2017 Mazda6i Grand Touring Test Drive

2016 Mazda6I Grand Touring Sedan An Attractive, Practical and Efficient Mid-size Sporty Sedan The 2017 Mazda6i Grand Touring sedan represents the core of the sedan market due to its just right packaging and comfortable seating for five passengers ? it?s not too small, nor is it too big? it is more practical than a sports…

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2017 Subaru Impreza Test Drive

?2017 Subaru Impreza Sedan and 5-door? Latest Impreza debuts Subaru?s Global Platform Architecture Subaru?s Impreza lineup for the 2017 model year is all new, and has grown in stature, quality and efficiency. The 2017 Subaru Impreza will come in two body configurations: a four-door sedan and a 5-door hatch. Both body forms represent the debut…

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2017 Subaru Impreza Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer La Jolla, Calif. ? Subaru Impreza is going through a metamorphosis, from an all new platform and design to a new manufacturing facility. Now the latest generation of the Subaru Impreza is arriving at U.S. Subaru dealers, and, for the first time, not arriving by ship. They are being built…

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Mudfest 2012 – Part 1

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer After two full days of driving briskly between hundreds of traffic cones, cruising along wooded back roads and wallowing through mud in 25 different SUVs, we marked our ballots for the Northwest Automotive Press Associations SUV of the Year Competition. Appropriated renamed ?Mudfest? after a muddy, mucky inaugural event in…

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First Drive: 2012 Subaru Impreza

New York City — For years, the Subaru Impreza has been one of the best of the compact cars sold in the American market.? It has developed a reputation as a safe, comfortable all-weather vehicle with near bulletproof reliability, which has garnered it the highest level of brand loyalty. However, with the exception of the…

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Subaru Hints at Next Impreza Design

If the design concept shown at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show is an accurate depiction of the future Impreza styling, Subaru?s popular compact car is going from ?ho-hum? to ?wow!? Built to illustrate possible future Subaru design elements, the Impreza Design Concept has a sporty “four-door coupe” style. From the front, the Impreza Design…

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