Vehicle Reviews

  • 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

    Volkswagen has finally decided to tackle the American CUV market with a new approach. The Touareg has been cancelled, the Tiguan has grown by leaps and bounds, there’s a big-new three row Atlas and soon we’ll have a third German crossover to fill out the bottom end. Thanks to a massive increase in size, the

  • 2018 Hyundai Ioniq EV Review

    It seems that EVs are falling into two categories. One with ranges suitable for most daily commutes and one with ranges mimicking an average family sedan with a full tank of gas. With nearly 130 miles of range the Ioniq EV falls into teh first category with a strong focus on overall EV efficiency. It’s

  • 2017/2018 Toyota Highlander & Highlander Hybrid Review

    Toyota’s Highlander is on the smaller end of the three-row crossover segment, but that’s exactly what families seem to love about it. With seating for 8 in a pinch, excellent reliability and a heap of changes for 2017 the Highlander is a better value than ever before. In this refresh Toyota decided to drop a

  • 2018 Toyota C-HR Review

    Whether you call the C-HR a crossover or a hatchback, whether you want to call it a Toyota or reminisce about Scion, the C-HR is unquestionably one of the best values under 172 inches long. The “un-crossover” badge is the result of the American market C-HR not being available with AWD, although for some reason

  • 2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia Review

    Alfa Romeo has returned to America with an all-new sedan and crossover targeted directly at BMW (of course). The 2018 Giulia has the looks, the handling prowess and the power to be the best compact luxury car in the USA but unfortunately the details keep this sexy Itallian from getting top honors in this segment.

  • 2018 Kia Rio First Drive Review

    The Kia Rio has a difficult, and oddly conflicting mission in America. As the least expensive Kia, commuter shoppers demand a car that’s basic, reliable and inexpensive to own. On the other hand, a full third of Rio buyers say they are interested in premium features wrapped in subcompact sheet metal. The result is the