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A One-of-a-Kind Crossover, the 2018 Toyota C-HR

This is the first generation of the Toyota C-HR, so it doesn’t get any better than this. For starters, I love the ‘Iceberg’ color of this car. Honestly when I first saw it with its two-tone color scheme, all that came to mind was a tube of toothpaste on wheels, but then, the more pictures […]

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2017 Kia Sportage~a Refined Ride

The Kia Sportage boast a new look for 2017. It is curvy, sleek and sporty. In its fourth generation the Kia Sportage is well established and is one of the top picks in small crossovers.  Competitors for the Kia Sportage would be the Ford Escape, the Mitsubishi Outlander, the Honda CR-V, or the Nissan Rogue. […]

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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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On a ROGUE Trip in Tennessee

The Nissan Rogue first launched in 2007 and is Nissan’s top-selling model, with nearly 1.6 million sold. The Rogue surpassed the Altima with this sales record in November 2016. Over 500,000 were sold in 2016. In 2017’s first quarter, it has out-sold its competitors, the Toyota Rav4 (by 20,000) and the Honda CR-V (by 7,000). […]

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All About Family, The 2015 Honda CR-V

Honda owners are loyal to the brand, and for good reason. They will be among the first to tell you that Honda vehicles are user-friendly, well designed, reliable, respected, and that attention is given to safety and quality. Indeed, Honda owners are satisfied. The 2015 Honda CR-V is a crossover utility vehicle. For the 2015, […]

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The 2016 Fiat 500X

My first drive of the 2016 Fiat 500X was just outside of Beverly Hills, down “the 405” and then along PCH (Pacific Coast Highway).  One of the first things my driving partner said was, “don’t drive too fast.”  Obviously we did not know one another prior to this drive event.  <insert devilish grin> I understood […]

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2015 Ford Edge

Ford Has An “EDGE” On The Competition

At a recent drive event in Scottsdale, Arizona, Ford Engineers made it easy to see why Ford has an “edge” on the competition in the crossover utility world of vehicles. With over 10,000 sold per month (conservatively speaking) the Ford Edge launched four all new models.  The trim choices are SE, SEL, Titanium and Sport. […]

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The 2014 Lexus RX 350

Little has changed in the luxurious lap of a Lexus.  The 2014 Lexus RX 350 now has a pre-brake system and rear passengers can utilize the 115-volt power outlet. The crossover still remains a popular choice among consumers.  The RX 350 seats five people comfortably, is well made, reliable, and is relatively inexpensive. The 2014 […]

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2014 Kia Sorento SX LTD~ More For Your Money

     Dare I say it, that the name Kia is synonymous with vaulted Asian brands Toyota and Honda?  Why yes, yes I will.  As hard as I searched to find something that I did not like about this vehicle, I came up empty handed.  The Kia in one word is “Accomplished!”      Word on the street […]

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