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2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

A week with the new Mitsubishi Outlander at the beach is a good week. The standard third row option is a great option with kids, however if you do not need the extra row, the cargo space will come in handy for luggage (and groceries, see pic below). And speaking of luggage, with folded seats, […]

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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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2018 LEXUS RX 350L

  The Lexus RX crossover is a 7 passenger crossover that has been a huge success, and given how pleasurable it is why wouldn’t it be?  The RX 350 is sporty, it corners easily and is flawless to maneuver. With a smooth acceleration it is just fun to drive. Not a lot that’s new in […]

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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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2017 Hyundai Tucson

Newly redesigned in 2016, the Hyundai Tucson is a keeper. The Tucson is safe, versatile, stylish and turbocharged (with the exception of the base SE trim). The four trims available on the five-passenger compact crossover are the SE, Eco, Sport, or Limited. Step into the Eco trim and you will add the turbocharged engine, LED […]

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The 2017 Hyundai Elantra~Southern Charm

You can tell from the clouds in the picture that it was a rainy trek across southern Louisiana and into Mississippi the day that I test drove the new 2017 Hyundai Elantra. As we drove near the ocean the winds as you can imagine were gusty but the Elantra held its course. The Elantra has […]

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Lexus RC F Will Turn Heads

The first day I had the Lexus RC-F went like this…… I drop my daughter off at her piano lesson and circle around.  She takes lessons at an older church in town that has a gravel lot.  I proceed (as I do every week) to turn  around in said parking lot which makes a loop […]

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