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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 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 Toyota RAV4 – Drive Review

 Twenty-five years after coming on the U.S. auto scene the RAV4 continues to be a top seller. Redone for 2019, 2020 bings a new TRD Off-Road model. There’s a model for everyone in the RAV4 line up with the promise … 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 Lincoln Navigator – Drive Review

The new Lincoln Aviator was named the 2020 MAMA Luxury Family Vehicle of the Year. The new 2020 Aviator 3-row midsize SUV is quite refined and luxurious while at the same time delivering excellent overall dynamic performance. Read a bit … 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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2020 Lexus UX – Drive Review

First introduced for 2019 the Lexus UX premium compact crossover has gotten a few upgrades for 2020. Available as the FWD UX 200 and the AWD UX 250h, the Lexus UX provides decent driving dynamics with good acceleration, balanced ride … Continue reading

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2020 Ford Explorer – Drive Review

 All-new again. The 2020 Ford Explorer has been redone and now is based on a rear-drive platform. There’s new engines including a hybrid plus a 10-speed automatic. Most everything is better, as of course it should be. Read more here … Continue reading

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