2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium Coupe -- “Interior comfort was excellent from the cockpit, with good vision all the way around and easy-to-understand controls within easy reach. Two people in the front works. Mashing two folks into the very tight back seats might cause harm. You’ve been warned.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ...
2019 Acura MDX and RDX sport-utility vehicles -- “Happily, the RDX (pictured) has the same smooth, enthusiastic performance characteristics of its MDX sibling, and fuel mileage is slightly better at 21 mpg in the city and 26 on the open road.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com Honda North AmericaHonda North America
2019 Kia Sorento SXL AWD -- “My ride had a full suite of state-of-the-art safety features, and the whole package translates to a max five-star safety rating in federal government tests.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Kia
2018 Ford F-150 4X4 SuperCrew pickup -- “ ... The big F-150 was smooth and quiet on city streets and dicey interstates. It was a terrific freeway cruiser, with just-perfect steering and response. Interior cabin noise was pretty much old-school-library quiet.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Ford
2018 Lexus GS F sedan -- “The GS F tops 4,000 pounds, but you would never know it from the powerful moves it makes from a standing start. And when asked to deliver in tight quarters on high-speed, uphill curves in the Sierra Nevada foothills, it responded with racy authority.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ..
2018 Nissan Rogue -- “The driving loop near Lake Tahoe’s southwestern shore sometimes resembles a mule trail in the Grand Canyon, with super-slow switchbacks. The Rogue easily negotiated these dangerous gyrations in the darkness and brought me down safely and securely.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com .. NissanNissan
2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium 4WD -- “The 2-liter four-cylinder engine with 166 horsepower offered more than enough pop to tackle crowded urban streets and suburban roads. Even twisty runs in the Sierra Nevada foothills were a snap ... “ For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com .
2018 Lexus LS 500 F-Sport AWD -- “The tester’s exquisitely engineered suspension was rock-steady even as I was laying on hard acceleration in sharp turns and up steel hills. Very impressive.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Lexus
2018 Buick Regal GS 2018 Buick Regal GS AWD -- "My Regal GS was particularly stunning in bright-as-the-sun "Sport Red" paint. Inside, the red was set off perfectly with ebony touches and accents. Yup, it looks good." For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ...
2018 Mazda6 Signature -- “The tester had so many positives and drove so pleasantly that I was inclined to think that this Mazda6 would be a comparative steal for a family otherwise contemplating a much more expensive full-size car. “ For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Mazda
2018 Kia Stinger GT2 AWD V6 -- “This one is special. The performance characteristics of the tested Stinger were so outstanding that I was impressed far beyond my expectations.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ...
2018 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid Limited hatchback -- “I was alarmed at other Ioniq reviews I had read, many of them noting the car’s anemic performance characteristics. I beg to differ. My Ioniq sprinted nicely onto freeways and was a steady, willing highway cruiser throughout.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Hyundai
2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road 4X4 Double Cab -- “I’m not an off-roading jockey who likes to take a full day smashing through mud, streams and fallen logs on some remote Sierra Nevada foothills trail. But I was completely convinced that my Tacoma was more than up for that task.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Toyota
2018 Hyundai Kona Ultimate AWD -- “...You could almost hear it coming with its eye-popping “Lime Twist” exterior paint job ... You might expect Hyundai to make up some dollars by installing a tepid power plant. You’d be wrong.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com Hyundai
2018 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2.0T Coast -- “The Coast retains the classic Beetle look, adding a spoiler on the rear and riding on 17-inch alloy wheels. The power soft-top is a snap to operate, as a single push drops the roof out of harm’s way; ditto bringing it back up into the closed position.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... VW
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring sedan -- “During a spirited run from the Sacramento Valley floor over the top of the Sierra Nevada to Truckee (and back), the tested Accord Hybrid performed with extraordinary enthusiasm. It dug into hill climbs like a robust sports car, yet made very little noise during the heart-racing effort. For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... HondaHonda
Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.0T -- “The latest-generation Sonata looks sportier with nicely done redesigns on the front and back ends of the vehicle. New wheel designs are offered as well.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Hyundai
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SE 1.5T S-AWC -- "The Eclipse Cross is a new entry in the super-popular field of crossover utility vehicles -- affordable and offering available social/technological goodies that young folks crave ... and more than a few older folks, come to think of it." For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ...Mitsubishi
2018 Toyota Corolla XSE -- “My XSE was sporty looking, with nice, sharp angles sculpted into the front end. And just sitting there in that eye-catching “Blue Crush Metallic” paint job, the car offers a suggestion of some heart-racing moments at full song.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Toyota
2018 Volvo XC60 T8 E-AWD Inscription -- "I particularly liked the LED headlights in the 'Thor’s Hammer' arrangement. And that laminated panoramic moonroof with power sunshade was pretty cool." For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Volvo
2018 Ford Expedition Max Platinum 4X4 and 2018 Lincoln Navigator 4X4 Black Label -- "Of the two sport-utility vehicles I tested within days of each other, the Expedition was more of a workhorse ... The tested Navigator 4X4 Black Label (pictured) was more of a luxurious rolling presidential suite" For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Ford/Lincoln
2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar R-Dynamic SE -- "The tester, with a bottom line price of $74,895, looked particularly alluring with its Firenze Red paint job. Those 20-inch, sweetly sculpted wheels with a gloss-black finish were likewise easy on the eyes." For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Land Rover
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT -- "Overall, storage capacity tops 55 cubic feet, more than multiple competitors. The vehicle was capable of easily taking on a full boat of camping supplies and then some. Nice." For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com
2018 Ford Mustang GT Premium coupe -- "The GT is so sleek and racy in appearance that you typically draw a crowd when it’s parked in a public space. You get the same satisfied stares and envious words that I’m sure Porsche and Ferrari owners get all the time … but for a much higher price." For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com. Ford
2018 Ford Fusion Platinum Hybrid -- "Comfort and quiet greeted me in the cockpit, and despite my best efforts, very little noise made its way inside the cabin."
For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com. Ford
2018 BMW X2 xDrive 28i -- "The tester was packed with luxury and technology features one expects from BMW. Given all it had, I would have estimated the price at $60,000. That would have been a big swing and a miss -- the true value of the vehicle on the sticker's bottom line was $50,920." For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com. BMW
2018 GMC Terrain Denali AWD -- "A solid lineup of safety features is part of the package. Technology helps you pass, park and avoid car contact at all angles ... You can't put a price on safety. And in this vehicle, safety is first." For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com GMC
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Autobahn – “Colorful ambient lighting, illuminated door sills and backlit switches make for a fun experience driving at night. I also enjoyed the sporty, flat-bottomed steering wheel, the heated seating surfaces and the standard navigation system on the Autobahn." For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com Volkswagen
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander 2.4 SEL S-AWC – “With a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine with 166 horsepower, it was not a flaming hot rod, but my Outlander responded well, cruised smoothly on freeways and handled downtown gridlock with plentiful agility.” For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com Mitsubishi
2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD – “In short, the CX-5 has just about everything the practical SUV buyer would want for family outings, daily commutes and extended road trips … all without dropping 50-grand or spending the family fortune at the gas pumps.” For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com Mazda
2018 Lexus LX 570 – "It's an imposing-looking vehicle at first glance, particularly with that monster-size grille and riding on 21-inch alloy wheels. LED headlights and taillamps look sharp as well." For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com Lexus
2018 GMC Acadia AWD SLT-1 – “Equipped with willing 3.6-liter V-6 rated at 310 horsepower, my Acadia scooted right along, dodging city stragglers and moving away from freeway pokes with gusto.” For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com GMC
2018 Ram 1500 Longhorn Crew Cab 4X4 – “So powerful was the tester that I constantly felt like I was motoring way over the speed limit. It turns out that I was doing just that. Yes, it was a rush.” For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com Ram
2018 Lexus LC 500 – “I barely tapped the accelerator feeding fuel to the 5-liter, 32-valve V-8 with 471 horsepower, and the LC 500 responded with a press-me-to-the-seat blast that was accentuated by a deep roar from the front end. It was almost scary knowing how much I had left to give with my right foot." For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com Lexus
2018 Buick Enclave Premium AWD – "The Enclave rides on the same frame as the recently reviewed Chevrolet Traverse. Like its Chevy sister, the Enclave held the line with comforting firmness. And the Enclave's exterior is pleasingly sleek." For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com
2018 Audi A5 Sportback 2.0T Quattro S tronic – “On the fly, the 2-liter turbo-4 engine with 252 horsepower was an enthusiastic, but quiet workhorse. When asked, it instantly sprinted away from surrounding cars. I tried to make the suspension wiggle in exaggerated slalom runs, but the A5 was not having it. It was rock-solid in all conditions.” For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com Audi
2018 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium – “Mashing the gas routinely powered me out of harm’s way, whether that was on packed commuter interstates or city streets clogged with unpredictable drivers.” For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com
2018 Lexus GX 460 Luxury – “It’s loaded with so much luxury, so many safety features and so many over-the-top comfort and convenience perks that you feel like you’re driving the presidential suite of a five-star hotel.” For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com
2018 Chevrolet Traverse FWD Premier – “Best of all, the 3.6-liter V-6 engine – matched to a nine-speed automatic transmission, by the way – was an able performer in city traffic, on busy freeways and on twisty country roads." For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com
2018 Toyota C-HR XLE Premium – "The recently tested 2018 Toyota C-HR XLE Premium was the latest in a series of small crossover SUVs I sampled last year, and while it’s a close call, I think it’s my favorite." For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com
2018 Kia Rio LX five-door hatchback – “…My no-frills Rio handled well. The 1.6-liter, 130-horsepower, in-line 4 engine moved the vehicle around impressively. The Rio was nimble and easy to steer. The back storage area was surprisingly roomy.” For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com
2018 Toyota Camry XSE V6 sedan "My ride was equipped with the 3.5-liter V-6 rated at 301 horsepower, and I was stunned at its robust performance from a standing start and amid fast-moving traffic. Acceleration was so brisk that the same exclamation kept bouncing around in my brain: ‘I can’t believe this is a Camry.’” For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com
2017 Nissan Titan 5.6-liter Endurance V8 PRO-4X AWD Crew Cab – “My Titan glided up and down the freeways, easily mixing with sedans, coupes and horsepower-laden sport-utility vehicles. And yet, the interior cabin remained relatively quiet even as serious power was being dished up.” For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com
2018 Honda Odyssey Elite – “The features in this fifth-generation Odyssey are so numerous that it’s hard to know where to begin … And once started, you don’t know where to stop, lest you leave out an eye-popping experience.” For full review, see autoglo.blogspot.com