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02
May
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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…

Subaru WRX
12
Apr
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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…

09
Mar
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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…

Ford Bronco
25
Feb
2022
Posted in New Models

The Three Engines of the Ford Bronco

The Ford Bronco retook the SUV stage in 2021, marking this model’s 55th anniversary. Ford resurrected the Bronco line by first rolling out the Bronco Sport, a crossover based on the Ford Escape. This automaker followed with two- and four-door…

2022 Ford Bronco Two-Door Outer Banks
24
Feb
2022
Posted in New Models

About the 2022 Bronco Two-Door Outer Banks Edition

It has been a long time coming, but the wait is worth it. That wait involves the revived Ford Bronco, an all-new model released in 2021. We were not able to drive the new Bronco in 2021, but we did…

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe
17
Feb
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

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…

2022 Nissan Altima
16
Feb
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

By the Numbers: 2022 Nissan Altima

The Nissan Altima is a sedan, one of four such four-door gas models sold by this automaker. As a midsize vehicle, it is joined by the flagship Maxima, compact Sentra, and subcompact Versa. Nissan also makes the GT-R and Z,…

Nissan Armada
10
Feb
2022
Posted in News

The Nissan Armada Lives on Without a V8

Are you a fan of the V8 engine? If so, who can blame you? After all, the V8 is synonymous with raw power and remains the performance choice for not a few drivers. However, the V8 engine appears on its…

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….

2022 Nissan Rogue
25
Nov
2021
Posted in More

New Three-Cylinder Engine Powers 2022 Nissan Rogue

The compact Nissan Rogue crossover utility vehicle gains a new engine for 2022. One year removed from the introduction of its third-generation model, the 2022 Rogue gains a 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder motor. Moreover, that engine is now standard across the…

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…