Author: Matthew Keegan

Matt Keegan is a journalist, media professional, and owner of this website. He has an extensive writing background and has covered the automotive sector continuously since 2004. When not driving and evaluating new vehicles, Matt enjoys spending his time outdoors.
Toyota Land Cruiser
23
Jan
2020
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Toyota Land Cruiser: On-Road Comfort; Off-Road Grit

The Land Cruiser Heritage celebrates this model’s 60th anniversary. Taking the trail less traveled is something Jeep does very well. But Toyota is also represented by multiple models, including the Tacoma, 4Runner, and the Land Cruiser. The four-wheel-drive Land Cruiser…

Toyota Yaris
09
Jan
2020
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Toyota Yaris is Right for Any Budget

The Toyota Yaris brings new car affordability to the masses. With a price point that starts below $17,000 or about half the cost of the average new car purchased today. For the Yaris, Toyota turned to its partner Mazda to…

Jeep
11
Dec
2019
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Capable and Versatile Jeep Cherokee SUV

Few SUVs match on-road performance with off-road chops, but the Jeep Cherokee is one of them. It is comfortable around town, fun on the trails, and comes with the tech features we want. The Cherokee seats five and straddles the…

Chevrolet Equinox
07
Nov
2019
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Chevrolet Equinox Shows Its Versatility

The Chevrolet Equinox is a compact model with a nice look and a roomy interior. Choices abound for Chevrolet Equinox shoppers as this small crossover offers more engine options than most. But if you want the diesel, you’ll have to…

Mazda3
27
Oct
2019
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Mazda3: Hot Bodies and Available All-Wheel Drive

The Mazda3 routinely achieves top billing among compact cars and for good reason: it is attractively styled, sporty, efficient, and offers tremendous value. Perhaps the biggest decisions you’ll face is deciding between sedan and hatchback body styles and the standard…

2021 GMC Sierra 1500
17
Oct
2019
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

GMC Sierra and a Six-Trick Tailgate

An unusual tailgate for the GMC Sierra 1500. Full-size pickup trucks just may be the ultimate multi-purpose vehicle, serving commercial duty by day and as a family hauler for other times. They’re more luxurious than ever before with the GMC…

Volkswagen Arteon
10
Oct
2019
Posted in New Models

Volkswagen’s Arteon Pushes the Luxury Envelope

Volkswagen may not be synonymous with luxury, but that isn’t stopping this German manufacturer from fielding the premium Arteon sedan. This new model replaces the previous CC, once again giving Volkswagen a toehold in a niche segment with a handsome…

20
Sep
2019
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Near Luxury: 2019 Toyota Avalon Sedan

America’s love affair for personal transportation has evolved once again, as utility vehicles now dominate sales. Certainly, GM, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler have cut back on their sedan offerings, but not all manufacturers have followed suit. The Toyota Avalon is…

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
12
Sep
2019
Posted in News

Chrysler’s Versatile Pacifica Minivan

The Chrysler Corporation launched the first modern minivans in 1984, which effectively replaced the wagon as the family people mover of choice. Today, the minivan is superseded by crossover utility vehicles, but the segment soldiers on. The Chrysler Pacifica is…

2019 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
05
Sep
2019
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Farewell to the C7 2019 Chevy Corvette

The Chevy Corvette is America’s sports car, a car lionized on track as well as through song and verse. Prince’s “Little Red Corvette” certainly had another meaning, but there’s little doubt that any other car has stirred the hearts of…

Buick Envision
01
Aug
2019
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Buick’s Premium, Compact Envision SUV

With sedans largely gone, the Envision brings a winning crossover formula to the Buick brand. We’ve loved our Buicks for more than a century. GM’s premium brand comes paired with GMC and bookended by Chevrolet and Cadillac. Gone are the…