2018 Ford Mustang GT: More Pony Power with exterior and tech enhancements
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
After 54 years of Pony power and nearly 9.5 million vehicles sold, the Ford Mustang continues to be the premier Pony in 2018, with choices to personalize Mustang to their owner’s preference. Mustang underwent its last complete redesign in 2015, and it has tweaked-up for 2018 with a sleek new design, more advanced tech and improved performance enhancements.
Improvements for this year include such exterior augmentations as a redesigned grille, lower hood and hood vents; a...
2018 Jaguar E-Pace: Compact luxury SUV with the look and feel of a ‘Cat
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
An all-new compact-luxury crossover with the iconic Jaguar body shape, the 2018 Jaguar E-Pace packs the design and performance of a Jaguar sports car into a practical and connected all-wheel-drive vehicle with SUV practicality.
The newest member of the Jaguar family of SUVs, the E-Pace, presents a five-seat compact performance SUV imbued with the latest connectivity and practicality for busy families, with streaming for up to eight devices via the optional 4G Wi-Fi hotspot. And E-Pace...
2018 Hyundai Kona: New Sub-Compact CUV targets urban adventurers
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Hyundai has targeted youthful “urban adventurers” with its all-new sub-compact crossover utility vehicle, the 2018 Hyundai Kona.
Utilizing what it calls “urban smart armor” exterior styling, Hyundai has created Kona with aggressive body styling complemented by a low and wide stance for a sporty demeanor, and has packed the vehicle with leading safety technology and advanced infotainment features in a compact footprint. And Hyundai has paid attention to performance, offering two engines – one of...
2018 Toyota Highlander: Family SUV Remains Solid, Versatile and Unchanged
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Toyota’s family SUV, the Highlander, underwent a thorough freshening in 2017 and is scheduled for a full makeover for 2019, so it remains unchanged for 2018. I tested the 2017 model, so why review the model this year? The answer is that the model still stands on its own as a 2018, and deserves a test to also see if we were accurate in our appraisal from a year ago.
This third-generation of the three-row family...
2018 Acura MDX: Multi-dimensional Luxury Crossover Makes Infotainment Gains
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Acura upgraded its luxury SUV lineup in 2001, when it replaced the under-selling SLX with a newly initialed mid-size crossover that was created to supply “Multi-Dimensional luXury," or MDX.
The third-generation Acura MDX received a complete redesign for the 2014 model year and received a major refreshening in 2017 that included tweaked exterior styling, a bold new diamond pentagon grille drawn from the Acura Precision Concept, and a suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies -- AcuraWatch™....
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: Small crossover tweaks styling
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The top-selling vehicle in Mitsubishi’s lineup is the Outlander, a small crossover for soft-road and around-town utility. An all-season vehicle with good fuel economy and compact size, Outlander was initially known as the Mitsubishi Airtrek when it was launched in Japan in 2001. By the second generation, in 2005, Airtrek became Outlander.
Mitsubishi added a smaller, sportier and more affordable Outlander configuration in 2011 – the Sport. Carrying the Outlander badge, the trendy Sport and has...
2018 Honda CR-V: A favorite of car experts, compact SUV is a winner
Thursday, April 12, 2018
The Honda CR-V entered the automotive marketplace in 1995, gaining its alphabetical name from its manufacturer’s assertion that it was a Comfortable Runabout Vehicle – CR-V. Launched as a small SUV that dual-purposed as an urban daily driver and an off-road or soft-road vehicle, CR-V has evolved into an elegant and sporty crossover imbued with state-of-the-art tech and entertainment, while upgrading with increased power and better fuel economy.
A favorite among automotive experts, the 2018 CR-V...
2018 Toyota Camry: Top-selling Midsize family sedan evolves with sportscar tendencies
Thursday, April 5, 2018
The all-new eighth-generation Toyota Camry is an established mid-size family sedan that has turned into a sports car … of sorts.
The best-selling sedan in America for the past 15 consecutive years has evolved steadily. Camry was launched as a compact car when introduced to the Japanese market as a narrow-body successor to the Carina in 1980. After it replaced Corona in 1983, Camry lengthened to mid-size, and captured the American market. Now, in 2018,...
2018 Nissan Rogue: Innovative driving assist technology added to compact crossover
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Nissan’s top-selling vehicle, its compact crossover – Rogue – no longer offers a third row, but has added drivers’ assist technology and a bevy of other enhancements for 2018.
Rogue for 2018 adds available ProPILOT Assist technology, which provides assisted steering, braking and accelerating during single-lane highway driving. ProPILOT Assist helps drivers stay centered in the lane, navigate stop-and-go traffic, maintain a set vehicle speed and maintain a set distance to the vehicle ahead. And, it...
2018 Jeep Wrangler: Improving on the original without forsaking its heritage
Thursday, March 22, 2018
A derivative of “the truck that won WWII,” the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler upgrades in its 4th generation, with a modern design that stays true to the original, advanced fuel-efficient powertrains and more open-air options. And it is loaded with safety features and advanced technology.
Based on the nostalgic military Willys Jeep of 1941, the Jeep Wrangler has been an off-road enthusiasts’ favorite since 1986. A compact four-wheel-drive multi-purpose vehicle, Wrangler debuted in 1986 as a...