by Bill P. and Sommer Thornton The Mazda3, the most popular whip in the brand, finally gives a unique personality to the hatch and sedan models. While the 2019 Mazda3 sedan is tame with muted athleticism by way of a low wide stance, the 2019 Mazda3 hatchback is modded-out with aerodynamic and premium perks that make it a fun whip for all. For 2020 the Mazda3 sedan is available in Select, Preferred and Premium packages,…Read More
Ford adds new trims to their Edge lineup that includes a brawny Titanium model and a sporty kitted-out ST. While much of the dimensions and storage layouts are the same, the 5-passenger SUVs perform dramatically different. The muscular Edge Titanium has a hefty drivetrain with amazing stamina. While the Edge ST has a smooth powerful launch on par with high-performance lux SUVs. Both have dramatic fuel savings, multiple drive modes and abundant safety technology.Read More
The 2019 Ford Expedition Max is the big-body that could put the Escalade and Tahoe in an early grave. Outside is a chiseled chrome-out masterpiece of a design. Inside the cabin is decked out like a mini mobile mansion.Read More
Ford has expanded their SUV lineup to include a versatile group of big-bodies. The Ford Edge ST is the sport-tuned crossover poised for high-speed adventure.Read More
Check out highlights from our First Drive with the 2019 Infiniti QX80 !Read More
The new 7 or 8-passenger Subaru Ascent has style inside and out plus amazing performance. And stylish perks inside give the SUV a luxury feeling. The 2019 Ascent retails for just $31k and offers four trims; the base Ascent, the Ascent Plus, Limited and the Ascent Touring we reviewed.Read More
by Tony West and Daryl Payne & Sommer Thornton The highly anticipated 2019 Lincoln Navigator dropped late last year and since then has been wreaking havoc on the luxury SUV class. At $80k with luxury amenities like leather massage seats, a 20-speaker sound system and six drive modes for its 3.5 liter V6, the whip can compete with high-end premium lux SUVs that aren’t as big, and 7-passenger full-size SUVs that offer a lot less….Read More
We took the 2018/19 Honda Accord Hybrid fully-loaded with the Touring package around Chicago’s west side and surrounding suburbs for a rainy week, and never saw the pump.
Honda’s (iMMD) system works seamlessly with the electric CVT to deliver a balanced ride that can be athletic, relaxing and efficient at once or at all the same time.
The fully-capable SUV is built on Subaru’s global platform to deliver oustanding FUNtionality on and off-road. Plus the interior has fresh new infotainment and safety technology like DriverFocus!Read More
The 2019 Infiniti QX50 may be the versatile crossover young families don’t realize they need. The crossover sports a low, slender body with some aerodynamic chutzpa, and has a lux interior with leather, wood and chrome. Plus, technology for comfort and infotainment is top-notch.Read More