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 test drive if you are in the market for a really nice midsize sedan.

Read all about it here.

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2020 Mazda CX-9 – Drive Review

DSC_6177Mazda has upped its game and has moved a bit more into the premium space with the Signature trim level.

The 2020 Mazda CX-9 3-row midsize SUV now has increased engine torque, a new off-road traction assist, new available center row captain’s chairs, and more.

Check it all out right here.

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Thoughts on the 2020 Chicago Auto Show

fullsizeoutput_33bThe 2020 Chicago Auto Show has the distinction of being the first big auto show of the new year and also of this new decade.

Nearly 1,000 different vehicles are on display for the news media and most importantly for customers and potential customers.

Read this and you’ll want to go.

@1ChicagoCarGuy

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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 and handling in a refined driving environment.

Check it out here.

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2020 Toyota Corolla – Road Trip

The 12th-generation Toyota Corolla made its arrival in two chapters: the all-new Corolla Hatchback arrived in 2018, while the sedan has been redesigned from the ground up for 2020, with an available hybrid for the first time in the U.S.

I road tripped in a Corolla XSE with its new power plant, a169-horsepower 2.0-L 4-cylinder mated to CVT.

The 2020 Corolla is available in L, LE, XLE, SE and XSE trims with base prices ranging from $19,500 to $25,450.

The 5-seat compact Corolla in its 2020 guise has plenty of pep with its 169-HP and good overall ride comfort. It’s well suited for city living, commuting, or an occasional long road trip.

Check out more right here.

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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 a crossover SUV designed for the city and does provide good versatility.

There are ten trim and drivetrain combinations with base prices ranging from a low of $22,495 up to $26,895, plus a $1,095 destination charge.

Check out out right here.

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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 this car.

The 2020 Volvo V60 T5 AWD Cross Country is priced at $45,100 plus options and shipping.

Check it out right here.

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