2018 Kia Niro PHEV EX Premium Test Drive

2018 Kia Niro PHEV EX Premium Niro Carries Over Adding A Limited Production Graphite Edition The Kia Niro was unveiled at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show and appeared on the scene this year as a 2017 production model. The Kia Niro debuted as an all-new, compact, near midsize, urban crossover hybrid that serves up a…

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2018 MItsubishi Eclipse Cross Test Drive

“2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SE 1.5T- S-AWC” Iconic Name reappears as new Crossover What is a Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross? For those who may not remember, the Mitsubishi Eclipse was a pretty well thought of compact sports car that was built through a joint venture, which was formed between Mitsubishi Motors and the Chrysler Corporation. Four…

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2018 Range Rover Velar R-Dynamic SE Test Drive

“2018 Range Rover Velar R-Dynamic SE” Velar – A bold move for Land Rover The 2018 Range Rover Velar falls into the mid-size luxury SUV category and lives up to worthiness as part of the Land Rover family, possessing some of the same ruggedly capable hardware. On the other hand is represents a bold departure…

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2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SE AWD Test Drive

“2018 Toyota RAV4 SE AWD Hybrid” RAV4 Adds grades for More Action The compact crossover movement was pioneered by the Toyota RAV4 more than two decades ago, providing owners with the means for off-the-beaten-path adventuring. Toyota now expands the scope of the RAV4 to new heights for the 2018 model year with a new Adventure…

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2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer With sales of SUVs growing at a record pace, Toyota RAV4 topped the chart at the end of 2017, just beating several tough competitors to claim the best-selling SUV title. After spending the last week driving the 2018 RAV4 Hybrid, it was easy for us to see why Toyota sells…

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2017 Ford Escape SE FWD Test Drive

“2017 Ford Escape SE FWD” An Affordable Way to Get Away The Blue Oval team still offers a better way to Escape, with three fuel conscious Ford Escape models: a 1.5-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder with Auto Stop/Start, a 2.0-liter EcoBoost Twin-Scroll turbocharged four-banger with Auto Stop/Start and a 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder with iVCT….

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2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid SE Test Drive

“2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid SE FWD” Refreshed C-Max debuts Titanium Trim Ford’s Blue Oval team continues their focus and commitment to accelerating to accelerating the constant quest for improved fuel economy, which began in 2013 with the introduction of two new C-Max models: the Ford C-Max Hybrid and Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in Hybrid. The models…

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2016 Honda Odyssey SE Test Drive

“2016 Honda Odyssey SE Minivan” Special Edition set to Entertain and Clean Up Long recognized for its innovation in packaging, responsive handling attributes, comfortable occupant accommodation, state-of-the-art safety features, long lasting residual value, high build quality and refinement, the Honda Odyssey represents what the Japanese manufacturer is referring to as its vision of the “ultimate in…

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T SE Test Drive

“2016 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T SE” VW’s Best Selling sedan now more refined The Jetta has remained Volkswagen’s best-selling car, after the sixth generation vehicle was first introduced in the U.S. marketplace as a 2011 model. Not one to rest on their laurels, the German automaker strives continuously to improve upon its products. The 2016 Volkswagen…

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2015 Toyota Yaris SE 5-Door Liftback Test Drive

“2015 Toyota Yaris 5-Door SE Liftback” Toyota’s subcompact hatch displays European flavor The 2015 Toyota Yaris will continue to be available in a 3-door and 5-door liftback body configuration (a market segment exclusive), but both will be wearing a new face with a new bolder and more aerodynamic exterior design. The interiors will feature new…

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