Everyday Driver Car Debate

Everyday Driver Car Debate

By Everyday Driver
The hosts of "Everyday Driver", Paul and Todd, get behind the microphone to answer questions and help viewers find the right car for their needs. Disagreement and debate are bound to happen. Along the way they discuss what goes on behind the scenes of their review films and other topics throughout the car industry.
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435: Pre-Teeff, Mom Hoon, Cackle Fest
The guys cover many car conclusions for listeners, whether debated in an episode or inspired by discussion. Listeners have given themselves drive homework, and discovered cars they otherwise wouldn’t have considered. If you have your own conclusion, write to us with the specific episode number if the guys discussed on the podcast, as well as the cars Todd and Paul each recommended, along with your own story and car you bought. Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:03:11
September 17, 2019
434: Beaver Teeff, Nice And Fine, Waffle Cars
The 2019 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show has standout cars, both good and bad. The guys help James T. in southern Ontario break the cycle of owning uninspiring cars, and think about what might be good choices long-term. They also offer tough love to Carter B. in Canada, and make suggestions on whether to upgrade his Cayman or not. Social media topics include millenials’ car-buying proclivities, wear and tear items in cars, and what’s the next logical step for Japanese sports car ownership? Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:00:03
September 13, 2019
433: Electric Savior, The FieroStar, Many Meetings!
The Topic Tuesday inadvertently turns into a rant about electric cars and their market position – what will change in the future, and how large will the market eventually be? The guys debate cars for Russell D., in San Antonio, TX, who is hoping his current car will survive long enough for him to save enough money for the replacement! Social media questions include badge placement on the hood or grille, dealer markup, and reviewing the same car multiple times… Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:03:21
September 10, 2019
432: Rakes And Landmines, Phaeton Follies, Steam Heavy
The podcast briefly explores car relationship advice for Peter B., a student at the Univ. Tennessee, who is shopping for his girlfriend’s dad. The guys also tackle a debate for Reid S. in Nebraska, who can’t wait any longer, and wants a newer car right away. Social media questions cover the spectrum of sacrifice for transmissions, car color associations, and the difference in feel between RWD and AWD… Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, and available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:02:26
September 6, 2019
431: Best Cars For Teen Drivers
Jamie Page Deaton, Executive Editor of the US News Best Car team, joins the guys to talk about cars for teen drivers and how to quickly get used to situations they may encounter. She talks about both new and used cars, offers best practices, and even insight from her own teenage years… Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:14:33
September 3, 2019
430: Getting HondaVac’d, Chunk Of Hatchmeat, Lotus MR2
The guys’ abilities are stretched with two unique debates: a 3rd family car that an au pair will drive, and a sports car for Saudi Arabia. Social media questions and topics include the destination being as important as the car you’re driving, what about Toyota’s new MR2, and are Tesla owners true car enthusiasts? Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
57:01
August 30, 2019
429: Canyon Wrecks, Horsepower Addiction, What’s Diesel?
The Topic Tuesday covers a question from Sean C., who asks what cars were formerly a hot new thing, and have now fallen out of favor? The guys debate the quest for horsepower and how to reset your car ‘palate,’ for Colton S. in Oklahoma. Social media topics include safety standards of mid-engine configurations affecting car design, automotive telematics, and how to stay satisfied with what you have… Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:02:49
August 27, 2019
428: C8 Money, True Lies 2, Wagon-y Fruit
Life happens, but that doesn’t mean parents can’t drive fun cars. The guys debate manual sedans for Mike R. in Seattle, WA, who has a growing family and a broken track car. They also cover island driving, and low-power options for Stephen F. in Key West, FL. Social media questions cover how to shop for seats, continuing driver education incentives, and tips for first-time car shoppers at dealerships… Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
57:48
August 23, 2019
427: What Makes Special, Spectrum Of Enthusiasts, Disposable Hero
Topic Tuesday is a two-part question about dualities. First, what’s the difference between a great car and a special car? And second, what comprises the spectrum of car enthusiasts? The guys debate an unexpected hero car for Scott W. in Syracuse, NY, and then take on social media questions that include how many track days is too many, best beginner Porsches, and how to explain hypercars… Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:09:13
August 20, 2019
426: Must Be Old, Bike Sizing, 6 Month Warning
Many times people are shopping for a newer fun car, but not Jarrad, who wants something older than 25 years to save money on insurance and registration. The guys debate choices for him, along with sporty cars for Michaela G. in Dallas, TX, who needs her bike to fit in the back. Social media topics include cars that bring dads and sons together, getting your money out of mods, and marked-down new cars… Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
49:35
August 16, 2019
425: Tucker Needs Twitter, The Electricat, Dull And Soulless
What sports cars are the most stylistically representative of past decades? The guys discuss for Topic Tuesday, and debate unique choices for Jeremy M. in MN. They also take on social media questions that include fun-to-drive hybrids, Nissan’s next moves, and going back to analog… Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:06:47
August 13, 2019
424: Convincing The Wife, Plotting Your Extremes, Suing For Extra
When you’re lost on what to buy next and need driving homework, what do you do? The guys make suggestions for Bo, who is usually the one to make recommendations to friends. Aleks R. in CA has a new job and wants something fun to handle the commute. Finally, social media questions include how to convince your wife a car is safe, what are the best car questions to ask someone, and why do companies underrate their horsepower figures? Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
58:12
August 9, 2019
423: Not This – But That, Saab Shopping, Design Annoyance
What are good, inexpensive alternatives to dream cars? The guys discuss this for Topic Tuesday, and suggest good replacements if you can’t afford your aspirational car. They also debate choices for Jason L. in Denver, CO and talk about social media questions that include design annoyances and tire research…  Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
53:04
August 6, 2019
422: Fixing LeMons, Define An Adult Car, Safari Mondial
The guys debrief after their 3rd LeMons race at the Ridge Motorsports Park in Washington, and talk more about their drive with the Griots Garage guys. They discuss choices for Alex F. in Boston, MA, and adult cars for Hosney J. who is considering AWD. Social media questions include value based on ownership history, Panamera proportions, and good cars under less desirable brands… Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:02:29
August 2, 2019
421: Forgotten Ferraris, Future Collectors, Protective But Not Precious
The guys livestream from Griot’s Garage in Tacoma, WA with Richard and Nick Griot, talking about the cars they took for a drive that day. The Topic Tuesday covers the question of precious vs. protective, and the debate is for Peter S., who wants to buy a collector car for his yet unborn daughter… Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:03:48
July 30, 2019
420: Oddballs And Eccentricities, Brand Box, Styling Champion
Is styling the leading reason why you might buy a car? For enthusiast Jeremy M., it’s very high on the list, along with hydraulic steering racks and cable throttle bodies. Josh H. is a Subaru WRX fan, and thinking for the future while shopping for a new SUV for his wife. Social media questions include feedback received from OEMs about negative commentary, car values of the 2000s, and who is the all-time design winner between Jaguar and Mercedes? Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:08:29
July 26, 2019
419: Laugh Meter, Morning Frost, Fixed It
The 2020 Corvette Stingray reveal continues to ripple through the automotive industry, and many people have questions about what it does to the competition. Patrick T. in Minnesota is a Vette enthusiast and owner, and wrestles with the question of whether he’s missing out on another brand, or save for a new C8. Social media questions include manufacturers that offer the best white, why have cars gone all electronic, and should lightweight cars have adaptive suspension? Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:04:40
July 23, 2019
418: Compromised To Perfection, 500 Per Wheel, Touring Bulgaria
The new 8th generation Corvette has finally been revealed! But so has the crazy, new Lotus Evija electric hypercar. The guys take time to rant, and offer their take on both cars that are changing the automotive landscape. They debate roadtrip cars for Petar in Bulgaria, and among many good ones, a social media question asking if the phrase ‘no replacement for displacement’ should be retired? Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
59:40
July 19, 2019
417: Art Cars, VW Wearing A Suit, Commuticorn
Car conclusions are becoming one of the guys’ favorite topics, when they discuss what listeners bought in all price categories. They debate potential commuter cars for Joshua L. in the northeast, who wonders if he can give himself permission to buy a German make. Finally, social media topics include unicorn commuters, explaining the race line without visuals, and how to spec a GT500? Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:01:40
July 16, 2019
416: Dodge Fang, Wiggle Prone, Circle Of Life
Could Corvettes or Vipers offer many different performance variants to enthusiasts? The guys tackle this, along with which set of keys Patrick in OH should choose. Then, the budget debate is for John J., an emerging enthusiast trying to decide how to allocate funds. Finally, social media questions address who’s the bigger liability when encountering bikes and scooters, house carpet in cars, and describing the feeling of lightweight…  Season 4 TV is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:02:10
July 12, 2019
415: Graduated Licenses, Psychological Weeds, The Answer Is Hellcat
You read that right - the guys get way down in the weeds to answer questions and discuss topics like the state of driver’s education in the U.S., cars that pass the ‘smile’ test, and overcoming the fear of driving your fun car to work… Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:05:25
July 9, 2019
414: Grandkid Chow, Car Toupeè, Accidental Viking Burial
Enthusiasts are constantly searching for cool car events, and listener Nick A. articulates this in his question to the guys: what are some top automotive things to do? Chance joins to add his ideas and discuss what are some fun and aspirational things to do? Then, Chris E., a driving coach at SpeedVegas writes a debate on behalf his mom, who needs something to replace her Cherokee. Social media questions cover insurance replacement choices, technology replacing driving skills, and changing the national reputation of cars… Season 5 is now airing on the Motor Trend network through September 2019, Season 4 is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:01:40
July 5, 2019
413: Peak Design Decade, Date Night Getaway, No Swirl Marks
What concept car best embodies the future? The guys discuss this thought and potential classic car reproductions by OEMs. Brian G. in Arkansas has a wife and young daughter, but is trying to decide whether his forthcoming fun car should include date nights or the whole family? Social media questions cover redesigns of rearview mirrors, the Phaeton and XJR film, and should you tell the dealer NOT to detail your new car? Season 4 TV is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening, and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:02:41
July 2, 2019
412: Paul’s Phaeton, Widebody Everything, Porsche vs. Supra
Future car rumors are fun to discuss, but can’t be relied on for purchasing decisions! The guys discuss models that might disappear, but others that might be returning too. They debate choices  for Connor C., who’s looking for the great American road trip car, and discuss $10k convertibles for Nick C. in Indiana, who wants a weekend getaway car. Finally, social media questions cover how to justify a purchase, going back in time to JDM cars, and which 80’s cars to drive for a year? Season 4 TV is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
58:59
June 28, 2019
411: The Police Are Here
Really, an officer is here – to talk about proper traffic stop behavior, and reveal some insight into his point of view. The guys host local officer Chad in the studio for Topic Tuesday to discuss “spirited driving,” and how to manage yourself during a stop. Then, Jeremy P. in Michigan is changing careers from farming to police work, and is letting go of his large pickup truck in exchange for a fun coupe. Finally, social media questions cover driving schools in the southeast U.S., unique cars to bring to a summer car show, and how to define sports car dynamics… Season 4 TV now available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:05:36
June 25, 2019
410: BMW Amnesia, Shock Therapy, Emergency Sweats
Luxury cars tend to drop dramatically in price after just a few years, and BMWs are no exception. The guys discuss choices for Eric C. in upstate NY, who has serious mods to his Legacy GT, but wants a better balance between sport and comfort. They also address social media questions about fun cars that should make a comeback, dealerships that incorrectly list features, and owning which North American car will confirm you as a true enthusiast?.. Season 4 TV is available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:02:11
June 21, 2019
409: Cars Are Vacations, Too Much Research, Buying Branded Titles
When you’ve over-researched a car and know everything there is to know about it, can you still allow yourself to buy it? The guys tackle this for Topic Tuesday, and then discuss unique handl-y car choices for Naval Flight Officer Rob G. in Washington. Social media questions cover topics like branded titles, carbon fiber in every car, and which manufacturer has the best ‘entry level’ lineup? Season 4 TV is also available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide, and Season 5 is coming soon. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your car enthusiast friends!
1:00:38
June 18, 2019
408: Lego Fun, Stopmotion Hell, Designing Furniture
Todd’s son is now recreating the show out of Legos! The guys discuss a stopmotion episode, and what they would do with their lives if the show sold for millions. Tim M., a recent NC State graduate, is really into modifying, but not sure what he should do now that he has a real job. Matt H. in Cleveland, OH is an on-ramp enthusiast and commuter, and needs something slightly fun while still being comfortable… Pilgrimage 2019 is still open for reservations! Join the guys in Germany and Belgium for their annual bucket-list driving adventure at the Nürburgring Nordschleife and Spa-Francorchamps tracks, with details found on everydaydriver.com. Season 4 TV is also now available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, the Everyday Driver show on IMDB and Amazon, and write to us with your Topic Tuesday discussions and podcast debates at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Thanks for listening and share the podcast with your fellow car enthusiast friends!
1:02:07
June 14, 2019
407: More Of What You Bought, Autocross Everything, Too Soon To Look?
It’s time for more car conclusions from the audience, and the guys cover stories even if they’re not featured in the debates. Ben C. is shopping for his wife, but also wants someth