Category: all-wheel drive

  • 2022 Volkswagen Taos – First Drive

    2022 Volkswagen Taos – First Drive

    Volkswagen has a new model. It’s the entirely new 2022 Taos subcompact utility vehicle. Call if the new Golf for the U.S. because the Golf is no longer, except fo the GTI and Golf R. Taos seats five, has decent cargo space and is offered in front-wheel or all-wheel drive powered by a 158-hp 1.5-L.…

  • 2021 Lexus ES – Drive Review

    2021 Lexus ES – Drive Review

    The ES lineup grows for 2021 with the all-new 2021 Lexus ES 250 AWD, the first ES all-wheel drive model, and with the 2021 ES 350 Black Line Special Edition. ES 250 AWD is powered by a 203-HP 2.5-L 4-cylinder engine that’s mated to an 8-speed automatic. The new Black Line Special Edition ES 350…

  • 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 – First 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. adults support a proposal to phase out production of gasoline-powered cars and trucks and drive…

  • 2021 Honda Ridgeline – Drive Review

    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 everyone who wants a pickup needs full-size pickup. Check out the Ridgeline right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

  • 2022 Acura MDX – Drive Review

    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 to have Amazon Alexa built in. Acura is bringing back the Type S performance line…

  • 2022 Infiniti QX55 – Drive Review

    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. Read more about the QX55 here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

  • 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E – Drive Review

    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 of range.  The Mach-E is available with standard (68kWh) and extended-range (88kWh) battery options in…

  • 2021 Lincoln Corsair – Drive Review

    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 250hp turbo 2.0-L or a 295hp turbo 2.3-L engine in Standard and Reserve models. Check…

  • 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo – Drive Review

    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 capabilities with its all-wheel drive system improving the driver’s handling and confidence. Read more with…

  • 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe – Drive Review

    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 outside and in. And, there’s three powertrains available, one of which is a hybrid. Check…