2021 Acura TLX – Drive Review

The 2021 TLX is entirely new, built on its own dedicated and all-new platform. It’s aimed at todays sport sedan buyer.

One look at the new TLX with its wide stance and very balanced proportions brings excitement.

The TLX with its impressive driving characteristics, premium cabin finishes, lots of new tech and great value pricing make it a worthy contender in the sport sedan segment.

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2021 Chrysler Pacifica Pinnacle AWD – Drive Review

For 2021 Chrysler Pacifica now offer a new, elite Pinnacle model. It’s a premium people mover, loaded with luxury features and content, including quilted Caramel Nappa leather seats in all three rows and unique matching lumbar pillows in the second-row captain’s chairs.

All-wheel drive is new for 2021 on the Pacifica and it’s standard on the Pinnacle.

The Chrysler Pacifica provides incredible space, loads of versatility, a quiet cabin interior, a high level of convenience and, especially in the Pinnacle, premium comfort that will amaze your friends.

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2021 Ram 1500 TRX – Drive Review

The Ram 1500 TRX has raised the bar for extreme performance pickups.

The TRX with its 702-hp Hemi V8 is designed with extreme capabilities and features a unique suspension designed for high-speed off-road driving as well as wheels and tires also designed to get the job done.

TRX is the quickest, fastest and most powerful mass-produced truck in the world, says Ram.

Read about it here.

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2021 Subaru Outback – Drive Review

The Subaru Outback was all-new for 2020 and has received a few upgrades for 2021.

The station wagon-like all-wheel drive Outback is very utilitarian for urban or suburban living and is also designed for off-road driving with impressive trail capability.

Four trims levels each with two engine choices provide something for everyone.

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2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer – First Drive

All new to the Chevrolet lineup and their lowest priced utility.

Two turbo engines. All-wheel drive an option. Room for five. Choice of ten colors. Two-tone, too.

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2021 Kia K5 – Drive Review

The entirely new 2021 Kia K5 is the newly named Optima successor. Now available with two turbocharged engines and optional all-wheel drive.

It’s longer, lower and wider and rides on an all-new platform. It has a well organized interior with everything well placed for driving ease and comfort.

Read more on the new K5 here.

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2021 GMC Yukon Denali – Room for All

I had some more time with the new GMC Yukon Denali. And, my daughter and her husband got one so they could safely transport their growing family.

Two center row captain’s chairs are nice. But, when it comes to needing to move the young ones three safety seats fit well in the center bench.

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2021 Genesis G80 – Drive Review

The midsize G80 sedan offers both a premium look and feel as well as all around good performance. The overall exterior design has both sporty and elegant characteristics.

The 5-passenger G80 is offered in two trims, 2.5T and 3.5T, both available with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive.

The 2021 Genesis G80 is one of three finalists competing to be named the North American Car of the Year. It’s also candidate for the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) Luxury Family Vehicle of the Year award.

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2021 Lexus IS – Drive Review

For 2021 the compact IS sport sedan gets freshened exterior styling, a reimagined interior, retuned driving dynamics, more advanced driver-assistance safety features and an updated infotainment system.

Lexus hit the mark with ride and handling. There’s plenty of fun to drive in the IS coming in part from new suspension components and reduced unsprung weight along with its 260hp V6.

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2021 Toyota Venza – Drive Review

The Venza nameplate is back in the Toyota model mix for 2021. Now, the Venza midsize 2-row, 5-seater is offered only in all-wheel drive (AWD) and only with a hybrid drivetrain.

Positioned as the “ultimate urban crossover,” the Venza offers versatility and distinction with a “quiet confidence.”

Check out more details here.

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