Category Archives: all-wheel drive

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 – First Drive

The ID.4 is Volkswagen’s first all-electric utility vehicle (UV) and the brand’s first global battery electric vehicle (BEV). Notably, the Volkswagen ID.4 has been named “World Car of the Year 2021,” prevailing over strong global competition. About half of U.S. … Continue reading

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2021 Honda Ridgeline – Drive Review

For 2021 the Ridgeline has more rugged styling with all-new body panels forward of the windshield. There’s also a new rear bumper with exposed exhaust finishers. Honda’s iVTM-4 all-wheel drive (AWD) system is now standard across the model range. Not … Continue reading

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2022 Acura MDX – Drive Review

Acura’s flagship 2022 MDX three-row luxury utility vehicle rides on an all-new platform, and features a bold new exterior design coupled with a sophisticated and elegant new interior combined with a high-tech and advanced cockpit.  MDX is Acura’s first model … Continue reading

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2022 Infiniti QX55 – Drive Review

The all-new Infiniti QX55 is dramatically styled and comes standard with 20-inch wheels, all-wheel drive, a 268-HP turbo engine and wireless Apple CarPlay. With a starting price of $46,500, the five-seat QX55 offers car-like looks and style with decent versatility. … Continue reading

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E – Drive Review

The 2021 Mustang Mach-E has a starting price of $42,895 plus a $1,100 destination charge. Depending on model and battery choice, rear-drive configurations have either 230 or 305 miles of range. All-wheel drive configurations have either 211 or 270 miles … Continue reading

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2021 Lincoln Corsair – Drive Review

The 2021 Lincoln Corsair now offers a new Grand Touring Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) model. It’s powered by a 2.5-L 4-cylinder engine paired with two electric motors with a total system output of 266-hp. Corsair is also available with either a … Continue reading

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2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo – Drive Review

Mazda has upped its game for 2021 and added a new 250-hp turbo engine to the CX-30. This upscale powertrain brings more peak power while delivering a direct and connected driving experience. Additionally, the new turbo-charged engine delivers better traction … Continue reading

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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe – Drive Review

The fourth generation Hyundai Santa Fe has gotten a mid-cycle refresh with design changes and many new features for the 2021 model. A new, range-topping Calligraphy trim which has more content and differentiation has been added. Changes have occurred both … Continue reading

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2022 Hyundai Tucson – All-new, First drive

Hyundai has revamped its best-selling Tucson for 2022. It’s longer, wider and a bit taller. There’s more room for the passengers and more room for cargo. There are three engines to choose from. Two of them are hybrids, which is … Continue reading

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2021 Cadillac CT5 – Drive Review

The Cadillac CT5 is now in its second year and a few changes have been made. The CT5 is a competitive entry in the premium midsize sedan class. It will give well-regarded European as well as Asian brands a run … Continue reading

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