White Space Wonder: 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport

Straddling the space between subcompact and compact SUV. The Nissan Rogue Sport is an all-new model or at least it is new to North America. Not to confuse it with the Nissan Rogue, the Rogue Sport is smaller than the compact Rogue, yet larger than the tiny Juke. Thus, it … Read more

Highlights of the 2018 Toyota Camry

The eighth-generation Toyota Camry is the largest, most powerful and efficient one yet. The 2018 Toyota Camry will soon debut, an all-new model that launches this midsize sedan’s eighth generation. The new Camry is a clean sheet redesign and is the latest model built on the Toyota New Global Architecture … Read more

About the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

Stelvio expands Alfa’s North American product line to three. The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio will soon arrive in dealer showrooms, the third US model for this premium Italian brand. The Stelvio joins the 4C sports car and the compact Giulia sedan, expanding Alfa’s reach into unchartered territory. Indeed, that dominion … Read more

Tiny SUV: 2017 Fiat 500X

A subcompact SUV that’s big on style. The subcompact SUV market is hot and the 2017 Fiat 500X finds itself in the thick of things. Mechanically similar to the Jeep Renegade, the 500X is outsold 10-to-1 by its FCA cousin, underscoring the relative and enduring anonymity of the Fiat brand. … Read more

First Impressions of the Second-Generation Volkswagen Tiguan

The 2018 VW Tiguan debuts in late July. Volkswagen’s rejuvenation continues apace, with its second all-new SUV this year set to arrive later this summer. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan launches this compact SUV’s second generation, a model that is larger, updated and offers the latest technologies. The 2018 Tiguan (pronounced … Read more

All-New 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid Tops 50 MPG

The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid by the numbers. Toyota has long held a big edge in the hybrid market, easily selling more vehicles than all of its competitors combined. The Prius, of course, is the best-known Toyota hybrid, but there are other hybrid models available based on the Camry, Avalon, … Read more

Land Rover Discovery Resurrection!

Return of the top-of-the-line Discovery series. Land Rover divides its universe between top-of-the-line Range Rover models (currently numbering four) and a pair of standard Discovery models. But there is nothing “regular” about the Discovery and Discovery Sport other than a base Discovery Sport SE is the only Land Rover with … Read more

Hybrid Hatchback: 2017 Kia Niro

On the road with Kia’s newest model. The Kia Niro is a dedicated hybrid model, the first of its kind for this Korean brand. Yes, the Kia Optima Hybrid is the brand’s first hybrid electric vehicle, but it is a variant of a gas model. Not so with the Niro. … Read more

Hyundai Kona: New B-Segment SUV

Updated February 1, 2018, to include pricing. Hyundai Kona: Make that four Hyundai SUV models by March 2018. Hyundai’s US sales are down this year and for one significant reason: the automaker lacks a tiny SUV, a model occupying the red-hot subcompact range. This week, the Korean automaker introduced the … Read more

Second Look: 2017 Jaguar XE

British automaker Jaguar supplied a 2017 XE for my review recently, providing me with a second opportunity to examine this all-new compact luxury sedan up close and personal. As before, I remain intrigued by this entry-level model, the smallest and least costly vehicle offered by Jaguar. 2017 Jaguar XE The … Read more

Black Label: 2017 Lincoln Continental

A new flagship sedan for Lincoln. One of the most storied model names in autodom is back, as in Continental by Lincoln. The all-new model and flagship sedan provides a much-needed boost for a marque that once claimed top-selling status amongst luxury brands. In more recent years Lincoln has languished … Read more

2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty Platinum Review

2017 Ford F-350 Platinum

Ford’s F-Series rolled out in 1948 and over the past 40 years, it has been the top-selling pickup truck nameplate in the world. The F-100 followed the initial F-1 and then the F-150 along with F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 models were woven in. Although most F-Series models sold are … Read more