What is the Peugeot 5008?

Peugeot 5008

The Peugeot 5008 is a compact crossover SUV released in its current layout in 2017. Prior to this, the 5008 was a multipurpose vehicle, but Peugeot, now part of Stellantis, figured it’s more profitable to transform it into an SUV. Moreover, the Peugeot 5008 is closely related to its smaller … Read more

Sumptuous SUV: GMC Yukon Denali

GMC Yukon Denali

If you’re aspiring for an Escalade, don’t overlook the Denali. Large SUV shoppers with luxury in mind, may consider the Cadillac Escalade or Lincoln Navigator. But they’re not the only luxurious SUVs available, at least not amongst the domestics. The GMC Yukon and Yukon XL in Denali trim make a … Read more

Diesel Delight: Ram 1500 Rebel

We get behind the wheel of a diesel-powered Ram 1500. All-new for 2019, the 2020 and fifth-generation Ram 1500 returns with new or updated trim and options packages. The big news is that the available turbo-diesel engine has more horsepower, torque, and towing capacity that rivals the optional V8 gas … Read more

Highlights of the 2021 GMC Yukon/Yukon XL

GMC took the wraps off of its next-generation full-size pickup trucks this month, introducing all-new 2021 Yukon and Yukon XL models. These flagship SUVs represent standard and stretched wheelbase versions of its largest utility vehicles and feature many changes, including an upgraded Denali line. The new models will be built … Read more

Like a Rock: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado

Introducing the fourth-generation Chevy Silverado. Fresh on the heels of celebrating 100 years of truck building, Chevrolet has a new Silverado pickup truck to launch its second century. The fourth-generation Silverado is new from the ground up, although its changes seem more evolutionary than revolutionary. This means Chevrolet did not … Read more

Sporty Jaguar F-PACE Utility Vehicle Bows

The 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show served as the ideal backdrop for Jaguar to unveil its fifth model line and its first sport utility vehicle ever. Indeed, by taking this unique British brand to Germany to face its chief rivals on their home turf — i.e., BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi — … Read more

13 Top Fuel Efficient 2015 Models by Category

The 300h is the hybrid variant for the Lexus NX. With gasoline prices trending somewhere below $2.50 per gallon, the rush to fuel-efficient vehicles has certainly come to a grinding halt. On the other hand, demand for pickup trucks, large utility vehicles and other less-efficient models has soared. Even though … Read more

Turbo CUV: 2015 Audi Q5 TDI Quattro

Medium range crossover combines performance with efficiency. The recent arrival of an Audi Q5 TDI Quattro in my drive marked the third of three crossover utility vehicles I’ve received from this German luxury manufacturer within the past year. The exquisite seven-passenger Q7 arrived first, what serves the full-size end of … Read more

Quiet Diesel: 2015 Audi A3 Sedan TDI

A diesel for Audi’s smallest range. A quiet diesel powers this A3 sedan. With gas prices falling below $2 per gallon in most states it can be difficult to argue for the benefit of purchasing any fuel-efficient car, including diesels. Besides, diesel prices remain about 75 cents higher than gasoline … Read more

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Raises MPG Threshold

This fall, Chevrolet will introduce the Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, the latest variant of this popular compact sedan. The five-passenger front-wheel-drive Chevrolet Cruze has been a hit for the bow-tie brand, but GM has been wanting to extend its appeal to reach car shoppers that are putting a premium on … Read more

Light Duty Diesel Pickup Truck for the Ram 1500

Do you like diesels? This writer admits that he does although his experience with and brief ownership of a 1978 Rabbit Diesel does little to uphold his position that diesel technology is the way to go. For fuel savings. For reduced emissions. For less of a dependency on foreign oil. … Read more