Think of the A5 Sportback s the sexier A4 alternative. While there are some ways it’s less practical, most shoppers may be surprised that the large cargo area compensates for that in large measure.
Volkswagen’s GTI helped start the hot hatchback revolution in 1974 and now over four decades later the GTI is more modern than ever.
VW’s Golf R (or Golfer as I kept calling it) is not the fastest hot hatch in America, nor is it the best handling or arguably the best value. But if my cash were on the line, it is the hatch I’d buy. Why? Let’s explore that. Note: The 5.6 second 0-60 time quoted was […]
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 […]
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 …
Toyota’s Corolla hasn’t always come as a hatch in America but Toyota now seems dedicated to the more practical form of their compact vehicle. The new Corolla hatch is our first preview of what the upcoming 2020 Corolla sedan will be when it launches later this year.
Cheap and cheerful has long been the reputation for Honda’s smallest car in America and that continues in the latest incarnation. For 2019 Honda has continued their trend of moving their models up-market as well positioning the Fit as the “more premium” alternative in a way to the Nissan Versa Note or Ford Fiesta. Driving […]
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 […]