Vehicles

2017 Genesis G90 3.3T: ultimate luxury driving experience

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer No ifs, no ands and no buts. The 2017 Genesis G90 3.3T simply delivers advanced safety, refined performance… Continue reading

2017 Kia Soul Exclaim: powerful, versatile funky fun

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer If you love funky, power, fun, versatility and gas mileage, the 2017 Kia Soul Exclaim (!) with its… Continue reading

2017 Audi S6: luxury sports car for everyday driving

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer What perfect timing. You know, the holidays are over. The presents and decorations are stored away. Your furnace… Continue reading

2017 Buick Envision: comfortable, capable luxury

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer It was a stroke of luck to test drive the 2017 Buick Envision Premium AWD compact SUV the… Continue reading

2017 Chevrolet Cruze: delivers a lot in a small package

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze 4-door compact sedan – and the first ever Cruze hatchback – has a lot… Continue reading

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE: tech loaded, fuel efficient, safe

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer Mitsubishi’s Mirage hatchback has been a much needed moneymaker. And with the addition of the 2017 G4 SE… Continue reading

2017 Acura TLX SH-AWD: comfortable, homey luxury

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer There’s something about the 2017 Acura TLX SH-AWD luxury four-door sedan that makes me feel comfortable, right at… Continue reading

2016 Ford F-150: loaded with top-line features

By Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer Once upon a time pickup trucks were made pretty much exclusively for working class folks. They were functional.… Continue reading

2016 VW Jetta Hybrid SEL Premium: amazing gas mileage, power

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer When you think of Volkswagen, most people think of the Bug – Beetle, to be exact. That thinking… Continue reading

2017 Nissan Armada Platinum: traces to beloved Patrol

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer If you’re in the market for some full-size family fun in the sports utility class, you might want… Continue reading

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport: spacious, tech loaded

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer Earlier this summer I put the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport through its paces. This fall, the 2017… Continue reading

2016 Nissan Titan XD Pro-4X: fuel efficient towing, hauling

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer I drove the Nissan Titan XD (diesel version) this spring - now it was the 2016 Nissan Titan… Continue reading

2017 Honda Accord V6 EX-L: a sporty family car

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer All I needed was a race track. A recent test drive placed me behind the wheel of the… Continue reading

2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid: a different hybrid

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer If you mainly use your car for running errands around town, or live close to your work, you… Continue reading

2017 Mazda CX-3: versatility, function, handles like a car

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer If you’re looking for a crossover that drives and handles like a car, I submit for your consideration,… Continue reading

2017 Kia Sportage SX AWD: advanced driver-assistance tech

By Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer The compact sports utility vehicle market is on a steep upward trajectory when it comes to sales. Plus,… Continue reading

2016 Ram 2500 Power Wagon: unmatched on and off road

By Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer It’s hard to argue this truck’s pedigree. Introduced in 1945, the Dodge Power Wagon was the first mass-production… Continue reading

2007 VW Jetta GLI: Cranking up the heat

OK, boys and girls, a little history lesson to start this week’s review. A Special Edition version of Volkswagen’s 2007 Jetta GLI just ended up… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2007
  • By Larry Lark Automotive Reviewer
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’08 Mercury Mariner: small SUV, big refinement

Irrespective of the Mercury Mariner’s many fine qualities, it’s easy to feel fondness for a vehicle that wears the same badging as Ichiro. The Mariner… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2007
  • By Mary Lowry Automotive Reviewer
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