2018 Hyundai Kona: another Small Crossover To Consider
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2018 Hyundai Kona: another Small Crossover To Consider

It seems every car company has a contender in the small crossover category, not quite a car but also not quite an SUV. Think of them like hatchbacks with a little extra ride height and plastic wheel arches,…

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2018 Lexus RX 350L. The ‘L’ Stands For Long, But It’s Not What You Think
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2018 Lexus RX 350L. The ‘L’ Stands For Long, But It’s Not What You Think

Lexus’ RX series of small crossover SUV’s has been out now for since 1998, and has enjoyed incredible popularity for most of that time. Over the years it’s gotten bigger, and had more and more features crammed into…

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta: das Orange?
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2019 Volkswagen Jetta: das Orange?

The Volkswagen Jetta has been around for quite some time now, having been first released in 1979 in the throes of the oil crisis, when small cars and efficiency were the order of the day for auto designers.…

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2018 Genesis G80 3.8L AWD: more than just a new name
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2018 Genesis G80 3.8L AWD: more than just a new name

Genesis used to be a luxury Hyundai car model, but in late 2015 they announced that it would transform into the brand-name for a new line of luxury autos. Following in Toyota/Lexus, Honda/Acura and Nissan/Infiniti footsteps, the new…

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2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata – Mazda’s wonderful sports car in the city
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2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata – Mazda’s wonderful sports car in the city

We’ve reviewed the fantastic Mazda ‘ND’ generation Miata several times now, and there’s absolutely no question it is a perfect weekend car to go explore twisty backroads or enter your local autocross race. But what about using one…

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Auto leasing price on the rise
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Auto leasing price on the rise

Changing marketplace and uncertain future contribute to the increase Automotive leasing has been steadily gaining in popularity since the recession, driven by many factors. Many believe that Millennial car buyers aren’t interested in being stuck with an outdated…

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Ten-millionth Ford Mustang  celebrated at Flat Rock Plant
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Ten-millionth Ford Mustang celebrated at Flat Rock Plant

In a large celebration of the iconic nameplate, Ford held a small gathering to honor the occasion. About 60 owners of all years of Mustang represented the wide 54-year history of the model. A P-51 Mustang fittingly graced…

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2018 Subaru Outback
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2018 Subaru Outback

The Subaru Outback is one of those stalwart models that people will always buy, no matter what. There’s a very loyal fan base of repeat buyers that drive them 200,000 miles and buy another one. It’s featured in…

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2018 BMW X3 3.0i A Very Good Midsize SUV,  But Not The Ultimate Driving Machine
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2018 BMW X3 3.0i A Very Good Midsize SUV, But Not The Ultimate Driving Machine

The BMW X3 has always been a good choice among a sea of middleweight SUV’s, but never the best choice. Initially offered with the aging inline 6-cylinder, it eventually transitioned to the 2.0-Liter that is currently the base…

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2018 VW Golf GTI The Little Hot Hatch Is Heavier But Still Fun!
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2018 VW Golf GTI The Little Hot Hatch Is Heavier But Still Fun!

When the original VW GTI came out in the late 70’s, it basically created a genre of cars called the ‘hot hatch.’ Take a utilitarian and pedestrian hatchback, lower and stiffen the suspension and drop a more powerful…

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