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2021 BMW X5 Drive45e – Drive Review

For 2021 the X5 has been updated to its 2nd-genertion PHEV with the new xDrive45e. Total system output is now 389-hp. 0 to 60 mph acceleration time is 5.3 seconds. The X5 xDrive45e delivers higher performance levels of acceleration as well … Continue reading

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2021 Hyundai Elantra and Elantra Hybrid – First Drive

The all-new seventh-generation Elantra compact sedan is based on a new vehicle platform with longer wheelbase, wider stance, and a lower roofline. The four-door coupe-like look follows what Hyundai calls “Parametric Dynamics” design theme. I drove the 2021 Elantra and … Continue reading

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2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport – Drive Review

 VW has jumped into the 5-seat midsize SUV game with its new Atlas Cross Sport. It’s urban friendly and will fit the needs of many a household. It shares its platform with the larger 7-seat Atlas, offers either a four … Continue reading

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 – Drive Review

Mercedes-Benz has freshened its premium compact GLC 300 SUV for 2020.  Engine power is upped to 255-hp. New front and rear design enhancements and a refined interior make for stylish driving. The GLC is a well designed and good looking … 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 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport – Drive Review

Mitsubishi’s best-selling model, the Outlander Sport, has been redesigned for 2020. Overall the Outlander Sport offers reasonable value and might just make a good choice for those on a tight budget but needing the versatility of a crossover SUV. It’s … Continue reading

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2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country

The V60 Cross Country is a well-designed and elegant station wagon with all-weather and road safety, practicality and comfort. For those seeking a premium driving experience, no matter your age generation, there is lots of satisfaction to be had from … Continue reading

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2020 Nissan Versa – Drive Review

Versatile and with good value. The 2020 Versa is all new. It’s a bit larger and a bit roomier and has a bit more performance. Technology is a top priority in the all-new Nissan Versa, featuring available Nissan Safety Shield … 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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2020 Volvo XC40 – Drive Review

The Volvo XC40 provides an overall very satisfying driving experience. It’s quiet with a nice open and spacious feeling in the cabin, seat design is very comfortable for long road trips, has a smooth ride but yet the suspension is … Continue reading

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