Category Archives: Comparisons

kia soul vs nissan kicks

Kia Soul vs Nissan Kicks

Quick comparison of Kia and Nissan crossover SUVs 

With fun names like the Kia Soul and the Nissan Kicks, it isn’t hard to imagine that these crossover SUVs come in eye-catching colors and funky designs. The Kia Soul, in particular, has been rather iconic for mastering the cube-like shape that several SUVs have attempted. The cube isn’t for everyone, but you can’t deny that it pulled off a rather unconventional style with flair. Read on below to learn more about the Kia Soul and Nissan Kicks and find your next used crossover SUV here at AutoMax. 

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Nissan Sentra vs Chevrolet Cruze

Nissan Sentra vs Chevrolet Cruze

Quick comparison of Nissan and Chevrolet sedan models 

How do you choose a used sedan? Many factors can be weighed including performance, comfort, style, and efficiency. Most sedans have similar capacities and seating for up to five passengers, but they have various seating materials, technology, and performance specifications. Today, we are comparing the Nissan Sentra and the Chevrolet Cruze. Both are front-wheel drive vehicles of around the same size, but they have many differences that we showcase below. If you are ever having trouble choosing a sedan, a test drive can help settle the matter. 

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ford escape vs nissan rogue

Ford Escape vs Nissan Rogue

Quick comparison of Ford and Nissan SUVs 

Vehicle sales have shown that the popularity of SUVs over sedans is on the rise. These larger family vehicles provide more passenger capacity and more cargo space for large groups. Two popular SUVs that you can find here at AutoMax Truck and Car Center include the Ford Escape and the Nissan Rogue. Below, we compare the Ford Escape to the Nissan Rogue to help our customers on their way to purchasing their next used SUV in Farmington, NM. 

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Ford Super Duty F-250 vs Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Ford Super Duty F-250 vs Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Quick comparison of Ford and Chevrolet pickup trucks

What makes a good pickup truck? That depends on what you plan on using it for, but many jobs require power, especially the power to tow or carry large loads. That’s why this quick comparison focuses on power specifications and ratings, although we won’t skip on dimensions either. Check out our quick comparison below to see how the Ford Super Duty F-250 compares to the Chevrolet Silverado 2500.

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Comparison image of a Chevrolet crossover vehicle and a Chevrolet sport utility vehicle

What is the Difference Between a Crossover and an SUV?

Difference Between Crossover Vehicles and Sports Utility Vehicles

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a crossover vehicle and an SUV? If so, then you are in the right place! SUV is typically used as a term to describe any vehicle that can offer AWD or 4WD with a higher vehicle clearance and is not a pickup truck. However, the term crossover is used as a more specific term for smaller SUVs that are more similar to cars than to larger SUVs or trucks. The staff here at AutoMax Truck and Car Center in Farmington, NM is here to help customers understand the differences between crossovers and SUVs. Let’s explore these differences together!

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Image of two 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup trucks in a field with "Gasoline Engines vs Diesel Engines" in black font above the trucks

What are the Differences Between Gas Engines and Diesel Engines?

Gasoline Engines vs Diesel Engines

Have you ever wondered what the main differences are between engines that run on gasoline and engines that run on diesel? If so, then you have come to the right place! There are a few key differences between gas engines and diesel engines that you should be aware of if you are considering purchasing a vehicle that offers both engine options. Luckily, the staff here at AutoMax Truck and Car Center is very knowledgeable when it comes to both gas and diesel engines. Let’s explore the differences between these two engine options together!

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closeup exterior shot of a white pickup truck's open trailer bed

Should You Buy a Chevy, Ford, or Ram Pickup Truck?

2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs 2019 Ford F-150 vs 2019 Ram 1500

The main brands many consider to be the optimal pickup truck brands are Chevrolet, Ford, and Ram. Now, don’t panic that we’re leaving out some other popular trucks, such as the Nissan and Toyota models, but we’ll focus on the American made pickups today. Looking at their similar builds, which pickup truck model do you want? Do you want a Chevy, Ford, or Ram pickup truck?

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a man sitting in an open white compact SUV trunk in the middle of a bare desert under a blue cloudy sky

Does Chevy, Ford, or Jeep have the Best Compact SUV Model?

Chevy Equinox vs Ford Escape vs Jeep Compass

Some of the most popular American brands we sell here at the Automax Truck and Car Center are Chevys, Fords, and Jeeps. Additionally, the compact SUV is often a popular choice, good for family use, carpools, and practical cargo concerns. These builds provide an adequate amount of space without being too large which can make larger SUVs uncomfortable to drive while draining a lot of extra gas. Therefore, which brand has the best compact SUV? To find out, we’ll compare the 2019 Chevy Equinox, the 2019 Ford Escape, and the 2019 Jeep Compass against one another.

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2019 Toyota Tundra exterior side shot with pale blue paint color parked by a waterfront sea dock near a seafood restaurant

What Pickup Truck has the Most Ground Clearance?

2019 Pickup Truck Models Ground Clearance Comparison

A very important but sometimes overlooked aspect of pickup trucks is ground clearance. Yes, of course, power, handling, and towing are important to keep in mind when purchasing a pickup truck. However, to handle rough and off-road terrain, flooding waters, and more, you need all-wheel drive and a sizeable amount of ground clearance. So, that brings us to our question today. Which pickup truck model has the most ground clearance? 

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