Category: New Vehicle Reviews

GMC Canyon
01
Feb
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Last Hurrah for the Second-Generation GMC Canyon

The GMC Canyon and its Chevrolet Colorado counterpart are coming to an end. At least for the second-generation models. Introduced in 2015 after a two-year hiatus, the current models helped reinvigorate the midsize pickup truck segment. After an eight-year run…

2022 Chevrolet Suburban
24
Jan
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

By the Numbers: 2022 Chevrolet Suburban

When the Chevrolet Suburban debuted for the 1935 model year, it is doubtful that anyone thought this model would last for generations. At that time, the “Suburban” name was utilized by multiple manufacturers, describing a wagon-like utility vehicle. Indeed, GMC…

GMC Sierra 1500
21
Jan
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

GMC Sierra 1500: Favorite Things

The GMC Sierra 1500 is a full-size truck, with the latest version introduced in 2019. Refreshed for 2022, this model is offered in three cab choices, with four engine options, rear- or four-wheel drive, and a host of package upgrades….

03
Jan
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

By the Numbers: 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a midsize, sport utility vehicle, one of the most popular models in its segment. Now in its thirtieth year and fifth-generation, the Grand Cherokee solidifies its position with an extended-wheelbase variant. With this in mind,…

Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing
31
Dec
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

What We Love About the Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing

The Blackwings have arrived. And more than one model too. For 2022, the Cadillac CT-4 Blackwing and the Cadillac CT-5 Blackwing debut, representing the highest expression of Cadillac performance anywhere. The CT-4 is a compact model, the CT-5 is midsize….

2022 Infiniti QX80
05
Nov
2021
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The Infiniti QX80 is a Full-Size Luxury SUV With a Strong Price Point

Is it right to call a $70,000 SUV affordable? Not usually, but when you’re looking at full-size luxury models, you may pay much more than that to acquire one. For this reason, the 2022 Infiniti QX80 brings relative value to…

Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid
29
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid Electrifies

Automotive manufacturers are embracing electrification in a big way, but the paths taken by them are not identical. Hyundai may have fully electric vehicles in its future, but for now, this automaker is embracing hybrids. For 2021, the midsize Santa…

Hyundai Elantra N Line
27
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Highlights of the 2021 Hyundai Elantra

Compact sedans remain the ideal entry place into the new car market for an untold number of Americans. With prices starting around $20,000, such models are within the reach of many first-time car buyers. The Hyundai Elantra is an excellent…

Lexus RX
09
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Current-Generation Lexus RX Closes Out in Style

The Lexus RX got it all started nearly a quarter of a century ago as the first mass-produced midsize luxury sport utility vehicle. Four generations later and still maintaining its bestseller status, the current model closes out as a new…

06
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Honda Delivers a Civic Lesson for the Ages

Honda launches yet another new Civic model. The market for small cars continues to shrink, but the remaining players remain locked in a fierce battle for customer attention. The Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, and Nissan Sentra dominate the segment, but…

Mini Cooper S
04
Oct
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Mini Cooper S….Oh, Yes!

A Mini Cooper with maximum fun. The Mini Cooper is an outlier amongst mainstream models for its size, style, and price. There is not anything quite like it on the market and for this reason, it continues to attract a…

Jeep Grand Cherokee L
24
Sep
2021
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The All-New Jeep Grand Cherokee Gains a Third Row

The Grand Cherokee L in 2021, followed by the Grand Cherokee in 2022 Jeep continues to make strides as a global leader of four-wheel-drive models. Some 80 years after the first Jeeps crossed pock-marked battlefields in Europe, the brand has…

Volkswagen Taos
16
Sep
2021
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Behind the Wheel of the All-New Subcompact Volkswagen Taos

The Volkswagen Taos is all-new for 2022. Volkswagen arrived late to the utility vehicle game, entering the market in 2009 with the Tiguan. Since then, the automaker has introduced four more models, including the all-electric ID.4. For 2022, Volkswagen has…

Nissan Frontier
10
Sep
2021
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Behind the Wheel of the All-New 2022 Nissan Frontier

The Nissan Frontier steps out as a formidable competitor. We last saw a new Nissan Frontier model in 2005 and that’s a long time to keep this midsize pickup truck unchanged. Interestingly, even as the segment gradually shrunk and later…

Toyota RAV4 Prime
06
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Skip the Cord with the Toyota RAV4 Prime

The RAV4 Prime is the plug-in hybrid with a strong incentive. The Toyota RAV4 is a compact crossover utility vehicle with room for five. It’s Toyota’s best-selling model and even outsells the Camry sedan we featured here last week. Toyota…

Lexus ES
03
Sep
2021
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Modern Luxury the Lexus ES Way

The Lexus ES is refreshed for 2022. Making the transition from mainstream to luxury models is a leap some of us are hesitant to do. After all, justifying spending thousands of dollars extra on a pricey sedan or utility vehicle…