Lavishly Luxurious: 2022 Genesis GV70 SUV

2022 Genesis GV70

The hits keep coming for the Genesis marque, but are we surprised? Five new models in five years and Hyundai’s luxury brand continues to provide a strong statement for itself. Soon, a sixth model will roll out, its first dedicated all-electric model. Meanwhile, the 2022 Genesis GV70 is here, a … Read more

2022 Infiniti QX55 Hearkens to the FX

2022 Infiniti QX55

The Infiniti QX55 is all-new for 2022. Do you remember the Infiniti FX? If you don’t, then that’s a shame. The FX debuted in 2003, was renamed the QX70 in 2013, then was retired in 2017. It shared the same bones as the 370Z sports car and drove like a … Read more

2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Review (the Beast)

2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat review

Dodge brings an SRT Hellcat to the Durango line. The Dodge Durango needs little introduction, a three-row midsize utility vehicle with room for seven. In a sea of crossovers, the Durango supplies standard rear-wheel drive and a look that is about as aggressive as they come. Beyond its appearance, Dodge … Read more

Is the 2021 Lincoln Corsair a Fancy Ford Escape?

2021 Lincoln Corsair

The Lincoln Corsair makes a bold statement. The Lincoln marque, also known as the Lincoln Motor Company, is the luxury brand for the Ford Motor Company. Founded in 1917, the company was acquired by Ford in 1922 and has survived its parent company’s many ups and downs through the intervening … Read more

Introducing the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross

Toyota expands the Corolla line with a first-ever crossover model. The Toyota Corolla is one of the most recognized and enduring models in the entire world. For more than 50 years, this compact vehicle has represented an ideal blend of style, value, and affordability. There is little wondering why more … Read more

Hyundai IONIQ 5 Crossover: Start of a Revolution?

Introducing the Ioniq 5 Crossover EV. Yet another manufacturer is touting its latest electric vehicle project. Following recent announcements from GM and Ford for the Hummer EV and F-150 Electric, respectively, Hyundai just dropped details about its latest all-electric model, the Ioniq 5. The new model builds on the company’s … Read more

Premium Crossover: Mazda’s 2021 CX-30

The 2021 CX-30 is one of four Mazda crossover models. We’re long-time admirers of Mazda, the little Japanese automaker that could. Overshadowed by Toyota, Honda, and Nissan, Mazda is much like Subaru and to a much lesser extent, Mitsubishi, in finding and exploiting a niche in the new vehicle market. … Read more

8 Reasons the 2021 Kia Telluride SX Is Worth the Wait

2021 Kia Telluride SX

There is little wonder why the Kia Telluride SX is so popular. What do the mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette and Kia Telluride have in common? Yes, both are made in America, but the most surprising similarity between these otherwise polar opposite vehicles is the fact that both will require extreme patience … Read more

Sportback Elegance: 2021 Volkswagen Arteon

The Volkswagen Arteon is a premium-class four-door sedan with a coupe-like presence. The Volkswagen Arteon is the “odd duck” amongst mainstream midsize sedans. Firstly, it really isn’t a sedan. Instead, the Arteon has a coupe-like roofline that ends in a liftback. Secondly, the Arteon is a class or two above … Read more

The Value-Oriented 2021 Subaru Legacy

The Subaru Legacy combines an available turbo Boxer engine with all-wheel drive for incomparable value. Among midsize sedans, the Subaru Legacy is the only model with standard all-wheel drive. Moreover, it is also the only one to utilize horizontally opposed four-cylinder engines, a design that enables it to sit lower … Read more

The Genesis G80 of Luxury Sedans

The Genesis G80 may be the best luxury sedan for under $50,000. Since splitting from Hyundai in 2017, the Genesis luxury brand has gradually expanded to include three sedans and two utility vehicles (the compact GV70 SUV arrives by June). At least one fully electric model will follow, giving this … Read more

Premium and Elegant: 2021 Mazda CX-9 Review

2021 Mazda CX-9

The Mazda CX-9 remains one of the better models in its class. Mazda doesn’t get the attention some of the bigger automakers receive unless it’s the MX-5 Miata roadster. That’s a shame as this Japanese manufacturer has long been the styling leader in a sea of nondescript models. Even as … Read more

2021 Kia K5 GT Review (Upping the Performance)

2021 Kia K5 GT review

The K5 GT is a compelling formula for on-road antics. When Kia replaced the Optima with the K5, we knew this automaker had performance plans in mind. With the Optima, Kia kept it to mainstream and hybrid models, and front-wheel-drive only. The K5 is and was the international name for … Read more

About the Volkswagen ID.4

Volkswagen turns a chapter with the all-electric ID.4 Just a few years removed from “dieselgate,” which was Volkswagen’s infamous scandal where the company had a “defeat device” or software in diesel engines that could detect when they were being tested, rigging the results accordingly, the company has made good on … Read more

Presenting the All-New Toyota Sienna Hybrid

The Toyota Sienna is hybrid-only as it starts its fourth generation. The minivan segment is shrinking, but the remaining players are committed as they regularly introduce new or improved models. For instance, the Chrysler Pacifica offers a plug-in hybrid, the Kia Carnival replaces the Sedona with a crossover look, and … Read more

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

The Volkswagen Tiguan offers room for five or seven. Volkswagen has made great strides in recent years by bolstering its utility vehicle profile. In 2018, the company experienced a watershed year when the all-new midsize Volkswagen Atlas rolled out and the second-generation, as well as enlarged Volkswagen Tiguan, made its … Read more

Sport Luxury Thrills: 2021 Infiniti Q60 Coupe

2021 Infiniti Q60

Infiniti’s luxury sport coupe soldiers on. The incredibly shrinking car market means there are fewer sedans and coupes for the choosing, including among the premium and luxury brands. Indeed, the Lincoln marque is comprised entirely of utility vehicles, with the last sedan sold in 2020. Not every luxury brand has … Read more

Introducing the Neoteric Infiniti QX55

The 2022 Infiniti QX55 strikes a pose. This model represents much more than a sporty take on the QX50. Infiniti has a new model coming our way this Spring and they couldn’t wait to share details about it. But due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, and the necessity for following … Read more

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Calligraphy Review

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

Refreshed Santa Fe line gains a pair of hybrids. Now in its third year, the fourth-generation Hyundai Santa Fe is thoroughly refreshed. With its many changes, Hyundai’s midsize crossover utility vehicle is better positioned to battle it out in a growing segment. There are five trims for the choosing (SE, … Read more

Highlights of the 2021 Cadillac CT4

Cadillac delivers a compact sedan with a performance edge. Cadillac remains committed to sedans, with two new models for the choosing. The CT4 is this marque’s compact offering and the CT5 is its midsize model. As for the CT6, it’s gone as Cadillac focuses its attention on higher volume models … Read more

Highlights of the 2021 Nissan Rogue

2021 Nissan Rogue

The compact crossover sport utility vehicle market is booming and that’s no surprise. These models have largely replaced the family sedan, offering similar five-person seating, better cargo space, and decent trailering. Among the best-selling models in this segment is the Nissan Rogue, which launched its third generation for 2021. We’ll … Read more

Introducing the All-New 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SUV

Mitsubishi Outlander

Mitsubishi Teams With Amazon to debut the new Outlander SUV. There’s a first for everything. In Mitsubishi’s case, it teamed with Amazon Live to debut its latest model, the 2022 Outlander. The new vehicle, a compact crossover with room for seven, will be built in Japan and begin arriving in … Read more

Plug It In: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

A plug-in hybrid that doesn’t require a cord. Is it possible to achieve optimum performance while enjoying excellent efficiency? Indeed, it is as electric vehicles do both as they use no fuel and possess outstanding and instantaneous torque. But you’re not limited to pure electric vehicles. For instance, there is … Read more

About the Volkswagen Taos

Volkswagen adds Taos to its growing crossover utility vehicle linuep. It wasn’t too long ago that Volkswagen had one utility vehicle and that model was an undersized and understated compact Tiguan. Fast forward to 2018 and an all-new three-row midsize Atlas rolled out, followed closely by the second-generation and noticeably … Read more