While compact SUVs – cute utes – are currently all the rage, the midsize sedan market is still hotly contested, and there are a lot of vehicles out there to look at. There’s the Ford Fusion, the Honda Accord, and the Toyota Camry. Then there’s others like the Chrysler 200. Finally, there’s the offering from Mazda. The Mazda6 is supposedly the “driver’s choice,” and we spend a … [Read more…]

Hyundai (pronounced like Sunday) had a rough start in the United States. At first, there were quality issues, then there were fuel economy gaffes. But all of that is in the past now, and what Hyundai produces today is generally top-notch. The new 2016 Tucson is no exception, pulling off something that really should make the bigger automakers take notice; the 2016 Tucson is not … [Read more…]

When you make the switch to a mobile phone that isn’t an iPhone, you’re often introduced to this amazing concept of wireless phone charging. Basically, you don’t need to plug your phone into an adapter to charge it; you just simply sit it on a pad. It’s become so popular that some cars even come with the charging mats integrated. But what if you don’t have one of those cars? … [Read more…]

We recently heard a quote on an episode of the Autoblog Podcast from host Dan Roth that accurately sums up your time in a new Dodge Challenger. “Every drive in a Dodge Challenger,” starts Roth, “occurs in 1971.” After spending a few days in one, it’s hard to argue that point. (Full Disclosure: We were in Texas for an event, and needed a vehicle to get us from the event until … [Read more…]

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General Motors is trying very hard to make Buick appealing to younger people. If you’ve seen any of their advertisements recently, you’d see their plans in action, featuring younger people who have bought a Buick and others being surprised that it’s a Buick. But what about their actual product? We recently spent some time in the 2016 Buick Enclave to see how their efforts are … [Read more…]

In the world of fast sedans, there’s fast, and there’s Hellcat fast. The Dodge Charger Hellcat is the most powerful production sedan currently on sale. It has 707 horsepower and will run the quarter-mile in 10.8 seconds in the right conditions. Its speed is as impressive as its civility. The real surprise is how you can live with this car everyday and not manage to get yourself … [Read more…]

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The 7th-generation Corvette came onto the scene in 2014 wearing all new bodywork, and a promise to be a world-class sports car. Many enthusiasts balked at the new design, which included a different style for the taillights. But what people who downplay the new car fail to realize is how awesome the new Stingray is. It’s one of the best cars, and best values, on sale … [Read more…]

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