Our “real world range test” has never caused more than a murmur before, but it caused a firestorm (not too surprising) when we reviewing the Model 3 Standard Range Plus. The car’s EPA score is 133 MPGe and 240 miles of range… but in our real world test we got a score of 192 miles […]
For a variety of reasons the Acura RLX hasn’t sold particularly well in America but Acura is hoping to change that with the refreshed 2018 model. In addition to adding more standard equipment, dropping the price on the Sport Hybrid model and making Acura’s active safety systems standard on all models, this is the first […]
For this video I snagged the three latest long-range EVs under $40,000: the new Leaf Plus, the Niro EV and of course the long awaited Model 3 Standard Range [plus]. Tesla’s brand value tops the scales, the Leaf has an enormous cargo area and Kia fights back with a long standard warranty. Which will be […]
Hyundai’s Elantra Sport recently lost it’s manual transmission (announced on 5/15) but that doesn’t stop it from being a fun and practical alternative to the more expensive Civic Si or Jetta GLI.
With a low base price and a big back seat it’s no wonder the Q50 is one of the best selling compact luxury cars in America. For 2017 Infiniti ups the ante with a trio of new turbocharged engines ranging from just over 200 horsepower to a 400 horsepower twin-turbo V6. If fuel sipping is […]
I was able to convince Kia to give me the keys to a base model with the 2.0L turbo engine and just one option (active safety package). Instead of a “stripper” model that I was expecting, the base Stinger is an incredibly good value. It’s loaded with enough standard features that it makes a compelling […]
If you haven’t seen part 1 of this review, click over to https://youtu.be/iMFGmeAY_7M and then head on back when you’re done. In this section we talk about overall value and how the Tesla drives out on the road.
For 2018 the 5-Series gets two base models, a 530i and a plug-in-hybrid 530e. With essentially identical price tags and nearly identical performance, which should you buy? Let’s find out. 0-30: 2.5 Seconds 0-60: 6 Seconds 1/4 Mile: 14.7 Sec @ 94 MPH 60-0 Braking: 124 Feet
It’s here! The Standard Range Model 3 Arrived! Well, OK, so it’s a Standard Range Plus with a $35,000 price tag. I’m actually oddly fine with that twist to this story. In this two-part video we’ll explore the Model 3 and compare it to a few EVs and other luxury cars! Let’s dive in!
America’s most popular EV has just received it’s first redesign featuring a more mainstream look, a bump to 150 miles of range and more standard equipment. For 2019 Nissan has announced the Leaf will get another range bump with thanks to a bigger battery for “over 200 miles” of EV range to compete directly with […]