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Ford Escape
01
Feb
2023
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Ford Escape: Chronicling the Changes

The Ford Escape is a compact crossover utility vehicle, one of this brand’s most popular models. Introduced in 2001, the Escape has seen numerous changes, including the introduction of conventional and plug-in hybrid variants. Some analysts count four generations, but…

2023 Nissan Rogue
30
Nov
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Highlights of the 2023 Nissan Rogue

The compact Nissan Rogue utility vehicle enters its third year for this third-generation model for 2023. It is one of the most popular models in the segment and Nissan’s top-selling passenger vehicle. New this year is a Midnight Edition package,…

Toyota GR Corolla
28
Nov
2022
Posted in New Models Specifications

Overview: 2023 Toyota GR Corolla

Take one Corolla hatchback and give it the GAZOO Racing treatment and you’ll find the most powerful compact built by Toyota yet. That’s exactly what Toyota did when they created the 2023 GR Corolla, a potent compact model based on…

Kia Optima
15
Nov
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Chronicling the Changes: Kia K5 (Optima)

The Kia Optima is a midsize, five-passenger, front-wheel drive sedan. Known as the Kia K5 in most markets, the Optima name lasted for four generations until it assumed the global K5 naming convention in 2021. Regardless of its name, the…

Mazda 6
11
Nov
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Mazda 6: Chronicling the Changes

The Mazda 6 is a midsize sedan, the largest car sold by this Japanese brand. The 6 follows a succession of Mazda midsize models and is also one of the few vehicles in its class also offered as a hatchback….

Hyundai Santa Fe 2.5T
28
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Highlights of the 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe

The midsize, two-row crossover utility vehicle market is Boom City for manufacturers, as customers continue to abandon sedans for them. Hyundai is no exception as sales of its midsize Sonata sedan plunge. The good news is that customers are migrating…

2022 Audi A3
25
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Autumn Delight: 2022 Audi A3

Audi’s smallest sedan is affordable and offers a pair of performance upgrades. The market may have shifted to utility vehicles, but several premium manufacturers remain engaged with sedans. Certainly, Audi has its share of “Q” utility vehicles, but the company…

Mazda CX-50
18
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Premium Compact Crossover: Mazda CX-50

Mazda has been making a name for itself these past few years. The company, though somewhat of a niche player, has become a premium operator among mainstream brands. That’s especially evident in its most recent new model, the CX-50, a…

Kia Soul
17
Oct
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Kia Soul: Chronicling the Changes

Beginning in the 2000s, several manufacturers developed boxy-style vehicles to appeal to young buyers. Honda, Scion, and Nissan were well represented, with the Kia Soul entering the fray in 2010. Today, every model except the Soul is gone, attesting to…

2023 Nissan Z
13
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Shift This 2023 Nissan Z!

Imagine our surprise when we learned that a follow-up Nissan Z model was added to our test fleet. This writer evaluates new models as received from manufacturers through a pair of distributors. Our Atlanta distributor handles Nissan and delivered the…

12
Oct
2022
Posted in New Models

2023 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

The Chevrolet Camaro is a muscle car, one with a long history, albeit interrupted by an early 2000s cancellation and later revival. The Camaro is available as a coupe or a convertible and occupies a narrow segment of the industry….

Infiniti QX55
06
Oct
2022
Posted in Articles

Infiniti QX55: Compact Luxury SUV

The 2023 Infiniti QX55 returns better equipped, but pricier. Infiniti’s quartet of utility vehicles includes a pair of models that are more alike than different. New for 2022, the Infiniti QX55 is a derivative of the QX50. Both models are…

2022 Toyota GR Supra
04
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Toyota Ups Its Game with the GR Supra

The 2023 Toyota GR Supra gains a much-need manual gearbox. Let’s hear it for the Toyota GR Supra! This small sports car continues to gain attention in a niche segment, a model noted for its extraordinary design, strong powerplants, and…

2022 Hyundai Tucson
30
Sep
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Hyundai Tucson SUV: Chronicling the Changes

The Hyundai Tucson is a compact, two-row sport utility vehicle with room for five. Launched in 2005, the Tucson has undergone several updates since with the most recent model rolled out in 2022. Besides the conventional gas model, this vehicle…

Hyundai Tucson PHEV
09
Sep
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Hyundai Tucson Now Offers Two Hybrid Choices

Standard and plug-in hybrid Hyundai Tucson models join the product line. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Hyundai is making a huge bid for electrification with its Tucson compact crossover utility vehicle. Beginning in 2022, the…

2022 Audi Q5
07
Sep
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Summer Breeze: 2022 Audi Q5

The Audi Q5 supplies style and verve in the luxury realm. Midsize, two-row luxury utility vehicles are the go-to models for consumers who want something besides a sedan or mainstream model. The Audi Q5 is one such vehicle, a five-passenger…

Volkswagen Tiguan
30
Aug
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

The Roomy Volkswagen Tiguan Crossover

The Volkswagen Tiguan is practical and predictable. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Volkswagen rolled out the current-generation Tiguan in 2018. This year, the model offers updated exterior styling, a refreshed interior, upgraded technologies, and expanded…

2022 Hyundai Kona N
22
Aug
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Performance Crossover: Hyundai Kona N

The Kona N throws down the performance in the small crossover segment. Model Overview | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Whoever said that the fun-to-drive on-road experience is limited to sports cars and touring models? Through the years…

2023 Nissan Z
09
Aug
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Nissan Z Deep Dive!

All about the Nissan Z, its history, and the current model. History | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Scan the entirety of the Nissan performance universe and several models stand out. Skyline. GT-R. Fairlady. Z Series. Some models…

2023 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2
29
Jul
2022
Posted in New Models

All-New 2023 Chevrolet Colorado Features Bold Design & Overhauled Powertrain Strategy

Pickup trucks remain an important segment for manufacturers, a strong and profitable growth sector not to be ignored. Consumers want them, typically prizing these vehicles for their style, performance, comfort, and trailering capabilities. GM is no stranger to the market,…