First Drive 2014 Kia Sorento – Video

Kia have got themselves a little bit of a reputation. When they introduce a new car they tend to change the goal posts a little bit
And the new 2014 Kia Sorento is no exception. This non-luxury three row crossover has so many standard features you might be mistaken in thinking it’s a luxury CUV. Technically the 2014 Kia Sorento is a refresh. But it comes with the new chassis and a powerful new gasoline engine…

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2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Test Drive

By Barbara Schaffer Powell Butte, Ore. ? I had not been back to the old neighborhood in years, so when Mitsubishi said they would be introducing the all-new 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander at the Brasada Ranch in Central Oregon I told my husband Bill, ?this introduction is mine.? We write about cars together and when we…

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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe

?2013 Hyundai Santa Fe incorporates 2 wheelbase strategy? ? San Diego, CA – ?Hyundai Motor America has just launched its third generation Santa Fe employing a new and unique two wheelbase strategy for a crossover vehicle ? a concept usually only found in luxury sedans. First came the 2013 Santa Fe Sport, a five passenger…

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What is a CUV?

I get asked as a car expert is what is a crossover or CUV it is very simple. This is a good example of a CUV, the BMW X1 A CUV is built on a car platform with a lot of characteristics from a hatchback and station wagons were an SUV is built on a truck platform and has a lot of off road capability…

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Test Driving the 2014 Kia Sorento CUV

By Barbara Schaffer Phoenix ? Kia made an interesting move with the Sorento CUV for 2014. Rather than waiting for a more customary five to seven years between all new re-engineered and redesigned models, it took the Sorento, which was all new for the 2011 model year, and?re-engineered?it for 2014. The other thing that was…

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2013 Toyota Rav4 – Video

Nik J Miles from https://ourautoexpert.com takes a look at the 2013 Toyota Rav4 If you watched the 2013 Super Bowl you will have already seen the 2013 Toyota Rav4 and if you take a trip to you Toyota dealership you will be able to see it for yourself. The Rav4 is credited with creating the…

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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T AWD

?Hyundai?s 2013 Santa Fe Sport: A Rocky Mountain High” Park City, Utah – Hyundai Motor America recently staged a major product launch program for their all-new 2013 Santa Fe Sport at an elevation of more than 8,200 feet. Most auto manufacturers would shy away from introducing a new vehicle at such an altitude because of…

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Test Drive: 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

?Subaru adds the new Subaru XV Crosstrek to CUV lineup? Oahu, HI – Looking for an affordable, highly capable all-wheel drive vehicle that is fun-to-drive with loads of versatility and that delivers the greatest fuel efficiency in its category (up to 33 mpg), with 8.7-inch ground clearance?…

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Test Drive: 2013 Audi allroad

?Audi allroad to replace A4 Avant? Audi?s allroad returns after 8-year hiatus Beaver Creek, CO – Audi marks the return of an icon, with its 2013 allroad, which returns to the U.S. marketplace for the first time since 2005. The allroad is all new, appearing on a modified A4 architecture and replaces the A4 Avant….

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Test Drive: 2011 BMW X3

The X3 is BMW?s leading Crossover SUV and one of the most popular choices in the luxury SUV market. The X3 was redesigned for the 2010 model year, and the general consensus is that the new design is a winner.? Now in its second year of production, the 2011 X3 can safely be said to…

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