14
Jun
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

Luxury Maker: 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV

The GV80 kicks off the first SUV models for the Genesis brand. Ever since splitting from the Hyundai brand in 2017, the Genesis luxury marque has wowed us with a succession of three beautiful sedans. But sedans aren’t the significant…

2021 Cadillac CT4 front fascia
11
Jun
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

High Performance and the Cadillac CT4 Line

Cadillac is the last American luxury marque with sedans in its portfolio as Lincoln has gone the only-utility-vehicle route. The Cadillac sedan lineup is comprised of CT4, CT5, and CT6 (retired this year) models. That’s a far cry from the…

Hyundai Santa Fe
10
Jun
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Hyundai Santa Fe Elevates Premium Features

Every manufacturer offers a midsize SUV, with more than two dozen for the choosing. SUVs represent today’s family vehicle, picking up where minivans and wagons before it, left off. Distinguishing between the models may be difficult for customers who might…

2021 Nissan Rogue
09
Jun
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

The Third-Generation Nissan Rogue Crossover

Sportier styling marks the latest Nissan Rogue. The Nissan Rogue is one of more than a dozen compact utility vehicles available this year. In such a competitive market, standing out is critically important for attracting and winning new customers. For…

08
Jun
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

The Highly Efficient Chevrolet Silverado Turbodiesel

Light-duty pickup trucks are typically powered by gas engines, but in recent years several manufacturers have rolled out diesel engine options. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is one such example, as it offers a turbo-diesel engine with select trims. We drove…

2021 Mazda Mazda3 hatchback
07
Jun
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

Mazda Puts the “Hot” in its Mazda3 Hatchback

Mazda may not have a broad selection of vehicles, but it makes do with what it has. Each of its models typically has one or more features not common to its competitors. In the case of the Mazda3, the brand’s…

2021 Kia K5 front
05
Jun
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews Specifications

Good-Bye, Kia Optima; Hello K5!

The K5 takes up where the Optima leaves off. Kia now fields one of the most dependable brands of vehicles in the world, according to consumer surveys. This Korean automaker has consistently improved its offerings by rolling out new models…

2021 Toyota GR Supra
04
Jun
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Toyota Supra Gains a New Engine and It’s Awesome!

A turbo four-pot stirs the 2021 Supra. The Toyota GR Supra is a sports car of legendary pedigree, arriving on the scene in the late 1970s as a performance variant of the heralded Toyota Celica. Over subsequent generations, the Supra…

25
May
2021
Posted in Engineering & Technology

What Does a Clutch Do?

Market experts forecast the global clutch market to become a $16.2 billion industry by 2026. Automotive clutches, in turn, will be the biggest driving factor behind this growth. With that said, you may be wondering what a clutch is, especially if you’ve been…

13
May
2021
Posted in Accessories

Unlocking the Maximum Potential: 10 Amazing Mods for Your Tesla Vehicle

Tesla cars have already developed a well-deserved reputation for excellence. With the right mods, drivers can take things one step further to make their vehicles even more high-tech and luxurious. Check out the ten most amazing mods for Tesla vehicles…

Dodge Coronet
10
May
2021
Posted in Car Buying Tips

Before Making Your First Purchase: What to Check in a Used Car

Year in and year out, thousands of first-time car buyers head out to purchase their very first car. Just in 2020, there were 39.3 million pre-loved or used cars sold in the United States. The number of sales is almost…

14
Apr
2021
Posted in Accessories

8 Reasons for Getting Your Car Tinted

Tinted vehicles are a smart idea for several reasons. Driving a vehicle can be uncomfortable during the summer unless you have an excellent air conditioning system and window tint to repel the sun’s rays. There are several ways this will…

dirt bike
09
Mar
2021
Posted in Auto Insurance

How Much Should You Expect to Pay for Dirt Bike Insurance?

  If you have made the decision to buy a dirt bike, the chances are probably pretty good that you have done considerable research into what you want to get and what it will end up costing you. And why…

2020 Aston Martin Vantage Coupe
16
Sep
2020
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

British Master: Aston Martin Vantage Coupe

This writer has spent nearly a decade driving, evaluating, and publishing reviews about a variety of new vehicles. Always left out of the equation were exotic cars, deemed too narrow of a buying group to target a mass audience. But…

01
May
2020
Posted in Special

Is A Route 66 Road Trip Worth It? Pros And Cons Of The Iconic Highway

There are few things more iconic than Route 66 when it comes to automobile lovers. When you think of classic cars, the mind usually wanders over to the US and the route made famous in song, film and TV. There…

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 Specifications

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 Specifications

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 Specifications

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…