Month: January 2018

  • 2019 Jeep Cherokee – First Drive

    The Jeep Cherokee has been refreshed for 2019 with an all-new front end design, restyling at the rear, and with the choice of three engines including a new 2.0-L turbo four. It’s very capable on- and off-road, upholding the legendary Jeep heritage. It’ll be in dealers during the first quarter of this year with prices […]

  • 2018 Subaru Crosstrek – Drive Report

    Subaru has become a bigger player in the U.S. market selling just about 648,000 vehicles last year. They’ve gone from being the darling of the New England states to a bi-coastal player. The Crosstrek compact-ute is all-new for 2018 with a much refined chassis and body structure and a bit more power. Driver-assistance safety features […]

  • 2018 Toyota Camry – Drive Review

    The very big midsize car segment got a remade Camry this year. Still on the top-ten sales list, the all-new Camry is longer, lower, wider and much more stylish. With a choice of a 4-cylinder, V6 or hybrid drive train, it’s priced to start at $23,495. More information and a few impressions are right here. […]

  • 2018 Toyota C-HR – Drive Report

    Toyota’s C-HR compact crossover is very much a car-like 5-door hatchback. It’s front-drive only and has car-like ground clearance. That said, I think it’s a great choice for a new, young teen driver. The C-HR offers good value for the money and a good level of driver-assistant safety features that are so important for that […]

  • 2018 Mazda CX-9 – Drive Report

    Mazda is moving into the premium space with more luxurious interiors and delivering on overall owner satisfaction. The 2018 CX-9 has added semi-automated safety features and G-Vectoring Control for enhanced handling. Prices start at $32,130 and go up into the $40s. Read more right here with just one click. @1ChicagoCarGuy

  • 2018 Jeep Wrangler – First Drive

    For 2018 the Jeep Wrangler is all-new with much improved road manners and even better off-road capabilities. There’s a 285-HP V6 and a 270-HP mild-hybrid 2.0-L 4-cylinder. A Diesel is coming in 2019. Transmission choices are a six-speed manual and an 8-speed automatic. I drove the new Wrangler on the road and off-road in the […]