2020 Lexus RC F

The week I test drove the 2020 Lexus RC F there may or may not be some tire tread left in a parking lot from the ‘launch’ control somewhere in the Dallas vicinity. (FYI, the launch control is a new standard feature).  This performance car with a V8 engine functions as a performance car should. […]

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2019 Ford F-250 4×4 Crew Cab

The Ford F-250 is a work truck, no doubt, but it is surprisingly quiet, comfortable and spacious. The tow package is impressive enough thanks to a 6.7-liter turbo diesel V-8 engine delivering 440 horsepower and 925 lb-ft of torque. Pretty monstrous! The other engine option is a 6.2-liter V-8 distributing 385 horsepower and 430 lb-ft […]

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2020 Toyota Tacoma: Rough, Rugged and Reliable

Offered in six trim levels, the Toyota Tacoma is well equipped, with variants of a work-truck to a luxury-truck. The Tacoma provides a balance of whatever adventure you throw its way…. off-road or leisurely enjoyment. In the world of midsize trucks, the Tacoma, is not just a favorite, but its ability to tackle the trails […]

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Sienna Sweetness

Every time the thought crosses my mind that I could not ever be a minivan mom, along comes the Toyota Sienna. The week that I have the Sienna to drive is eye-opening, though not much has changed from the 2019 model, leave it to Toyota to make driving a minivan “cool.” How did Toyota do […]

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A Practical Pleasure, the 2019 Honda Passport AWD Elite

The week that I test drove the Honda Passport came with a week’s worth of surprises for me. I had no idea how little I knew about this vehicle. The first thing I noticed was the roominess. The inside was wide and felt very much like a minivan. The CR-V is familiar, my ninety year […]

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2019 Lexus UX 250h. Be. Pampered.

The new entry level crossover is the Lexus UX, and is a true contender in its segment. In true Lexus style, Premium=Pampered. This five-passenger SUV comes in base, Luxury and F Sport trim levels, a Premium package is available with a few ‘extras.’ Standard features are as follows: 18-inch wheels, heated side mirrors, LED headlights, […]

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2020 Toyota Corolla~ A Logical Choice

A Toyota Corolla seems like a logical choice, we know the dependability that a Toyota provides but with the stiff competition of a Honda Civic or a Mazda3 is that enough to make us spend our hard earned dollars? This is the 12th generation of the Toyota Corolla so the answer is a resounding ‘yes’. […]

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The Marvelous Mazda3

We have all had those bumpy moments in life but I think you would agree that it is the little things that make those bumps along the way easier. The week I test drove the 2019 Mazda3 was one of those weeks for me. I was thankful that when things around me were chaotic, the […]

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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander

The 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander is pretty much unchanged for 2019. On the exterior, the front grille and bumper designs have been restyled and there are added air vents and a USB port for rear passengers. Customers requested the latter and Mitsubishi delivered. The new PHEV is the plug-in option that can travel up to 22 […]

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2019 Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum

Larger families on the go will appreciate the 2019 Toyota Highlander. If you are looking for a comfortable three-row cruiser that is quiet, comfortable and reliable, look no further. But if you are looking for popular features like Apple CarPlay or Android Auto smartphone integration you may want to look at the competition.  The base […]

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