2019 Lexus UX 200 Luxury -- "The automaker also makes the case for the vehicle's rigid body structure, and yes, the UX was smooth in most driving maneuvers I put it through." For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... JESSICA LYNN WALKERLexus
2019 Honda Pilot AWD Elite -- “The interior cabin was pleasantly quiet, even with the engine at full song. The nine-speed transmission and all-wheel drive marriage was seamless and a secure performer on slick/icy mountain roads.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... WES ALLISONHonda
2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV Premier -- “The Bolt rolls smoothly down the entrance ramp and darts up to 70 miles per hour with seemingly no labor whatsoever. It’s a rush, because you’re doing this smooth run up amid virtually no sound, courtesy of a 200-horsepower equivalent in the electric power plant.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Chevrolet
2019 Subaru Ascent Limited -- “Simply put, the Ascent gives you all the advantages of a generously equipped SUV with the exceptional handling characteristics of a Subaru, the long-time masters of AWD.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ...
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4WD LTZ Crew Cab -- “Going up against stiff competition in the full-size pickup segment, the Silverado also has all the bells and whistles for safety, towing and on-the-fly driving enhancements. Chevy fans can proudly claim that their Silverado stacks up quite nicely against the equivalent vehicles produced by archrival Ford.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ...
2019 Honda Insight Touring -- “Personally, I was surprised at the pop the Insight delivered in “Sport” mode. A spirited run up into the Sierra Nevada foothills was a genuine pleasure, with the Insight digging into uphill climbs and zipping around stragglers with no sign of a wiggle.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Honda
2019 GMC Yukon XL Denali 4WD -- “This is a huge vehicle, so long it resembles a customized stretch SUV rented by a half dozen teens for that oh-so-special prom night. But trust me, this ride is meant to be appreciated by adults, preferably those who have a lot of driving experience.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ...
2018 Nissan Kicks SR -- “The 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine puts out a max 125 horsepower, but my ride felt much stronger than that, whether it was zipping down a freeway on-ramp or dusting off a surface street slowpoke.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Nissan
2018 Infiniti Q60 3.0t Sport -- “In my time with the Q60, I liked the flashy sports coupe look of the model (love those machined 19-inch wheels with black pockets), and the 300-horsepower, turbocharged V-6 sent the red-colored rocket off the line with authority.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Infiniti
2019 Nissan Armada Platinum 4WD -- “The Armada needs a muscular power plant to move all that hardware down the road, and the tester had just that with the standard 5.6-liter V-8 with a max rating of 390 horsepower. That engine was robust in all conditions, hill climbs in the Sierra Nevada included.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Nissan
2019 Toyota Avalon Touring -- “My ride was loaded up with a long list of bells and whistles, with an especially impressive lineup of state-of-the-art safety features. The bird’s eye view camera/display was a welcome addition among the options.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com
2018 Ford F-150 4X4 SuperCrew King Ranch -- “My tester was a stunning ‘Ruby Red’ on the exterior, set off with an opulent leather interior. The well-known King Ranch logo is stitched here and there inside, and I can tell you that my ride had some of the highest quality stitching I have ever seen.” For full review, see www.autoglo.blogspot.com ... Ford
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