Tag: car reviews

Cars & Trucks

Test Drive: Crossover SUVs

February 14, 2022. Alan Rider

If the sign of a maturing market segment is diversity, the humble crossover SUV is all grown up. Here are two distinctly different models that illustrate our point.

Cars & Trucks & Electric Vehicles

Test Drive: Electric Avenue

February 14, 2022. Alan Rider

Electric cars have been around for more than a century, but they’re currently enjoying a second heyday, with dozens of new models on the way. Here are two of the best you can buy today:

Cars & Trucks

The Discontinued Cars of 2022

January 03, 2022. Andrew Sheldon

Notable cars from the likes of Volkswagen, Toyota and Honda will be discontinued in 2022. Is your vehicle one of them?

Cars & Trucks

Test Drive: Maximum MPG

May 26, 2021. Alan Rider

The average automobile returns about 25 miles per gallon. Here’s a pair of not-so-exotic vehicles pushing the boundaries of fuel efficiency.

Cars & Trucks

Test Drive: Fab Four-Doors

March 31, 2021. Alan Rider

Carmakers haven’t totally abandoned traditional automotive body-styles. Despite the demise of several high-profile nameplates, there are still a number of fabulous four-doors on the market.

Cars & Trucks

Test Drive: Turning It up to ‘11’

February 11, 2021. Alan Rider

In “This Is Spinal Tap,” a character brags that their amplifiers go to “11” instead of just 10. That same philosophy applies to cars when automakers take performance to the next level.

Cars & Trucks

Test Drive: Old & New

February 06, 2021. Alan Rider

One of the odd qualities of the human psyche is our attraction to both the old and familiar and the new and novel. Just like we’re equally drawn to opposite ends of the spectrum in the automotive world.

Cars & Trucks

Test Drive: Small but Stylish

February 05, 2021. Alan Rider

Say what you will about the music of Prince, there’s no denying the man – all 5 feet, 3 inches of him – had style. Apply that same logic to automobiles and you’ll find you don’t need to drive something big to turn heads.

Cars & Trucks

Test Drive: Watts up, Doc?

February 04, 2021. Alan Rider

In the future, cars with gasoline-powered engines will be replaced by those propelled by electric motors and battery packs. Here are two ways to get a feeling for that future today.

Cars & Trucks

Test Drive: Surprisingly Sporty

February 02, 2021. Alan Rider

Of the things one might expect from a sport utility vehicle, sportiness is not usually one of them. But there are models that come by the ‘S’ in SUV honestly.