Category: diesel cars

  • 2021 Jeep Gladiator – Drive Review

    2021 Jeep Gladiator – Drive Review

    New on the 2021 Jeep Gladiator is the availability of a 260-hp 3.0-L EcoDiesel V6 with a 442 lb.ft. torque rating.  EPA fuel economy ratings are 24 combined mpg with 22 city mpg and 28 highway mpg. The V6 EcoDiesel in the Jeep might just be the way to go for low fuel consumption combined […]

  • 2021 Cadillac Escalade – Drive Review

    2021 Cadillac Escalade – Drive Review

    The 2021 Escalade is large, luxurious, spacious and sophisticated. For 2021 it’s completely new with a more elegant exterior design and on overall more refined look. The new Escalade is also larger with more interior space for passengers in the rear seats. Have look here for more details. @1ChicagoCarGuy

  • 2019 Chevrolet Equinox – Drive Report

     The Equinox has been a part of the Chevrolet portfolio for about 15 years. It was redesigned in 2018 and became a bit smaller. It’s shorter and lighter but still quite roomy. There’s been a few updates for 2019 and a choice of three different engines including a diesel is offered. Equinox can be equipped […]

  • 2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel

    Mazda started talking about bringing a diesel engine to the U.S. way back in the early part of this decade. Well, it’s finally here. I’ve just driven the new 2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel Signature AWD. The twin-turbo 2.2-L diesel develops lots of low end torque for good pulling power giving the CX-5 a 3,500 lb. […]

  • 2017 Land Rover Discovery Td6 – Drive Review

    The fifth generation Land Rover Discovery combines a radical new exterior design with a highly versatile interior that’s capable of seating up to seven. It’s a go anywhere, extremely capable on- and off-road SUV. Gas or Diesel power gives you the choice of brawn or economy. Lots of engine torque makes for good trailer towing. […]

  • 2017 Jaguar F-PACE 20d – Drive Review

    It was named the 2017 World Car of the Year as well as being the World Car Design of the Year award winner. The F-PACE from Jaguar deserves the titles. It’s quite lovely. Nicely designed on the outside; luxurious on the inside; lots of power– if that’s what you want; and, frugal on fuel with the […]

  • 2016.5 Mazda CX-5 – Road Trip

    Mazda’s CX-5 2-row, 5-passenger crossover SUV got some tweaks with the 2016.5 model. For 2017 the CX-5 will be all-new following in the footsteps of the 7-passenger CX-9. I road tripped the CX-5 and got to see first hand what a larger fuel tank will do for you in saving some time. For the 2017 […]

  • 2016 Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 – Drive & Review

    It just might make a lot of sense to opt for the diesel engine now available on the Range Rover Sport. It’s only $2000 more on a vehicle that’s already in the $60 to $70K range. Fuel economy and pulling power are the big pluses for a diesel. Also, the long driving range of the […]

  • In the News- Mazda diesel?, SUV Headlights, GM Switchgate, Tesla questions, Concours of America, buy Pickup stamps and more.

    We’re half way through the 2016 baseball season marked by the All-Star game.  News is still happening around the world in the auto industry that affects car buyers and drivers. Catch up on what you missed with just a quick mouse-click right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

  • In the News: Self-Driving; Tesla; Traffic Deaths Up; MPG down; NACTOY; New #Nissan Pathfinder; the Great Race; RIP Carl Hass

    It was a slow news week with the July 4th holiday. However the wheels kept spinning in the auto industry in spite of that. Spin you mouse over here to catch up on the fireworks you missed while watching the fireworks.   @1ChicagoCarBuy