2018 Hyundai Kona

It’s real simple. As sport utilities and crossover vehicles become ever more popular, automakers are developing new models to meet the demand. Enter the 2018 Hyundai Kona, an all-new small crossover. They dubbed the design theme urban smart armor. In ...

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Toyota is the industry leader in many areas; one of them is in the sale of hybrids. And as the automaker continues to produce hybrids they get incrementally better. I had the new Toyota Camry Hybrid for a week last ...

Drivin:2019 Veloster

Hyundai is conducting regional test drives of its new Veloster and Kona. But there’s more to it than that. Since the automaker spun off its Genesis nameplate to form a new luxury line, Hyundai is faced with the same challenges ...

Drivin: 2018 Volvo V90 T6 AWD Inscription

Volvo has a 60-year history of producing great full-size station wagons and the 2018 V90 TS AWD Inscription continues to the tradition. You would think that the Swedish automaker would not continue the product line given the popularity of utility ...

Drivin: 2019 Lexus ES 350

Lexus, like a lot of other manufacturers, got caught. One of the world’s premier luxury brands, it is in the middle of rolling out a new generation of sedans when the entire market has become utility driven, pun intended. Last ...

2018 Mazda CX-3

Although it is early in this generation of the Mazda CX-3’s model cycle, the automaker made a few changes to keep the current rendition fresh in its offerings for the hot small crossover market. They made a lot of under ...

2018 Lexus RX 350 F Sport

The Lexus RX is the vehicle that catapulted the automaker into the front ranks of luxury brands. Yes, Lexus almost from its beginning had the reputation of manufacturing first-rate luxury cars. But it was the RX crossover that generated the ...

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2.4 SEL AWC

As Mitsubishi continues its rebound in this market, I had the chance to test drive the 2018 Outlander Sport. For this model year, the small crossover got a new grille, LED daytime running lights as standard on upper trim models, ...

2018 Toyota Corolla

You don’t find many nameplates that survive for decades. But Toyota’s Corolla is one of them. In fact, if this car had not been successful it is doubtful that the brand would have survived in the U.S. market. Introduced in ...

2018 Kia Optima SX LTD

The Kia Optima continues to be one of the most popular midsize sedans on the market. We had the 2017 edition but the basics of the sedan, the engine, transmission and sheet metal have not changed for the 2018 edition.

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

Hatchback is no longer a dirty word in the auto industry. A number of automakers have developed hot hatchbacks that are doing well. Now Toyota has joined the group. We came here to test drive the new 2019 Toyota Corolla ...

2019 Toyota Avalon

Quilted leather, 300 horsepower, an eight-speed automatic transmission, paddle shifters, adaptive variable suspension, a 1200 watt, 14-speaker audio system, all this stuff and more suggest that the 2019 Toyota Avalon is no longer your grandma’s conservatively styled four-door sedan.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen has never gotten enough credit for the interior of its vehicles, especially the fit and finish. And now they’ve done it again with the 2019 Jetta sedan.

2018 Toyota Prius C

Auto review: 2018 Toyota Prius C

Review: 2018 Mazda3 4-Door

After test-driving several Mazda hatchbacks and crossover models, a Mazda3 sedan finally showed up at the door. I found this four-door just as sporty and responsive as its hatchback counterpart.