2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD Test Drive

“2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD” Easy on the Eyes 3-Row, 7-Passenger Compact SUV Mazda’s CX-9 has been recognized as one of the best SUV / Crossover / Minivan / Station Wagons in its class since it made its world debut back in 2006, and it reigns today as the senior member of Mazda’s versatile…

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2019 Lexus LX570 Two-Row Test Drive

”2019 Lexus LX570 5-door two row SUV” An Ultimate full size Luxury SUV sans pesky third row seat OVERVIEW For nearly 25 years, Lexus LX models have offered an pleasingl balance of luxury, off-road capability and everyday usability. The Lexus LX was the first premium, full-capability prestige three-row luxury utility vehicle, and the 2019 Lexus…

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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e PHEV Test Drive

“2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e 4MATIC Plug-In Hybrid” EQ Power adds to Three-pointed Star Electrification OVERVIEW The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLCe is a compact luxury SUV that became the automaker’s second plug-in-hybrid crossover and one of many more electrified models on the way. It first appeared as a 2018 model. The GLC 350e is a Plug-in Electric…

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2019 Ford Expedition Platinum 4×4 Test Drive

“2019 Ford Expedition Platinum 4×4” The New ‘King of the Road’? OVERVIEW The Ford Expedition is a three-row mega-sized people mover with seating for up to eight. There are two sizes – the Ford Expedition and the Ford Expedition Max, whose wheelbase is extended 9.1-inches, with an increase in overall length of 11.9-inches. We’ll deal…

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2019 BMW X4 xDrive 30i Test Drive

“2018 BMW X4 xDrive 30i SAV” Second Gen X4 ups the Sportiness Ante OVERVIEW The second generation BMW X4 launches for the 2019 model year with two available models – the BMW X4 M40i and the BMW X4 xDrive 30i. Both models serve up an eye-catching and sportier persona. The sportier drive characteristics come thanks…

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2019 Kia Sorento SXL AWD Test Drive

“2019 Kia Sorento SXL AWD” Sorento Bows with added Tech and Visual Enhancements OVERVIEW The 2019 Kia Sorento is a premium Global Class SUV that happens to be Kia Motors America’s best selling SUV. For the 2019 model year, it shows up with modest visual exterior enhancements both coming and going, displaying new front and…

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2019 Nissan Armada Platinum Reserve 4WD Test Drive

“2019 Nissan Armada Platinum Reserve 4WD” Third Year Second Gen Armada Adds Tech Features Nissan’s full size adventure craft enters 2019 ready for family adventures both on and off road. The 2019 Nissan Armada beefs up its standard equipment inventory for the entire Armada stable with the addition of the following important safety features: Rear…

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2019 Jaguar i-Pace EV400 HSE Test Drive

“2019 Jaguar i-Pace EV400 HSE” An Electrifying, Stealthy Luxo-Cat OVERVIEW The iconic Jaguar marque has leaped into the future with its first ever purely electric vehicle – the 2019 Jaguar i-Pace EV400, which comes in three grade or trim levels: the base S; upscale SE; and top grade HSE….

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2019 Cadillac XT4 Sport AWD Test Drive

“2019 Cadillac XT4 Sport AWD” Is this what the “Standard of the World” has come to? Overview Cadillac dates back 116 years, and for many years, it was the “go to” marque for luxury and lofty premium status. If you owned a Cadillac, you were notably a success – you had arrived, etc. Cadillac claimed…

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL 4MOTION Test Drive

“2018 Volkswagen Atlas SEL 4MOTION” VW’s American built Family-Sized SUV Overview The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is based on the award-winning Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) architecture, and it is the largest, most dynamic Volkswagen vehicle ever assembled in America. It is built alongside the Passat at VW’s Chattanooga, TN assembly plant….

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