2020 Cadillac XT6 Sport AWD: big boy SUV in luxury or sport models

The three-row, luxury SUV category got a little bigger with the introduction…


2020 Nissan Altima: popular mid-size gets added tech

I have no control over the timing of my test drives. So…


2020 F-250 Super Duty: more payload, towing capability

Truck wars continue. And Ford has fired a major salvo with the…


2020 Acura MDX AWD A-Spec: bestselling three-row luxury SUV

With fall in the air, and slush on the road at Stevens Pass summit returning from Leavenworth Golf Course, what better time to be driving… Continue reading

2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: SEL improves traction

The 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL S-AWD crossover SUV hits the market with a few changes and upgrades to the previous model year. Cross benefits… Continue reading

2020 Lexus NX 300 F Sport AWD: ‘Experience amazing’

When it comes to upscale compact SUVs, it’s hard to do better than the 2020 Lexus NX 300 F Sport AWD. There are not many… Continue reading

2020 Kia Soul X-Line: scintillating style, peppy performance

I’ve always enjoyed Kia’s Soul – it’s quirky. And I like quirky. Taking everything that helped popularize the unconventionally styled subcompact, Kia poured more soul… Continue reading

2020 GMC Sierra 2500 Denali: a beast with roadside manners

If you need lots and lots of power and torque to tow your oversized toy, have I got the truck for you. The 2020 GMC… Continue reading

2019 Subaru WRX Premium Series.Gray: performance, value leader

It’s not every day you get to test drive a special edition, performance sports car with production limited to 750 copies nationwide. But that was… Continue reading

2019 Chrysler Pacifica: an eHybrid suited for today’s families

Pacifica is not your mom’s Chrysler minivan! Celebrating 35 years of leadership in this category that used to rule the world, my 2019 Pacifica eHybrid… Continue reading

2019 Nissan Armada Platinum Reserve: performance, refinement, tech

Armada. That’s right. You’re driving the entire fleet when behind the wheel of Nissan’s 2019 Armada Platinum Reserve 4x4 flagship, three-row SUV. Entering its third… Continue reading

2019 Ford Ranger 4×4 XLT: bigger and better than ever

Where has the compact Ford Ranger pickup been? Everywhere but the United States and Canada since 2011, when it was discontinued here, but morphed into… Continue reading

2020 Kia Telluride SX AWD: big, bold, boxy SUV

Don’t look now! There’s another mid-size SUV to choose from with the introduction of the 2020 Kia Telluride SX AWD. Telluride? Are they running out… Continue reading

2019 Honda H-RV AWD: refreshed styling, new tech

The folks at Honda are no dummies. Blessed with longtime bestsellers like the Civic and Accord and the CR-V sports utility, they added the smaller… Continue reading

2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD: snorkel benefits engine health

Wanna go places? The 2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD (Toyota Racing Development) Pro 4x4 Double Cab has a tried and tested performance heritage that is specifically… Continue reading

2019 Lexus LC 500h: this hybrid gets double-takes

In this day and age, it takes a lot for people to rubberneck – the act of turning partially around to check out the hot… Continue reading

2019 BMW X7 xDrive50i: ultimate road trip SUV

It’s a special day when a new model hits the streets in America. The 2019 BMW X7 xDrive50i was recently launched by the German manufacturer… Continue reading

2019 Nissan Leaf SL PLUS: electric vehicle with more power

Electric vehicles are inching their way to relevancy. My latest tester, the 2019 Nissan Leaf SL PLUS is proof. The PLUS designation refers to the… Continue reading

2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43: a driver’s car with looks

You, too, can become a member of the entry-level Mercedes-Benz AMG club at the bargain admission price just south of $75,000. It’s a somewhat exclusive… Continue reading

2019 Nissan Kicks SV: small SUV that’s big on surprises

I love surprises. The 2019 Nissan Kicks SV is a small front-wheel-drive crossover SUV introduced as a new model last year. It was my first… Continue reading