2019 Toyota Avalon Review: Premium Value Sedan

2019 Toyota Avalon

Twenty-five years of Avalon history brings with it an all-new fifth-generation model. The sedan market may be shrinking, but Toyota remains committed to its largest sedan. The Toyota Avalon is a large sedan, one that was overhauled for 2019. It’s based on the same platform as the popular Toyota Camry … Read more

2019 Audi Q7 Review

2019 Audi Q7

The SUV craze is in full swing and it is almost hard to remember when cars were once the dominant body style. But consumers are voting with their wallets and utility vehicles as well as those that manufacturer them — they are the winners. Audi has built SUVs since 2005 … Read more

2019 Nissan Altima Review

2019 Nissan Altima review

Fiat Chrysler, Ford, and GM have each announced the discontinuation of several car models in recent years, including the Dodge Dart, Chrysler 200, Ford Focus, and the Buick LaCrosse. Apparently, these manufacturers have read the writing on the wall, which in no unmistakable terms indicates “crossovers.” The reason manufacturers are … Read more

2019 Nissan Rogue Review

2019 Nissan Rogue

Note: Moving forward, Auto Trends will give our recommendation of the trim and packages we think you should consider when shopping for a new car. Although we don’t specifically endorse any model, the fact that a vehicle is reviewed by us means we find it acceptable for your purchase consideration. … Read more

2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Review

2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid review

Toyota launches the latest generation Avalon Hybrid sedan. The 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is a large, five-passenger front-wheel-drive sedan that’s also all-new. While some competing manufacturers are fleeing sedans altogether, Toyota is doubling down and releasing new models, including the hybrid version of its flagship sedan. The current version is … Read more

2019 Volvo V60 Review

The V60 is all new and handsomely designed at that. Just as some manufacturers are distancing themselves from cars, Volvo is embracing them. Further, these car models are not just sedans, but wagons. Indeed, this Swedish automaker offers not one, but two wagon models, including the all-new 2019 V60. No, … Read more

The 2019 Infiniti QX50: New and Improved!

2019 Infiniti QX50

Whatever became of the Infiniti QX50, Nissan’s luxury brand’s sporty, compact SUV? After a 10-year run under various naming conventions, the QX50 disappeared. But not for long. Indeed, after a one-year hiatus, the QX50 is back, an all-new model that’s quite different from the original. That newness is immediately evident … Read more

2019 Toyota C-HR Review

2019 Toyota C HR

The C-HR brings it to the small crossover segment, but in a different way.   We like crossovers and are buying them in record numbers. That said, Toyota recognizes that there is some ambivalence amongst buyers, which is why we have a model such as the Toyota C-HR, a compact … Read more

2019 Volvo S60 Review (Polestar Powered)

2019 Volvo S60 review

A small badge on the face of this model indicates a Polestar version. Electrification is now a significant part of what Volvo is all about. Indeed, the Swedish automaker continues to roll out plug-in variants of its cars and crossovers, models which are more efficient but also pack a strong … Read more