Monthly Archives: July 2015

2016 Fiat 500X. A compact SUV that fits well in a big city.

There’s a number of new, compact SUVs hitting the market and the 2016 Fiat 500X brings some Italian flair to utilitarian use.  Priced starting at only $20,000 and offering a wide variety of personalization choices, the 500X is worthy of … Continue reading

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2015 Ford Mustang Convertible. Drop the top and cruise the open road.

Today’s convertibles are pretty comfortable. No more rain leaks, less noise, and insulated tops.  Read my take on the iconic 2015 Ford Mustang. Now with a choice of three engines ranging from 300HP to 435HP. Just click here and start … Continue reading

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2016 Hyundai Tucson raises the bar in the compact SUV market.

We drove the all-new 2016 Hyundai Tucson compact SUV this week. Lots of refinement make the new Tucson an extremely viable contender in the very hot compact SUV market. Tucson is priced starting at $22,700. Read my complete drive report … Continue reading

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2016 Acura ILX – drive a luxury class award contender.

The 2016 Acura ILX is a contender to be named the North American Car of the Year and also the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) Family Vehicle of the Year. A luxury-class sedan that’s worthy of your consideration. Read my … Continue reading

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2015 VW Golf TDI Clean Diesel. It just may be cheaper in the long run. @VW

Performance in more ways that one. The Golf TDI’s low fuel consumption combined with outstanding drivability is a tough combo to beat. In spite of higher purchase price it just may be cheaper in the long run. VW just set … Continue reading

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2015 @Ford Expedition. More power, more torque and better MPG.

 The Ford Expedition has been refreshed a bit for 2015. The big change for this full size SUV is under the hood with no more V8 but now a twin turbocharged 3.5-L EcoBoost V6. It’ll haul a 9200 pound trailer … Continue reading

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