Category Archives: safety

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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2018 BMW X3 – Drive Report

┬áNew for 2018, the BMW X3 is a bit longer and roomier and available with a full contingent of driver-assistance safety features. Two engine choices go from mild to wild. Whether you’re an urban or suburban dweller, the X3 offers … Continue reading

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2019 Jeep Cherokee – First Drive

The Jeep Cherokee has been refreshed for 2019 with an all-new front end design, restyling at the rear, and with the choice of three engines including a new 2.0-L turbo four. It’s very capable on- and off-road, upholding the legendary … Continue reading

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2018 Subaru Crosstrek – Drive Report

Subaru has become a bigger player in the U.S. market selling just about 648,000 vehicles last year. They’ve gone from being the darling of the New England states to a bi-coastal player. The Crosstrek compact-ute is all-new for 2018 with … Continue reading

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2018 Toyota Camry – Drive Review

The very big midsize car segment got a remade Camry this year. Still on the top-ten sales list, the all-new Camry is longer, lower, wider and much more stylish. With a choice of a 4-cylinder, V6 or hybrid drive train, … Continue reading

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2018 Toyota C-HR – Drive Report

Toyota’s C-HR compact crossover is very much a car-like 5-door hatchback. It’s front-drive only and has car-like ground clearance. That said, I think it’s a great choice for a new, young teen driver. The C-HR offers good value for the … Continue reading

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2018 Mazda CX-9 – Drive Report

Mazda is moving into the premium space with more luxurious interiors and delivering on overall owner satisfaction. The 2018 CX-9 has added semi-automated safety features and G-Vectoring Control for enhanced handling. Prices start at $32,130 and go up into the … Continue reading

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