2014-2018 Jaguar F-Type Buyer’s Guide

You won’t find Jaguar calling the F-Type a tribute or spiritual successor model of the Jaguar E-Type, but in many ways it is. Forty years after the earlier sports car was canceled, an all-new Jaguar F-Type model arrived in 2014. The F-Type has the long hood, rounded side body panels … Read more

Surprise Midsize Value: 2017 Volkswagen Passat

VW Passat adds premium features and demonstrate value. Family car sales have steadily fallen over the past several years as consumers select crossovers instead. And who can blame them? Crossovers offer superior utility while packing the storage room and towing capability many consumers prize. But crossovers may also cost you … Read more

Limousine Style: 2017 Audi A8L

2017 Audi A8L

Audi’s flagship has limousine-like room at the ready. The Audi A8L is a flagship luxury sedan, an all-wheel drive conveyance presented as an extended (A8L) wheelbase model only. A standard wheelbase model (A8) was also offered through 2016, then discontinued. This means that all 2016 and 2017 Audi A8L models … Read more

Ringmaster: 2017 Audi A4 Compact Luxury Sedan

2017 Audi A4.

With Quattro all-wheel drive, the Audi A4 confidently displays its rings. The Audi A4 is a compact entry-level sedan, one of two such models offered by this German luxury manufacturer. It is sized slightly larger than the A3 and offers standard front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive, the latter based … Read more

Updated SUV: 2017 Ford Escape

2017 Ford Escape

Small SUVs are a hot commodity — so much so that at least four models should top 300,000 units sold this year. The Toyota RAV is in hot pursuit of the segment-leading Honda CR-V, followed by the Nissan Rogue and the Ford Escape. Although sitting in a distant second place … Read more

Luxury Fervor: 2017 Jaguar XE

2017 Jaguar XE

If you don’t yet have Jaguar on your luxury vehicle shopping list yet, it is time to include it. Once considered an afterthought in the luxury segment, this distinctly British brand has made a name for itself. A string of new models, including the Jaguar XE, have effectively turned this … Read more

On the Road With a 2017 Volvo XC60

2017 Volvo XC60

Eight years is a long time to stay with any model and the XC60 is showing its age. But that fact hasn’t stopped Volvo from making important updates to the 2017 edition in advance of an all-new model debuting in 2018. When the XC60 rolled out in 2010, critics hailed … Read more

Hatchback Chevrolet Cruze Set For US Introduction

2016 Chevrolet Cruze

June 25, 2015: Corrected to include accurate details about the body styles the Cruze’s competitors offer in the US market. An earlier Cruze hatchback will set the stage for a new model. The Chevrolet Cruze may be the best compact car General Motors has ever built even though its sales … Read more

Just Out: 2015 Audi Q3 Crossover

Small crossover extends Audi’s product range. Audi’s product expansion continues, its latest vehicle a compact crossover utility vehicle designed to serve as another gateway model to the brand. The 2015 Audi Q3 joins larger Q5 and Q7 crossovers, and is itself a five-passenger vehicle retailing from $32,500. The Q3’s competitive … Read more

MINI Hardtop 4 Door Drops Cover

Yet another MINI variant for this iconic British brand. The MINI Hardtop 2 Door will soon have a four-door companion. Late last week, MINI USA showed photographs of its latest model and shared some details about its newest product. The MINI Hardtop 4 Door will go on sale after the … Read more

Specifications of a 2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T

Hyundai Sonata 2.0T engine

Turbocharged engine brings performance to the Sonata line. The 2013 Hyundai Sonata continues where the previous model year sedan left off, bringing to customers a roomy five-passenger sedan that is big on value, looks and fuel efficiency. This model also has performance credentials to offer as a 2.0-liter turbocharged four … Read more