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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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