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Pavement, Shmavement – Jeep Compass/Volvo V90 Cross Country

September 27, 2018. Alan Rider

Like the Mach 5 in its day, crossovers have developed a legion of dedicated fans. But I predict the Jeep Compass will be sought-after for more than just its body…

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Hot Hatchbacks – Toyota Corolla Hatchback/Honda Civic Hatchback

August 28, 2018. Alan Rider

Sexy: There’s a word you don’t generally apply to affordable cars. And yet, it’s an apt description of the Toyota Corolla Hatchback. Granted, it’s not bright-red Ferrari kind of alluring….

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Tough Trucks – Ford F-150 Raptor/Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

August 27, 2018. Alan Rider

The full-size Ford F-Series didn’t achieve its best-seller status by resting on its past successes. Which explains the existence of the high-performance Ford F-150 Raptor. The four-door crew cab Raptor…

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Performance, Please! – Fiat 124 Spider/Kia Stinger

July 28, 2018. Alan Rider

If there’s a nicer place to be on a sunny afternoon than a winding two-lane road behind the wheel of the Fiat 124 Spider (with the top down, of course)…

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Making Tracks – Subaru Crosstrek/Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

June 28, 2018. Alan Rider

While crossovers are known for their practical side, the all-new Subaru Crosstrek may be the Swiss army knife of the segment. It doesn’t offer 64 separate implements, but the second…

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American Dreams – Chrysler 300/Buick LaCrosse

June 28, 2018. Alan Rider

What’s in a name? When it comes to the Chrysler 300, about six decades of American motoring history. Not surprisingly, that original 1955 300 was a large automobile, albeit one…

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Sought-After Sedans – Volkswagen Jetta/Toyota Camry

May 28, 2018. Alan Rider

There are folks for whom the mere suggestion of driving a practical car generates eye rolls. If you’re one of them, the all-new Volkswagen Jetta will quickly wipe away that look…

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Driving the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited

January 14, 2018. John Paul

If you are shopping for a mid-sized, three-row SUV, the Santa Fe is certainly one to consider.

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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Tundra CrewMax

September 01, 2017. AAA Staff

There are pickup trucks and then there are pickup trucks. The 2017 Toyota Tundra is a big and brawny truck with a surprisingly luxurious side. With a starting price of…