vehicles, and what is driving the average car prices so high. We also discuss whether it is wise to sell an older vehicle and purchase a brand new one; if panoramic sunroofs are less safe in a rollover crash; when to consider purchasing an extended warranty on a new car; and which safety features are a must when exploring a conversion van build #VanLife.




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00:00 - Introduction

00:14 - High New Car Prices

05:23 - 2022 Kia Carnival First Impressions

13:24 - Question #1: Is it wise to sell an older vehicle while the used car market is hot and purchase a new one?

18:19 - Question #2: Do panoramic sunroofs make a car less safe in a rollover crash?

21:02 - Question #3: When should you consider purchasing an extended warranty on a new vehicle?

23:25 - Question #4: Which safety features are a must when exploring a conversion van build?


People Are Spending More on New Cars, But Prices Aren’t Necessarily Rising


Preview: 2022 Kia Carnival Is a Minivan Masquerading as a High-Tech SUV


Should You Get an Extended Warranty for Your Car?


The Most Discounted New Cars Right Now


Leasing vs. Buying a New Car


Exploding Sunroofs: Danger Overhead


Here’s the Tech That Could Be on Your Next Car


Beginner’s Guide to Motorhomes


Guide to Car Safety


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