Category: New Vehicle Reviews

2022 Toyota RAV4 Off-Road
22
Jun
2022
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Best-Selling Crossover: 2022 Toyota RAV4

The family car is no more, at least it isn’t in the form that we once knew – a four-door sedan. Sure, there are some sedans to be had, but most shoppers prefer utility vehicles, as these are prized for…

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5
24
May
2022
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Hyundai Ioniq 5: All-New EV

The electric vehicle market continues to expand as new players enter. Hyundai is not new to the scene, but the Ioniq 5 is. This model builds on its Ioniq line of electrified vehicles to deliver an all-electric model with a…

2022 Infiniti QX60
11
May
2022
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Second Look: 2022 Infiniti QX60 SUV

The Infiniti QX60 shines among luxury SUVs. It doesn’t happen that often, but sometimes a manufacturer delivers a follow-up of the same model year vehicle. That’s twice as nice and allows us to take a deeper dive. In 2014, we…

Mitsubishi Outlander
09
May
2022
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The Mitsubishi Outlander is New and Improved in Almost Every Way

Introducing the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander. Marketing pros used to utilize phrases such as “New!” and “Improved!” to push their products. After a while, the terms lost their impact, particularly as consumers realized that updated packaging was not enough. But with…

Kia logo
02
May
2022
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Kia Sorento: Style, Value, & Capability

When Kia rolled out the now wildly famous Telluride in 2020, this automaker did not stop producing the Sorento. Both models are three-row crossover utility vehicles, therefore it seemed reasonable that the Sorento would go. But Kia would have none…

2022 Hyundai Sonata N-Line
26
Apr
2022
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Taking the N-Line With the Hyundai Sonata

The midsize Hyundai Sonata remains a strong contender in its segment with standard, hybrid, and performance models available. This model seats five comfortably, offers several powertrain choices, and has one of the best interiors in its class. The infotainment is…

2022 Nissan Frontier
21
Apr
2022
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Nissan Frontier: True, Blue Midsize Pickup Truck

The midsize pickup truck market is booming as customers rediscover the offerings on hand. After seemingly appearing to fade away, a rash of new offerings starting in the mid-2010s revived the segment. The Nissan Frontier is the latest of a…

Subaru WRX
12
Apr
2022
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Highlights of the 2022 Subaru WRX

Compact performance models are no longer common fare, at least not from the mainstream manufacturers. Ford exited the market a few years back when it decided to keep the Focus out of the U.S. market. Also, Chevrolet and Dodge no…

Mazda CX-30
06
Apr
2022
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Mazda CX-30: Refined and Pricey

The subcompact crossover utility market is flooded with models with every manufacturer participating. At present, Mazda is represented by one entry, the CX-30, retiring the CX-3 last year. The duo was based on separate platforms with the latter offering a…

2022 Hyundai Venue
14
Mar
2022
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First Look: 2022 Hyundai Venue

Are high car prices getting you down? You’re not alone as the average transaction price for a new vehicle is fast approaching $50,000. That’s well above the price threshold for average Americans, which makes new car buying a significant challenge…

Toyota Tundra
11
Mar
2022
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At a Glance: 2022 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition

The all-new Toyota Tundra is here, the first new full-size model from this manufacturer in 15 years. That’s a long interval or nearly three times as long as how the domestic competitors approach the segment, with full overhauls approximately every…

09
Mar
2022
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Kia Stinger Fun Facts!

The Kia Stinger is an unusual model for a mainstream brand. First, it comes with standard rear-wheel drive. Second, it blends luxury and performance elements that are typically found on fine models from BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Importantly, it delivers value…

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat
04
Mar
2022
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First Impression: Ford Maverick Lariat

Immediately after testing the two-door Ford Bronco, a Ford Maverick replaced it. The Maverick is a compact pickup truck in a segment that has been dormant for nearly three decades. Along with the Ranger and F-Series, the all-new Maverick solidifies…

2022 Mazda CX-5
02
Mar
2022
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The Mazda CX-5 Remains a Formidable Competitor in a Robust Segment

We are fans of most things Mazda, appreciating this Japanese brand’s styling verve, attention to detail, and fun-to-drive capabilities. The Mazda CX-5 remains a powerful entry in the compact crossover SUV segment, a five-passenger model that will soon be replaced…

2022 Toyota Corolla Sedan
23
Feb
2022
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Driven: Toyota Corolla Sedan With a Stick

Very few driving enthusiasts opt for manual transmissions these days, therefore manufacturers are pulling them from most of their remaining models. However, Toyota recently sent us a Corolla sedan with a pleasant, but welcome surprise: a 6-speed manual gearbox. It…

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe
17
Feb
2022
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Breaking Down the 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe is a midsize, two-row crossover utility vehicle, with room for five. Last fully redesigned for 2019, the current model offers standard front-wheel drive, available all-wheel drive, and two engine choices. A hybrid model is also available…