Kia is starting an EV onslaught for 2019 with not one but two new EVs with over 230 miles of EV range. The first is the new Niro EV, Kia’s all-eco small “crossover” to be followed closely by the new 2020 Soul EV. The 201 horsepower electric motor should deliver significantly improved performance vs the […]
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Looking for a 2-row crossover with more off-road cred than the rest? Honda has resurrected the Passport name for 2019 for their ruggedized mini-Pilot. Here’s what Honda did: They took the 3-row Pilot, hacked 6 inches off the rear, widened the track, slapped wider tires on it and lifted it for better clearance. Honda’s tried-and-true […]
Lexus has always marched to a different drummer with the ES sedan. With the Lexus IS and GS designed to compete with the BMW 3-series and 5-series directly, the ES has been left to chart a course more similar to a classic American luxury sedan. Sized like a 5-Series, priced like a 3-Series, the ES […]
The CX-5 has always been a fun to drive CUV, but it’s never been particularly swift. All that changes for 2019 with the addition of a new 2.5L turbo engine. The new engine transforms the Mazda from one of the slower entries in the segment to the fastest crossover in it’s category. Bundled with the […]
After we filmed this review, GM killed off their first plug-in hybrid model. After a great deal of debate we decided to just go ahead and publish this review as a memorial to the only PHEV with a truly split-down-the-middle personality.
Looking for a 2-door Lexus but can’t afford the LC? There’s a RC for that and you’ll get the same 5.0L V8 under the hood if you’re willing to pay enough. The high-performance RC looks as menacing as any of the competition, but unfortunately the more traditional V8 under the hood can’t match the competition’s […]
Is the Escape too small? The Explorer too big? Then the Edge might be just what you need. Ford’s mid-sized 2 row crossover comes now comes standard with Ford’s Co-Pilot 360 active safety, and optional ST trim with major performance upgrades.
Volvo’s new V60 wagon is more than just the V90’s mini-me, it’s a truly competitive European luxury wagon. High on looks, value and practicality this Volvo should be on your shopping list. It’s also worth noting that Volvo is one of the few brands that remains dedicated to the station wagon format. If you’re looking […]
It’s been a while since we looked at the Genesis G90. Since our last full review the G90 hasn’t changed, but the luxury landscape has. We now have an all-new 7-Series, new Lexus LS, new Audi A8 and a refreshed Mercedes S-Class. In the light of the new competition, how does the Genesis stack up?
The Genesis G70 is an important car for Korea’s new luxury brand and the latest entry in the highly-competitive small luxury car segment. Despite sedan sales on a general decline, luxury shoppers have more choice than ever with completely redesigned entries from BMW and Volvo and entirely new vehicles from upstart brands like Afla Romeo […]