Vehicles

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

It’s not every day you get to test drive a special edition,…

 

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

Pacifica is not your mom’s Chrysler minivan! Celebrating 35 years of leadership…

 

2019 Nissan Armada Platinum Reserve: performance, refinement, tech

Armada. That’s right. You’re driving the entire fleet when behind the wheel…

 

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

2019 Honda Passport Elite AWD: the perfect-sized SUV

I had my Passport at the ready last week – and felt empowered. I’m speaking, of course, of the 2019 Honda Passport Elite AWD sports… Continue reading

2019 Lexus LX 570: conquers any terrain in comfort

If you happen to have the means, do yourself a favor. Test drive and buy the luxurious 2019 Lexus LX 570 flagship sports utility with… Continue reading

2019 Toyota RAV4 XSE AWD Hybrid: more sport, more utility

It’s been 22 years since Toyota launched its compact SUV – the RAV4. Much has changed since then. Compacts have actually grown in size and… Continue reading

2019 Acura MDX: best-selling three-row luxury SUV ever

When I think of a luxury SUV with three rows of seats, I think of Acura’s MDX. And apparently I’m not the only one. With… Continue reading

2019 Lexus IS 350 AWD: maximum power, luxury sports sedan

Spoiled. That’s my middle name. The latest example was the 2019 Lexus IS 350 AWD F SPORT sports sedan. If you crave maximum power, the… Continue reading

2019 BMW M2 Competition Coupe: track qualities, creature comforts

Mission accomplished! I made it through my seven-day test in the 2019 BMW M2 Competition Coupe without getting a speeding ticket. My self-control was tested,… Continue reading

2019 Chevrolet Equinox AWD: plenty of room, creature comforts

You really can’t go wrong when it comes to the compact SUV class. My latest tester, the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox AWD Premier seats up to… Continue reading

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS450: a technological wonder

Mercedes-Benz created a new vehicle segment in 2003 with its CLS, a vehicle that combined the elegance and dynamic feel of a coupe with the… Continue reading