This week's news sees more commitments to electrification, more SUVs and trucks, and the first teaser for a rally-bred icon. Honda has officially revealed the name of its first battery-electric vehicle: the Prologue. Scheduled to debut in 2024, the Honda Prologue will be the first in a lineup of EVs and is part of a greater plan to electrify the entire Honda U.S. model … [Read more...] about Weekly News in Review: June 27 to July 3
Although there are four key entries in the minivan segment, there are others that aren't as prominent. The Chrysler Voyager, for instance, is the least expensive one you can buy at just under $28,000 but there's a caveat. It's essentially a pre-refresh Pacifica that isn't available with all the features you can get on its sibling. You can also get vehicles like the Ford Transit … [Read more...] about Finding the Best Minivan Episode 5: Pricing and the Verdict
If you're looking at a minivan for your next vehicle, chances are you're wanting something comfortable. Luckily, every single entry in the segment emphasizes pampering you and your occupants. Every minivan on sale today has the same type of adjustment for the driver's seat. However, The Toyota Sienna is the only one with a power-adjustable steering column while the Chrysler … [Read more...] about Finding the Best Minivan Episode 3: Interior and Seating
Episode 2 of the minivan series sees us fitting as much stuff as we can inside four vehicles. Every single brand that's still in the minivan segment knows that this vehicle is going to get used by families and carry a lot of gear. The Honda Odyssey, Chrysler Pacifica, and Toyota Sienna all have similar cargo capacities that are within spitting distance of each other. The Kia … [Read more...] about Finding the Best Minivan Episode 2: Hauling Stuff
Episode 1 of the minivan comparison is a deep dive into what's under the hood and the costs of ownership. There are only four brands left in the minivan space: Chrysler, Honda, Kia, and Toyota. Each one has a different approach, giving their respective entries a unique character and advantages. However, which minivan is right for you depends on your specific needs. The … [Read more...] about Finding the Best Minivan Episode 1: Under the Hood and Cost to Own
A few months have passed since we've got the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. Alex likes it a lot more than expected but the factories are too narrow for the amount of power you get even with this Premium dual-motor model. At 225/55R19s, they're not that wide; in fact, they're narrower than the rubber you'd find a range-topping Honda Civic Touring. They're also Michelin Primacy … [Read more...] about 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Tire Upgrade: Will it Affect the Range?
The 2022 Acura MDX may just be the best luxury crossover that starts under $60,000. Why? Because it does so many things well yet offers such a strong value. Acura's new look is more attractive and it's most apparent in the MDX. Although it's evolutionary, the crossover's new face is less polarizing than before even with that new diamond-shaped grille and thin LED headlights. In … [Read more...] about 2022 Acura MDX Review: The Best Luxury Three-Row Under $60,000
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 may be marketed as a crossover but make no mistake this is a hot hatch in every sense of the definition. Just take a look at it; that incredibly aggressive front fascia complete with larger lower air intakes and the AMG-specific Panamericana grille. With its compact proportions and round profile, the GLA 45 looks like a hot hatch with body cladding, … [Read more...] about 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 Review: The Ultimate-Hot-Hatch
The 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible may just be the most alluring vehicle in the brand's lineup. Take the already striking coupe, chop the roof off, and retain all of the mechanical goodness and you get one of the most eye-catching cars on the road. The concept car-like design language works quite well even without a roof and there aren't many odd angles even with that … [Read more...] about 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Review: The Ultimate Lexus Flagship?
With so many strong entries in the full-size truck segment, it's hard to pick out which one is best. However, the 2021 Ram 1500 stands out because of its ability to blend the capabilities you expect out of a truck with the civility of the average unibody crossover. You get the tough looks but depending on the trim you choose, you also get a different character out of the truck. … [Read more...] about 2021 Ram 1500 Review: It’s on Alex’s Shopping List?!