Delivering Performance and Style, the 2015 Chrysler 300C

The 2015 Chrysler 300C isn’t just made for long-distance cruising. This car holds a few surprises when the route gets twisted because it is surefooted as it can be. All models come with the eight-speed automatic transmission and the base engine is a V-6 3.6 liter, with 292 horsepower. Additional standard equipment includes 18-inch alloy [...]


Douglas Auto Body & Paint Earns Official Certification and Prestigious Top Automaker Recognition

Douglas Auto Body & Paint has been officially certified by Assured Performance, a non-profit consumer advocacy organization for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training, and facility necessary to repair the participating Automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications In achieving their certification, Douglas Auto Body & Paint is now an integral part of the [...]


Bridging the gap Between Upscale and Mainstream – Meet the 2015 Volkswagen Tiquan SE

Driving enthusiasts will fall in love with the appeal of the compact crossover SUV, the 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan. Thanks to a standard 200-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder engine this crossover SUV can zip right through traffic with ease. There are several features that are standard on the Tiguan. This includes a 5-inch touchscreen, rearview camera, and the [...]


2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport FWD 2.0T: A Lot to Like

What’s new for the 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport are new standard features: daytime running lights, driver’s blind spot mirror, and a two-tone grille. A hands-free power liftgate is optional and the steering system has been given a more precise feel. A smaller version the the seven-passenger Santa Fe, the Sport is still big enough [...]


2015 Hyundai Elantra Sport: Stylish, Fun and Practical

Compact sedans usually denote high fuel economy and value and the Hyundai Elantra Sport fits that bill to a “t”. But the Elantra add something more than just practicality it’s also fun to drive and darn good on the eyes. The 2015 Hyundai Elantra comes in three trims levels: SE, Limited and Sport. This review [...]


The 2015 Dodge Dart California Package: A Strong First Impression

The 2015 Dodge Dart California Package is surprisingly nimble. The ride is never uncomfortable or harsh and that is a huge plus in an economy sized car. The four cylinder 2.4-liter engine offers more muscle when it comes to passing and it is known for its responsiveness. Drivers can expect 184 horsepower and 171-lbs of [...]


The 2015 Nissan Rogue SV AWD is Anything but a Typical Crossover SUV

The 2015 Nissan Rogue SV AWD stands out over the competition with its optional third-row seating. It’s perfect for small children on family outings or trips. Another unique feature is the “Around View” camera. When in reverse, the SUV utilizes four different cameras mounted to the front, rear, and mirrors to offer a 360-degree view [...]


Taking Charming to a Whole New Level: 2015 Nissan Murano Platinum

Forget ruggedness and trail prowess of most crossover SUV’s. It’s time for the head turning flamboyance of the 2015 Nissan Murano Platinum FWD. Luxurious ambiance, style, and elegance are the true icebreakers for this hot vehicle model. Aimed at empty-nesters, the Murano exudes elegance, style and luxury. As such, performance might take a back-seat to [...]


Join the Lancer REV-olution!

The 2015 Evo will be the last production of the Evo as we now know it. The Evolution name will likely continue on in a very different vehicle. Mitsubishi will produce an Evolution vehicle with eco-performance and it won’t be in a Lancer sedan trim. This little road gem has a turbo charged 2.0 liter [...]


Take Your 2015 Soul! Out for a Spin and Discover a New Adventure

If you’re planning a long distance drive, the 2015 Kia Soul! is insulated to quiet exterior noise levels so you can get into the beat while you drive. There have been a few changes in the 2015 model Soul. The base models include the UVO eServices and the Umber Color Package. The Soul! comes equipped [...]


The 2015 Dodge Durango LTD Blacktop – Hitting the Road with Attitude

The standard engine on the Durango is a V6 3.6 liter that packs 260 lbs of torque with 290 horsepower. Add in the 6,200-lb towing capacity and rear-wheel drive and you get an amazing 24 mpg on the highway and 17 mpg in the city for a combined 19 mpgs. This SUV is jam-packed with [...]


Introducing the Ultimate in Refinement and Sport – Meet the 2015 Chevrolet Trax-LTZ FWD

Small enough to handle those tight parking spots, but roomy enough to accommodate friends and family, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax-LTZ FWD makes it debut in the US. With moderate fuel consumption your bank account can stack up the savings. This crossover was designed with chunky styling and a higher stance that gives it an appearance [...]


The Mazda 3i Touring: Small Car Charm Packed into a Rough and Tumble Image

Cars have come a long way. Gone are the days when small means economy. Speed, luxury, and precision don’t have to be sacrificed just to have a small package. When it comes to a ride that is packed with personality, the 2015 Mazda 3i 4-Door Touring is the perfect choice. If you enjoy a compact-car [...]


Experience a New Journey in Driving with the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco

It may be the seventh-generation in the lineup of the Sonata, but Hyundai has done it again releasing a car that is more than your typical “hybrid.” The 2015 Sonata is equipped with a seven-sped dual clutch automatic transmission. The downsized turbocharged 1.6-liter engine offers a better fuel economy – drivers can save up to [...]


2015 Mazda6 I Touring: Sleek and Sporty

2015 brings minor changes to the Mazda6, adding one-touch power windows to all Mazda6 trims and keyless entry and ignition as a standard on the Touring trim. Also a new option package is available for the Touring trim that blends a sunroof, satellite radio and an upgraded sound system. The five-passenger Mazda6 comes in three [...]


2015 E400 Cabriolet Mercedes: Luxury in a Sporty Package

Convertibles have come a long way since they were first introduced. The rag tops of yesteryear are no comparison to what is on the road today. With the 2015 E400 Cabriolet Mercedes, you get the feeling you are driving in world class. Seating that surrounds you in luxury, and plenty of adjustment options to ensure your [...]

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The 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth A High Performance Sporty Character

Hitting the showroom floor, the 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth offers the same awesome Multi-Air 1.4 turbocharged engine under its hood. With a top speed of 129 miles per hour, this zippy compact car can go from zero to sixty in 6.9 seconds. Even though little has changed with the engine, the 500 Abarth gains for [...]

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2015 Toyota Prius C Three: A Good Thing in a Small Package

With updated front and rear styling including new headlights, taillights and the big toothy grille, the 2015 Toyota Prius C is an even more attractive entry-level hybrid. New color choices make an even bigger statement like the Electric Lime Metallic my test model was painted. If you’re going to drive a small car, you might [...]

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Germany’s Secrets Have Been Cracked Open by the Cadillac ATS

It’s never too late to take time out and dive into reinvention. Cadillac questioned the traditional wisdoms, challenged current conventions, and sought to excel against diversity. Need an example? Take the 2015 Cadillac ATS for a spin. Ex-Audi and Infiniti leader, Johan de Nysschen is the new Division Head at Cadillac. He knows his way [...]

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The 2016 Mazda 6i Touring – More than Just a Pretty Face

The exterior of the 2016 Mazda 6i Touring is far from disappointing when it comes to looks. Not only is this version of the 6i eye-catching, it is also distinctly attractive. If you like the exterior, you will love the interior. The updated design includes the infotainment screen that is surface mounted. Mazda has done [...]

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Imagine Going on a Family Trip in Luxury with the 2016 Kia Sorrento SX

The all-new 2016 Sorrento, has been completely redefined. Welcome to a new upscale elegance that is blended with a premium look with awe-inspiring materials. It really gives both Lexus and Audi a run for their money. Three rows of seating are now available in all but the base Sorrento L. For the V-6 models (and [...]

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Mitsubishi Motors Announces Reduced Pricing for New 2016 Outlander

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced pricing for the U.S. version of the new 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander seven-passenger crossover. With a starting MSRP of only $22,995, the 2016 Outlander has a $200 lower starting MSRP than the previous model year, which is notable when considering the amount of design and engineering improvements incorporated [...]

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2015 Audi A5 Coupe 2.0T quattro: Dressed to Impress

With Xenon headlights, LED running lights and taillights standard on all models for 2015 the Audi A5 Coupe 2.0T quattro has even more to love. The 2015 Audi A5 comes in coupe and convertible body styles. There are three trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige. The review will focus on the coupe with the [...]

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2015 Buick Regal GS: Easy on the Eyes and the Pocketbook

New for the Buick Regal GS for 2015 is a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, 4G LTE and Siri Eyes Free that can read text messages over the speakers. When buying a luxury car you have to ask yourself one question: “Do I want to keep up with the Joneses or am I happy hiding my luxury [...]

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2015 Hyundai Genesis RWD 5.0 and AWD 3.8: Sensible Luxury

Fully redesigned for 2015 the Hyundai Genesis doesn’t only offer bang-for-the-buck but also adds a degree of polish missing in earlier models. With a longer chassis the Genesis offers more legroom to passengers. An updated interior with a larger nav screen, center stack layout and more curves gives the Hyundai a leg-up when competing with [...]

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2015 Subaru BRZ Series Blue: Smokin’

New for the 2015 Subaru BRZ are new exhaust tips, retuned suspension, updated interior trim and standard shark fin-type antenna. Also new for this year is the limited edition “Series.Blue” which is the subject of this review. Co-developed with Toyota which sells its version as the Scion FR-S the Subaru BRZ is a break from [...]

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2014 Mercedes CLA250 4Matic: An All-Access Luxury Car

The 2014 Mercedes CLA250 is the all-new entry-level luxury sedan for Mercedes giving those that desired a Mercedes but found them out of their price-range, an affordable choice. Up until the introduction of the CLA Class a nicely equipped entry-level C Class could run around $40,000.00. The CLA brings the price down without losing its [...]

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2015 Kia K900: All New Luxury

Some might think that paying $66,400.00 for an automobile is a bit steep but when shopping in the full-size luxury sedan market it’s a mere pittance. It’s all a matter of perspective and from the rarefied air of the luxury market $66,400.00 is a bargain. Large enough to compete with those other cars and loaded [...]

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All New for 2014 the Cadillac ELR: A Work of Art on Four Wheels

It’s been a long time since I’ve been so taken with a car. I love cars in general but sometimes a car just tickles my fancy and that’s what the 2014 Cadillac ELR did. It’s a work of art on four wheels. Combining an electric engine with a gas engine, the ELR works like a [...]

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Kia Hits it Out-of-the-Park with the 2014 Cadenza

For years, Kia has been known for putting out mediocre car models. But in recent years, the Korean car manufacturer has shown it can do way better by churning out quality cars that rival even the best Japanese models. The 2014 Kia Cadenza is proof of that. Combining style, features and value, this large sedan [...]

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Affordable Luxury: 2014 Hyundai Equus Ultimate

For 2014 the Hyundai Equus gets a revised front and rear styling with updates to the cabin, instrument panel and control layout. Also added are blind-spot alert, rear cross-traffic alert system and BlueLink telematics. With a badge and grille that makes you do a double-take, the Equus looks anything but like a Hyundai. For up [...]

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