This week I’ve been behind the wheel of a very unusual Jeep Wrangler, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe (pronounced 4 by E). So, what makes this Jeep so special and so unusual? It’s a plu... More ›
I just spent a week with the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus Reserve. This was the replacement vehicle for the 2018 and earlier MKX, which was an upscale version of the Ford Edge.
I had a lot of ... More ›
I have been behind the wheel of the redesigned 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross this week, a compact SUV that is intended to rival the RAV4, Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, and others.
Under th... More ›
This week we are taking a look at the 2021 Ford Expedition Max, the extended length 3-row version, intended to compete with the Chevy Suburban and GMC Yukon XL.
This is the 4th generation Expeditio... More ›
Acura’s been promising to deliver more engaging vehicles lately and I have to say, the brand has succeeded again with the all-new 4th-generation 2022 Acura MDX. As the brand’s flagship, an... More ›
This week we are looking at what Ford calls the most track-capable 5-liter Mustang ever, the 2021 Mach 1. This pony car is a hybrid of sorts, blending elements of the GT350, the GT500, and the Bullitt... More ›
This week, I’ve been behind the wheel of the largest Subaru ever made, the 3-row 2021 Ascent, that debuted and we reviewed in 2018, as a 2019 model. My tester is the Limited, which is next to th... More ›
This week we’re taking a second look at the all-new 2021 GMC Yukon Denali produced in my home area in North Texas, only this time, we have the Duramax diesel version instead of the big V8 we had... More ›
This week I’ve been behind the wheel of the most unusual Jeep Wrangler I’ve ever driven, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392. So, what makes this Jeep so special and so unusual? It’s ... More ›
Can’t put solar panels on your house? Well, how about your car? Better yet, just let Hyundai do it for you. You’ll find them on the roof of this week’s test drive, the 2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Lim... More ›
This week I am taking a look at the totally redesigned 2021 BMW 430i coupe. This is essentially a 3-Series BMW sedan, but in a two-door body.
So, let’s address the elephant in the... More ›
Do I need an off-road beast with enough ground clearance to warrant a step-stool for my 75+ something mom to climb in? No. But after driving the Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro, I find myself thinking it sure ... More ›
This week we are taking another look at the all-new 2021 Kia Sorento SUV, but this time a brand new edition. Many call this the baby Telluride, because there are some styling cues from the fastest-sel... More ›
Don’t be too dismissive about the tiny new Hyundai Venue, a comma of sorts in a world of meaty adverbs.
Sure, it’s a dinky subcompact, a stubby little box surrounded by big trucks, SUVs... More ›
If the first thought of a station wagon brings back memories of National Lampoon’s Vacation, you’re not the only one. The 1980s-era movie immediately comes to my mind when I think of a wag... More ›
This week we look at the 2021 Nissan Murano. Murano has been around since 2003 and underwent a complete re-do in 2019. Other than a few new colors like the Boulder Gray I am reviewing, not much has ch... More ›
Pickups just don’t pack the grit and broken gravel they once did.
Oh, sure, they will tow your garage while transporting you in leather, heating and cooling your bottom and then backing thems... More ›
This week we look at the all-new and completely redesigned 2021 Buick Envision which is technically a compact SUV, but for me, it is more of a midsized entry. It seems longer and wider than any compac... More ›
Enter the theme music to Star Wars! Because today I bring you the 2021 Millennium Falcon of SUVs… the 2021 Lexus GX 460. I can think of no better way to describe this, well, dinosaur of an SUV,... More ›
Maybe I should hitch my wobbly old wagon to a polished new Hyundai.
At least I’d be moving forward at a pretty good clip.
Every time I attempt to break through one of life’s little w... More ›
This week, I have the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E350 mid-sized luxury sedan, one of the most popular Benz models sold today. It slots between the smaller C-Class and the super-large S-Class flagship sedan. M... More ›
Wow, have minivans come a long way. And let's face it, they've had to with the SUV craze gripping America. If Q1 sales numbers are any indication, Toyota is proving its popular minivan is still releva... More ›
Most of your neighbors will presume you spent time in Alaska, pulling bits of muddy gold from the ground when they see your tiny, high-spirited Mazda Miata.
Or they might peg you for a Vegas poker ... More ›
Today I bring you the much-anticipated VW ID.4 First Edition all-electric SUV. This is a new page in the history books for Volkswagen, and the beginning of what the automaker hopes is an electric revo... More ›
Red can “right” a lot of wrongs in an uninspired car.
It’s not miracle juice, but if a vehicle wears red badly, it’s got some serious style issues.
Heck, I even look OK i... More ›
This week I am behind the wheel of the Honda Ridgeline Sport mid-sized pickup. This 3rd generation Ridgeline was redesigned for 2021 with an all-new frontend from the windshield forward, and some new ... More ›
In a world where sedan offerings are dwindling, it becomes even more important to stand out in the field that remains. And I’d say the refreshed VW Arteon - equipped with some cool new tech feat... More ›
Six-thousand pounds of steel and a towering height of 77 inches keep the Toyota Sequoia riding NBA tall and NFL wide.
But I doubt that the big SUV will do much bragging at the neighborhood Fourth o... More ›
This week we are looking at the most popular vehicle in America, the 2021 Ford F-150. Although it doesn’t look all that different, it actually is. Ford says 97% of the parts on this truck are ne... More ›
This week I’ve got a beauty for you! Presenting the 2021 BMW Alpina XB7, a 3-row luxury SUV that is packing 612-horses under the hood.
Alpina is a company that crafts performance vehicles for... More ›
This week we look at the stunningly beautiful 2021 Lexus LC 500h, a large, luxury coupe that turns heads no matter where you go.
As you glance at the exterior of the vehicle, you’... More ›
The Toyota Venza is back! After being discontinued in 2015, Toyota is giving the two-row Venza new life with an all-new model for 2021. It’s no surprise the Venza is making a comeback, given the... More ›
Forget politics – Repubs against the ‘Crats, women opposed to “insensitive” men, even dogs versus cats.
I don’t care what any of them stand for as long as I get my sec... More ›
This week we take a look at a large, luxury SUV from BMW that is also a plug-in hybrid. This is the 2021 BMW X5 Xdrive45e and let this sink in: this big SUV will get you 50 miles to the gallon as rate... More ›
Get accustomed to the puzzled looks and persistent questions.
If you drive a Genesis – formerly the Hyundai Genesis – you know all about car-confusion and inquiries.
“What is t... More ›
Happy 20th Anniversary to the Toyota Prius, the pioneering hybrid that sparked a revolution in electrified vehicles. Toyota says it’s sold more than 1.9 million of them in the U.S. since 2000. T... More ›
This week, we take a look at a new entry into the luxury SUV segment, the 2021 Genesis GV80 Advanced package. This is the first entry from Genesis in the SUV arena, and I have to say, the wait was wor... More ›
Small, all-wheel-drive crossovers leave really big tire- prints when they crunch through mile after mile of ice slicker than the paint on a $500,000 Rolls-Royce.
Thank you, Hyundai Kona, because we... More ›
Adventurous Honda refuses to follow the familiar hybrid path through the dense, crackling electric forest.
It isn’t the first time for Honda’s rebel engineers.
Remember the six-cylin... More ›
Well it’s official. Hyundai can do no wrong with the Sonata in my book. Already impressed with redesigned 2020 gas and hybrid models, the brand new-to-the-lineup 2021 Sonata N Line version solid... More ›
I apologize in advance. This week I bring you an amazing SUV that you cannot purchase…the 2021 Dodge Durango Hellcat. Dodge is only making 2000 of these and they’ve all been spoken for.
... More ›