2018 Kia Niro Touring vs. Kia Niro PHEV- the Pitfalls of the Plug-in

2018 Kia Niro Touring vs. Kia Niro PHEV- the Pitfalls of the Plug-in

As part of its mission to triple their alternative fuel vehicles by 2020, Kia’s Niro PHEV is the fourth vehicle produced under Kia Motors’ Eco Dynamics brand alongside the Optima PHEV and the Soul EV. We reviewed both the gas-powered Niro and the Niro Plug-in. While no one here is hatin on plug-ins we couldn’t help but wonder, does the already-efficient Niro needed a plug-in companion with less sauce?

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5 Reasons the Lincoln Continental is a Best Buy under $50k

5 Reasons the Lincoln Continental is a Best Buy under $50k

For our First Drive review, we took the Lincoln Continental three hours from metro Chicago to Galena, IL a quaint town with a breathtaking landscape. Long narrow windy roads have a speed limit of 50 mph and above, a perfect test for the sedan’s suspension and all-wheel drive.

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Toyota Land Cruiser vs. Lexus LX 570, Two Brothers from a Different Mother

Toyota Land Cruiser vs. Lexus LX 570, Two Brothers from a Different Mother

Last fall, we reviewed the 2017/18 Toyota Land Cruiser and Editor Sommer fell in love with the brawny SUV’s decked out cabin. Recently motorsports correspondent Daryl reviewed the 2018 Lexus LX 570, a muscled out iteration of the top-of-the-line SUV and declared the LX a better buy than the Land Cruiser. Hence a passionate debate ensued.

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2017 Mazda CX-9 Signature – Refined Luxury with Stout Performance

2017 Mazda CX-9 Signature – Refined Luxury with Stout Performance

The 7-passenger SUV’s beats out competitors from Toyota, Honda, and Nissan because the whip offers a ton of standard perks, a 24 mpg combined EPA, and an elegant cabin featuring an 8-inch touchscreen with a wealth of comfort settings.

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