Category: driver-assistance safety features

  • 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback – Drive Review

    2021 Audi Q5 Sportback – Drive Review

    Audi freshened the Q5’s design for 2021 and also added two new variants, namely the Q5 Sportback and SQ5 Sportback.  Along with the sloping roof, to further differentiate the Sportback from the Q5 UV, standard equipment includes: 19-inch 5-double arm design wheels, deletion of roof rails, S line exterior, panoramic sunroof and sport front seats. […]

  • 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L – First Drive

    2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L – First Drive

    You can now get seating for 6 or 7 in the new Jeep Grand Cherokee L. New designs both inside and out brings a fresh look to this Jeep stalwart. And for the first time ever in any vehicle a McIntosh audio system is now available. Check out this new bigger and better Jeep here. […]

  • 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz – First Drive

    2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz – First Drive

    The all-new 5-passenger 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz with its open cargo bed is designed to appeal to utility vehicle owners.  Hyundai describes the typical Santa Cruz buyer as a tech-savvy single male in the age range of 35 to 45 years. The Santa Cruz is arriving at dealers now. Check it out right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

  • 2021 Nissan Armada – drive review

    2021 Nissan Armada – drive review

    The rugged body-on-frame full size Nissan Armada utility vehicle has been extensively updated for 2021. There’s lots of new front and rear sheetmetal and the interior gets a newly designed center stack anchored by a new standard 12.3-inch color display. Read more on the new Armada right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

  • 2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid – drive review

    2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid – drive review

    The 2021 Sorento is initially available with three powertrains, including its first ever turbo hybrid (HEV). A plug-in hybrid (PHEV) will be introduced in the next model year. With a total system 227-hp the hybrid engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic and is offered only with front-wheel drive. EPA test fuel economy ratings are […]

  • 2021 GMC Yukon Denali – Drive Review

    2021 GMC Yukon Denali – Drive Review

    GM’s trio of full-size utility vehicles got bigger for 2021.  The Denali Line sub-brand within GMC gets unique design ques. The Yukon Denali trim has an exclusive interior – a completely new instrument panel, unique seats and a choice among four unique color themes. Denali has a unique Galvano chrome grille which is larger and […]

  • 2021 Subaru Crosstrek – Drive Review

    2021 Subaru Crosstrek – Drive Review

    The Subaru Crosstrek is a practical choice for a good value compact utility. The 2021 Crosstrek got a few updates the most important of which is an available new 182-hp 2.5-L 4-cylinder Boxer engine. There’s also a new Sport trim added to the lineup. Learn more right here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

  • 2021 BMW 4-Series Convertible – Drive Review

    2021 BMW 4-Series Convertible – Drive Review

    BMW has brought back a soft top on the 4 Series convertible. Riding on an all new platform the soft top also brings weight reduction, greater cargo space and a lower center of gravity for improved handling. There’s a choice of the 430i convertible powered by a 255-hp twin-scroll turbo 2.0-L 4-cylinder. Or, the M440i […]

  • 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 […]