First Drive – 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback and Mazda3 Sedan

First Drive – 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback and Mazda3 Sedan

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,…

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2019 Ford Edge Titanium vs 2019 Ford Edge ST

2019 Ford Edge Titanium vs 2019 Ford Edge ST

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.

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2019 Lincoln Navigator: Re-Innovation from Classic Pro-SUV to Mobile Mansion

2019 Lincoln Navigator: Re-Innovation from Classic Pro-SUV to Mobile Mansion

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….

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2019 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring – Miles Ahead with Elevated iMMD

2019 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring – Miles Ahead with Elevated iMMD

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.

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