Upscale SUV: 2019 Buick Envision

Historically, Buick has served as GM’s premium brand, delivering a slew of car models of distinction. Today, Buick maintains its position between Chevrolet and Cadillac, but its model line and sales are skewed heavily toward utility vehicles. The Buick marque has successfully adapted to changing consumer tastes, delivering three SUVs … Read more

The Compact Chevrolet Equinox Crossover

As the market shifts from sedans to crossover utility vehicles, the Chevrolet Equinox remains poised to capture the lion’s share of Chevy faithful. This SUV has always been a smart alternative to such car models like the Cruze and Malibu, and is itself a five-passenger vehicle with ample engine choices. … Read more

About the 2019 Chevrolet Impala

The 2019 Chevrolet Impala represents one of a small cohort of full-size mainstream sedans. Its bold style is just as appealing as it was when the current model rolled in 2014. The Impala has a comfortable interior and supplies a great ride. It could use more active safety tech, however. … Read more

Smaller, Lighter 2017 GMC Acadia Impresses

SUV sales remain strong, but the GMC Acadia is in a stream of its own. For the first time in eight years, the US auto industry is experiencing declining sales. Fortunately, it isn’t a significant drop — just 1.5 percent year-to-date through April. The pullback isn’t entirely unexpected nor is … Read more

In Just 22 Years, Car Theft Rates Have Plunged by 58 Percent

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Security technologies help thwart crime. From 1960 to 1991, car thefts increased five-fold, peaking at 1,661,738 cars stolen in 1991. Since then, theft rates have been falling, coming in at 699,594 units reported stolen in 2013 according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). Importantly, the 221 theft rate per … Read more

Wouldn’t You Really Rather Have a Buick (LaCrosse)?

Buick’s flagship sedan now delivers Wi-Fi and more. Buick calls its LaCrosse a luxury, midsize sedan. Though there is little to dispute the luxury label, calling this sedan “midsize” just doesn’t seem right. Instead, what you have here is a fairly large four-door model that comfortably seats five people and … Read more

Buick Encore Wears Her Luxury Well

Buick Encore: Premium, subcompact crossover SUV. Most Buick and GMC vehicles are sold under one roof, part of a strategy that GM put forth more than two decades ago. Pontiac was included in that directive, one that made it possible for consumers to shop across three brands and inspect numerous … Read more