Family Cars

  • 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review

    For 2018 Chevy put the Equinox crossover on a crash diet, shrinking it from a Kia Sorento-sized crossover to direct RAV4 and CR-V competitor. In the process they shaved over four *hundred* pounds of curb weight from the vehicle making the new Equinox one of the lightest in the segment. The light curb weight and

  • 2017 Honda CR-V Reveiw

    The CR-V has some a long way from the boxy cute-ute of the past. Honda’s small crossover is now Honda’s most important model and one of the best selling vehicles in the United States. 2017 brings a raft of new safety features inside an all-new crossover. This week we got our hands on the top-end

  • 2017 Kia Cadenza Review

    Whether you cross-shop the Kia Cadenza (also known as the Kia K7 in some markets) with a Toyota Avalon or a Lexus ES, the Cadenza no longer comes across as the “less expensive” option. The previous generation’s claim to fame was delivering 95% of the experience for 75% of the price. This Cadenza on the

  • 2017/2018 Jeep Compass Review

    For 2017 Jeep is replacing the long-suffering Compass and Patriot with an all-new and considerably more capable model dubbed “Compass” around the world. (In 2017 the “new Compass” will be sold at the same time as the 2017 old Compass, 2018 will be a full model year for the new Compass.) The new model sits

  • 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid Review

    Nissan’s Rogue gains an all-new hybrid model for 2017. Unlike Toyota’s RAV4 Hybrid, the Rogue Hybrid uses a mechanical AWD system for superior traction in inclement weather or mild off-roading. The two-clutch hybrid system boosts fuel economy to 34 MPG combined for the two wheel drive model and 33 MPG for the all wheel drive

  • 2017 Kia Niro First Drive Review

    The Niro hybrid is the first in an oncoming barrage of high efficiency vehicles from Kia. With combined fuel economy numbers ranging from 43 to 50 MPG, the Niro is the most efficient vehicle in it’s class whether you want to call it a crossover or an upright hatchback. Inside you’ll find passenger room comparable