Category Archives: driver-assistance safety features

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid – Drive Report

For 2017, the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is offered in Premium and Platinum models, starting at $41,995. With the available $7,500 federal tax credit, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid pricing theoretically starts as low as $34,495, not including any additional state or local … Continue reading

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan – Drive Report

Volkswagen has an all-new, longer and roomier, seven-passenger Tiguan for 2018. VW says it’s the new king of the concrete jungle, and it just may be. Prices start at $25,345 and you can get front-drive or all-wheel drive in each … Continue reading

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2018 Audi A5 Coupe – Drive Review

Two-door coupes will always have a place in the market. And, personal use premium or performance cars will continue to be of interest to those who like to drive. The Audi A5 is one of the better ones when it … Continue reading

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2017 BMW 540i – Drive Review

This Ultimate Driving Machine is¬†comfortable and¬†refined and loaded with driving-assistance safety technology. It’ll park itself in a tight garage while you stand beside it. The audio volume can be changed with a rotation of your index finger and you can … Continue reading

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric – Drive Report

Perhaps a perfect Chicago car! Yes, the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric with its 124 mile driving range, compact exterior combined with 5-peson seating and a roomy rear cargo area would do the job very adequately. It’s priced at $29,500, before … Continue reading

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime – Drive Report

The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid may just be a perfect car for Chicago residents. Well, not only Chicago but for residents of any large, crowded, densely populated city. With a pure-EV battery operation of up to 25 miles, … Continue reading

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2017 Lexus LX570 – Drive Report

The very large and very luxurious Lexus LX 570 can be a bit big for negotiating crowded city streets. But with seating for eight and 7000 lbs. of trailer pulling power the 2017 LX 570 is great for touring the … Continue reading

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