A Great City Cruiser~2017 Kia Niro

The above picture was taken in the city, the place the Kia Niro thrives. It’s a great everyday driver.  It is fun, practical and easy to maneuver down narrow dark alleys in the Bishop Arts District. While the Kia Niro is fun and perfect for city driving, it certainly may not be your first choice […]

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2017 Toyota 4Runner, Rugged and Unrefined, Just How I Like It.

If a refined vehicle is what you are looking for, stop reading.  Go back to my webpage and read about the line-up of Mazdas. If functionality is your forte, check out my review on the Chrysler Pacifica. The Toyota 4Runner is rugged.  No ‘Crossover’ here, it is everything that an SUV should be. Every single […]

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2017 Lexus GS 200t is a ‘Safe’ Bet!

The inviting 2017 Lexus GS seats five. I picked my teenage daughter up from school, she is not one of these girly girls by any means but the moment she sat down she ‘oooohed and ahhhhed’. It doesn’t take much to realize the plush luxurious comforts of the Lexus GS. The base model comes with […]

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2017 Mazda CX-5 ‘Refined Toughness’

Mazda has hit a home run in the SUV segment. With the new Mazda CX-5, you get an improved overall driving experience, proving their slogan, “Driving Matters” to be genuine. With over 250 enhancements, let’s begin with the exterior, the CX-5 offers an available power liftgate, which drivers can now program the height to accommodate […]

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2018 Kia Rio~ Good Things Come in Small Packages

The fourth generation Kia Rio is available in a sedan or a hatchback. It has the same 1.6-liter four-cylinder from the past generation.  The Rio is just powerful enough and yet provides darn good fuel efficiency, boasting figures of 28 mpg/city and 37 mpg/highway for a combined 32 mpg.  There is also a 6-speed manual […]

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2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport Touring

The Honda CIvic, redesigned in 2016, is back in 2017 with a hatchback. In addition, Honda is introducing two performance Civics: Type R and the popular Si, now with turbocharged power. The Type R will make your heart race at 306 horsepower. The Civic is such a well rounded car. I only test drove this […]

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2018 Hyundai Elantra GT in Historic Charleston, South Carolina

Journalist from across the country gathered in historic Charleston, South for one small reason….The introduction of the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT. Joining the compact hatchback segment comes the Elantra GT. This handsome lil devil can be yours in either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic.   With sportiness in mind, the Elantra GT has […]

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2017 Kia Soul~Funky & Fresh

The Kia Soul was not a car that I fell in love with instantly.  I thought it was about as cute as those notorious  hamsters that you see in all the commercials.  It’s just another ‘boxy’ little ride, right? Then, not only did I test drive one for the week, but a dear friend of […]

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Priced for Adventure! All-New 2018 RAV4 Adventure Grade Starts at $27,700

•Exclusive Exterior Styling and Interior Features •Standard Tow Prep Package and Available Cold Weather Package •Arrives at Dealers Nationwide This Month PLANO, Texas, Sept. 14, 2017 – The outdoor adventure bucket list just got longer thanks to the much-anticipated showroom arrival of the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure grade that adds exclusive exterior styling features with grade-specific […]

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A Trek Through the South in the 2017 Toyota Camry

There is not a lot of change to report on the 2017 Toyota Camry but sometimes no change is a good thing.  The sales volume of Camrys sold in the U.S. increased last year even thought sales in midsize sedans decreased.  It’s safe to say that Toyota definitely has a fan base with the Camry. […]

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