Volkswagen Taos
16
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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…

2023
14
Sep
2021
Posted in New Models

First Look at the 2023 Models

For 2023, these models seem set for the market. Car manufacturers plan their vehicles years in advance, with a four-year lead time the average. Even so, these automakers have a strong idea where their model lines are headed 10-15 years…

Nissan Frontier
10
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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 Corolla Cross
09
Sep
2021
Posted in New Models

First Look: 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross

The Toyota Corolla Cross is an entry-level crossover utility vehicle. Toyota has a new crossover utility vehicle rolling out in October 2021 and we could not be more excited about it. Yes, it is true: we are chiefly car fans,…

Infiniti QX60
08
Sep
2021
Posted in New Models

Overview of the 2022 Infiniti QX60

The Infiniti QX60 enters its second generation better than ever. Infiniti has a new crossover utility vehicle, although the name itself is not new. This fall, the 2022 Infiniti QX60 arrives, launching the second generation for this luxury SUV. Fresh…

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
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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…

Toyota Camry
01
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

All-Wheel Drive Comes to the Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry remains one of the best-selling cars in America, thanks to its cutting-edge style, strong technology and standard safety features, comfort, and reliability. Through most of its long history, this sedan has been front-wheel-drive-only with a selection of…

Chevrolet Equinox
30
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Chevrolet Equinox Brings Value to the World of Crossovers

We’re more likely to consider a crossover utility vehicle than a sedan, coupe, or convertible these days, which explains why manufacturers are abandoning car models in droves. Beyond the Camaro and Corvette, Chevrolet is doing likewise, by expanding its SUV…

Jeep Wrangler 4xe
27
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Plugging in With the Jeep Wrangler 4xe PHEV

The Jeep Wrangler needs no introduction. The original model emerged during the Second World War and was instrumental in carrying our troops in our fight against tyranny. Some 80 years later, the Wrangler advances all the prowess of the original…

Toyota RAV Hybrid
25
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Toyota’s RAV4 Hybrid Delivers an Astonishing 40 MPG

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is powerful and efficient. Toyota is the king of hybrid technology, selling more cars that combine gas and electric energy than all manufacturers combined. Where some competitors invested heavily in now-fading diesel engineering, Toyota chose…

Infiniti
23
Aug
2021
Posted in Stories

Infiniti Family Feud: QX55 SUV Versus Q60 Sports Coupe

Infiniti struts its stuff with its current model line. It doesn’t happen often where we receive models from the same brand within a week of each other. Notably, a special one-day preview of the upcoming 2022 Infiniti QX55 SUV took…

Genesis GV70
20
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Wowed by the All-New 2021 Genesis GV70 SUV

In the five years since Genesis separated from Hyundai to form a distinct luxury brand, we have seen new models populate the product line. Three sedans rolled out in succession, followed by a pair of SUVs. The latest model, the…

2021 Nissan Armada
18
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Refreshed Nissan Armada SUV Gets It Done In Style

In a segment of large utility vehicles, the Nissan Armada stands shoulder to shoulder with the Chevrolet Tahoe and the Ford Expedition. It is one of a handful of truck-based SUVs available, but its ride is unusually comfortable. With four-wheel…

2021 Toyota Sienna
16
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Toyota Sienna Minivan is Now an Efficient Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Toyota’s Sienna is now a full-time hybrid minivan. Talk about transformations! The Toyota Sienna minivan, now in its fourth generation, is a hybrid-only model, much like the Prius and Venza. It’s the biggest change in this model’s history, making this…

Kia logo
13
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Kia Carnival Minivan Has MPV Aspirations

The Kia Carnival steps up where the Sedona left off. When is a minivan not a minivan? When the manufacturer chooses another name for it, such as a multi-purpose vehicle or MPV. That’s exactly the approach Kia took when the…