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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus | The Long Range Leaf

Nissan’s Leaf is the most popular EV in the world but in America the range figures have been outdone by just about every EV on the market. Since Americans …

2019 Volkswagen Golf | Old But Still Capable

Volkswagen’s current Golf first launched back in 2012 but despite the hatchback’s age it’s still a solid pick in the compact category if you’re looking for something …

Budget EV Battle | Kia Niro EV vs Nissan Leaf

Coming up soon is our full review on the new 200+ mile Leaf Plus, but first, let’s talk about how the Leaf in general compares to the newest EV in America: the …

2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid | The Minivan With A Plug

In some ways Chrysler is downplaying the “plug-in” part of the Pacifica PHEV, but that strikes me as funny since this is one of the best PHEVs available in …

2020 Kia Soul | This Box Is Anything But Square

Once upon a time there were a few boxy hatches to chose from in America but only the Soul has survived. The rest of the competition managed to lose their way when trying to redesign their iconic boxes but Kia seems to be three-for-three with their new third generation 2020 Soul. The interior is more […]

2019 Kia Niro EV | The Mainstream EV To Watch

Kia and Hyundai haven’t focused too much on green-cred in the past but that’s all changing with an onslaught of new EVs, hybrids and plug-ins. Between 2016 and 2020 they have promised the launch of a combined 28 green vehicles including several long range EVs. The 2019 Kia Niro EV (known as the eNiro in […]

Tesla v Nissan v Kia | The Newest "Budget" EVs Compared!

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 […]

2019 / 2020 Toyota Sienna | Reliable, But Is It Relevant?

The Toyota Sienna soldiers on with minimal changes for 2019 and 2020 while we wait for a complete redesign expected for the 2021 model year. While we wait for the next gen model, the Sienna is up against tough competition from the inexpensive Grand Caravan (which may be ancient, but it’s also crazy cheap), the […]

2019 Mazda Mazda3 Review

The more I drove the all-new Mazda3, the more I came to the conclusion that Mazda’s new compact sedan should be seen as an alternative to the Acura ILX, the defunct Buick Verano and perhaps an Audi A3 rather than just a Corolla or Civic competitor. The new 3 handles impeccably, but the real win […]