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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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Loads of Character in the 2019 Mini Cooper SE Countryman

I had the privilege of test driving a 2019 Mini Cooper SE Countryman for the week, this is the first plug-in hybrid for the Mini brand. This five-seater with four doors is quite large and spacious and oh so full of character! The 2019 Mini Cooper SE Countryman offers consumers an updated trim design and […]

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The Tenacity of the 2019 Nissan Frontier

What’s the scoop on the new 2019 Nissan Frontier?  Not a lot of new news.….. the Nissan Frontier is mostly unchanged and that’s ok. It is functional, tenacious and still able to rival the competition, the Honda Ridgeline, the Chevrolet Colorado, or the GMC Canyon. Sales figures say, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” […]

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2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited Platinum

The 2018 Toyota Highlander is a solid, comfortable ride for up to eight passengers. With and abundance of safety features, it is just the right size SUV with an available third-row. With six models to choose from, the LE, LE Plus, XLE, SE, Limited and Limited Platinum. The only potential negative in the LE is […]

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Sienna in the South

  I have never been much of a “Minivan Mom.” However, when you are in need of a vehicle that can transport four generations across the country, you quickly become one. It was as if Lionel Richie himself called and asked, “Hello, is it the Sienna you’re looking for?”  The answer would have been a […]

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