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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2015 Toyota Sienna SE Minivan Test Drive

?2015 Toyota Sienna SE? A minivan to be reckoned with Toyota unveiled their third generation Sienna minivan for 2011 at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show, and it has continued to evolve, driving more like a sedan and conforming to the latest thinking in personal comfort, while easily accommodating cargo with a high degree of…

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2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Mitsubishi has gone through some tough times in the American automotive market the last few years. The vehicles they sell are good products, but there are only a few models and new products have been slow in coming. The cornerstone for the brand is the Mitsubishi Lancer family, which comes…

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Ford Fusion Hybrid Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We love seeing a Ford Fusion on the road; they are so distinctive with their Aston Martin-looking front end ? real head turners! The Fusion is an American adaptation of Ford?s successful European Mondeo and they?ve done a great job. When a Fusion Hybrid arrived in the press fleet recently,…

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Test Drive: 2013 Hyundai Sonata SE

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We had not made the trip to Montana to see Bill?s family for nearly a year, so we juggled our busy travel schedule and found five days that would work for a road trip from the Portland, Ore. area to the Big Sky Country. Because we had access to several…

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Test Drive: 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE

?Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE: Enhanced for 2012? ? Mitsubishi?s second generation Outlander bowed as a 2007 model, growing in stature, based on a performance-engineered global platform that also served as the foundation for the next-generation Lancer and Lancer Evolution models. Originally, all second generation Outlander versions drew their motive power exclusively from a new 3.0-liter,…

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