Vehicles

2018 Kia Rio EX: raises the bar in small-car segment

If you’re in the market for a subcompact commuter car, the 2018…

 

2018 Mazda6 Signature: they built it and customers are coming

Remember the iconic line from the Field of Dreams movie, ”build it,…

 

2018 Toyota Tundra: full-size space from a full-size pickup

The 2018 Toyota Tundra full-size pickup does everything in a big way. Maybe that’s because it’s exclusively assembled in San Antonio, Texas. The all-V8 Tundra… Continue reading

2018 Honda Accord Touring hybrid: refined and affordable

If you’ve been thinking about pulling the trigger on a hybrid – but have been waiting for refinements and a lower price – wait no… Continue reading

2018 Audi A4 2.0T quattro S tronic: bigger but weighs less

Here’s a trick that would be nice to pull off. The 2018 Audi A4 2.0T quattro S tronic sedan has gotten bigger – and weighs… Continue reading

2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport SL FWD: just the right size

The 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport SL FWD is a “right-sized” sports utility perfect for conquering everyday urban adventures. It comes in three well-equipped models —… Continue reading

2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium AWD: delivers economy, fun

Go small and live big. That’s what you get with purchase of the all-new, 2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium AWD compact SUV. Ford, as you may… Continue reading

2018 Audi TT RS: a powerful drive for fun in the sun

Aaaah. Almost summer. Sunny weather. And the 2018 Audi TT RS coupe quattro S tronic in my driveway. Life is good. My RS (racing sport)… Continue reading

2018 Acura MDX: among the best-equipped vehicles in its segment

This factoid may surprise you – it did me. The Acura MDX is the best-selling, three-row luxury SUV of all time. But if you think… Continue reading

2018 Lexus LC500h: stunning design, long-distance comfort

The long-awaited 2018 Lexus LC500h luxury coupe has hit a showroom near you. My tester was a preproduction prototype, apparently number 29 off the assembly… Continue reading

2018 Hyundai Sonata: new design, features, technology

If you’re looking for a mid-size sedan that’s not a Toyota Camry or Honda Accord, you should test drive the newly redesigned, 2018 Hyundai Sonata.… Continue reading

2018 Toyota C-HR XLE: head-turning, exhilarating crossover

At a time when some manufacturer’s a shrinking product lines, Toyota is doing the opposite. The 2018 Toyota C-HR XLE Premium crossover has moved from… Continue reading

2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 550: fashion born from function

Conceived before SUV’s were trendy – about four decades ago – the 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 550 was a treat to drive, even if it was… Continue reading

2019 Dodge Ram 1500 Big Horn: a no-compromise workhorse

When it comes to full-size pickups, Ford’s F-150 and Chevy’s Silverado seem to have a corner on the market, not only around here, but across… Continue reading

2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SE: compact crossover with sporty attitude

I’m certainly not in a position to know for sure, but I suspect the secret sauce regarding the longevity of certain vehicles is their ability… Continue reading

2018 Mazda CX-5: cylinder-deactivation improves fuel efficiency

Mazda continues to one-up itself, which must be getting increasingly difficult with the passing of each year. The 2018 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover SUV is… Continue reading

2018 Toyota Corolla: sporty, sophisticated comfort

Let’s play a little Jeopardy, my favorite game show. I’m Alex. You’re the contestant. Entering its 52nd year of production, this vehicle is the best-selling… Continue reading

Winnebago Intent: a must-see at Roy Robinson RV and RV Show

I’m still working on that piece of magic — but… Continue reading

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T: value package adds popular features

Is it déjà vu, all over again, one more time? It certainly seems as if I’ve written a very similar review last year, and the… Continue reading