Category Archives: fuel economy

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime – First Drive

The most powerful and quickest RAV4 ever while also being the most fuel-efficient. That’s the new 302hp 2021 RAV4 Prime. It can do 0-60mph in 5.7 seconds and drive up to 42 miles on battery power. Check out the new … Continue reading

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Make a getaway in the 2020 Chrysler Pacifica

My wife and I recently did what many American families are doing this summer, we drove and did not fly to a getaway vacation home.  For the six hour drive from our Chicago home to the northern reaches of Michigan’s … Continue reading

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2020 Cadillac XT6 – Road Trip

My wife and I recently took a road trip in the 2020 Cadillac XT6 on a long weekend getaway, like so many Americans will be doing this summer. It’s important to have the right vehicle to make for a not … Continue reading

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2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid – First Drive

The 2020 CR-V Hybrid is a new addition to the Honda lineup and the first electrified SUV from the Honda brand in America. It’s also a candidate for the 2021 North American Utility of the Year. Now Honda offers you … Continue reading

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2020 Volkswagen Golf – Drive Review

For 2020, the Golf, now in its seventh-generation, comes only one way as a 4-door Golf TSI.  A 1.4-L turbo is under the hood and you can still get a stick shift or, of course, an automatic. Get one now … Continue reading

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid – First Drive

Low tailpipe emissions, high fuel economy and more horsepower, that’s what you get if you go hybrid on the 2020 Hyundai Sonata. The Sonata Hybrid is powered by a 2.0-L 4-cylinder engine and an electric motor paired with a 6-speed … Continue reading

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2020 Ford Escape – First Drive

Ford has redone the Escape for 2020 with new architecture, a more car-like design, added safety features and a choice of four engines. Two gasoline engines, two hybrids and front- or all-wheel drive are yours to choose from. Here’s a … Continue reading

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2020 Toyota Highlander – First Drive

On the invite of Toyota I participated in the line-off celebration of the new Highlander at Toyota’s Princeton, Indiana plant were it is produced. Then I spent time behind the wheel of both the Highlander with the V6 engine and … Continue reading

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2020 Honda CR-V – Drive Review

Honda’s CR-V is one of the original compact SUVs and America’s best-selling crossover of the past two decades Now for 2020 this fifth-gen CR-V has been freshened with a new look up front featuring a new grille and fascia. In … Continue reading

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2020 Hyundai Sonata – Drive Review

Yes it has Smaht Pahk! Just hit the clickah! It’s also running on an all new chassis, has been smartly restyled, and offers the choice of  three different power plants—two different gasoline engines or a hybrid. You should take a … Continue reading

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