Category Archives: fuel economy

2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid – Drive Review

Toyota has been a leader in hybrid development as well as in bringing new variations of SUVs to the market. The Toyota RAV4 is one of the original compact SUVs that came to market about twenty years ago. Now, today, … Continue reading

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2018 Nissan Kicks – First Drive

The entirely new 2018 Nissan Kicks is aimed at younger, city-living buyers. Of note is the value story with the Kicks priced to start at $17,990. Also noteworthy is that all Kicks have Automatic Emergency Braking as standard as well as … Continue reading

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2018 Ford EcoSport – Drive Review

Fun, capable and connected, the all-new Ford EcoSport can be customized with 10 available colors, six interior choices and ambient lighting options. EcoSport’s five-passenger interior features available SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, plus there’s an available … Continue reading

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta – First Drive

The Jetta is entirely new for 2019. Now built on VW’s MQB architecture which gives it a longer wheelbase and wider track it also has a roomier cabin. Most importantly, content has been added and pricing has been dropped a … Continue reading

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2018 BMW 640i xDrive GT

What’s not to like about a great road touring sedan? BMW’s coupe-like, 4-door, 5-passenger, 335 HP 640i GT will move you in comfort and speed down the highway. I spent an good many miles behind the wheel of this Gran … Continue reading

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2019 Ram 1500 – First Drive

The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 half-ton pickup is lighter, quieter and more fuel efficient. It can tow 12,700 pounds and has a max. payload of 2,300 pounds. There’s a V6 or Hemi V8 to choose from, with prices starting at … Continue reading

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2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 4MATIC Coupe

A pillarless Coupe in today’s world of SUVs and sedans is a sight to behold. Go back fifty years and they were everywhere to be seen. The 329-HP biturbo V6 powered Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupe is elegant, comfortable and refined. Push … Continue reading

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